We look forward to hosting you at Digital Summit Detroit!

Below you will find the information to assist you in your planning for this event

Digital Summit Detroit
September 25-26, 2019

Venue
Cobo Center, Grand Ballroom
1 Washington Blvd. Detroit, MI 48226
www.cobocenter.com

Below is a breakdown of what is included by pass type:

Conference Plus Pass Premium Platinum
Onsite Registration: Day 1, 12:30pm X X X X
Onsite Registration: Day 1, 8:00am X X X
Main Conference
Day 1: 12:30-6:30pm | Day 2: 8:30am-5:30pm
X X X X
AM Workshops
Day 1: 8:30am-12:30pm
X X X
Day 1 Lunch * X X X
Day 2 Lunch * X X X X
Keynotes, Exhibitor Showcase, Networking Receptions & Access to Presentation Decks X X X X
OnDemand: Slidecasts w/ audio X X X
VIP Lounge Access X X
Reserved Seating and On-site Concierge X X
Backstage Keynote Meet + Greet X
Platinum Swag Bag X

*Allergies and Dietary Restrictions: If you require special dietary needs, please contact autumn@digitalsummit.com to provide advance notice by September 4th. A vegetarian option will already be offered on a first come, first served basis. PLEASE NOTE: The venue is unable to accommodate special requests made after September 4th or onsite.

How do I pre-register for sessions I want to attend?
No need to pre-register for any of the sessions on the agenda! Attendees are welcome to select their desired session right on site.

Conference, Plus, and Premium Passes can be upgraded by visiting this direct upgrade link and selecting ‘Conference to Plus’, ‘Plus to Premium’ or  ‘Premium to Platinum’.

AM Workshops are a selection of intensive morning workshops exclusive to those with a Plus, Premium or Platinum Pass. The AM Workshops take place on Wednesday, September 12th, 8:30am – 12:30pm. To learn more, visit the AM Workshops page.

If you’re not sure which level pass you have, please contact Autumn in our registration department: autumn@digitalsummit.com | 919-529-5373

Cobo Center Grand Ballroom

1 Washington Blvd. | Detroit, MI 48226 | (313) 877-8777

No need to bring anything! Just stop by registration and we’ll have your badge waiting for you by last name.

From North

Southbound on the Lodge US-10, exit Larned St. (on left); right on Washington Blvd.

Southbound on I-75 take I-375 to Jefferson Ave. west to Washington Blvd.

From South

Northbound on I-75, exit Lodge US-10 to Larned St. (on left); right on Washington Blvd.

From East

Westbound on I-94 to I-75 south; take I-375 to Jefferson Ave. west to Washington Blvd.

From West

Eastbound on I-96 or I-94, take the Lodge US-10 south; exit Larned St. (on left); right on Washington Blvd.

Cobo Rooftop Deck

Digital Summit guests should park near the large “ELEVATOR #3” sign, this will bring you closest to the Digital Summit Event.

The roof is attended from 6:00am – 10:00pm

There are 600 spaces are available on a first come, first serve basis.

The parking fee ranges from $10+

The Washington Blvd Garage

Located in the front of Cobo Center has roughly 400 spaces available Monday-Friday. The parking fee ranges from $10+

Millennium Garage

Located on Congress Street, between the DoubleTree and the Cobo Center. The parking fee ranges from $15+

Ford Underground Parking

Located on 30 E Jefferson Ave. Monday-Friday, $15 parking fee.

Street Parking

Available down Fort Street. To pay meters online, click here: www.parkdetroit.us

Detroit People Mover

A Detroit People Mover station is located inside COBO Center on the third floor near Congress St. Click for more details about the Detroit People Mover and the Detroit People Mover stations.

Pick-up/Drop-off

Visitor pick-up/drop-off is situated off of Atwater Street near the Cobo Center riverfront entrances.

Uber

Uber provides rideshare services for Cobo Center and will have a dedicated Pickup Zone that may vary by event. Users can try the service with a free first ride up to $20. Click the link to download the app, then sign up with promo code COBO17 to redeem.

Taxi

Taxicabs are readily available at the front of Cobo Center or you can call any of the companies listed here.

Airport Shuttle Service

Skoot scheduled shuttle service to/from Metro Airport provides hourly service from downtown Detroit hotels. $20 per person from hotel to airport, and $23 per person from airport to hotel between 4:00 AM to 10:00 PM makes the service easy and affordable. Visit the Skoot Website

The M-1 Rail

Coming in 2017, the Detroit M-1 Rail will connect the downtown area withthe creative culture and boutique commerce of Midtown, enriching the ‪Cobo Center visitor experience like never before. museums, universities, tech campus, research institutes, automotive centers, sports, music, cross cultural dining and more that is distinctly Detroit.

Please Note: Digital Summit does NOT work with any third party to coordinate hotels. You will be directed to a link to book your room directly at the event hotel. Sponsor contact information is not shared with a third party, nor should any of our event hotels be contacting you to book your rooms. Anyone who does so, is a scam.

Click here for Accommodations

  • Opening Reception: Wednesday, September 12th from 5:20-6:30pm
  • Conference Arrival & Networking: Wednesday, September 12th from 12:30-1:00pm
  • Morning Coffee Social: Thursday, September 13th from 7:30-8:30am
  • Networking Break: Thursday, September 13th from 10:30-11am
  • Closing Reception: Thursday, September 13th from 4:30-5:30pm

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There will be free Wi-Fi available throughout the event space.

  • Snacks will be provided at the opening beer & wine reception on Wednesday.
  • Light Breakfast will be available from 8:00am – 8:30am on Thursday morning.
  • Box Lunch is provided during the Thursday keynote for all attendees (AM Workshop attendees will also receive a box lunch on Wednesday).
  • Coffee & tea service will be available during various breaks throughout the conference.

*Allergies and Dietary Restrictions: If you require special dietary needs, please contact autumn@digitalsummit.com to provide advance notice by September 4th. A vegetarian option will already be offered on a first come, first served basis. PLEASE NOTE: The venue is unable to accommodate special requests made after September 4th or onsite.

 

If you require special assistance (nursing moms, accessibility, allergies, dietary requests etc.), please contact autumn@digitalsummit.com to provide advance notice by September 4th. A vegetarian option will already be offered on a first come, first served basis.

Please note: The venue is unable to accommodate special requests made after September 4th or on-site.

You’ll find a range of attire at the conference but generally most attendees are in business casual. Temperatures in conference halls may fluctuate widely. It’s advised to dress in layers.

Attendees will receive an email within one week of event closing with a post-event survey and access information to view presentations via a secure portal from the Digital Summit website. Please note that presentations will not be available to download, but will be available for viewing for 6 weeks after the event.

It’s of utmost importance to us that the conference be informative, valuable and fun for all. If there is anything we can do to make for a better experience, please let us know by filling out our post-event survey immediately following the conference. We read EVERY one, and use them to shape our future conferences.