We've heard it before. Detroit - Green - really? YES! Cobo Center took the leap to make sustainability and environmental stewardship a priority during the recent five-year renovation, and it is paying off for events in Cobo. Increasingly, our customers are incorporating the facility's Green organization into their events at little or no cost. Here's how you can too.
Recent Certifications and Awards
On July 9, 2015, Cobo Center became the 9th convention center in the U.S. to achieve the international Green Meeting Certification, by the Green Meeting Industry Council (GMIC), a non-profit, membership-based professional organization spearheaded by the US Environmental agency, which provides educational resources to planners, suppliers, and venues seeking to meet the ever-rising standards consumers set for sustainable meetings.
APEX/ASTM Venues Standard
Keep Michigan Beautiful President's Award
On October 16, 2015, Cobo Center was awarded the President's Plaque, Keep Michigan Beautiful highest annual award.
KMB was founded in 1965 by then Michigan Governor George Romney as an affiliate to Lady Bird Johnson's Keep American Beautiful conference. KMB
20 Key Ways Events Go Green in Cobo Center
Investigate our Green certifications. They outline our operational structure for sustainability