CFUnited 2020 :​ About Detroit

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Detroit is a city in the now, on the upturn. And, you’ll feel it — an optimism and liveliness — when you walk the streets, visit the cultural centers and meet the diverse collection of people living, working and playing in The D. Urban, energetic and moving forward, Detroit is all yours to discover.  – The Detroit Convention and Visitors Bureau


An Eater’s Guide through Detroit

Eater Detroit put together this great guide on the emerging food scene in the city. Not sure where to go? Check out the amazing options Detroit has to offer here.

District market

A restaurant and eatery comprised of five fresh food concepts.

Chartreuse Kitchen & Cocktails

Located across the street from the Detroit Institute of Arts, it serves small plates with some of the best local produce.

Batch Brewing Company

Get a taste of Detroit’s brewing renaissance at this popular brewery. And be sure to check out their Feelgood Tap, which supports local nonprofits. 

Jolly Pumpkin Pizzeria & Brewery 

Grab a slice of Detroit-style pizza paired with one of the brewery’s many beers.



The Neighborhoods

Telling stories from the 200-plus neighborhoods throughout Detroit, take a peek inside and find out what the locals are doing while you are in Detroit.

Fowling Warehouse

A destination for all, The Fowling Warehouse is great for small or large groups and a perfect fun time to unwind after a day of sessions.  

GM Renaissance Center

Located next to the conference hotel, grab a bite to eat, do a little shopping, check out the GM Wintergarden and get a sneak peek of the newest vehicles produced by General Motors.

Detroit People Mover

An automated light rail system operating near the hotel in the Business District.

Detroit Cruises and Tours

You can see Detroit through various group tour options, from boats to scooters to buses and walking tours.


Detroit Institute of Arts

Located in Midtown, the Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) is one of the top 10 museums in the country.

Motown Museum

One of the most popular tourist destinations in Detroit, the Motown Museum features an extensive array of Motown artifacts, photographs, and other memorabilia, preserving the legacy of Motown Record Company in an educational environment.

Arab American National Museum

The only museum in the U.S. devoted to Arab American history and culture.

Red Bull House of Art

Hosting 9 emerging artists from diverse backgrounds and disciplines, Red Bull Arts is an experimental, non-commercial arts organization dedicated to the cultivation and advancement of the arts. 

We are excited to bring CFUnited 2020 to Detroit, Michigan!

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