Collage: Cobo Center with Facing Race on Marquee flanked by Street art (tiger jumping through text "Rise Up" on left with industrial workers on right).


Facing Race 2018 will be held in Detroit, Michigan on November 8-10, 2018 at the Cobo Center. Hotel accomodations will be in the Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center.

Cobo Center

Cobo Center
1 Washington Blvd.
Detroit, MI 48225


Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center
400 Renaissance Dr.
Detroit, MI 48243

The Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center is our official conference hotel. Click here to book at our special conference rate of $170/night plus tax. You can also call to book your reservation and mention that you are with Facing Race. This rate is applicable to standard, double, or triple accommodations.

Transit Information

The closest airport is Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport

For local transportation information (including driving directions, taxis, shuttles, and rentals), check out this PDF.

The People Mover is also a great way to get to the Cobo center from the Marriott and around the downtown area. If interested in Convention passes, click on the riding info tab on their website.