Twitter Developers Conference sessions

Why Detroit?

  • 1. Rich Automotive Heritage: Detroit, known as the “Motor City,” is the perfect backdrop for our conference. With its deep-rooted automotive history, the city offers a unique and inspiring environment for car auction professionals and enthusiasts.
  • 2. Central Location: Located in the heart of the United States, Detroit is easily accessible from major cities across the country and around the world. Its central location ensures convenient travel for all attendees.
  • 3. Vibrant City Life: Detroit is a bustling metropolis with a thriving cultural scene. From world-class museums and galleries to renowned restaurants and entertainment venues, the city offers a plethora of activities to enjoy outside of the conference.
  • 4. Automotive Attractions: Take advantage of being in Detroit by exploring its famous automotive attractions, such as the Henry Ford Museum, the Detroit Historical Museum, and the Automotive Hall of Fame. These sites provide a deeper appreciation of the car industry’s past, present, and future.

Venue Highlights

  • State-of-the-Art Facilities: The Grand Convention Center boasts modern amenities, spacious meeting rooms, and advanced audio-visual technology, ensuring a seamless and comfortable experience for all attendees.
  • On-Site Accommodations: Enjoy the convenience of staying at our partner hotels located within walking distance of the convention center. Special conference rates are available for attendees.
  • Dining and Entertainment: Explore a variety of dining options within and around the venue, from casual eateries to fine dining establishments. Additionally, the convention center is close to numerous entertainment options, making it easy to unwind after a day of learning and networking.
  • Accessibility: The venue is fully accessible, with accommodations for attendees with disabilities. Ample parking and public transportation options are available to ensure hassle-free travel.


Grand Convention Center

1234 Auction Way Detroit,

MI 48201, USA

Travel Information

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (DTW) is the primary airport serving the Detroit area. It is located approximately 20 miles from the Grand Convention Center and offers numerous domestic and international flights.

Ground Transportation

  • Taxi and Ride-Sharing: Taxis and ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft are readily available at the airport and throughout the city.
  • Public Transit: The Detroit People Mover and QLine provide convenient public transportation options within the city. Several bus routes also serve the area.
  • Car Rentals: Major car rental companies are available at the airport and throughout the city for those who prefer to drive.

Explore Detroit

Take some time to discover the vibrant city of Detroit. Whether you’re interested in exploring its rich history, enjoying its cultural offerings, or experiencing its diverse culinary scene, there’s something for everyone. Be sure to check out:

  • The Detroit Institute of Arts: Home to a vast collection of art from around the world.
  • The Eastern Market: One of the largest historic public markets in the United States.
  • Campus Martius Park: A lively public space in the heart of downtown Detroit.
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