Conference and Event Services

Conference Center

Located in the heart of Detroit’s Cultural Center, the College for Creative Studies’ A. Alfred Taubman Center for Design Education and the Walter and Josephine Ford campus feature over 24,000 square-feet of event and exhibit space. The campuses are comprised of 15 distinctive spaces including two auditoriums, two galleries, breakout rooms, and other amenities. Our space and services will serve more than just your executive meeting needs, supporting corporate training classes, professional development programs, symposiums, awards banquets and other social events as well as large corporate meetings and expos. Our expert and experienced staff are dedicated to working with all types of organizations from government agencies and associations to corporations and businesses. Come by for a tour of our facilities and be prepared to be impressed.

JP Hayes
Events Manager
460 W. Baltimore Ave
Detroit, MI 48202

(t) 313.664.1185
(f) 313.664.1450

Campus PhotoThe CCS campus totals 16 acres, with approximately 1.5 million square feet of space. Located in midtown Detroit, the College is made up to two sites, the Walter and Josephine Ford Campus (pictured left) and the A. Alfred Taubman Center for Design Educatio

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Flavors at Sodexo, Andiamo, The Epicurean Group, and Forte Belanger are the preferred caterers of the College for Creative Studies. Whether you are planning a simple continental breakfast, upscale appetizers or a plated dinner,these pre-approved caterers will work with you to create an unforgettable event.

For more information contact:

Sodexo/College for Creative Studies
(p) 313.664.1404
(f) 313.664.1406

2017 Pricing



Detroit Metro Airport is located 20 miles from the College for Creative Studies. Information about the airport can be found at


There are many exciting hotel options in the vicinity of both campuses.

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

  • Greektown Casino Hotel
    555 East Lafayette Ave., Detroit, MI 48226

  • Hotel St. Regis
    3071 West Grand Blvd., Detroit, MI 48202

  • The Inn of Ferry Street
    84 East Ferry St., Detroit, MI 48202

  • MGM Grand Detroit
    1777 Third St., Detroit, MI 48226

  • Motorcity Casino Hotel
    2901 Grand River Ave., Detroit, MI 48201

  • The Westin Book Cadillac Detroit
    1114 Washington Blvd., Detroit, MI 48226


Detailed directions and maps can be found here.

For more information or to discuss booking for your event at CCS, please contact:

JP Hayes
Events Manager
201 E. Kirby
Detroit, MI 48202

(t) 313.664.1185
(f) 313.664.7221

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