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 Christian Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses

2014 International Convention

June 6-8, 2014 and
July 25-27, 2014

Ford Field
2000 Brush St.
Detroit, MI 48226

29085

Stadium Diagrams

The international convention series will begin on June 6, 2014, at Ford Field in Detroit, Michigan, USA. Some 45,500 people are expected to attend the event, including 2,500 foreign delegates.


See the official Press Release

Witnesses Launch International Conventions


 Free Wi-Fi now available in Campus Martius Park and Cadillac Square

Free WiFi in Campus Martius Park

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Explore. Prep. Get the Lowdown.

A little travel planning is a good thing when getting ready to hit unfamiliar territory, right? If you're headed to Detroit for the first time or haven't been to the city in a while, you've just hit the mother lode of resources. This section includes exclusive information for the Christian Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses, 2014 International District Assembly.

Interactive Map

Use this map of metro Detroit to get a handle on all the area has to offer - thank you, great and powerful Google Maps.

 

Eat, Shop, Stay + Play Downtown Detroit Map

The Eat, Shop, Stay + Play In The D downtown map is a one-stop shop for finding Detroit DMCVB member restaurants, hotels, attractions, nightlife, theater, retail and tours. We update this map twice a year to ensure that the most recent downtown DMCVB members are included.

Downtown Detroit Map 

 

Transportation

Detroit People Mover

  • Click here for a detailed document on stops and operations. 
  • Check out the Interactive Map with descriptions of each stop.
  • Discounted passes can be purchased prior to the convention.  See this document for details.
  • The Detroit People Mover is offering special hours for the convention:

Operating Hours
Friday, June 6 & July 25: 6:30A‐2A
Saturday, June 7 & July 26: 6:30A‐2A
Sunday, June 8 & July 27: 6:30A‐MIDNIGHT

Skoot Aiport Shuttle from Downtown Hotels

Michigan Department of Transportation
Find Traffic and Route information at www.michigan.gov/mdot

Deals and Discounts

The following Downtown Detroit area restaurants are offering discounts to attendees during the conference dates.   Attendees are asked to show their conference badges and mention the discount to staff prior to ordering.  Please note distances provided are estimated times from Ford Field.
Print Discounts

Fountain Bistro-10% off final bill
800 Woodward Avenue  
Approx. 12 minute walk, 4 minute drive, Detroit People Mover-Cadillac Center  #4
313-237-7778
www.fountainbistro.com


CK Mediterranean Grille-10 % off final bill
119 Monroe St.  
Approx. 8 minute walk, 3 minute drive, Detroit People Mover-Cadillac Center #4
313-496-666
www.ckgrille.com


Fishbones-10% off final bill
400 Monroe St.
Approx. 7 minute walk, 3 minute drive, Detroit People Mover-Greektown # 5
313-965-4600
www.fishbonesusa.com


Santorini Restaurant-10 % off final bill
501 Monroe St.
Approx. 8 minute walk, 3 minute drive, Detroit People Mover-Greektown #5
313-962-9366
www.santorinidetroit.com

 

Colors Restaurant
311 E. Grand River
Located 0.2 miles from Ford Field, Approximately 4 minute walk, Detroit People Mover –Broadway Center #3
313-496-1212
www.colors-detroit.com

20% Discount on Sunday Brunch
20% Discount off entire bill during regular business hours.

 

Skybar Grill & Lounge - 25% off Total Bill
1150 Griswold
Approx. 11 minute walk, 3 minute drive, Detroit People Mover-Cadillac Center #4
313-965-3054
www.skybardetroit.com


London Chop House-10% off final bill
155 West Congress
Approx.16 minute walk, 5 minute drive, Detroit People Mover-Financial District # 9
313-962-0277
www.thelondonchophouse.com


Wah-Hoo Chinese Restaurant-10% off final bill
536 Shelby St.
Approx. 16 minute walk, 5 minute drive, Detroit People Mover- Financial District #9
313-324-8700
www.wah-hoo.net

Buddy’s Pizza
These discounts will be good at this location only
17125 Conant
10 minute drive, not located off Detroit People Mover
313-892-9001
www.buddyspizza.com

Dine-In
10% off food purchase of $10 or more or
$2 off any 8 Square Pizza
($5 maximum discount)

Carry-Out
$2 off any 8 Square Pizza
$1 off any 4 Square Pizza

 

Other Resources

And, here are few more local travel and visitor resources to help you plan your visit.

CVS Pharmacy
1037 WOODWARD AVENUE
DETROIT, MI 48226
313-963-1007
Store #8307
Services:
Drive-Thru Pharmacy, Photo, Accepts SNAP, Accepts WIC, Pharmacy, Immunizations
Store & Photo Hours
•    M-F 07:00 AM - 07:00 PM
•    Sat 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
•    Sun 10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Pharmacy Hours
•    M-F 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
•    Sat 09:00 AM - 02:00 PM
•    Sun Closed
CVS Pharmacy
200 RENAISSANCE CENTER
DETROIT, MI 48243
313-567-3523
Store #7385
Services:
Photo, Accepts SNAP, Accepts WIC, Pharmacy, Immunizations
Store & Photo Hours
•    M-F 06:00 AM - 07:00 PM
•    Sat 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
•    Sun Closed
Pharmacy Hours
•    M-F 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
•    Sat 09:00 AM - 02:00 PM
•    Sun Closed

 

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