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Ann Arbor: Where Great Minds Meet and Play

By Destination Ann Arbor

State Street District

It’s not business as usual in Ann Arbor. It’s way better.

Ann Arbor is the ultimate spot to have a meeting. Not only will you find it filled with high-tech, eco-friendly meeting spaces, but it also offers plenty to do before and after your meeting. Enjoy its worldly downtown, nearby green spaces, and award-winning golf courses in the city and neighboring destinations. Discover why Ann Arbor is the top place to meet and how it will exceed every expectation.

Hyatt Ann Arbor

When you touch down at Detroit Metro Airport, you’re less than a half-hour car or shuttle ride to downtown Ann Arbor. Get in and out with no extra planning needed. Once you have arrived at your hotel, you can step out and explore the walkable and inviting blocks across four distinct districts—Kerrytown, Main Street, South University, and State Street.

The Graduate Hotel

After your meeting adjourns, Ann Arbor holds plenty of options for kicking back and filling up. Grab a seat at one of the city’s storied breweries, bars, or craft cocktail lounges that have been serving up suds and sophisticated beverages for generations. Ann Arbor’s global dining scene continues to get rave reviews—in fact, the city was named a Midwest Food Destination by Midwest Living. Ann Arbor has several farm-to-table options at its delis, restaurants, and markets. There’s also a variety of well-regarded vegan eateries.

The Last Word

If you have the energy, then Ann Arbor serves up the excitement. The city keeps it going at all hours. You can let loose at one of Ann Arbor’s nightclubs, catch a live concert, or unwind in a stylish setting at the Blue Llama Jazz Club. Refuel by stopping by a food truck, or get a taste of the city’s inspired late-night dining options.

Blue LLama Jazz Club

Escape the city with ease in Ann Arbor and connect with nature on the Border to Border Trail, where you will make your way through several inviting communities amid the trees. You can hike, bike, or kayak the Huron River. Tee off and live it up playing a round or two at award-winning golf courses. The city and its neighboring destinations have a wealth of courses all within a short drive—perfect for celebrating a meeting well done.

Eagle Crest Resort

When you’re in Ann Arbor for business, it’s reassuring to know the city’s hotels, restaurants, and businesses are eco-friendly and doing their part to eliminate wastefulness and emissions. The city aims to achieve carbon neutrality by 2030. Check out examples of Ann Arbor businesses doing their part here.

Create your perfect work trip in Ann Arbor.