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2020 Annual Conference

July 29 - August 2, 2020
Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center


Combustion ⇔ Energy ⇔ Resilience ⇔ Drive ⇔
Resilience ⇔ Energy ⇔ Combustion


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

Conference Rate

ATHE has negotiated the following discounted hotel rates per night:

  • $159 (one or two people per room)
  • $179 (three people per room)
  • $199 (four people per room)

Rates do not include the current sales tax of 15%.

The contracted rate is good until either contracted rooms sell out or until June 29, 2020. Availability and rate cannot be guaranteed once the rooms are sold out or after this date.

The rate includes complimentary guest room internet if reservation is made through ATHE link below or mentioning ATHE specifically when reserving through hotel over the phone.

Reserve Online or by Phone

  • Reserve online.
  • Or, call (877) 901-6632. (When calling, please identify yourself as attending the 2020 ATHE Conference to secure the discounted hotel rate.)


Airport Information

The Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (DTW) is located 21 miles from the hotel. Transfer time will be approximately 30-45 minutes depending on the time of day.

Ground Transportation (from DTW to the Hotel)

  • Taxi - approximately $52 one way
  • Uber/Lyft - approximately $35 one way
  • #261 Bus (the FAST MICHIGAN route) - $2 one way (


Driving Directions

The hotel's website has a useful tool to help you with directions to the hotel.


  • On-site parking, fee: $25 USD daily
  • Valet parking, fee: $35 USD daily
  • Off-site parking, fee: $5 USD hourly, $20 USD daily. Self-Parking available in Beaubien, Port Atwater (both on Beaubien Street), and Center garages (Renaissance Drive).

Destination Information

About Detroit

Detroit is the largest city in the midwestern state of Michigan and has long been recognized as birthplace of the American automotive industry taking on the nickname “Motor City.” Although Detroit has a long relationship with the automobile industry dating back to Henry Ford and the pioneering of the assembly line, the city of Detroit sustains a rich culture.

Museums, Theatre, and Opera

  • The neoclassical Detroit Institute of Arts is famed for the Detroit Industry Murals painted by Diego Rivera, and inspired by the city’s ties to the auto industry.
  • The Motown Museum tells the story of how Motown became an institution, a state of mind, a way of life, a style, and the “Sound of Young America.”
  • Remodeled as a live theatre in 1961 the Fisher Theatre has been a favorite venue of many of Broadway’s brightest over the last 50 years.
  • Michigan Opera Theatre is the principal opera company in Michigan where it presents opera and dance each season.
  • America’s fourth-oldest, the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, has a history as varied and exciting as that of its hometown.
  • Recognized for its pioneer efforts in all phases of theatre and its strong community involvement the Detroit Repertory Theatre since 1957.
  • The Music Hall has presented perhaps more performing artists of world renown than any theatre in America.
  • Opened in 1928 as the flagship movie palace for the Fox Theatre Chain, the Fox Theatre Detroit was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1988 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1985.


Detroit is an up-and-coming foodie destination: Visit Detroit's Restaurant Guide.

Other Attractions

Detroit offers a wide variety of attractions in several different neighborhoods.

The D Discount Pass

The FREE D Discount Pass saves you 20% or more on Detroit’s most-loved attractions, including The Henry Ford. Many of Detroit’s best attractions are on board, offering The D Discount Pass savings for 2020.

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