2206, 2017

Juggleblog: The Big House 7 Venue and Hotels

June 22nd, 2017|

Hey all. I’m excited to announce The Big House 7 , coming up October 6-8, 2017, will be hosted at the world-famous Cobo Center this year! The Cobo Center is the biggest convention space in the state of Michigan, home to other huge events like the Detroit Auto Show and YoumaCon each year. Here’s why you’ll love our new Big House venue:

* 67,000 square feet of space in one central room. That’s twice the size of the total square footage from last year! If you’ll recall, last year at TBH6 we essentially hosted the event across three medium rooms, which understandably came with some logistical constraints. This year at TBH7 we are hosting the event in one much larger room, which allows for more creative flexibility by organizers and better comfort overall for attendees.

* Walking distance to several nearby food, hotels, and entertainment options in downtown Detroit. One of the biggest pieces of feedback over the past couple years was the lack of good food options within walking distance of TBH5/TBH6 venue. That won’t be a problem anymore, as the Cobo Center is located on a friendly street in downtown Detroit with a ton of food and entertainment options nearby.

* Located only a short ride from Detroit Metro Airport, with inexpensive transportation options to and from. It’s a straight shot on the highway from Detroit Metro Airport to the Cobo Center, which means you can take a short trip on any ride-sharing service like Uber or Lyft and get from the airport to the venue in about 20 minutes. Convenience for travelers, especially those from out-of-region, is always a priority.

* Discounted hotel room rate for TBH7 attendees. A hallmark of past Big House events was the camaraderie that came with staying in the venue all weekend. Although the Cobo Center isn’t a hotel itself, we have two great hotel options within walking distance this year, allowing you to Smash all weekend while knowing your housing is just a few steps away. Book now and stay next to the venue for a true major Smash experience!

All this information and more can be found on the location page of The Big House website from now on, for your reference.

Looking ahead, registration will open July 1st on smashgg. Keep an eye out for an early bird registration promotion 🙂 and for now make sure you book your hotel room asap!

Join The Big House 7 discussion! This year’s installment is set to take place on October 6-8, 2017 in Detroit, MI.

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@TheBigHouseSSB

 

1405, 2017

Juggleblog: The Big House 7

May 14th, 2017|

Hey all. I’m excited to announce The Big House will return this October 6-8, 2017!

The biggest Midwest Smash event is back for the seventh time, and we’re looking forward to making it the best one yet. Check out the teaser trailer here:

As an aside, I know many Smash majors have had challenges finding venues and financing events this year, and Big House is no different. In fact we were originally on a different weekend, but pivoted away due to the Detroit Marathon gobbling up all the hotel rooms here in Michigan. Our best remaining option was October 6-8, 2017, which overlapped with the previously scheduled 2GGC, but fellow event organizer Champ and his team have been gracious enough to swap dates with us so there will be no conflicts. I’m extremely thankful for that, and happy that the Smash community can leverage the October schedule to its fullest potential!

More information coming soon on venue, hotels, events, and everything else. And trust me, you will like it 🙂

Join The Big House 7 discussion! This year’s installment is set to take place on October 6-8, 2017 in Detroit, MI.

#TBH7

@TheBigHouseSSB