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An SMG-managed Center, the Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland provides more than 400,000 square feet of prime meeting and event space. Connected to the 600-room Hilton Cleveland Downtown and within walking distance of nearly 5,000 hotel rooms, Cleveland’s Convention Center Campus is a convenient location to host anything from small executive meetings to large industry tradeshows.
The center is located within minutes of some of Cleveland’s best restaurants, art galleries, theatres, shopping and professional sports venues.
Have a busy day full of meetings? No problem! Many of your attendees’ needs can be met without ever having to leave the convention center, with ATMs, coffee shops, mothers’ lounges, shipping options and much more.
Huntington Convention Center is designed to provide a welcoming backdrop for events, with the added benefit of offering the latest technology. The inviting environment is a direct result of the centers’ modern design, cutting-edge technology and staff members who are trained to help with everything from finding your way around the center to offering technology assistance.
At the Huntington Convention Center, tradeshows and events can expand into the 225,000-square-foot exhibit hall, which is divisible into three halls. Planners have access to more than 140,000 square feet of meeting and event space, 30 breakout rooms and a 32,000-squarefoot Grand Ballroom divisible into three spaces. The connected Global Center for Health Innovation offers an additional 38,000 square feet of space, including an 11,000-square-foot ballroom divisible into two sections, an executive boardroom and a high-tech conference center and 11 total meeting rooms. Cleveland’s 1-million-square-foot convention center campus also includes the Public Auditorium and the Hilton Cleveland Downtown, making Cleveland a convenient location to host business events of all sizes.
Benefit from one of the most technologically advanced convention centers with a network capable of hosting more than 15,000 simultaneous connections, holographic tour guides, redundant Cisco core network components, high-density Wi-Fi and state-of-the-art audio, video and lighting.
The Global Center for Health Innovation, located in Downtown Cleveland, is the platform where global healthcare leaders – industry, health systems, investors, and innovators – convene and collaborate to develop solutions to solve high-priority healthcare issues that are too big for any one organization to solve on its own.
Individual companies and collaborative groups including Healthcare Information & Management Systems Society (HIMSS), Plug and Play, Cleveland Clinic, MetroHealth, University Hospitals, Siemens, Accenture Healthcare, GE Healthcare, Cardinal Health and Steris are core stakeholders leveraging world-class Northeast Ohio healthcare assets.
The Global Center for Health Innovation Atrium includes an 11,000-square-foot, column-free junior ballroom that is connected to the Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland.
Convenience is the name of the game with the I-X Center, located directly next door to Cleveland Hopkins International Airport, and in close proximity to several hotels. In addition to a million-square-foot exhibit hall, the I-X Center includes 26 meeting rooms (54,000 square feet), a grand ballroom, state-of-the-art portable telescopic theater seating, and 7,200 parking spaces.
The venue attracts more than 2 million visitors per year for consumer and trade shows, conventions, meetings, and other events. The I-X team works as a one-stop resource, providing all show services under one bill. Meeting planners who book the I-X Center can also work, for free, with Destination Cleveland’s convention services team to flesh out their group’s itinerary.
For attendees who wish to take advantage of their days in Cleveland to see the many Cleveland-area attractions, the I-X Center is a short, 20-minute drive to the city's center. No car? No problem. The adjacent airport has a direct rail line to Downtown, operating every 15 minutes and ending at Tower City Center in the heart of Downtown Cleveland.