Meeting Planning in Akron, OH
John S. Knight Center
Located in the heart of downtown, the spectacular John S. Knight Center is the region's premier convention facility. Thanks to a convenient downtown location, the center places delegates within walking distance of countless shops, restaurants and two major hotels.
Inside, guests are immediately struck by the center's elaborate 22,000-square-foot lobby, which features a two-story spiral staircase and soaring glass rotunda. The expansive 123,000-square-foot facility also features a phenomenal 30,000-square-foot exhibit hall, 12,000 square feet of banquet space and 12,600 square feet of flexible meeting space.
Amenities abound at the John S. Knight Center. Planners can take advantage of all the latest in audio-visual and telecommunications equipment such as a computer-controlled sound system, infrared audio communication and broadband Internet service. Additionally, the center offers an on-site catering team that can easily accommodate groups ranging in size from five to 3,500 people. When it comes to parking, the center has it covered with an adjacent parking deck connected via enclosed skywalk.