Why Choose Our Destination?
Destination Cleveland, formerly Positively Cleveland, is an award-winning, DMAI-accredited convention and visitors bureau promoting Cleveland, Ohio and the surrounding region to business and leisure travelers. Our team works to bring education, manufacturing, hobby, government, fraternal, religious and social groups to our lakeside city. We provide travel planning, dining reservations, group itineraries, visitor guides, and promotional materials. Visit www.thisiscleveland.com for more information.
Distance from Airport
- Cleveland-Hopkins International Airport
19.31 km from City Center
- Akron-Canton Airport
82.08 km from City Center
Cleveland Hopkins international Airport (CLE)
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum
East 4th Street Entertainment District
Cleveland Convention Center
Cleveland Museum of Art
ABOUT CLEVELAND Cleveland is making a name for itself as the next up and coming meetings and convention destination offering plenty to brag about to meeting planners and attendees. The city’s passion for the meetings and convention industry is fueled by nearly $3 billion of visitor-related infrastructure developments alongside an advanced $465 million state-of-the-art convention center facility putting Cleveland back on industry leaders’ radar. Cleveland at a Glance: • By 2016, Cleveland will offer 19 downtown hotels totaling nearly 5,000 rooms • A one-million-square-foot International Exposition Center and 750,000 total-square-foot Cleveland Convention Center • Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE)located 12 miles from downtown • Downtown attractions, hotels, restaurants, sports facilities and entertainment districts all within walking distance of the Cleveland Convention Center • Award-winning convention services assistance that gives the definition of planning a whole new meaning CLEVELAND HOPKINS INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (CLE) Cleveland’s easy accessibility and abundance of nonstop flight options offered by multiple airlines is an undeniable asset for meeting planners considering the Midwest destination as a host city. Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE) sees 9 million passengers walk through the doors annually and is a short 12 miles to and from downtown Cleveland. MEETING SPACE AND ACCOMMODATIONS Opening in 2016 is a 600-room Hilton Cleveland/Downtown convention center hotel offering 55,000 square feet of meeting space. The new hotel will be directly connected to the Cleveland Convention Center and Global Center for Health Innovation. Not even two blocks from the convention center sits the new Cleveland-centric Westin hotel offering 484 rooms, 20 breakout rooms and a 9,000-square-foot grand ballroom. AREA ATTRACTIONS Once in the city, Cleveland is a surprising visitor destination with 19 name-brand hotels offering 5,000 rooms by 2016 within walking distance of an assortment of independently-owned restaurants, multiple attractions including the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum and the Horseshoe Casino Cleveland, entertainment districts like East Fourth Street, and a Great Lake craft the city’s allure.