Destination Cleveland, formerly Positively Cleveland

CVB
Hotels130
Convention Center20,903 sq. m
Guest Rooms23,000
Guest Rooms at 1 Hotel500 Guest Rooms
Special Event Venues275
Average Room Rate$109.00
Restaurants1,100
Daily Food Cost$56.00
Occupancy Rate58%
Tax Rate8%

Destination Cleveland, formerly Positively Cleveland

CVB

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.

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Distance from Airport

  • Cleveland-Hopkins International Airport

    19.31 km from City Center

  • Akron-Canton Airport

    82.08 km from City Center

Nearby


Local Attractions

Cleveland Hopkins international Airport (CLE)

Airport
12 mi. away
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.
5300 Riverside Drive
Cleveland, OH, US 44181

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum

Museum
5 minutes away
Where else can you relive the soundtrack of your life? The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame & Museum features more than 50 exhibits, dynamic cinema presentations plus the largest single collection of rock & roll artifacts. A perfect place to hold an opening or closing ceremony! ©www.positivelycleveland.com
1100 Rock and Roll Boulevard
Cleveland, OH, US 44114

Akron-Canton Airport

Airport
40 mi. away
An easy 50-minute drive from downtown Cleveland.
5400 Lauby Rd.
North Canton, OH, US 44720

East 4th Street Entertainment District

Nightlife
1 mi. away
A nightlife destination of choice, this narrow brick street is packed with upscale eateries and entertainment. Take in a live music at the House of Blues. Laugh along with your favorite comedian at Hilarities. Bowl at the upscale Corner Alley. Savor a pint at Flannery's or dine at Chef Michael Symon's Lola. Photo: (c)Phil Scalia
East Fourth Street
Cleveland, OH, US 44114

Cleveland Convention Center

Convention Center
The new Cleveland Convention Center puts Cleveland back on industry leaders’ radar as a top meetings and convention destination to host national and regional conventions, trade shows, conferences, consumer shows and special events. Appropriately ranked fourth on PCMA Convene magazine’s “Top 15 Convention Centers in Highly Walkable Places” list, the 750,000-square-foot facility is centrally located in the heart of downtown Cleveland. Attendees can travel with ease from the 225,000-square-foot exhibition hall floor to multiple restaurants, world-class attractions and 19 downtown hotels offering nearly 5,000 rooms by 2016. Offering flexible exhibition and meeting space along with the capabilities to host virtual meetings, the facility is a sustainable venue with endless possibilities to accommodate small or large groups. The new facility will have direct access and connect to the 600-room Hilton Cleveland/Downtown opening in 2016. Amenities • 225,000 square feet of Class A exhibition space divisible into three sections featuring 90-foot spacing between columns and 30-foot ceilings • 90,000 square feet dedicated to 35 state-of-the-art meeting rooms with easy access to additional meeting room space in the Cleveland Public Auditorium • 32,000-square-foot, column-free grand ballroom overlooking Cleveland’s lakefront attractions including the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, the Great Lake Science Center and FirstEnergy Stadium, home to the Cleveland Browns • 17 covered truck docks and indoor turnaround • Wireless connectivity, multisite video conferencing, high-definition display systems • Access to outdoor event space on 12 acres of land • LEED Silver-certified
300 Lakeside Avenue
Cleveland, OH, US 44113

Cleveland Museum of Art

Museum
5 mi. away
One of the nation's most preeminent art museums, featuring 6,000 years of the world's great art and significant special exhibitions. The current expansion project is re-imagining the museum - visit soon and enjoy the most recently opened galleries on its campus!
11150 East Boulevard
Cleveland, OH, US 44106

International Exposition Center (I-X Center)

Convention Center
13 mi. away
With over one million square feet of space, the I-X Center is one of the largest convention and exhibition centers in the country. In 1985, the I-X Center began its convention operations with its first trade fair, the International Capital Goods Trade Fair. This was only the beginning to a long list of trade and consumer shows that continue to attract over 2 million visitors each year. Our diverse event schedule includes some of the largest consumer shows as well as many trade shows including several "Trade Show 200" events. We are also proud to produce several shows of our own including the I-X Indoor Amusement Park and the Fabulous Food Show. With a friendly staff, a building that can accommodate shows both large and small, and a convenient airport location, the International Exposition Center is the perfect Cleveland convention center for any event.
One I-X Center Dr.
Cleveland, OH, US 44135

Cleveland Museum of Natural History

Museum
5 mi. away
From dinosaurs to diamonds, the museum is a beautiful blend of traditional and interactive galleries related to history, art and the natural world. One of the most unique venues for your next event. Your rental includes the entire first floor of the Museum, free parking with security internally and externally.
1 Wade Oval Drive
Cleveland, OH, US 44106

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Additional Information

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.