Why Choose Our Destination?
Welcome to the Lake Erie Shores & Islands®, a year-round destination complete with 8,000 hotel rooms and 615,000 sq. ft. of meeting space! With endless off-site and entertainment options, the region delivers adrenaline-pumping adventures, soothing relaxation, and everything in between. The world's best amusement park, the country's largest indoor waterpark, the most plentiful sport fishing on all the Great Lakes and diverse island escapes just a short boat ride from the mainland- the options seem endless! This freshwater destination provides an exceptional location for your event. It is less than an hour’s drive from both Cleveland and Toledo airports, and is easily accessible via the Ohio Turnpike and other major state routes. Parking is complimentary at nearly all the meeting locations and resorts. From initial contact to the final good-bye, professional CVB staff is eager to help with every detail: submitting formal proposals, coordinating bids for accommodations, providing media for your promotional materials, and offering services galore. Rethink the Norm and experience first-class event facilities and hospitality surrounded by miles of beautiful shoreline and activities one can only find at the water’s edge!
Distance from Airport
- Cleveland Hopkins International Airport
88.51 km from City Center
- Detroit Metro Airport
164.15 km from City Center
Cedar Point's Castaway Bay
Great Wolf Lodge
Sawmill Creek Resort
Kalahari Resorts & Conventions
Cedar Point Amusement Park
Marblehead Lighthouse State Park
Sawmill Creek Resort and Conference Center
Sawmill Creek Resort and Conference Center facility is Ohio’s premier Lake Erie destination for productive meetings, conferences, conventions, trade shows, team building and more. It has over 50,000 sq ft of meeting space with 240 spacious guestrooms
- Exhibit Space1,700 sq. mTotal Meeting Space5,000 sq. m