Located in the heart of a vibrant downtown on the shores of Lake Erie, the new Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland includes 225,000 gross square feet of Class A exhibit space divisible into three exhibition halls, 35 meeting rooms, expansive truck loading dock, and a 32,000-square-foot, column-free ballroom with spectacular views of Cleveland’s lakefront.

Tucked in northeast Ohio on the shores of Lake Erie and one of America’s classic manufacturing centers, Cleveland has evolved into an epicenter for medical innovation and technology. As a Great Lakes city, downtown Cleveland offers dozens of restaurants, art galleries, PlayhouseSquare, shopping and professional sports venues all within a short distance.

The adjacent Global Center for Health Innovation is the only facility in the world that displays the future of health and healthcare presented on four themed floors. The Global Center will serve health and health care innovation, technology, education, and commerce through state-of-the-art spaces, programs and virtual offerings.

Explore Cleveland

As proud as we are of our new convention center, we hope you’ll find time to see what else Cleveland has to offer. From our nearby lakefront to our distinctive neighborhoods, we think you’ll discover that our city is friendly and inviting. Want a great meal? You’ll find something to satisfy any taste. Sports? Culture? They’re on our menu, too. It’s our great pleasure to welcome you and serve you. Enjoy!Discover more about Cleveland

Getting Here

The Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland is located in the heart of downtown Cleveland, within 500 miles of nearly half of the U.S. population. Cleveland and the convention center are easily accessed by:

  • Car

    Easily accessible by car with Interstates 71, 77, 80 and 90 all connecting to major U.S. cities.

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  • Air

    Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE) is a focus city for United Airlines and Frontier Airlines. CLE offers 142 daily flight departures to 41 nonstop markets. Other CLE airlines include: Air Canada, American, Delta, Southwest, US Airways and Spirit Airlines who will launch service from CLE on January 15, 2015.

    Convenient RTA rail service directly from the terminal to downtown.

  • Public Transportation

    The Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland is within a short walk from the RTA Red and Green lines, along with complimentary downtown trolley service, and the Health Line, providing quick service to the medical district.

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Located in the heart of downtown Cleveland with thousands of parking spaces within a 10-minute walk, there are a variety of parking options near the Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland and the Global Center for Health Innovation. Daily parking rates range from $4 to $18.

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Driving Directions

Driving Directions


Eight downtown hotels offer more than 4,100 rooms within walking distance of the Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland. According to Runzheimer International’s Guide to Daily Travel Prices, Cleveland features lower airfare, lower hotel rates and lower costs for food and entertainment.

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In the East Fourth Street District, dine at Lola, the Iron Chef America’s restaurant; enjoy martinis and bowling at the upscale Corner Alley; see live music at the House of Blues; or check out Pickwick and Frolic, a champagne bar/restaurant/comedy club. The Warehouse District offers late-night salsa dancing at Sunset Lounge, Brazilian cuisine at Brasa Grill, seafood at Blue Point Grille, and tapas and vino at D’vine Wine.

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Dinner and dancing cruises on Lake Erie are popular with convention attendees. Many choose to hit the links, as there are more than 150 public golf courses in Greater Cleveland. There’s plenty to love for sports fans, including the Cavaliers, the Indians and the Browns. University Circle is the nation’s most concentrated square mile of arts and culture, including the Cleveland Museum of Art and Severance Hall (winter home of the Cleveland Orchestra). PlayhouseSquare is the second-largest performing arts center in the U.S., featuring Broadway plays, comedians, national musical acts and more. The full-service Horseshoe Casino is located two blocks away inside the historic Higbee Building in downtown Cleveland.

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At the Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland, we place service at the forefront of everything we do. Service excellence is a core value. Our guest-centered team fully embraces our mission to deliver first-class service and create memorable experiences for all of your guests. Inside the Convention Center, guests will encounter our friendly staff waiting to lend a hand with directions and information. Our ADA-compliant facility provides accessible restrooms, walkways, ramps and elevators throughout our campus for visitors who need mobility assistance. Please contact our event management staff for assistance.


Security services at the Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland and the Global Center for Health Innovation are provided through an integrated program where both house and event activities are coordinated through our Security Operations Center.

Security Procedures
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