An extreme center of excellence in healthcare, the Cleveland Plus region is home to Cleveland Clinic, University Hospitals, MetroHealth Medical Center, Summa Health System, Akron General and other leading Northeast Ohio medical institutions. The Global Center for Health Innovation and the Cleveland Convention Center taps into the region’s global leadership in the medical field to increase exposure of your showroom, quality of your audience, relevance of your programming and exposure of your event.
- University Circle is a 15 minute drive from Cleveland MMCC in downtown Cleveland
- Health Line, a new transit corridor, conveniently connects downtown Cleveland to the medical district
- More than 700 bioscience companies are located in Northeast Ohio, offering you greater access to new life science research
- Cuyahoga County employs more than 120,000 healthcare professionals, including 36,000 at the Cleveland Clinic and 25,000 at University Hospitals, providing you greater traction and potential interaction with influential leaders from top medical associations and administrations
Eight downtown hotels offer nearly 5,000 rooms within walking distance of the convention center. According to Runzheimer International’s Guide to Daily Travel Prices, Cleveland features lower airfare, lower hotel rates and lower costs for food and entertainment.
Dinner and dancing cruises on Lake Erie are popular with conventiongoers. Many choose to hit the links, as there are more than 150 public golf courses in Cleveland. There’s plenty to love for sports fans, ranging from 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.
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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