Cleveland Convention Center

1 St Clair Ave
Cleveland OH  44113

Phone: (216) 928-1600

Cleveland Convention Center

Located in the heart of a vibrant downtown on the shores of Lake Erie, the Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland includes 225,000 gross square feet of Class A exhibit space divisible into three exhibition halls, 30 state-of-the-art meeting rooms, an expansive truck loading dock, and a 32,000-square-foot, column-free ballroom with spectacular views of Cleveland’s lakefront. The Grand Ballroom, along with all meeting rooms, include the latest high-tech audiovisual equipment along with a unique, individualized lighting grid controlled by the latest in iPad technology.

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 healthcare innovation, technology, education and commerce through state-of-the-art spaces, programs and virtual offerings.

SMG, the nation’s largest and most experienced convention center and facility management firm, assumed management operations for the Cuyahoga County-owned Global Center for Health Innovation and the Cleveland Convention Center in December, 2013.

SMG manages 233 facilities throughout North America, including 72 convention centers, 71 arenas, 60 theaters and performance venues, nine stadiums, and 23 equestrian centers. Founded in 1977, SMG is the industry leader in exhibition venues throughout the United States, Canada, and the Caribbean and will bring experience and significant connections to national conventions and trade shows within the convention industry.

Since 1977, SMG has brought a wealth of facility management and operations experience and expertise to more than 230 facilities worldwide, including regional operations in Akron, Canton, Columbus, Pittsburgh, and Detroit. For convention planners nationwide, the SMG name carries the promise of a professionally managed facility and unparalleled expertise in all phases of convention planning. The SMG brand instills confidence in national clients as well as fostering repeat business from event planners looking to rotate their conventions around the region or around the country.

From corporate events to major conventions and tradeshows, the Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland is the perfect venue when you #MeetinCLE.

SMG, the world leader in venue management, marketing and development, was founded in 1977 with the management of our first facility, the Louisiana Superdome. We soon grew to manage convention centers, exhibition halls and trade centers, arenas, stadiums, performing arts centers, theaters, and specific-use venues such as equestrian centers. SMG’s clients benefit from the company’s depth of resources and its unparalleled expertise, leadership, and creative problem-solving. Our successful growth has been built on the many partnerships, relationships, and resources we have developed with our clients — both municipal and private. This unique combination of resources, relationships, and expertise has allowed SMG to define and refine the industry throughout its history. Our ownership and team of dedicated corporate support personnel make us unrivaled in the field of private facility management.

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2018 Faculty Development Symposium

2018 Faculty Development Symposium
09:00 am - 11/08/2018

At Cleveland Convention Center

The Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) is offering an incredible learning opportunity at the Faculty Development Symposium (FDS), to be held on November...

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Cleveland Fashion Focus
09:00 am - 09/09/2018

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Where Beauty Professionals Come Together! Be sure to visit Betty Dain and Colortrak's booth to take advantage of the best deals on your favorite hair coloring tools...

World Congress 2018

World Congress 2018
05:00 pm - 07/22/2018

At Cleveland Convention Center

Join PROPRICER at this year's NCMA World Congress in Cleveland, Ohio July 23rd- July 25th. If you are part of the pricing process at your organization, visit us...

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Virnig Mfg to Exhibit at SIMA® 21st Annual Snow & Ice Symposium
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See us at Booth #133 in Cleveland, Ohio this June at the 21st SIMA Snow & Ice Symposium! We'll be displaying a few skid steer snow removal attachments and look forward...

The NBM Show- Cleveland

The NBM Show- Cleveland
10:00 am - 06/15/2018

At Cleveland Convention Center

THE NBM SHOW in Cleveland, OH, produced by NBM (National Business Media) and NBM Events, is the only event that offers you multiple dimensions of opportunity to...

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10:00 am - 06/15/2018

At Cleveland Convention Center

Nothing beats seeing a live demo, and no one runs their direct to garment printers like AnaJet. Come to our booth at the NBM Cleveland trade show and check us out! Booth...

TNNA 2018 Summer Needlearts Trade Show

TNNA 2018 Summer Needlearts Trade Show
01:00 pm - 06/12/2018

At Cleveland Convention Center

This June, join us in Cleveland, Ohio for the TNNA NeedleArts Summer Trade Show – the perfect place for needlearts professionals to meet, engage, learn, and shop!...

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SurFin
08:30 am - 06/06/2018

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Cleaning Technologies Group is excited to be at this years SUR/FIN Manufacturing & Technology Trade Show. Mark your calendars to come see us and our products in...

Conference on Advancing Analysis & Simulation in Engineering

Conference on Advancing Analysis & Simulation in Engineering
08:30 am - 06/05/2018

At Cleveland Convention Center

NAFEMS Americas and Digital Engineering (DE) are teaming up to present CAASE, the Conference on Advancing Analysis & Simulation in Engineering, June 5-7, 2018 in...

2018 Cleveland VegFest

2018 Cleveland VegFest
11:00 am - 05/05/2018

At Cleveland Convention Center

Welcome to the official Facebook event page of the 2018 Cleveland VegFest, presented by Jakprints and the Cleveland Vegan Society. The 2018 Cleveland VegFest will...

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12:00 pm - 04/25/2018

At Cleveland Convention Center

Planned Parenthood of Greater Ohio is proud to announce our first annual Partners In Care Awards Luncheon. Together, we will honor our dedicated supporters in Northeast...

2018 State of the County

2018 State of the County
12:00 pm - 04/11/2018

At Cleveland Convention Center

"The State of the County is strong, but we've still got work to do. We can't rest until all residents are on a path to achieve potential." - 2017 State of the County...

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