Major Meeting Venues: Ohio


Clarion Inn & Conference Center

Accessible to Canton and Cleveland; driving access to Pro Football Hall of Fame and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Museum; indoor pool; fitness center; restaurant; 239 guest rooms, 14,000 sq. ft. of event space.

Hilton Akron Fairlawn Hotel & Suites

Located across from Summit Mall for shopping; 20 miles from Canton and the Pro Football Hall of Fame; 203 guest rooms, including 32 suites; more than 20,000 sq. ft. of meeting and event facilities; 15 meeting rooms for up to 600.

Sheraton Suites Akron Cuyahoga Falls

Overlooks magnificent water falls; near businesses and leisure spots; 209 guest rooms; 23,000 sq. ft. of event space; largest meeting area is 4,446 sq. ft., with ideal group size ranging from 150 to 500.


Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza

Located within two blocks of local transportation hubs, such as Bell Connector Streetcar; National Historic Landmark restored to its 1930s art-deco design; Orchids at Palm Court is Ohio’s only AAA Five Diamond restaurant; 561 guest rooms; 40,423 sq. ft. of meeting space; three ballrooms.

Hyatt Regency Cincinnati

Located next to Duke Energy Convention Center downtown; indoor heated saltwater pool; outdoor sundeck; StayFit gym; 491 guest rooms; 39,932 sq. ft. of event space with 16 meeting rooms.

Kingsgate Marriott Conference Center

On University of Cincinnati campus; fitness center with cardio equipment; Bearcat Lounge offers appetizers and cocktails; Caminetto casual restaurant provides American cuisine; 198 guest rooms; 21,437 sq. ft. of meeting space; 23 event rooms; largest seats 630.

Renaissance Cincinnati Downtown Hotel

Near bustling historic district and Paul Brown Stadium; fitness center with cardio equipment; D. Burnham’s restaurant; 323 guest rooms; 12,290 sq. ft. of total event space; eight breakout rooms, with largest meeting room accommodating up to 700 people.

The Westin Cincinnati

Near Duke Energy Convention Center and close to Reds’ Great American Ballpark; McCormick & Schmick’s seafood restaurant; 24-hour fitness center with cardio equipment; indoor pool; 456 guest rooms; 29,000 sq. ft. of event space; largest meeting room has 8,755 sq. ft.; 17 flexible meeting rooms.


Cleveland Marriott Downtown at Key Center

Near Cleveland Convention Center; stunning views of Lake Erie; indoor pool; fitness center with cardio equipment; two restaurants, including casual American fare; Jake’s lounge serves cocktails; 400 guest rooms; 17,078 sq. ft. of event space with 16 meeting rooms and grand ballroom.

Hilton Cleveland Downtown

Connected to Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland and near Rock & Roll Hall of Fame; rooms have views of Lake Erie; dining and top-floor Bar 32 with views of lake; indoor pool; fitness center; 600 guest rooms; 50,000 sq. ft. of event space; meeting rooms range from 521 sq. ft. to 3,025 sq. ft.

Hilton Garden Inn Cleveland

Close to Progressive Field, home of the MLB Indians, and Cleveland State University’s Wolstein Center; recent renovations included conversion of swimming pool to salt water; expanded fitness center; Garden Grille restaurant; 240 guest rooms, all renovated; 18,000 sq. ft. of flexible event space available; 5,400-square-foot ballroom.

Hyatt Regency Cleveland at The Arcade

Located downtown, near the city’s famous entertainment district and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame; close to major sporting venues, including Quicken Loans Arena, Progressive Field and FirstEnergy Stadium; fitness center open 24 hours; 293 guest rooms; 7,100 sq. ft. of function space with 14 meeting rooms; catering available.

Renaissance Cleveland Hotel

Early-1900s architecture; downtown near Public Square; close to Cleveland Cavaliers Q Arena; swimming pool atrium on fifth floor; fitness center with cardio equipment; Lobby Court Bar has American fare while Sans Souci offers eclectic cuisine; 491 guest rooms; 64,834 sq. ft. of event space with 33 event rooms; largest offers 2,950 sq. ft.

The Westin Cleveland Downtown

Near Cleveland Convention Center and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame; two blocks from Lake Erie; hotel partners with Reebok to provide in-room delivery of workout clothing and shoes; Westin Workout Studio has cardio and strength-training equipment; Urban Farmer restaurant offers organic ingredients; 484 guest rooms; 20,000 sq. ft. of event space; 20 meeting rooms, 9,050-square-foot ballroom.


Crowne Plaza Columbus-Downtown

Devoted to health and wellness; fitness center; near sporting activities including baseball, scuba diving, mountain and rock-wall climbing, ice skating and indoor roller skating; 375 guest rooms; 10,247 sq. ft. of event space; seven meeting rooms, largest room capacity is 300.

Hilton Columbus Downtown

Less than 15 minutes from airport; enclosed sky bridge connects to Greater Columbus Convention Center; surrounded by art museums; near Ohio State University; Gallerie Bar & Bistro, 160-seat full-service restaurant and bar; indoor pool; fitness center; 532 guest rooms; 32,000 sq. ft. of event space.

Hyatt Regency Columbus

Near Greater Columbus Convention Center, Short North Arts and Arena District; close to Ohio State University campus and state capitol building; within minutes of airport; Market Stand Cafe offers breakfast, lunch and dinner; 24-hour StayFit gym; 631 guest rooms; 72,600 sq. ft. of event space; 15,800-square-foot ballroom accommodates up to 1,200.

Renaissance Columbus Downtown Hotel

Near Columbus Zoo and Aquarium; rooftop pool with panoramic views of city; Latitude 41 restaurant offers farm-to-table cuisine; The Bar 41 serves cocktails; 408 guest rooms; 21,438 sq. ft. of event space; 16 meeting rooms, largest has 11,700 sq. ft.

Sheraton Columbus at Capitol Square

In the heart of Ohio’s capitol; 7.3 miles from airport; panoramic views of city; complimentary breakfast and hors d’oeuvres; 24/7 fitness center has cardio equipment and weight machines; 403 guest rooms; 16,500 sq. ft. of event space; 18 meeting rooms; largest is 6,000 sq. ft.

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Meetings of the Heartland: Ohio and Indiana