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Cleveland Awaits Convention Center Opening: Medical Mart Additional Asset


As the largest project in downtown Cleveland's history, the $465 million Cleveland Convention Center & Medical Mart is more than just a space to hold a meeting or convention – it's a first-of-its-kind venue accommodating the needs of both the medical marketplace and mainstream meeting industry.

Medical Mart
Medical meeting attendees can enjoy the four-story, 235,000-sq. ft. Medical Mart's showrooms serving health care innovation, education and commerce through state-of-the-art spaces, programs and virtual offerings. The floor themes include:
  • Health and Home
  • People, Patients & Caregivers
  • Clinical Spaces
  • Health Care Information Technology

Entrance to the Convention Center
  • A concourse featuring eight meeting rooms connects the medical mart to the 750,000-sq. ft. convention center.
  • The 16-ft., floor-to-ceiling windowed main entrance is located at street level on Lakeside Road.
Convention Center
Located 30 ft. underground, the 225,000-sq. ft. exhibit hall features:
  • • Room for more than 1,000 booths scaling 13 feet tall
  • • Forklifts for booth assembly
  • • 17 covered truck doors
  • • Ports for high-power electricity and high-speed cable
  • • 16 flexible meeting rooms