Cleveland Facts

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A suburban home in Cleveland was the setting for the beloved film "A Christmas Story." It has since been purchased on eBay, renovated to an exact replica of the house in the film.

Cleveland is home to eight Fortune 1000 company headquarters.

Cleveland was voted 4th Best Beer Scene in the United States by USA Today

There are four James Beard Award-Winning and nominated restaurants in Cleveland: LolaGreenhouse TavernParallax, and Fire Food & Drink

There are 30 breweries located within 25 miles of downtown Cleveland. 

Celebrated Iron Chef and former co-host of "The Chew" Michael Symon has two restaurants in Cleveland? Lola Bistro and Mabel's BBQ

See Michael Symon's Top 5 Favorite Places to Eat in Cleveland

The following companies on the Fortune 500 list have corporate headquarters in Greater Cleveland as of 2017: Progressive InsuranceSherwin-WilliamsParker Hannifin, and Key Corp.

Cleveland's Euclid Avenue was known as "Millionaire's Row" in the late 19th and early 20th century, one of the U.S.'s "grand avenues" that earned comparisons to the Champs-Elysees in Paris. Among the avenue's notable residents was oil magnate John Rockefeller.

The city's downtown area is home to University Circle, a concentration of cultural, educational, and medical institutions, including the Cleveland Botanical GardenCase Western Reserve UniversityUniversity Hospitals, Severance Hall, the Cleveland Museum of Art, the Cleveland Museum of Natural History, and the Western Reserve Historical Society.

Cleveland is home to four James Beard award-winning and nominated restaurants: LolaGreenhouse TavernParallax, and Fire, Food & Drink

It's also ranked #4 by Travel + Leisure on "America's Most Underrated Cities" list.


Wednesday, September 25  
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3:00- 4:00pm Opening Program 
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9:15-9:45am Soundbites
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The Hilton Cleveland Downtown
100 Lakeside Ave. East
Cleveland, OH 44114

Reservation Deadline: September 3, 2019
After the cut-off date, room reservations will be accepted based on hotel availability at the best available rate. 

Room Rate: $209/night plus taxes
Reservation Phone: (216) 413-5000 ext. 1
Group Booking Code: TMA
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