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Please scroll down for additional information about traveling to Cleveland for INDUSTRY, including suggested accommodation/reduced rate room blocks.

With great enthusiasm for our beloved city of Cleveland, INDUSTRY: The Product Conference 2020 will take place for the 6th year. 

Cleveland has a rich history of product innovation and manufacturing, a booming healthcare industry, a mesmerizing cultural quarter with outstanding museums and our world-renowned orchestra, a flourishing foodie scene, and lots of beer.

Join us for INDUSTRY 2020 and experience a city with a population of young professionals, creatives, enthusiastic and eager community advocates, and generations of longtime, loyal residents who will happily point you in the direction of their favourite local restaurant or brewery. (We weren’t named America’s Best Beer City by Condé Nast Traveler for nothing. Check out The 10 Most Iconic Foods That Define Cleveland while you’re at it.)

For more about our fine city, visit and check out The Best Things To Do In Cleveland from CNN Travel.

Conference Venue & Parking

INDUSTRY will take place at the Cleveland Public Auditorium located at 500 Lakeside Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44114.

The Public Auditorium and Conference Center is located in downtown Cleveland at East 6th between St. Clair Avenue and Lakeside Avenue. Find out more about this treasured Cleveland landmark here.

Parking is available throughout downtown Cleveland, as well as surface lots surrounding the event venue:

Willard Garage
601 Lakeside Ave Cleveland, OH 44114
Mon-Fri 5am-11pm | $9.00 Daily | 1,600 spaces

Huntington Garage (Primary Entrance)
1141 W 3rd St Cleveland, OH 44114
Mon-Fri 6am-12am | $10.00 Daily | 1,000 spaces

Huntington Garage (Secondary Entrance)
101 Lakeside Ave Cleveland, OH 44114

Memorial Garage
300 St. Clair NE Cleveland, OH 44113
Mon-Sun 24 hours | $13.00 Daily | 985 spaces

ABM Parking Lot
1400 W 3rd St Cleveland, OH 44113
Mon-Sun 24 hours | $9.00 Daily | 121 Spaces

ABM Parking Lot
1242 W 3rd St Cleveland, OH 44113
Mon-Sun 7am-11pm | $13.00 Daily | 142 Spaces

ABM Parking Lot – Penton Media
1301 E 6th St Cleveland, OH 44114
Mon-Fri 6am-9pm | $12.00 Daily | 632 Spaces

Central Parking System – IMG
708 St. Clair Ave Cleveland, OH 44114
Mon-Fri 6am-8pm | $11.00 Daily | 300 Spaces

The Hamilton Garage 
12277 E. 9 Street Cleveland, OH 44114
6 a.m. to 11 p.m. Overnight okay (cannot leave until 6 a.m. the next day), same rate | $5.00 Daily | 600 Spaces

Prices are subject to change.

Workshops Venues

Please note that INDUSTRY workshops will take place in TWO different downtown Cleveland venues in 2020 — the Metropolitan at the 9 and the downtown Cleveland Marriott at Key Center.

Workshop attendees will receive information about the location of their workshop along with other pertinent details in September. If you don’t hear from us, let us know!


Metropolitan at the 9
2017 E 9th St,
Cleveland, OH 44115

The workshops at the 9 will be held in the Mint Ballroom. Access to the ballroom via the guest elevators off the main lobby by selecting Level B1. Registration for workshop attendees will be located outside of the ballroom.

Valet parking is available for $39 per day.

Alternative parking suggestion:

The 900 Prospect Garage
900 Prospect Ave
Cleveland, OH 44115

Daily rate: 1 hour to 12 hours $8.00*; 12 hours to 14 hours $10.00*; 14 hours to 24 hours $20.00*


Marriott at Key Center 
Key Tower
1360 W. Mall Dr.
Cleveland, OH 44114

The workshops at the Marriott at Key Center will be held the hotel’s conference/meeting room facilities on the 2nd floor. Access to the 2nd floor can be gained via the escalator in the main lobby or the guest room elevators. Registration for workshop attendees will be located near the guest room elevators.

Valet parking and self-service/on-site parking are available. On-site parking fee: $8 per hour, $22 daily, and $35 nightly.*

The parking garage is located at:

300 St. Clair Ave NE
Cleveland, OH 44114

*Prices subject to change.


Cleveland Hopkins International Airport | CLE
13 miles to Downtown Cleveland

Akron-Canton Airport | CAK
50 miles to Downtown Cleveland


Transportation From CLE Airport

RTA Public Transit

Take the Red Line rapid transit train from the Airport Station for $2.50 (one-way price). Exit the train at the Tower City stop to gain access to the city center.

Car Rental

CLE’s consolidated car rental facility is located off airport grounds. Shuttle service to the rental facility is available for all customers from the main terminal of the airport at door #5 of the baggage claim. Shuttle buses run continuously 24 hours a day.


Curbside taxis are available outside of the baggage claim. A ride to Downtown Cleveland costs approximately $35.

UBER & Lyft

Uber and Lyft services are available in Cleveland.


Suggested Accommodation

We’ve partnered again this year with two downtown Cleveland hotels to provide INDUSTRY attendees accommodation at a reduced rate. Both options are within a short distance by car or foot to the Public Auditorium.


The Drury Inn @ $148 per night // 1380 E 6th St, Cleveland, OH 44114
Reserve your room at the reduced rate by August 31st, 2020.

Overnight parking available at a charge of $10+tax per car per night. (Valet Only)

The Downtown Cleveland Marriott at Key Center @ $189 per night // 1360 W. Mall Dr., Cleveland, OH 44114
Reserve your room at the reduced rate by September 3, 2019.

Please note there are only a small number still available on Monday, September 23rd and Tuesday, September 24th. There are no longer rooms available on Sunday, 9/22 or Wednesday, 9/25.

Valet parking and self service/on-site parking are available. On-site parking fee: $8 per hour, $22 daily, and $35 nightly.*

The parking garage is located at:

300 St. Clair Ave NE
Cleveland, OH 44114

*Prices subject to change.

We strongly encourage you to book your accommodation wherever you stay sooner rather than later. Both blocks sold out before their cut-off dates the previous years of the conference.