Come to Cleveland, Ohio

With great enthusiasm for our beloved city of Cleveland, INDUSTRY: The Product Conference 2024 will take place for the 8th 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 2024 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 at the Metropolitan at The 9 hotel.

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*


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.


We have curated a list of options for your stay in Cleveland. You can also try your luck on Airbnb -- there are some cool options. Need more direction? Please feel free to reach out to us with questions here.

Remember the conference will take place at the Cleveland Public Auditorium located at 500 Lakeside Ave E. The workshops, held the day before the main conference begins, will be held at the Metropolitan at the 9, located at 2017 E 9th St.

Metropolitan at the 9


Address: 2017 E 9th St, Cleveland, OH 44115

Things to note: The 9 is our official conference hotel -- a converted 1906 bank. The opening night kick-off party will be held here in its famous Vault Bar (rumor has it John D. Rockefeller & Andrew Carnegie stored their most prized possessions there) and the conference workshops will take place here as well. The 9 is roughly 3-minutes by car or a little over 10-minutes by foot to the conference.

Hilton Cleveland Downtown


Address: 100 Lakeside Ave E, Cleveland, OH 44114

Things to note: This modern hotel is a 3-minute walk or super quick drive to the conference venue and is known for its Bar 32 -- an elegant place with craft cocktails with excellent views of the city and lake.

Drury Plaza Hotel Cleveland Downtown


Address: 1380 E 6th St, Cleveland, OH 44114

Things to note: The Drury is a polished and renovated 1930s-era building and the home of the former Cleveland Board of Education. See if you can spot the details! The Drury is an INDUSTRY attendee favorite because of its location and vibe. It's known for large rooms and friendly staff, and it's across the street from the conference venue.

Hampton Inn Cleveland-Downtown


Address: 1460 E 9th St, Cleveland, OH 44114

Things to note: A great budget option nestled in the business district of downtown Cleveland. Simple, clean, affordable, and about a 7-minute walk or 3-minute car ride to the conference.

Holiday Inn Express Cleveland Downtown


Address: 629 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44114

Things to note: Who hasn't stayed in a Holiday Inn? But have you stayed in one that was converted from a renovated 1894 neoclassical bank? This solid option is also nestled in Cleveland's business district and is close to East 4th, a Cleveland staple with plenty of restaurants and bars. You'll find your way to the conference by foot in under 10-minutes or a short 4-minute car ride.

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