More than 600 business, civic, community and political leaders were present for the official groundbreaking ceremony and introduction of charter tenants of the new Cleveland Medical Mart & Convention Center.
Located in downtown Cleveland, the 235,000-s.f. facility will provide space to display some of the most recent technology available in today’s healthcare market, and will also feature an adjoining convention center with 230,000 s.f. of Class-A exhibit space. The facility will also include more than 90,000 s.f. dedicated to meeting rooms and a grand ballroom overlooking Lake Erie.
When it opens in the fall of 2013, the medical mart will be home to 57 tenants that represent a broad spectrum of the healthcare market, including medical device, device development, healthcare information technology, healthcare design, medical education and media sectors as well as some of the industry’s most prestigious healthcare providers. Thirty-one conferences, conventions and trade shows have already been booked for the new convention center.