June 9-11, 2014 | Cleveland, Ohio
Cleveland Convention Center

Cleveland Convention Center

Travel Information

SUR/FIN 2014 is headed to Cleveland and is set to take place at the new Cleveland Convention Center. Located in downtown Cleveland, the center has already played host to a multitude of major tradeshows, conventions and meetings. Close to a wide variety of restaurants and entertainment venues, the Cleveland Convention Center is the perfect place to host the industry’s biggest event.


Right on the shores of Lake Erie, the new Cleveland Convention Center provides a vibrant, scenic location for this year’s SUR/FIN. The convention center is accessible by car connecting to all major U.S. cities through interstates 71, 77, 80 and 90. The venue is also conveniently within walking distance from the RTA Red and Green Lines.

Top Notch Facility

The Cleveland Convention Center is a top-notch facility for hosting events. With wireless connectivity available throughout the convention center, multi-site video conferencing, high-definition displays and training labs, the Cleveland Convention Center caters to those ready to learn and become acquainted with industry peers and experts.


All in close proximity to this year’s SUR/FIN destination is a vibrant downtown entertainment district filled with award winning restaurants, dynamic clubs and bars, all in within walking distance to neighboring hotels. Known as the “City That Rocks” Cleveland is home to plenty of live music, which is always just within reach. Nearby is University Circle, which houses the Cleveland Museum of Art. Frequently featuring plays, comedians and national music acts, PlayHouse brings the downtown area to life.

Major Airports

Cleveland is home to major city airport Cleveland Hopkins International Airport and Burke Lakefront Airport. Cleveland Hopkins International Airport serves as one of ten main hubs for United Airlines. Located on the north shore of down between Lake Erie and Shoreway is the city’s second major airport, Burke Lakefront Airport. Both airports make getting around the city of Cleveland easy.

Unique Sites

Unique to the Cleveland area is the Rock n’ Roll Hall of Fame and Museum housing some of music’s most iconic memorabilia. For those looking to do a bit of site seeing the city offers Trolley Tours providing visitors with a great way to hit all of city hotspots. The home featured in holiday movie favorite A Christmas Story is located in Cleveland and offers year round tours to the public. If you’re looking to indulge in a little shopping Cleveland offers indoor shopping mall The Arcade, one of America’s first indoor shopping malls.

City History

Cleveland’s history goes back to 1836 when it was first incorporated as an official city. Originally it was a frontier village and today has become a major manufacturing and business hub in northern Ohio. It is headquarters for both the manufacturing and service industries and has become a top convention and tourist destination.

For more information about travel and entertainment options visit The Cleveland Convention and Visitors Bureau at PositivelyCleveland.com


Cleveland Convention Center

300 Lakeside Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44113


Reserve Your Room

Map of SUR/FIN Hotels

It has come to our attention that some of our exhibitors have been receiving unsolicited phone calls and emails offering to assist in booking.

This organization is not sanctioned by NASF and under no circumstances should you allow anyone contacting you to provide assistance booking your hotel rooms.

Kindly make your own reservations directly with the hotels listed here below:

Cleveland Marriott Downtown at Key Center

127 Public Square
Cleveland OH 44114
Room Rate: $159.00
Refer to Group Code NAFA

Hampton Inn Cleveland-Downtown

1460 East Ninth Street
Cleveland, OH 44114
Room Rate: $159.00
Reservations: 1-800-HAMPTON
Refer to Group Code SUR/FIN2014(NASF)

Hyatt Regency Cleveland
at the Arcade
420 Superior Avenue East
Cleveland, OH 44114
Room Rate: $149
Phone: 888-421-1442 – refer to National Association for Surface Finishers

The Westin Cleveland Downtown
777 St. Clair Avenue, NE
Cleveland, OH 44114
Room Rate: $159 Single/Double
Phone: 1-866-557-0943

DoubleTree by Hilton

1111 Lakeside Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44114
Room Rate: $129 Single/Double
Group Name: SUR/FIN 2014
Group Code: SUR