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Important Accommodations Update

If you missed the April 20 deadline for reserving a room at the Renaissance Cleveland Hotel, you may be having some difficulty finding a hotel room: visitors coming to town for Saturday night’s George Strait concert at the 21,000-seat Gund Arena and/or the weekend baseball games between the Cleveland Indians and the New York Yankees have reserved many of the city’s hotel rooms.  Please look online for area hotels and contact them about room availability. NBIA regrets any inconvenience you may have in finding accomodations.

Join Us for a Great Conference...

...In a Great City

Welcome to Cleveland, site of the 14th International Conference on Business Incubation.

Travel and Leisure magazine named Cleveland one of the Top 10 Visitor Destinations in the world, and AAA currently ranked Cleveland as one of the country's hottest travel destinations. Not surprising, considering that Cleveland boasts attractions such as national sports events, an internationally renowned orchestra, the nation's largest performing arts center outside of New York City, and dozens of venerable museums. New upscale eateries, brew pubs, and coffee houses complement a host of Italian, Asian, and East European restaurants. Downtown Cleveland itself is a treasure trove of architectural styles and outdoors sculptures. With the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum there too, you can't miss with Cleveland, the right place to rock and roll out a new vision for incubation in the 21st Century.
Cleveland cityscape photo

...At a Great Place

Renaissance Cleveland Hotel
Tower City Center, Cleveland, Ohio

This AAA, 4-diamond luxury hotel built in 1918 still retains many authentic architectural features, but it has all the modern amenities to make both conference and your stay comfortable and enjoyable. Located in the center of town, the Renaissance is within walking distance of the Great Lakes Science Center, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, the theater district, and lots of great restaurants. The hotel is connected to the Tower City Center, a renovated train terminal that now houses more than 120 shops and restaurants and a 42nd floor Observation Deck from which to view Cleveland's skyline.
Renaissance Cleveland Hotel photo

...And Get a Great Deal on Airfare

Continental Airlines has been named the official airline for Conference 2000. Substantial savings are available on Continental flights – even more savings if you book your flight 60 days in advance. Contact your travel agent or the Continental MeetingWorks department at (800) 468-7022 and reference meeting code JKQGMT.

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