With exceptional food, flexible meeting and exposition space and the latest technology, the John S. Knight Center is the area’s premier convention center since opening in 1994. Conveniently located in the heart of downtown Akron, the Center continues to set the standards for exceptional attention to detail and an uncompromised level of customer service. Throughout every phase of the planning process, a dedicated and knowledgeable staff is poised to answer your questions and anticipate your special needs, ensuring your expectations are met or exceeded.
Offering tremendous functionality, the Center plays host to large meetings, trade shows held by local, regional and national organizations and trade associations, as well as smaller more intimate business gatherings. Medical, religious, fraternal, corporate, legal, education and government organizations are among the many groups that have conducted successful events at the John S. Knight Center, while benefiting from the expertise and assistance of the Center’s professional staff.
The Center features a 30,000 square foot exhibition hall with 12,000 square feet of adjacent ballroom space; 12,600 square feet of additional meeting space; and a magnificent 22,000 square foot lobby highlighted by the distinctive glass rotunda and spiral staircase.
|Audio/Visual||Audio/Visual Equipment Available|
|Box Office Personnel||Box Office Personnel Available|
|Business Center: Copy/print||Copier/Printer Available|
|Dressing Rooms||Dressing Rooms Available|
|Guest Services||Guest Services Available|
|Meeting Planning||Meeting Planning Available|
|Other Services||Other Services|
|Parking (self)||Self Parking Available|
|Security Personnel||Security Personnel Available|
|Ticket Sellers||Ticket Sellers Available|
|Ticket Takers||Ticket Takers Available|
|Dance Floor||Dance Floor Available|
|Electric: 0-2000 Watts||Electric: 0-2000 Watts Available|
|High Chair & Wheel Chair||High Chair & Wheel Chair Available|
|House Sound System||House Sound System Available|
|Modular Seating||Modular Seating Available|
|Rope and Stanchion Section||Rope and Stanchion Section Available|
|Sound Equipment||Sound Equipment Available|
|Tables, Skirting and Vinyl Covering||Tables, Skirting and Vinyl Covering Available|
|Telecom: Credit Card Lines||Telecom: Credit Card Lines Available|
|Telecom: Fax Lines||Telecom: Fax Lines Available|
|Telecom: ISDN Lines||Telecom: ISDN Lines Available|
|Telecom: Modem Lines||Telecom: Modem Lines Available|
|Telecom: Multi-Line Phones||Telecom: Multi-Line Phones Available|
|Telecom: Shared Ethernet||Telecom: Shared Ethernet Available|
|Telecom: Single Line Voice||Telecom: Single Line Voice Available|
|Telecom: Speaker Phone||Telecom: Speaker Phone Available|
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