Your Visit to Cleveland

Did you know that Cleveland, Ohio is located within 500 miles of nearly half the US population? How’s that for a central location? We have a feeling you are going to like your trip here. To help, here are some travel details below.



Content Marketing World has contracted with area hotels for discounted rates for attendees. Reservations need to be made online here. Our CMWorld hotel map comes in handy to see where all participating hotels are in relation to the conference venue. Be sure to check it out.

Please make your CMWorld hotel room reservation using the link posted. Do not call hotels directly.

If you have questions regarding an existing reservation through the #CMWorld housing bureau, please contact them at



Book your ticket into Cleveland Hopkins International Airport which is located about 13 miles from the conference venue.

Transportation from the airport

RTA Rapid System

Cleveland’s subway system is easily accessed from within the airport’s main terminal. The Red Line stops at Tower City Center where you will exit indoors at Tower City Center for your short walk to the hotels. For more information visit Approximate cost: $2.25 USD each way


If you are an Uber user, their services are available in Cleveland. Visit their site for more information.

Taxi Service

Taxis are easily accessible curbside just outside of baggage claim. Approximate cost: $35 USD

Rental Car

CLE has a consolidated rental car facility located off the airport grounds. Shuttle service is available to take all rental car customers from the main terminal to the rental car facility. Shuttles are located on the lower roadway island and can be accessed by exiting from Door #5 on the baggage claim level of the main terminal. For travelers needing assistance, a telephone center with rental car information is located near the door.

The shuttle bus ride from the terminal to the rental car facility takes approximately 5 to 7 minutes. The shuttle buses run continuously 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.



If you are driving to the conference, you can access directions for the convention center here.

FirstMerit Convention Center of Cleveland
300 Lakeside Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44113


Making Your Travel Plans

When making your travel plans, please keep the following dates and times in mind.

Tuesday, September 6th

Workshops (additional fee) – 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm ET
Opening night reception – Begins at 7:00 pm ET


Wednesday, September 7th

Content Marketing World Day 1
Continental Breakfast begins at 7:00 am ET
Networking reception ends at 6:30 pm ET
Rockin’ Entertainment – Begins at 8:30 pm ET


Thursday, September 8th

Content Marketing World Day 2
Continental Breakfast begins at 7:30 am ET
Closing Session concludes at 5:30 pm ET
Evening on Own


Friday, September 9th

Industry Labs (additional fee)
Continental Breakfast begins at 8:00 am ET
Opening Sessions begin at 9:00 am ET


Preparing for your visit

Cleveland is a great place to visit! Staying downtown you’ll have access to attractions such as the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, Playhouse Square Theater District, Great Lakes Science Center, Progressive Field and more.
For more information on shopping, dining and playing in Cleveland please visit