The Cleveland Medical Mart & Convention Center will soon be a step closer to being a reality.
The ceremonial groundbreaking for the Cleveland MMCC will take place at 11 a.m. Jan. 14, 2011 on the historic Cleveland Malls, Cuyahoga County and MMPI announced. The groundbreaking event will feature remarks from civic, business, and government leaders and the symbolic shovel ceremony. The event is free and open to the public.
Construction is scheduled to begin on Cleveland MMCC on Jan. 3, 2011 and the facility is expected to open in September 2013.
Cleveland MMCC will include a 100,000-square-foot medical mart at the northeast corner of St. Clair Avenue and Ontario Street in downtown Cleveland and an adjoining convention center with 230,000 square feet of exhibit hall space. The facility also includes more than 92,000 square feet dedicated to meeting rooms and a Grand Ballroom overlooking Lake Erie.