Come play along the water’s edge in Toledo!
Experience the fluid energy of the “Water Recreation Capital of the Midwest.” Plan travel to Toledo, Ohio. Strategically situated on the banks of Lake Erie and the Maumee River, this accessible hub offers the ideal view of life on the water. Immerse yourself in the strong currents of art, architecture, sports, and recreation that define this entrepreneurial region. Enjoy the perfect convergence of history, culture, and attractions in Metro Toledo – the Crossroads of America. Click here to request a Visitor's Guide.
Why Meet in Toledo?
Celebrate the American spirit of innovation and ingenuity in Toledo, Ohio. Meeting planners and business professionals will discover a region brimming with cutting-edge technological companies, renowned universities, and an accomplished talent pool. Add more than 7,000 hotel rooms, state-of-the-art venues, and a central Midwestern location, and “business as usual” is the last thing you’ll find in Toledo.
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Hold your general session in the historic Valentine Theatre, followed by lunch at the legendary Tony Packo's Café. Schedule a day of brainstorming in the Nairobi Events Pavilion -- where wild animals roam throughout the Africa! exhibit at the Toledo Zoo.
Whether you’re organizing a conference, meeting, sales retreat, sporting event, or reunion, Toledo offers big-city perks in a down-to-earth place, for a down-to-earth price.
Toledo is located in the heart of what is widely known as the “Crossroads of America”, situated at I-75 and the Ohio Turnpike (I-80/90) in the Midwest. That makes driving here easy: five hours from Louisville; four from Indianapolis or Pittsburgh; three from Grand Rapids; two and a half from Columbus and Dayton; and an hour from Detroit or Ann Arbor.
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Once you arrive, you’ll discover that getting around the city is easy. I-475 circles Toledo, making just about any destination point within the city no more than 20 minutes to reach.
Flight services are as equally accessible. Three commercial carriers offer direct and connecting flights to Toledo Express Airport daily -- while Detroit Metro Airport is a convenient 45-minute drive from downtown Toledo.