I park in a paid surface lot near the Q, how will parking be affected the week of the Convention? General Questions Q: Click here for more information, including maps of security and traffic restrictions.
The delegates are elected officials from the party and others who have achieved rank within the party organization. Downtown Cleveland will offer 19 hotels providing nearly 5,000 rooms within a 15-minute walk of Quicken Loans Area, the main convention area. The Host Committee makes no representations or warranties as to the services that Howard Hanna may provide or the quality of such services.
Can I get tickets to the Convention? The extent to which most modes of transportation will be used is difficult to predict, but with 50,000 visitors in Northeast Ohio, the Host Committee expects both public transportation and transportation services such as Uber and Lyft to be utilized to some extent by guests — as well as rental cars, taxis and car services.
The Host Committee is committed to putting our best foot forward to provide a positive visitor experience for all of the delegates and guests.
Learn More. The GOP convention is scheduled for July 18-21, and is expected to attract upwards of 50,000 people.
Do you expect attendees will venture out into the communities of Northeast Ohio or will everyone be downtown? With 95 percent of rooms within a 35-mile radius, Convention hotels span west of downtown to Elyria, east to Concord and south to Fairlawn. Is there a way I can keep informed about the latest developments, real-time updates, answers to questions, etc.? Ultimately, the decision to close to the public or to change business hours is up to the respective restaurant owner.
The lasting impact of hosting this convention far exceeds the immediate economic impact.
The 50,000 visitors represent a variety of groups including: How Lorain County is preparing for the Convention. Since the date was announced, nearly all hotel rooms in Northeast Ohio have been booked. The Republican National Convention is not open to the public.
The farthest assignment by far went to California, which, as has been widely discussed , was assigned to the Kalhari Resort and waterpark in Sandusky. However, the one project that will not be complete is the Innerbelt Bridge.
If I want to get involved on the political side of things, who should I contact? Hotel development in Cleveland continues to progress, with seven construction projects set for completion within the next six weeks. I live by Cleveland Hopkins Airport. It is hoped that more daily commuters will use RTA during the convention to ease congestion. Some restaurants and other venues have committed to serve as headquarter locations for the Republican National Committee and for media who will be in Cleveland to cover the Convention — those commitments are likely to cause restaurant closures.
Will Convention activities take place at local venues or attractions? Additionally, establishments may also choose to change their business hours during the Convention.