FAQ

Where is the Global Center for Health Innovation located?

The Global Center is located at 1 St. Clair Ave. NE in the heart of downtown Cleveland, connected to the Huntington Convention Center and the Hilton Cleveland. We’re just next door to the large green space of Cleveland’s Mall B, with views of the downtown skyline, Lake Erie and other landmarks. View us on the map here.

Where are the closest places to park?

Valet parking is available at the St. Clair Ave. entrance to the Global Center (1 St. Clair Ave NE) on weekdays from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Attached self-parking is available at the Huntington Park Garage at 3 Lakeside Ave. E, with many other garages and lots within a short walking distance at the below facilities. You can also learn more about downtown parking by visiting Downtown Cleveland Alliance’s Parking Guide at www.parking.downtowncleveland.com or by downloading the ParkMe app.

Is the Global Center accessible by public transportation?

Yes, the Global Center can be easily reached by light rail or bus through the Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority. For schedules, routes and fees, visit www.riderta.com or download the RTA CLE app.

How do I learn more about upcoming events at the Global Center?

Stay in the loop on the latest upcoming events at the Global Center by visiting our events calendar often. To subscribe to our newsletter of the latest news and events, complete this form.

I’m traveling to Cleveland for a GCHI event. Where are the nearest hotels?

The Global Center is attached to the Hilton Cleveland, located at 100 Lakeside Ave. East. Other nearby options include:

For more about planning your trip to Cleveland, visit www.thisiscleveland.com.

Who leads the Global Center for Health Innovation?

The Global Center for Health Innovation is powered by BioEnterprise, a healthcare accelerator that guides biomedical companies through formation, commercialization, talent attraction, acceleration and exit. In 2018, BioEnterprise assumed strategic leadership of the Global Center for Health Innovation with a mission to create a vibrant healthcare-focused innovation hub that connects startups, industry, healthcare institutions, investors and other stakeholders. Learn more about BioEnterprise at bioenterprise.com.

How do I hold an event at the Global Center for Health Innovation?

There are a wide variety of event spaces available at the Global Center, ranging from conference rooms through a 1,000-person capacity ballroom. While event space is available to any organization, Global Center members receive discounts on rental rates. For more information about hosting an event at the Global Center for Health Innovation, contact director of events and programs Christine Grapo at cgrapo@bioenterprise.com.

Where are nearby restaurants and breweries?

The Global Center for Health Innovation is conveniently located within walking distance of Cleveland’s most renowned restaurants, breweries, bars and other nightlife. For a complete guide to where to eat and drink in downtown Cleveland, visit Destination Cleveland’s website at thisiscleveland.com.

Are there places to eat at the Global Center?

If you want to grab a bite without leaving the complex, there’s an Au Bon Pain and Starbucks inside the Global Center. A short indoor walk will also take you to multiple food and drink options at the Hilton Cleveland, including The Burnham Restaurant and Bar 32, which towers 32 floors above downtown Cleveland.

How do I learn more about becoming a member of the Global Center?

To learn more about membership in the Global Center or to schedule a tour, contact director of community Alison Lauge at alauge@bioenterprise.com.

How can I learn more about co-working at the Global Center?

To learn more about co-working opportunities at the Global Center, contact Alison Lauge at alauge@bioenterprise.com.