Hotel, Travel, Transportation, and Attire
The Conference of Great Lakes St. Lawrence Governors & Premiers (Conference) will be holding its invitation-only Leadership Summit from Friday, September 17–Sunday, September 19, in Cleveland, Ohio.
The Summit program will take place at the Renaissance Hotel in downtown Cleveland:
All hotel rooms at the Renaissance Hotel in downtown Cleveland are available on a first come-first served basis, and all costs will be the responsibility of the attendee(s). Please call 216/696-5600 and ask for reservations, and reference "Leadership Summit" when making your reservation to get the group rate. Reservations may also be made through this link.
Evening events open to all participants will be held at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and the Music Box Supper Club:
Typical temperatures for Cleveland during this time of year are from the upper 50s to the mid- 70s (14-24 Celsius). Throughout the Summit, attendees should be dressed in business attire. However, attendees should wear casual attire for the September 17 reception and dinner at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, the September 18 dinner and reception at the Music Box Supper Club, and the September 19 Cleveland Field Trip.
Transportation to Cleveland
Air service to Cleveland arrives and departs from Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE). Detailed directions, parking and transport information to the Renaissance Hotel are available at: https://www.clevelandairport.com/parking-transportation
The September 17 welcome reception and dinner for all participants will be held at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Bus transportation will be available for all attendees to and from the Renaissance Hotel.
The September 18 reception and dinner for all other attendees will be held at the Music Box Supper Club. Bus transportation will be available for all attendees to and from the Renaissance Hotel.
On September 19, there will be a Cleveland Field Trip open to all attendees. Bus transportation will be available for all attendees to and from the Renaissance Hotel.
The public version of the Summit agenda is available at https://gsgp.org/events/2021-governors-and-premiers-leadership-summit/agenda/ Updates will be provided to each Governor’s and Premier’s office as needed.
Media are invited to cover the press conference on September 17 at 2:30 p.m. at the Great Lakes Science Center. For security purposes, all media are encouraged to pre-register for the press conference by contacting Mike Piskur at firstname.lastname@example.org (773/573-2884). Selected plenary sessions on September 18 are also open to the press. Members of the press must register before the Summit and obtain credentials.
Summit credentials must be worn by all attendees. All attendees must come to registration to pick up their credentials. No exceptions.
Attendees are required to have two forms of personal identification available including a current, government issued photo ID (such as a driver’s license or passport), to receive credentials. The second form of identification must confirm the individual’s business affiliation (such as a business card or organizational ID); personal credit cards are not a valid form of identification.