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Location, Location, Location

Location, Location, Location

Ohio’s Lake Erie Shores & Islands is centrally located within a 5-hour drive of several major metropolitan areas. We’re easy to get to – close to airports, train stations, and main travel highways.

Bang for Your Buck

Bang for Your Buck

Group gatherings in Ohio’s Lake Erie Shores & Islands are a great value. Group discounts, complimentary parking, conference services, and more ensure your experience won’t put a strain on your wallet.

Endless Options

Endless Options

Where else can you have an intensive board retreat in the morning and be whisked off to an island adventure in the afternoon? Or maybe you’re planning a family reunion for all generations? There are historical attractions, amusements, water parks, and outdoor leisure options for all ages.

Conference and Event Support Grants and Customized Services

Conference and Event Support Grants

Apply for grant dollars to offset transportation and event marketing expenses. Our group sales team will work with you to qualify for one of three grants offered by Ohio’s Lake Erie Shores & Islands.


Customized Services

From itinerary customization and welcome bags for attendees, to volunteers waiting to assist with registration, or a destination concierge booth at your event, our knowledgeable staff and volunteers are here to make sure your group will discover its own Lake Erie Love!

Venues and Guestrooms

Venues and Guestrooms

Gather at the base of a 352 ft. tall national monument. Take a casual cruise on the lake. Talk shop on an award-winning golf course. Teleconference with your overseas colleagues in a university classroom. Rejuvenate at a day spa. With over 615,000 sq. ft. of meeting space and over 8,000 rooms in the Lake Erie Shores & Islands, your group will have no trouble finding the hotel, resort, or gathering space to fit your needs.

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