CLEVELAND - A four minute promotional video for the Cleveland Medical Mart & Convention Center gives an extensive virtual tour of the facility, and highlights the "very best" of what Cleveland has to offer the world.
You also get a chance to see the 3D rendering of the facility and interviews with Jim Bennett, Merchandise Mart Properties, Inc. (MMPI) senior vice president.
Bennett begins the video by walking through the current construction, saying "What we're truly creating here is an economic development engine."
Set to open in July 2013, the Cleveland Medical Mart & Convention Center will serve as a combination of the best medical innovation, education and commerce.
"There's no place that I'm aware of in the world where those three elements come together like they do here," said Bennett.
Also highlighted throughout the video is Cleveland's vibrant nightlife, sightseeing options and more.
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The one-million square foot campus integrates state-of-the-art permanent spaces in the 235,000 square foot medical mart with world-class trade show and conference facilities in the Cleveland Convention Center.
The Cleveland Convention Center features 230,000 square feet of exhibit space. It also features more than 90,000 square feet dedicated to meeting rooms, including a 32,000 square foot column-free grand ballroom with views of Cleveland's lakefront.
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