Conference Facilities & Banquet Halls

Want to plan a unique and extraordinary meeting, event or wedding? We have a whole host of facilities ranging from Lakeside beauty to eclectic, artistic college town atmosphere. Visit Lorain County will help you succeed and reach your meeting and event goals. We offer the following services for meeting and event planners:


Promotional materials for all of your attendees. These can be mailed in advance or can be picked up at our Visitor Center at 8025 Leavitt Rd., Amherst, OH.


These can include:

• Adventure and Visitor Info Guides to Lorain County: 48-page full-color catalogs that beautifully showcase North Central Ohio’s natural beauty and entice your attendees.


• Calendar of Events


• Back Roads and Beaches Multi-sport route map. Even if your attendees aren’t cycling, this map highlights museums, galleries, wineries and great spots to eat in the most beautiful and scenic parts of Lorain County.


• Area maps, attractions and dining information


• We can connect you with over 100 of our member businesses who can provide services such as lodging, catering, transportation, spa, recreation, event planning and business services.


• Activity planning: We can provide information and suggested itineraries for attendees, spouses and children for downtime fun.


To request information on meeting and event facilities, click here.

The following is a list of some great facilities to consider when planning your wedding, meeting, family reunion or other event in Lorain County.

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  • American Wilderness Campground & Event Center

    The closest campgrounds to the Cleveland Metropolitan area, American Wilderness Campground and Event Center offers beautiful wooded and lake campsites.

  • Amherst Historical Society & Sandstone Village

    The Amherst Historical Society's mission is to promote and educate the general public of the history of the Amherst area.

  • Cambria Hotel & Suites

    Opened in December 2014. Hotel, bar, restaurant & meeting space.

  • Carlisle Reservation Duck Pond Picnic Area

    Scan ponds for waterfowl; hike the trail for woodland nesters.

  • The Clifton

    Originally constructed in 1830, the George Clifton Barn is a rustic and cozy venue perfect for your next group event. Nearly two centuries old, the barn has been meticulously restored while preserving the charm of the original stately English-style design

  • Common Ground

    Common Ground is a non-profit organization located on 21 beautiful acres providing a variety of services to expand potential in youth, adults, and businesses.

  • DeLuca's Place in the Park

    DeLuca's Place in the Park is the place to go for your catering needs.

  • The Hotel at Oberlin

    Features 70 guestrooms and suites, a signature restaurant and bar, and event space overlooking Tappan Square.

  • John A. Spitzer Conference Center

    The John A. Spitzer Conference Center provides a multi-purpose venue for conferences, seminars, events and workshops.

  • Lakeview Park

    42 acres of lake front property for the public to enjoy.

  • Lorain County Fair

    This agricultural event has world class entertainment, tractor pulls, live animals, demo derby, horse racing, and much more. August 19–25, 2013.

  • Lorain County Transportation & Community Center

    The Lorain County Transportation and Community Center is a renovated train station that is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

  • Lorain Port Authority

    Mission: Promote waterborne commerce, provide economic development opportunities in Lorain, and to enhance public access to our waterways.

  • Oberliln College & Conservatory Conference Services

    Offers a variety of services from hosting large conferences to rentals for small gatherings and weddings.

  • Ramada Elyria

    Full service hotel midway between Sandusky and downtown Cleveland. Featuring indoor pool, restaurant, pub, meeting rooms and more.

  • Residence Inn Cleveland/Avon

    Introducing the brand new Residence Inn by Marriott at the Emerald Event Center in Avon! Opening fall 2015.

  • Stocker Arts Center

    The Stocker Arts Center is one of the top performing and visual arts venues in all of Ohio.

  • Sunset Terrace at Lakeview

    Stunning lakefront location for events, groups, meetings, and receptions.

  • Vermilion Valley Vineyards
    Henrietta Township

    Vineyard and winery set in tranquil surroundings featuring a variety of vinifera wines grown on site and fruit wines.

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