Participant Resources

IHE USA's participant resources includes information on:

Connectathon Badges | Online Registration is Closed

If you did not purchase your IHE Connectathon badges in advance, you may purchase onsite at Registration and Check-in located on the Exhibition Level (see map) of the Cleveland Convention Center.

Connectathon badges will provide you with admission to the testing floor effective January 25 - 29, 2016; and, additionally, access to food & beverages. Participants are required to provide two (2) staff persons at minimum to manage on-site system testing for the entire week of January 25 - 29, 2016.

System fees do not include Connectathon badges for Participant's staff to attend this event. Participants must complete a separate online pre-registration to purchase Connectathon badges in order to access the Connectathon test floor.

Connectathon Badge Types & Fees

  • Weekly Participant Badges allow participants access to the test floor January 25 - 29, 2016
  • Daily Participant Badges allow participant's access to the test floor for one day only
Badge Type
Prior to December 4, 2015 at 11:59PM ET
Effective December 5, 2015
Daily Connectathon Badge $100 USD per person $150 per person
Weekly Connectathon Badge $300 USD per person $550 per person

Connectathon Badge Policies

  • Participant may purchase Connectathon badges for additional staff members
  • Connectathon badges are limited to the Participant's leadership, technical, marketing and testing team. Guests are not permitted on the testing floor
  • All Participants must have a valid badge to access the Connectathon test floor, and badges must be worn at all times while on the test floor

Refund Policy

No refunds will be issued to participants for badges or social event tickets. Connectathon badges and social event tickets are transferable. To request a transfer, please contact

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Hotel & Travel

IHE USA Room Blocks Closed December 28, 2015

IHE USA's room blocks guarantee the best price until December 28, 2015:

The Westin Cleveland Downtown

A luxury hotel centrally located in Cleveland's energetic financial district. The Westin is steps from the Public Auditorium and the Global Center for Health Innovation and a few short blocks from the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame & Museum and professional sports venues.

Designed to be environmentally friendly, the hotel comprises 484 upscale rooms that provide stunning views of Lake Erie and the vibrant cityscape. Discover renewal with the Heavenly® Bed and signature bath amenities as well as 3,000-square-foot WestinWORKOUT® Fitness Studio which boasts the latest cardio and strength-training equipment.

Amenities Include:

  • Four Star, Four Diamond Property
  • Complimentary access to WestinWORKOUT®, the twenty-four hour, 3,000 sq. ft. fitness center
  • Meet and eat at the sophisticated farm to table steakhouse, Urban Farmer
  • Unwind or amp up at the full service Starbucks coffeehouse
  • Enjoy 24 hour In-room dining service
  • Check-in at the complimentary business center located on the 7th floor


The Westin Cleveland Downtown
777 Saint Clair Avenue NE
Cleveland, Ohio 44114
Tel: (216) 771-7700

From Cleveland Hopkins International Airport:
Car: Head toward Interstate 71/Interstate 480/ Ohio 237 N/Cleveland (I-71) and merge on to OH-237 N. Continue onto Berea Fwy. Merge onto I-71 N. Continue onto I-90 E. Take exit 172A for 9th Street E toward I-77 S. Merge onto E 9th Street. Turn left onto St. Clair Avenue NE. The Westin will be on the right.

Visit Google Maps for directions from your location.


Overnight parking at The Westin is $30.00 per day, valet only. This hotel does not provide shuttle service.

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The Cleveland Marriott Downtown at Key Center - SOLD OUT

The Cleveland Marriott offers stunning views of Lake Erie and the breathtaking city skyline. This 25 story Cleveland hotel boasts 400 guest rooms with sleek furnishings, an indoor pool and a fitness center. Located steps from the Cleveland Convention Center and Global Center for Health Innovation, this hotel is ideal for meeting and gatherings of any size. Take advantage of their renowned hotel staff for unmatched hospitality and local knowledge for an authentic Cleveland experience.



Cleveland Marriott Downtown at Key Center
127 Public Square
Cleveland, OH 44114
Tel: (216) 696-0966

From Cleveland Hopkins International Airport - CLE

Car: Follow signs from airport towards I-71 North; Take I-71 North to Downtown. I-71 N becomes I-90 E. From I-90 E, Merge onto E. 9th St via EXIT 172A. Continue on E. 9th St. Turn left onto Saint Clair Ave. Hotel will be ahead on left 2.5 blocks. Self-Parking is within underground garage located in front of hotel.

Visit Google Maps for directions from your location.


The Cleveland Marriott offers several parking options, see pricing below. This hotel does not provide shuttle service. Parking fees include in/out privileges.

  • Valet parking: $25.00 USD daily
  • On-site parking: $7.00 USD hourly or $20.00 USD daily

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Cleveland Resources

Make the most of your trip to the IHE NA Connectathon 2016! Cleveland offers world-class experiences without the world-class ego. Discover exciting things-to-do, iconic sights, and foodie favorites. IHE USA has made it easy, here's some key resources to help you blend in like a local.

Cleveland Visitors Guide
Downtown Cleveland Dining Map Download Map
Cleveland Dining Guide Download Guide
Downtown Restaurants with Sunday Hours Download Listing
Local Pharmacies & Convenient Stores Download Listing
Public Transit - RTA Service
Cleveland Convention Center Map Download Map

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