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Duke Energy Convention Center

Neighbourhood: Central Business District
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Address: 525 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202
Phone Number:
+1 513-419-7300

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Grea spacious place

Attended and industry event and car show. Amazing building with huge space, suitable for almost any event.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Peoria, Illinois
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Jamestown, Kentucky
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76 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is such a lovely convention center in downtown Cincinnati. Parking is a little pricey downtown, but the Convention Center is great for business, trade shows and events.

Thank Janette518
Las Vegas
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86 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Just a short walk from the hotel I stayed in. The police were everywhere making sure we had no issues. I don't know if that is typical for the city but it was nice to see! The convention center itself is nice. I only got lost a couple of times but overall the layout is nice. Could have used a... More 

Thank BigSarge03
Hoffman Estates, Illinois
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54 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Attended the KOI Cavalcade of Customs Car Show, very nicely setup. Several Floors and Very Open setup with Vehicles. Close to Parking Garages.

Thank marklE5542JK
Peoria, Illinois
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75 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Attended and industry event and car show. Amazing building with huge space, suitable for almost any event.

Thank Hecules-63
Springfield, Ohio
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20 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

I went here to attend Redsfest this year, as well as last year's MLB All Star Fanfest. Absolutely nothing to complain about here. Location is convenient in downtown Cincinnati with a parking garage right down the street. Building appears to be very well maintained.

Thank OhioTraveler91
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92 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

A very nice venue located in the heart of downtown Cincinnati. The hall is very spacious and has plenty of pay to park garages around it. It could use a little attention in spots. My daughter got on the elevator and her first word was sketchy. I agreed. Other than a few minor details a nice place and right in... More 

Thank John N
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29 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

The convention center is very nice. It would have been great if there had been a place to buy food other than Starbucks and the concession stand. There is ample parking but the way you have to pay for parking at the attached garages is extremely inconvenient. The line of people waiting to pay, at the self pay kiosk was... More 

Thank Christine K
Waukesha, Wisconsin
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45 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

... then you would want to do it in this convention center. The place is great, smack in the middle of downtown Cincinnati. There is a lot, repeat, lot of rooms. The place is clean. The people are friendly, and efficient - I wasn't in the organizing committee, but others I knew were. And not seeing them scurrying about says... More 

Thank Ravi N
Fort Thomas, Kentucky
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198 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

I came here for a conference. I think that they did a great job here. Easy access, as far as me, plenty of restrooms, easy to walk around

Thank Thomas G
Cincinnati, Ohio
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55 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Big setting g with lots of space on two floors with many different smaller spaces. Parking all around but not much at the center.

Thank marcia m

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