Who We Are

The NEW Center is Ohio’s premiere event venue for any type of event. Our convenient location near Cleveland and Akron makes us the perfect venue for any event in Ohio.

The NEW Center Mission

The NEW Center is a unique event venue where you can redefine the typical event experience. Hold a leadership retreat with a keynote speaker in the auditorium followed by breakout sessions in our intelligent conference rooms. Host an all-inclusive corporate event sure to impress. Plan your dream wedding in the Grand Ballroom. Or, stop in for lunch at The Bistro after a quick workout at Sequoia Wellness. The NEW Center has something for everyone.

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The mission of The NEW Center is to improve the lives of the Northeast Ohio community and to consistently create an unparalleled event experience. Our unique group of key partners is committed to providing world-class service to every customer.

Northeast Ohio Medical University

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Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED) is a dynamic institution of higher learning. Established in 1973, the University trains physicians, pharmacists, researchers and other health professionals in an inter professional environment.

NEOMED improves the health, economy, and quality of life in Northeast Ohio through the medical, pharmacy, and health sciences education of students and practitioners at all levels; the development of new knowledge through research in the biomedical, community health and behavioral sciences; and the provision of community service and health education throughout the Northeast Ohio region.

Our values are reflected in the Six Cs of our educational, research and work environment:







Our Partners

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Start Planning Your Next Event

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Sequoia Wellness Center

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The NEW Center is home to the Sequoia Wellness Center, an exceptional amenity for both corporate events as well as fundraisers. Whether you want to add rock climbing to your next corporate retreat in Ohio, or mid-day yoga to break up sessions of your next corporate seminar, our wellness center’s pools, rock wall, exercise equipment and staff members can add something extra to your event.
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A Central Location
for Your Guests

Located in Rootstown, Ohio, The NEW Center is just a short drive from Akron, North Canton, Kent, Youngstown, and other cities in the Northeast Ohio region. With hundreds of hotel rooms located within several miles of The NEW Center, shuttle service before and after your event can be arranged for your attendees. Our building is easy to find right off of I-76 and has plenty of complimentary parking available for your guests.

See for yourself how easy it is to get to our location – Schedule a free lunch and tour of The NEW Center today!