Workshops & Training

Discover unparalleled flexibility with the rooms available for corporate workshops and training at The NEW Center. Conveniently located between Akron and Cleveland, our event venue is the ideal place to hold your next corporate workshop or training session.

Corporate Workshops and Training in Northeast Ohio

With more than 177,000 square feet of workable space, the NEW Center’s conference and event center creates a unique workspace to fit your needs. The following different types of rooms can be arranged and designed to meet the specific needs of your workshop or training seminar:

  • Auditorium
  • Atrium
  • Ballrooms
  • Boardrooms
  • Conference rooms


Comprehensive Amenities for Your Training Sessions

  • Wi-Fi access
  • In-house media production suite
  • Laptops
  • LCD projectors
  • Easels
  • Screens
  • Podiums
  • Microphones
  • Microphones
  • Panoramic screen in the auditorium
  • Executive Boardroom with a Smart TV
  • Expert catering service
  • In-house cafe and coffee shop
  • Portable staging
  • Tables and chairs

Start Planning Your Workshops & Training

To learn more about what The NEW Center can do for your event, fill out the form and we will contact you soon!

Take a Break With In-House Catering & Dining Options

A full day of workshops and training sessions is sure to build up an appetite! Guests can easily grab some lunch or a coffee at our two outstanding in-house dining options—The Bistro and Erie Island Coffee Shop. Our expert catering service also allows you to arrange a breakfast, lunch or dinner for your guests.

Start Planning Your Workshops & Training Sessions

Fill out the contact form to be contacted by an event specialist at The NEW Center and start planning your corporate training seminar today!

What People Are Saying

The NEW Center has proven, once again, to be a terrific venue for our special volunteer event. We are completely comfortable returning year after year with a large, themed party hosting approximately 300 guests. The food is consistently great, the staff are a pleasure to work with as we do… Read More

Stephanie Montgomery
Coordinator, Volunteer Services
University Hospitals Portage Medical Center

Hallrich Incorporated has worked with The NEW Center for several years and have been more than satisfied not only with the facility but more so with the staff and the warmth and quality of service we have been given, no matter what type of event we were having for our… Read More

Gale R. Memmer
Executive Assistant/Facilities Manager
Hallrich Incorporated

The NEW center is a wonderful place to hold meetings - professional atmosphere at an affordable price. The staff are exceptional at what they do and the food selection and quality exceed expectations. Read More

Cindy Rolfe
Fiscal and Professional Development Manager
HSTW NE Ohio Region

Your staff helped make our event run smoothly, particularly with their support on hand throughout the night and everything was well coordinated. Thank you again! Read More

Victoria Romanda
Chief of Staff
PEGS Foundation

Whether planning a business meeting, small, intimate after hours or an event requiring the entire ballroom area, The NEW Center is the perfect venue. Read More

Lori Wemhoff
Executive Director
Kent Area Chamber of Commerce

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!

News & Events

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