Your Central, Northeast Ohio Preferred Venue for Corporate Events

A conference or seminar isn’t just a one-and-done event, it’s an opportunity to keep them coming back year after year.

Make your next corporate event a success.

Why Choose The NEW Center?

Tell Us About Your Next Event

With all the amenities you could ask for, plus the perk of a central, easy-to-access location, The NEW Center is the perfect venue for your next seminar or conference.

Not sure where to start? Our Sales Director would be happy to speak with you about your event and the kind of space you’re looking for.

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Corporate Expo

Whether you’re looking to make connections in the business world or teach others best practices in the industry, our open atrium, auditorium and many conference rooms are perfect for corporate expos.


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Corporate Retreat

Ignite your team building spirit alongside coworkers at an inspiring wellness retreat with rock climbing, a family cookout in our courtyard, or special breakout sessions in our many conference rooms.


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Workshops & Training

Open with an inspiring speech in the auditorium and then break out into smaller workshops and classes for a full day of training. Top it all off with a catered lunch or dinner provided by our expert culinary staff.


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Business Seminars

From small meeting rooms for intimate seminars to the grand ballroom or auditorium for large corporate seminars, we’ve got a technologically equipped room perfect for your business event.


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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In these strange and uncertain times we’re in right now, we can all use a little comfort. Chef Xavier is pulling out all his recipes for delicious comfort food to share with you, and next up is one of his favorites—smothered chicken!  “When I was a young boy, my mother cooked all types of wonderful […]