The I-X Center in Cleveland, Ohio hosts events such as Crown Classic Dog Shows, LEGO KidsFest, the Ohio RV Supershow, motorcycle shows and gardening shows as of 2015. The facility also hosts a number of holiday-themed events, including the I-X Trick or Treat Street and I-X Christmas Connection. The exact line up of events varies from year to year. The most current listing is available at IXCenter.com.
The I-X Centers partners with nonprofit organizations and businesses alike to bring the best shows to northern Ohio. Examples include the Great Big Home and Garden Expo, sponsored by Solon-based Marketplace Events, and the Greater Cleveland Auto Show, sponsored by the Greater Cleveland Automobile Dealers' Association. The facility also sponsors its own events, including the I-X Indoor Amusement Park, By Hand Fine Art and Crafts Fair, Summit Racing Equipment I-X Piston-Powered Auto-Rama, Fabulous Food Show and the holiday specials described above. The I-X Center also hosts a number of educational and business trade shows each year.
The I-X Center measures 2.2 million square feet, making it one of the 10 largest convention centers in the country, according to Trade Show Executive Magazine. Around 50,000 square feet in the building's basement are used for mid-sized exhibitions, while a 2008 addition of 185,000 square feet is referred to as the South Hall. This size, as well as its convenient location near Cleveland Hopkins International Airport and several interstate highways, inspires the top show producers to use the facility regularly.