Visitor FAQs

Find the answers to frequently asked questions about Ceramics Expo 2019 below.


What are the opening times for Ceramics Expo 2019?

Tuesday April 30

Exhibition hall: 9:00am - 6:00pm
Conference: 9:20am - 5:00pm
Networking reception: 4:30:pm – 6:00pm


Wednesday May 1

Exhibition hall: 9:00am - 4:00pm
Conference: 9:30am – 3:30pm

Please note the registration desk opens at 8:30am both days. 


Where is Ceramics Expo taking place?

International Exposition Center (I-X Center)
East Entrance, One I-X Center Drive
Cleveland, Ohio 44135


How do I get to the venue?

Driving instructions can be found on the I-X Center website here. I-X airport shuttles will operate on a 15-minute loop from outside the baggage claim area to the I-X Center. Drop-offs will be at Door 35, Exhibitor Entrance and the East Entrance. Pick-up will be at the East Entrance. 

Shuttle hours: 
Monday April 29, 2019 – 4.30pm - 9.30pm for VIP Launch Party only
Tuesday April 30, 2019 – 9.00am - 7.00pm 
Wednesday May 1, 2019 – 9.00am - 5.00pm 

There will also be shuttles running from local hotels. Please contact your hotel for more information.


How much is parking?

Parking at the I-X Center is free to Ceramics Expo attendees before 11:00am.


Do attendees get discounted rates at local hotels?

Yes. We have secured preferential rates at hotels in close proximity to the International Exposition Center (I-X Center), for our event attendees. Hotels can be booked here.  


When I arrive, where do I collect my visitor badge?

Visitor badges can be collected in the foyer at the registration desk. You will always need to have them on you. The badge can be used for both days of the exhibition and conference.


Where will the conference tracks take place?

The conference will take place on the show floor. Track one is at the back of the exhibition hall and track two is at the far right. View the floor plan here


When is the networking reception?

The networking reception will take place on Tuesday April 30 from 4:30pm – 6:00pm at the GeoCorp booth (501).


Is there an ATM available in the venue?

Yes. ATM’s are conveniently located along the I-X Center Pavilion.


Will there be food concessions?

There are concessions at the front of the hall, which will serve a selection of hot meals, snacks, sandwiches and drinks.


Is there a cloakroom?

Yes. There is a cloakroom located in the Easy lobby entrance. There will be a $2 charge per item.


Will there be WiFi?

Yes. The login details can be found at the visitor lounges (booth 830 and 628).


Do attendees get discounts at Cleveland restaurants and experiences?

Yes. Ceramics Expo has teamed up with Destination Cleveland to offer exclusive discounts to attendees for experiences within the city of Cleveland. View the full list of participating establishments here.


If you have any questions not answered above, please feel free to email us [email protected].