This is why the Emerald Event Center tops the Cleveland Hotlist

For the second year in a row, The Emerald Event Center is the Best Wedding Venue on the Cleveland Hotlist!

We are proud of our reputation for flawless, memorable weddings and for handling every detail with creative flair. At Emerald, every wedding is exciting and unique. Our creative and talented event and culinary staff can assist with style and decorating options to create the wedding of your dreams. Whether your wedding will be traditional or unconventional, culturally specific or a wonderful melding of diversity, we are in love with love and will celebrate yours with professionalism, grace and style.

The Emerald Event Center offers a state of the art, highly flexible wedding space. We offer comfort, elegance and a passion to serve. Most people love the advantages of a one stop wedding ceremony and reception venue. Our outdoor courtyard, ballroom and individual flex spaces provide a unique and perfect setting for your wedding ceremony and reception. And our onsite Residence Inn by Marriott Cleveland/Avon means accommodations for your wedding party and out-of-town guests couldn’t be more convenient.

Emerald’s 6,700 sq. ft. ballroom accommodates up to 675 guests. You can also choose from eight smaller rooms to handle more intimate gatherings — onsite Bridal / Groom Suites for wedding prep, or pre-wedding events such as rehearsal dinners, showers or Chooda and Kalire ceremonies or Sangeet or Mehndi parties. If needed, we are happy to reserve the entire facility exclusively for your wedding! We will accommodate all of your audiovisual needs, and hi speed wireless internet is available throughout the building. We also have a 3rd party parking valet for the convenience of your guests. We provide the finest service, facility and cuisine in Northeast Ohio.

Our culinary team carefully sources every detail of your wedding feast. Our uncompromising standards demand that we have the freshest, highest quality ingredients, which you and your family will sample at our exclusive Tasting Event. The Tasting allows families to choose from our new menus, which feature a wide range of culinary options including hors d’oeuvres, main dishes, wines, cheeses and desserts, and an array of beautiful linen and seating options. Our talented and experienced sales, catering, culinary and management team are all on hand to answer questions and offer advice on our various options. This is just one more way The Emerald Event Center goes above and beyond to ensure your wedding is the experience of a lifetime. The Tasting event is part of the package when couples sign to host their reception at the Emerald Event Center.

Our team will be at the Today’s Bridal Show in Independence on October 14, 2018, with an exclusive offer of a FREE Chiavari Chair upgrade (Gold, Silver or Fruitwood) for up to 150 guests! Come meet the Emerald team to plan your 2019 or 2020 wedding, follow us on Instagram, like our most recent photo and comment with your wedding date and we will send you the promo code (new bookings only, can’t be used with any other offer and bookings must be signed by 12/31/2018 to receive the upgrade).

Come Imagine the Possibilities at The Emerald Event Center! Call our sales office today at 440-937-0909. Located 20 minutes from Downtown Cleveland, just off I-90 on Just Imagine Drive in Avon, Ohio.

Holiday Planning is in Full Swing!

It’s Time to Book the Holiday Party

The holidays are right around the corner and we’re ready to help you create your magical event, whether it’s a large, corporate affair or a small group experience for your club or organization. And to help get you going, we’ve created an incentive:

Book your holiday party between November, 2018–February 2019 and receive DOUBLE Marriott Rewards Points for every dollar you spend. You can also relax after the party with a complimentary one night stay for the event planner! Our attached Residence Inn by Marriott is a fabulous and convenient option for your overnight needs. Contact our sales department at 440.937.0909 and mention the “Christmas in July” special.

In the meantime, have a look at some of the great holiday events we’ve hosted for some inspiration in your own planning.

Bar 41•82 Update

New Name, New Menu Items

Bar 41•82 (previously known as “The Craft” Bar) not only has a new name but updated menu items from Chef Bernie and his team. Some of the new items include pizzas, salads and shrimp. We are also featuring a new selection of Dante wines and beers on tap.

Located in our adjoining Residence Inn Marriott – Avon/Cleveland, Bar 41•82 has been hosting a number of year round events. At the present time, there have been monthly Tuesday evening dinners with live entertainment that take advantage of the large, comfortable patio and outdoor grill. At other times we host year round events like Mardi Gras, Oktoberfest and other themed nights. Come on out and enjoy the comfortable ambiance and outdoor spaces during the summer. And in the colder months, cozy up by the fire and enjoy cocktails and lite bites!

Hot Summer Savings – Pick your Perk Returns

Choose one of the following for your next meeting:

  • Complimentary audio visual package to include:
    Screen and projector/one wireless microphone and podium
  • One complimentary breakout room and a complimentary one night stay in a studio suite for Meeting Planner
  • Earn Marriott Rewards Points for every dollar you spend!
  • All day beverage break for up to 30 people

Offer valid on new bookings only & cannot be combined with other offers. Meeting must be booked between June 21, 2018–September 21, 2018 and take place within the 2018 year.

 Contact the Sales Department at 440-937-0909 to book your next meeting and mention the “Pick your Perk” promotion

New Brides and Grooms have Emerald Tasting Experience

Last week, as part of the Emerald Wedding planning process, new brides and grooms enjoyed a tasting event with their families. The tasting allows families to choose from a wide range of culinary options including hors d’oeuvres, main dishes, wines, cheeses and desserts. Sales, catering, culinary and management are all on hand to answer questions and discuss various options. Guests also are able to sample linens and seating options. This is just another way the Emerald Event Center goes above and beyond to ensure couples’ experience the event of a lifetime. The tasting event is part of the package when brides and grooms sign to host their reception at the Emerald Event Center.

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Sourcing Excellence

Emerald Culinary Team and Premier ProduceOne – A Proud Partnership

Emerald Culinary Team and Premier ProduceOne – A Proud Partnership

The Emerald Event Center Culinary team carefully sources all the products that come out of the kitchen. As is with all of our ingredients, it is critical we have the freshest, high quality produce. For that reason, sourcing our produce through Premier ProduceOne ensures the excellence we always hold as standard.

Premier ProduceOne is a produce and speciality foods distribution company created by integrating two family owned and locally operated Ohio businesses that had deep roots as regional providers. After 16 years the company has earned a reputation for superior quality in the greater Cleveland area. They have committed themselves to being a sustainable company. Premier ProduceOne is an officially certified “Green Business Bureau” company. The company purchases from over 25 local farms and offer up to 130 local produce items and over 200 speciality items, investing in the local economy and ensuring peak freshness of product.


Spring into Savings – Meetings at the Emerald Event Center


  • Earn Marriott Rewards Points For Every Dollar Spent!
  • Complimentary Wireless Microphone & Podium
  • Complimentary LCD Projector & Screen
  • (1) Complimentary breakout room

Offer valid on new bookings only & cannot be combined with other offers.
Meeting must be booked between March 1, 2018-May 31, 2018
and take place within the 2018 year.

Contact the Sales Department to book your next meeting: 440-937-0909 

Taking Care of the Details

Meet Emily Dusky, Sales Manager for the Emerald Event Center

Meet Emily Dusky, Sales Manager at the Residence Inn and the Emerald Event Center. Emily began her career here in February of 2017 as Sales Coordinator and was quickly promoted. Now that she is Sales Manager, she is more intimately involved in planning events — her favorite part of the job!

Prior to her current position, Emily assisted in planning events at a Senior Living community. She received her degree in Communication from Kent State University. She and her new husband, Jared are currently getting ready to head to London and Paris on a much anticipated honeymoon!