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Directions and Accommodations


  • Employers may drop off materials at the loading dock on the Broadway Street side of the building. NOTED staff members will be available to assist with unloading materials.
  • Ample FREE parking is available adjacent to the Knight Center and in surrounding lots.
  • Employers should enter the Knight Center via the doors on Mill Street side of the building.

From Turnpike I-80:

East to Exit 180 (Rt. 8 South) VIA RT. 8 Follow Rt. 8 South to Perkins St. exit Right on Perkins St. to High St., turn Left Stay on High St. (one-way street going South) past E. Market Center is located on the left at the corner of High & Mill Sts.

From the North (via I-77/I-76):

I-77/I-76 (they run concurrently briefly) to Exit 22A VIA I-77 (Main/Broadway/Downtown) & WEST. Turn left onto Main St. Stay in the right lanes and follow Main St. to its merger with Broadway. Continue on Broadway to Mill St. (about 1-1 1/2 miles) Center is located at the corner of Broadway & Mill St.

From the North (via I-71):

I-71 to I-76 East to Exit 22A (Main/Broadway/Downtown) and SOUTH (follow directions above) VIA I-71.

From the South:

I-77N/I-76W to Exit 22A (Main/Broadway/Downtown). Continue straight through the intersection onto Broadway. Broadway is a one-way street going north. Follow Broadway to Mill St. (about 1-1 1/2 miles). The Center is at the northwest corner of Broadway & Mill St.

Hotel Accommodations 

Book your group rate for NOTED 2020 at the Courtyard by Marriott Akron Downtown, 41 Furnace Street, Akron OH 44308.

Special rate for a king or double queen room at $129, plus tax, for April 6th, 2020. To reserve a room using our NOTED discount, please use this link: Book your group rate for NOTED.

Room reservations should be made no later than March 25th to secure the discounted rate.

If you need to book after March 25th, please call the reservation line at 1-800-321-2211. For information about the NOTED facility and local hotels, please visit the JSK website at: www.johnsknightcenter.org.