FirstMerit to acquire naming rights for Cleveland Convention Center

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FirstMerit Convention CenterCLEVELAND, Ohio — FirstMerit Bank plans to acquire naming rights for the Cleveland Convention Center.

According to a press release from FirstMerit, the company is partnering with Cuyahoga County for the deal.

A joint press conference was held Monday for officials will discuss the specifics of the deal.

Legislation on the deal has already been submitted to County Council, which will consider the proposal at a Tuesday meeting.

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