2023 AIR Forum Cleveland, Ohio May 28 – June 2, 2023

2023 AIR Forum

May 30 – June 2 | Cleveland, OH

Join us May 30 – June 2 in beautiful downtown Cleveland, OH for the 2023 AIR Forum! 

With Lake Erie in its front yard, downtown Cleveland offers a picturesque setting for enjoying the history, innovation, and attractions that make this destination a conference favorite. 

A state-of-the-art, sustainable convention center campus and convenient host hotels in the center of a vibrant downtown scene provide the perfect backdrop for AIR Forum attendees to gather and learn, connect, and share. 


Cleveland downtown from the Harbor

Important Dates

April 30
Regular registration closes

May 30 – June 2, 2023 
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Conference Location

Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland 
300 Lakeside Avenue 
Cleveland, OH 44113 

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Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland

Host Hotels

A true city-wide event, the 2023 AIR Forum takes over downtown Cleveland with four host hotels! Book your room as early as possible to ensure you receive the special group rates. 


DoubleTree Cleveland Downtown-Lakeside 
1111 Lakeside Ave. E, Cleveland OH 44114


Westin Cleveland Downtown 
777 St. Clair Ave. NE, Cleveland OH 44102 


Cleveland Marriott Downtown at Key Tower
1360 West Mall Drive Cleveland, Ohio 44114


Hilton Cleveland Downtown 
100 Lakeside Ave E, Cleveland, OH 44114 

For special group rates, online reservations, and additional information, visit Travel and Hotel

Special Event

Tour the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
Wednesday, May 31 | 6:30–8:30 p.m. ET

Cleveland welcomes us to the city by granting AIR Forum attendees exclusive access to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame! Join us Wednesday immediately following the Exhibit Hall networking reception to enjoy a dessert reception (with cash bar) and access to the entire hall of fame filled with good music, exhibits and experiences, and more. Transportation will be provided—busses load at the convention center beginning at 6 p.m. ET and will loop until 8:30 p.m. ET. 

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

#AIRForum Buzz

See what attendees said during the 2022 conference:


"My first #airforum was beyond expectations!! Met amazing people, listened to insightful sessions and learned about meaningful projects that are excellent examples of #institutionalchange for #studentsuccess. I can’t wait to begin work on some projects! See you all next year!!"

Twitter @christy_wentz

"Really thinking about @ruha9 keynote around the dangers of “do-gooder data” and the harm such data might enact, esp on our students. #airforum“ 

Twitter @4Kats4

“Considering data governance in my position. After this closing keynote will be thinking about indigenous data governance as well #AIRForum” 

Twitter @lmzbooklvr

"Having a great time at the 2022 AIR Forum! Already looking forward to next year 😁“

LinkedIn Jonathan Lee

"Grateful to have been with my fellow #highered data nerds these past few days. My heart is full of ideas, inspiration, and new connections. Now let’s get to work and use data strategically to transform our colleges and universities for equitable student success. #AIRForum"

Twitter @coobs

"Lots of great colleagues sharing vital knowledge to support student success. Happy to see the many opportunities to learn how to use data equitably to support inclusion and increase belonging on our campuses. Goodbye, beautiful Phoenix! Thanks! #Airforum” 

LinkedIn Deborah A. Phelps

"Last week I attended my first #airforum conference. It was a great opportunity to meet other individuals in the institutional research field and connect with them. I learned so much from attending the sessions and I am excited to apply my new knowledge at DelVal! Looking forward to attending next years conference. #dataanalytics #highereducation” 

LinkedIn Megan Y.