ExteriorBuilding4  Atrium  Theater Room

AuditoriumThis space is not within the FGC facility. It is located in a separate attached building. This will seat 49 respondents. This space does not have one-way viewing. 10 clients are able to view from a closed-circuit television in an attached conference room.

FACILITY DESCRIPTION

In business for more than 50 years, Focus Groups of Cleveland is Greater Cleveland’s largest centrally located, state-of-the-art facility with three large focus group/multi-purpose rooms designed to serve today’s marketing needs. Our extensively experienced staff members specialize in on-site recruiting for consumer, litigation, executive and medical interviews. Our cutting-edge facility houses more than 4,000 square feet of newly remodeled comfort and technology, ideal for conducting focus groups, IDIs, taste tests, mock juries, usability studies and more in a high-end environment.

 

FACILITY FEATURES

  • Free-standing office building with free parking
  • Easy access to our second-floor facility with drive-up, walkway access
  • Three focus group suites with one-way mirrors, sound-proofing, tiered client viewing and state-of-the-art technology
  • Commercial kitchen for product testing and taste tests with viewing access
  • Private client entrances
  • Client lounges
  • Catering available
  • On-site gym facilities for clients
  • Attractive reception area
  • Beautiful courtyard and atrium
  • Security-protected environment
  • Walking distance from Crowne Plaza

 

FACILITY DETAILS

Year Established: 1962
Year Facility Built: 1990
Year Remodeled: 2013
Building Type: Office Building
Recruiting: Handled on premises
Memberships: MRA, AMA, QRCA
Distance From Airport: 12 Miles
Travel Time to Airport: 15 Minutes
Distance from Downtown: 10 Miles
Travel Time to Downtown: 15 Minutes
For map, CLICK HERE.

 

CONTACT

April Morris
President
Focus Groups of Cleveland
2 Summit Park Drive, Suite 225
Independence, Ohio 44131 (Suburb of Cleveland)
Telephone: (216) 901-8075
Fax: (216) 674-5574
Email: morris@focusgroupsofcleveland.com

TECHNOLOGIES

 

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Focus Groups of Cleveland provides the following professional AV services for on and off-site projects:

  • State-of-the-art digital audio/video recording
  • High-definition TVs with plasma/LCD flat screens in all rooms with multi-room viewing
  • ELMO
  • Video projectors, DVD players, visual presenters and custom A/V configurations
  • Laptops. PCs/Macs, office equipment (copier, fax, etc.)
  • Multiple high-speed wired connections in every room
  • High-speed broadband wireless throughout the facility
  • Closed circuit TV and recording for off-site groups
  • Professional A/V support and videography on and off-site
  • Audio/Video streaming for off-site projects
  • FocusVision available for off-site projects
  • In-house Webcasting utilizing FocusVision
  • Web/Video conferencing
  • Client-controlled audio and lighting

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FOCUS SUITES

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FOCUS SUITE #1

The Respondent Room is ideal for a focus groups of 12 or less, IDIs or a mock jury break out.

  • Adjacent plush Lounge with PC, printer, seating for 6
  • Respondent Room Dimensions: 17’ X 17’
  • Respondent Room Capacity/Seats: 12
  • Observation Room for Clients Dimensions: 14’ X 18’
  • Observation Room for Clients Capacity: 10 to 12

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FOCUS SUITE #2

The Respondent Room is ideal for a focus groups of 12 or less, IDIs or a mock jury break out focus suite.

  • Respondent Room Dimensions: 15’ X 15’
  • Respondent Room Capacity/Seats: 10 to 12
  • Observation Room for Clients Dimensions: 13’ X 14’
  • Observation Room for Clients Capacity: 8 to 10

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FOCUS SUITE #3

The multi purpose respondent room is ideal for focus groups of 12+, IDIs, taste tests, usability labs, and mock jury presentations.

  • Attached plush lounge with PC, printer, seating for 8
  • Respondent Room Dimensions: 22’ X 22’
  • Respondent Room Capacity/Seats: 40
  • Observation Room for Clients Dimensions: 14’ X 15’
  • Observation Room for Clients Capacity: 20+

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* Audio visual equipment in all suites are always secure and only set up with client approval.
** Large LCD TVs in all focus suites.

SPECIAL SERVICES

  • Early morning start time, if necessary
  • Open 7 days a week for juries or interviews
  • Food service (able to cater to special dietary needs)
  • Separate thermostat controls for climate control
  • Nearby free parking
  • Concierge
  • Transportation services

TAKE YOUR CHOICE OF COMFORTABLE, CONVENIENT ACCOMMODATIONS

Within 12 miles of Focus Groups of Cleveland, you will find a wide range of overnight accommodations. We typically first recommend the Crowne Plaza & Conference Center, since it is right next door to our facility, and our negotiated special rates are $89 for a standard room or $109 for the Fifth Floor Club Level. Crowne Plaza’s complimentary shuttle picks up and drops off guests at the Cleveland Hopkins International Airport, and a complimentary shuttle to and from our facility is also available (times must be scheduled with the front desk). The hotel’s guest services include:

  • 24-Hour Business Center
  • 24-Hour Exercise Facility
  • Indoor Pool/Jacuzzi
  • Complimentary Local Calls
  • Concierge and Bellman Services

If you prefer to stay elsewhere, however, we’ve provided a comprehensive list of hotels within our facility’s immediate facility, as well as hotels in downtown Cleveland and near the airport.

HOTELS NEAR FOCUS GROUPS OF CLEVELAND

Miles From FGOC Hotel, Address & Phone Number Conference Rooms Shuttle To & From the Airport Drop Off/Pick Up (5 Mile Radius)
0.1 Crowne Plaza & Conference Center (4-Star Hotel)
5300 Rockside Rd., Independence, OH 44131
(216) 524-0700 (ask for FGoC corporate rate.)
Yes 6 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Call when you arrive.
Yes
0.2 Hampton Inn Suites
6020 Jefferson Dr., Independence, OH 44131
(216) 520-2020
No No No
0.3 Residence Inn by Marriott
5101 West Creek Rd., Independence, OH 44131
(216) 520-1450
No No No
0.3 Courtyard by Marriott
5051 West Creek Rd., Independence, OH 44131
(216) 901-9988
No No No
0.3 Hyatt Place Cleveland/Independence
6025 Jefferson Dr., Independence, OH 44131
(216) 328-1060
No Yes Yes
0.5 Red Roof Inn
6020 Quarry Lane, Independence, OH 44131
(216) 447-0030
No No No
0.5 Holiday Inn
6001 Rockside Rd., Independence, OH 44131
(216) 524-8050 or (800) 465-4329
(Ask for the FGoC corporate rate.)
Yes Yes
complimentary
Yes
0.6 La Quinta Inns & Suites
6161 Quarry Lane, Independence, OH 44131
(216) 447-1133
No No No
0.6 DoubleTree by Hilton
6200 Quarry Lane, Independence, OH 44131
(216) 447-1300 or (800) 445-8667
Yes Yes Yes
0.9 Embassy Suites Hotel
5800 Rockside Wood Blvd. Independence, OH 44131
(216) 986-9900
Yes Yes Yes

 

HOTELS IN DOWNTOWN CLEVELAND AREA

Miles From FGOC Hotel, Address & Phone Number Conference Rooms Shuttle To & From the Airport Drop Off/Pick Up (5 Mile Radius)
7.3 Comfort Inn Downtown
1800 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, OH 44115
(216) 861-0001
No Yes
$35 each way
Yes
7.3 Marriott Residence Inn
527 Prospect Ave. E., Cleveland, OH 44115
(216) 443-9043
No No Yes
7.3 Wyndham Hotel Playhouse Square
1260 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, OH 44115
(216) 615-7500 or (800) 996-3426
No No No
7.3 Ritz-Carlton Hotel (5-Star Hotel)
1515 W. 3rd St., Cleveland, OH 44113
(216) 623-1300 or (800) 241-3333
Yes No No
7.3 Hilton Garden Inn
1100 Carnegie Ave., Cleveland, OH 44115
(216) 658-6400
Yes No No
7.4 Renaissance (4-Star Hotel)
24 Public Square, Cleveland, OH 44113
(216) 696-5600 or (800) 696-6898
Yes No No
7.4 Hyatt Regency Cleveland At the Arcade
420 Superior Ave., Cleveland, OH 44114
(216) 575-1234 or (800) 233-1234
(Ask for the FGoC corporate rate.)
Yes No No
7.5 Marriott Cleveland at Key Center (4-Star Hotel)
127 Public Square, Cleveland, OH 44114
(216) 696-9200
Yes No No
7.6 Intercontinental Hotel Conference Center
9801 Carnegie Ave., Cleveland, OH 44106
(216) 707-4300
Yes No No
7.7 Crowne Plaza Cleveland City Center (4-Star Hotel)
777 Saint Clair Ave. NE, Cleveland, OH 44114
(216) 771-5600 or (800) 321-1090
No No Yes
9.1 Embassy Suites Hotel
1701 East 12th Street, Cleveland, OH 44114
(216) 523-8000
Yes No No

 

HOTELS NEAR AIRPORT

Miles From FGOC Hotel, Address & Phone Number Conference Rooms Shuttle To & From the Airport Drop Off/Pick Up (5 Mile Radius)
12 Hilton Garden Inn Cleveland Airport
4900 Emerald Court SW, Cleveland, OH 44135
(216) 898-1898
No Yes Yes
12 Sheraton Airport Hotel
5300 Riverside, Cleveland, OH 44135
(216) 267-1500
Yes Yes Yes
12 Cleveland Airport Marriott
4277 West 150th St., Cleveland, OH 44135
(216) 252-5333
Yes Yes No

 

WHERE TO EAT IN INDEPENDENCE

From fast food to fine dining, favorite chain restaurants to one-of-a-kind local establishments, you’ll find a full array of eateries conveniently located within a few minutes of Focus Groups of Cleveland. Below are some of your menu options.

Aladdin’s Eatery
6901 Rockside Road
216-642-7550

Applebee’s
4191 Rockside Road
216-328-0376

Bob Evans
5980 Rockside Road
216-524-9696

Bonefish Grill
6150 Rockside Place
216-520-2606

China King
7087 Brecksville Road
216-328-0983

Chipotle’s Mexican Restaurant
6901 Rockside Road
216-986-0551

Delmonico’s
6001 Quarry Lane
216-573-1991

Denny’s
6100 Rockside Road
216-524-7088

DiBella’s Old Fashioned Submarines
6708 Rockside Road
216-525-0180

Hibachi Japanese Steakhouse
6901 Rockside Road
216-520-0433

Jimmy John’s Gourmet Sandwiches
6800 Rockside Road
216-643-9900

LongHorn Steakhouse
4171 Rockside Road
216-642-8700

Mad Tex
6901 Rockside Road
216-524-7837

Mavis Winkle’s Irish Pub
5005 Rockside Road
216-525-0770

Melt Bar & Grilled
6700 Rockside Road
216-520-1415

Outback Steakhouse
6100 Rockside Place
216-520-3544

Panera Bread
6720 Rockside Road
216-447-3090

Potbelly Sandwich Shop
6901 Rockside Road
216-264-2730

Red Robin
6750 Rockside Road
216-642-0881

Romito’s Pizza
6474 Brecksville Road
216-524-8858

Shula’s Steak House II
6200 Quarry Lane
216-901-7852

Starbucks Coffee
6901 Rockside Road
216-642-0839

Summit Restaurant & Deli
2 Summit Park Drive
216-642-3050

Thai Gourmet
6901 Rockside Road
216-328-1123

Wasabi
4181 Rockside Road
216-901-8866

Winking Lizard Tavern
6111 Quarry Lane
216-424-2226

Zoup Fresh Soup
6901 Rockside Road
216-328-9300

DIRECTIONS TO FOCUS GROUPS OF CLEVELAND

 

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Cleveland is divided between the east and west side, with Focus Groups of Cleveland being in the middle in Independence. We are the largest, centrally located focus group facility in northeastern Ohio off of two major freeways (I480 and I77) making us only 10-15 minutes from the airport and within 20 -25 minutes to all suburbs. Our location is convenient for all Clevelanders to find, allowing us to achieve consistently high show rates. Parking is always complimentary.

Mailing Address
2 Summit Park Drive, Suite 225
Independence, OH 44131

From I-480 East or West
From Downtown Cleveland
From I-77 North
From I-71, if South of 1-274 Junction
From I-71, if North of I-127 Junction
From I-271 South
From the Ohio Turnpike (from the West)
From the Ohio Turnpike (from the East)