Cleveland International Hall of Fame
Induction Event Details

The induction is held at the Cleveland Marriot Downtown at Key Center (see map below). Doors open at 5:00 and the event begins at 5:45. We are absolutely delighted when we see the attendees dressed in traditional cultural or ethnic dress!

2017 Class

The 2017 Class was chosen unanimously by the committee from over 150 nominations.  In alphabetical order:

  1.  Mona Alag

  2. Jim Craciun

  3. Wael Khoury

  4. Sam Kim

  5. Bill Miller (posthumous)

  6. Basil Russo

Click on a name for bios of the inductees and the special people who will be inducting them on April 18, 2017.

Purchasing Tickets

The event always sells out so be sure to get your ticket(s) early. You can either purchase tickets via Paypal ($62 each) or you may mail your payment ($60 each) along with all other pertinent information to 868 Montford Road, Cleveland Heights, Ohio 44121. Please note that no physical tickets or digital tickets will be issued!



The cost of parking at the Marriot is out of our control. We strongly encourage all attendees to arrive at the event a little after 5:00; the cost of parking decreases substantially after that time.

Sponsorship Information

You have the opportunity to help sponsor the Cleveland International Hall of Fame at various levels and be featured in the collector’s item book that each attendee receives. We offer varying levels of support (from Table Sponsor to Platinum Sponsor) and program book ads that are sure to fit any budget. Please contact us at or 216-406-6954 for more details on how to sponsor the magazine.