John S. Knight Center

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The John S. Knight Center

The John S. Knight Center is a large convocation center located in Akron, Ohio, named after the newspaper publisher and editor John S. Knight.

Opening in June 1994, it is a 123,000-square-foot (11,400 m2) facility with 43,000 square feet (4,000 m2) of exhibit space, a 12,000-square-foot (1,100 m2) banquet hall, a conference center, and 18 meeting rooms.[1]

The John S. Knight Center is the home of the Akron, Ohio Roller Derby team, the Rubber City Rollergirls.


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2009-04-26. Retrieved 2009-05-03.  Accessed March 4, 2009

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Coordinates: 41°04′58″N 81°30′57″W / 41.08266°N 81.5158°W / 41.08266; -81.5158