Stay Informed

To make sure you're informed at all times during the Convention, here's a list of social channels and hashtags, alert systems, and apps to get the most up-to-date information.

For emergency community alerts, you can sign up for the City of Cleveland's notifications via CodeRED.

If you see something:
Report suspicious activity – click here for more information.

Know what you can bring:
Click here for a comprehensive list of prohibited items.

If you plan to use public transportation during Convention Week, make sure to register for RTA's notifications, alerts, and schedule or route changes through their Commuter Alerts system. For real-time traffic information, try the OHGO app, or tune into local public radio or local news stations to know whether you'll need to plan for extra time or take a different route. Click here for more traffic and transportation information.

Host Committee Social Media:
The Host Committee is running a Social Media Command Center during the week of the Convention to provide the information you need, when you need it. The Cleveland 2016 Host Committee's Social Media Command Center will operate 24/7 during the Convention to answer questions, engage the community and visitors, and share content.

  • Have a question during the convention? Tweet it with the hashtag #AskCLE and our Command Center staff will answer it for you.
  • Want convention updates? Follow @2016CLE on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram, or search hashtag #2016CLE. If you're into Snapchatting, subscribe to cleconvention to get the latest snaps.

For visitor information such as recommendations on where to eat and what to do, follow Destination Cleveland on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and Snapchat at thisiscleveland. And the Destination Cleveland blog, Cleveland by Clevelanders, has a special category dedicated specifically to the Convention.

Additional civic online information:
RNC Law Enforcement and Public Safety partnering agencies encourage members of the public, visitors, delegates, and public safety partners to share information regarding Convention security prior to and during the events by utilizing #RNCINFO on social media.

RNC Law Enforcement and Public Safety partnering agencies will use the below online resources for communicating useful information on street closures, traffic disruptions and more: