Go back to the future with Forge 417 in the completely refurbished and reimagined Merthe Co. Building in downtown Elyria, Ohio. Forge 417 is a facility that serves as a turnkey solution for esports events and productions, built to serve the unique needs and demands of the gaming community.
Unlike any other esports facility, Forge 417 will deliver a one of a kind gaming experience that combines historical restorations with cutting edge esports and broadcast. Forge 417 will house a state-of-the-art esports, gaming, and broadcast facility complete with a 175 seat arena. While at Forge 417 you will be able eat at the in-house restaurant and enjoy a drink at the bar, all steps away from the Midwest’s premier gaming center.
The facility will offer all levels of gaming, inclusive of the recreational gamer up to top competitors. Forge 417 will be the premier mid-size venue that offers the latest gaming entertainment, competitive esports events, and broadcast studios that will be available for use by the public. Forge 417 will also provide office space, STEM education programs and grassroots workforce development training for utilization by the community. Forge 417 will be operated and produced by Clesports.