Check US Out! Columbus' convention package is walkable, vibrant and accessible. At the heart of the package is the Greater Columbus Convention Center with 410,000 sq. ft. of exhibit space, non-union labor, three ballrooms and 65 meeting rooms, including Battelle Grand, the largest in the state. There are 3,800 downtown hotel rooms, including 2,000 that are connected/adjacent to the convention center. Brands downtown (in order of greatest number of rooms) include: Hyatt, Hilton, Crowne Plaza, Marriott, Sheraton, Holiday Inn, DoubleTree, Westin, Drury, Hampton and Red Roof Inns.
Within walking distance of the convention center are 100+ restaurants, the Short North Arts District, the Arena District and the North Market public market.
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Greater Columbus Convention Center
A state-of-the-art facility with 410,000 square feet of exhibit space, 65 meeting rooms and 3 ballrooms, including Battelle Grand -- the largest ballroom in Ohio.
The 18,000-seat arena is home to the Columbus Blue Jackets NHL team and also used for conventions, general assemblies and corporate events.
An accessible, affordable facility with 110,000 square feet of exhibit space, located downtown along the Scioto Mile.
Ohio Expo Center
Located off of I-71 and 17th Ave., the Ohio Expo Center is a 360-acre complex featuring 55 buildings, more than 1 million sq. ft. of under-roof event space and parking for 14,000 cars. It is home to more than 125 events each year, including the Ohio State Fair.
Value City Arena/Jerome Schottenstein Center
Value City Arena at the Jerome Schottenstein Center, also known as "the Schott", is a multi-purpose venue home to the Ohio State University Buckeyes NCAA men's and women's basketball and men's ice hockey teams. The arena is the largest in the Big Ten conference seating 17,500 for ice hockey, 19,500 for basketball, and 20,000 for concerts.
Airline Service to Columbus
Port Columbus International Airport is only 10 minutes from downtown Columbus. Major airlines offer more than 30 non-stop destinations. Carriers include Air Canada, AirTran, American, Delta, Southwest, United and US Airways.
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