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As the only organization dedicated to selling and marketing Columbus to visitors, Experience Columbus has the professional expertise to help you access the $7.8 billion visitor industry in Central Ohio. Becoming a member of Experience Columbus is an investment in the growth of your business. Members enjoy unprecedented contact with other member businesses to market locally. And with exclusive access to meeting planners who are bringing their groups to Columbus, members can market their services to meeting attendees. Watch Video

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Upcoming Events

July Evening Exchange 7-30-2014 thru 7-30-2014

Join us at Hollywood Casino to mix and mingle with members and staff of Experience Columbus.

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August Educational Event 8-13-2014 thru 8-13-2014

Join Brad Griffith, president of Buckeye Interactive, to learn how to use Google Analytics metrics to manage your website.

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Nichole Brown, Sales & Private Event Manager, Taste Hospitality

Experience Columbus helps me stay connected to our community.  They provide me with the opportunity to network at the evening exchanges & be exposed to a plethora of various people in the industry.  I also am consistently kept abreast of what is new, what is not current & what the future plans are for our city.  Furthermore, I’m able to access the member extranet which is an instrumental tool for me personally - from the convention listings to the membership database, this benefit is invaluable.  Lastly, I know that Experience Columbus truly supports our brand and has played an a monumental role in the growth of our organization – I can honestly say their partnership has been extremely significant to the evolution of our business.

Mark Ballard, Co-Founder and Co-CEO, Sugardaddy's Sumptuous Sweeties

Experience Columbus is one of our most valuable partner/assets to extend the Sugardaddy's brand.  The connections we make via membership education, social events, and networking; through meeting planners; and with thousands of out-of-town visitors are vital to the growth our business.

Sarah Jones, Co-Owner, Brothers Drake Meadery

At Brothers Drake our first priority is to building a strong local and sustainable business.  Because we make our product locally and only sell it in the greater Columbus area, we rely heavily on connecting directly with people at our own business venue and outside our meadery at events in the community.  Experience Columbus has been a huge help in creating informative and impressive showcases for Columbus and not forgetting to highlight the smaller independent businesses that bring diversity and quality of life to our local citizens.  Experience Columbus also drives direct business to our meadery and has been overwhelmingly supportive of us as we develop the experiential aspect of our meadery.  They have provided advise on providing tours, communicating to different audiences, and providing outlets for us to distribute information.  It's like we added a bonus marketing department to our team!


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