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Relocation Resources for Recruiters

Experience Columbus has several resources for recruiters and relocation professionals to take advantage of when attracting talent to Columbus. Read on for information about our welcome boxes, presentations and printed or digital guides for order, including the Relocation Guide, Visitor Guide and Things to Do Guide.

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Welcome to Columbus Boxes

We're pleased to offer "Welcome to Columbus" boxes in multiple sizes and varying contents for use in recruiting or welcoming your staff to Columbus. Filled with gifts and products from only local businesses, each box is designed to help your recruit or new hire (whether C-suite, midlevel or entry level) experience and explore Columbus.

All Columbus Welcome Boxes will include the Experience Columbus Visitor Guide, Things to Do Guide and other materials based on the recipient’s interests. Please allow 48 hours advance notice for purchase. Most items are pre-stocked, but if our team needs to order a special item or fulfill a large order, we may reach out about adjusting the delivery date.*

Small black box with hand sanitizer, keychain, lip balm, snack bag, buckeye, and gift card from local businesses
The Classic Columbus Sampler Box

The Classic Columbus Sampler Box

Pricing starts at $30 (+7.5% tax)**

Includes:

  • Columbus keychain or socks (+$5)
  • Bath & Body Works pocket sanitizer
  • Anthony Thomas buckeyes
  • Glenn Avenue Soap Company lip balm
  • Krema Nut Company 3oz. snack
  • Gift card from a local coffee shop
     
Columbus box with attraction tickets, gift cards, food items, water bottle, and Visitor guide
The Classic Columbus Box

The Classic Columbus Box

Pricing starts at $125 (+7.5% tax)**

Includes:

  • 2 tickets to two Columbus attractions
  • $25 North Market gift card
  • Gift card for a standard scoop from Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams
  • Columbus water bottle with artwork from a local artist
  • Columbus-branded luggage tag
  • Anthony Thomas buckeyes or Pistacia Vera shortbread cookies
  • Krema Nut Company 3oz. snack or Columbus-style popcorn from American Nut Company
  • 8oz. Simple Times Mixer
  • North Market Spice, Columbus rub

Request a Speaker

Experience Columbus staff regularly presents to intern groups, new students, and staff groups about the city, with emphases ranging from things to do to economic information. Please fill out this form to request a presentation for your workplace.


Experience Columbus Insider Program

Whether a new or long-term resident, Experience Columbus offers a unique opportunity for locals to become the Columbus experts in their friend groups. Residents can join the Experience Columbus Insider (ECI) program, where they'll be guided through an on-demand curriculum to learn about the local community, the hospitality industry and the economic impact of a strong tourism economy. The program offers participants an official accreditation, as well as benefits like free networking events, tours, happy hours and behind-the-scenes experiences around the city.


Useful Guides

To request free printed guides, please contact Marie Kuess at mkuess@experiencecolumbus.com or (614) 222-6101.

*All boxes are customizable based on food allergies or preferences. Please reach out to Marie Kuess at mkuess@experiencecolumbus.com or (614) 222-6101 to discuss ways to customize your Welcome to Columbus box pricing options.

** Cost of shipping will be added to the total if the box cannot be delivered in the Columbus area.