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Columbus Idea Foundry

421 W State St, Columbus, OH 43215

(614) 653-8068


We are a community workshop, learning center and creative space. We provide training and access to tools and technology from the conventional to the high-tech. CIF members can use our tools for their business, artistry, and hobbies. Our community is diverse, open, and friendly. We are entrepreneurs, fabricators, inventors, prototypers, designers, craftsmen, artisans and artists.


  • Distance to Airport (Miles): 10
  • Distance to Convention Center (Miles): 2
  • Dog Friendly: Yes

Meeting Facilities

Facility Info
Meeting Rooms
  • Exhibits Space
  • Description Main enclosed event space, mezzanine, grandstand seating, and classroom options
  • Reception Capacity 300
  • Space Notes Space is in makerspace on coworking/office floor.
  • Theatre Capacity 110
  • Max Capacity 0
  • Banquet Capacity 100
  • Classroom Capacity 25
  • Capacity Range 0-25
  • Classroom Capacity: 25
Event Space (Private)
  • Capacity Range 151-500
  • Banquet Capacity: 170
  • Reception Capacity: 200
Grandstand (not private)
  • Capacity Range 51-100
  • Reception Capacity: 90
Mezzanine (semi-private)
  • Capacity Range 51-100
  • Reception Capacity: 100