Greater Columbus Convention Center

400 N. High St., Columbus, OH 43215

(614) 827-2500


The SMG managed Greater Columbus Convention Center (GCCC) is a state-of-the-art facility conveniently located in downtown Columbus adjacent to the Arena District and the Short North Arts District. It features 410,000 sq. ft. of exhibit space, 3 ballrooms and 65 meeting rooms.


The GCCC is under an extensive modernization and expansion project, which will be complete by July 2017. When complete, the building will be Silver LEED certified and feature 373,000 sq. ft. of contiguous exhibit space. Additional features will be upscale finishes and services, lots of natural lighting, 75 meeting rooms, 3 ballrooms, 35 loading docks, beautiful streetscape, 150+ pieces of local art and a full sense of the Columbus visitor experience.


Battelle Grand Specifications Uses: Multipurpose public assembly facility; Banquets, Trade Shows, General Sessions, Concerts, Sports Events and Expos. Battelle Grand is the largest ballroom in Ohio-50,000-sq.-ft. main floor and 24,000-sq.-ft. mezzanine. Specialty LED fin lighting and 90' window Seating: 4,000-5,700 (portable bleacher & floor seating) Square Footage: 74,000 Ceiling Height: 33' Loading Docks: 6 Show Offices: 2 Exhibit Hall Specifications (C, D and E/F) Uses: Multipurpose public assembly facility; hosting the Arnold Sports Festival, trade shows, expos, sports events, public shows Seating:portable floor and riser seating Square Footage: 336,000 sq. ft. Ceiling Height: 30' Loading Docks: 33 Show Offices: 2 in each hall Parking: 3,500 spaces, 10,000 available downtown Additional Rooms: 3 ballrooms Additional Services: Catering, concessions, basketball floor, advertising, marketing, security, decorators, audio-visual and video equipment, ATM, UPS, Wi-Fi, food court and retail mall, 5 connected hotels


  • Distance to Airport (Miles): 7.2
  • Valet Parking:

Meeting Facilities

Facility Info
  • Exhibits Space
  • Description Over 109,000 sq. ft. of meeting space. Ballrooms from 6,250-74,000 sq ft Flexible walls in all meeting pods for all sizes and types of room sets large light concourse Meeting rooms located directly across from Exhibit Halls
  • Exhibits 410
  • Largest Room 336000
  • Total Sq. Ft. 1800000
  • Reception Capacity 15
  • Theatre Capacity 15000
  • Max Capacity 20000
  • Booths 1