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LIVE FORWARD COLUMBUS

Columbus is a city built on bold ideas and fueled by relentless optimism. As a community, we tend to dream big. We let nothing stop us from turning today's dreams into better tomorrows. We’re excited to reveal to a wider audience all that’s possible when you Live Forward by sharing the thrilling opportunities available to all types of travelers in Columbus. Summer 2021 is the Summer to Live! We invite visitors and residents alike to get inspired by the energy of Ohio’s capital with themed itineraries for every interest, pop-up activations across the city, exclusive offers and more.

Columbus is open and welcoming visitors and is dedicated to doing so safely. View the businesses who have signed the Live Forward Pledge, committed to keeping visitors safe, see what attractions are open and welcoming visitors and stay engaged with us through our digital platforms. 

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Experience Columbus

From vibrant arts and top-ranked attractions to innovative culinary offerings and more, Experience Columbus is dedicated to promoting the best of the nation’s 14th-largest city.

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One Columbus

One Columbus works with local and state partners to serve as the business location resource for companies across Central Ohio and around the world

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ONE COLUMBUS PARTNERS: HOW WE LIVE FORWARD

The Columbus Region is a dynamic 11-county metropolitan area in the midst of unprecedented economic growth. The Region is home to today’s business leaders and is at the forefront of the industries of tomorrow, from advanced manufacturing to smart mobility research and development. Centrally located between Chicago and New York, the Columbus Region boasts the greatest market access of any major metro—with 46% of the United States population within a 10-hour drive.

With one of the youngest and most-educated populations in the country – the median age is 35.9 and 36% of residents 25+ holds a bachelor’s degree or higher. The Region offers a steady pipeline of young talent with one of the highest concentrations of college students in the nation.

LIVE TO POWER POSSIBILITIES

We live forward to deliver a safer, more reliable, and more sustainable power grid, for everyone.

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LIVE TO DISCOVER

Harnessing science and technology for the advancement of all people is how we live forward.

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LIVE TO MAKE A BIG DIFFERENCE

Helping people stretch their dollar so they can live a better life is how we live forward.

LIVE TO HELP KIDS EVERYWHERE

Developing pre-eminent clinical and research programs to create the best outcomes for children...

LIVE TO RECONNECT

Getting you back to where you're needed most is how we live forward.

LIVE TO BE CANCER-FREE

Creating a cancer-free world is how we live forward.

LIVE TO EMPOWER FUTURE LEADERS

Advancing and exchanging knowledge to build vibrant communities is how we live forward.

LIVE TO KEEP THE WORLD CONNECTED

Meeting the world's demand for data and continuous connectivity is how we live forward.

LIVE TO FUEL ADVENTURE

Making products and developing solutions that positively impact lives is how we live forward.