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Press releases from Experience Columbus share the latest updates from Ohio’s thriving state capital.

2023 State of the Visitor Industry: Year-End Report

COLUMBUS, Ohio—The 2023 State of the Visitor Industry: Year-End Report made available today by Experience Columbus and the Greater Columbus Sports Commission shows a strong year for the travel economy with substantial growth compared to 2022, major

Two Columbus Chefs Named 2024 James Beard Awards Semifinalists

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Experience Columbus, the destination marketing organization for the Columbus region, is thrilled to announce two Columbus chefs have been selected by the James Beard Foundation® as semifinalists in its 2024 Restaurant and Chef

Columbus to Host Record-Breaking AME Church’s 2024 General Conference

COLUMBUS, Ohio—In a joint press conference today, Experience Columbus and city leaders announced Columbus will host the African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church’s 52nd Quadrennial Session of the General Conference next summer, marking a historic

Columbus to Host 2025 Regeneron International Science and Engineering Fair

COLUMBUS, Ohio—Society for Science is thrilled to announce that the Regeneron International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) 2025 will be taking place in Columbus, Ohio. The week-long event will be held May 10-16, 2025. ISEF was last hosted in

2023 State of the Visitor Industry: Third Quarter Report

COLUMBUS, Ohio—The 2023 State of the Visitor Industry: Third Quarter Report made available today by Experience Columbus and the Greater Columbus Sports Commission shows Columbus’ tourism industry is projected to end the year on a strong note, with a

Experience Columbus Launches New “Celebrate Columbus” Holiday Campaign

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Experience Columbus, the destination marketing organization for the Columbus region, is extending a warm invitation to everyone to enjoy the most wonderful time of year in Ohio’s capital with the launch of its new holiday campaign,

Celebrate Veterans Day in Columbus, Home to Only Museum in America That Honors All Veterans

COLUMBUS, Ohio—As Veterans Day approaches, Columbus stands out as one of the top places in the country to honor and celebrate veterans. Ohio's capital is home to the National Veterans Memorial and Museum, which is currently celebrating its fifth

Experience Columbus Announces New Visitation Data & Perception Study Results Following Industry Day

COLUMBUS, Ohio—Experience Columbus, the destination marketing organization for the Columbus region dedicated to growing visitor spending and enhancing the visitor experience, recently announced new insights into the local travel economy and shared

As Summer Ends, the Columbus Dreamland Getaway Giveaway Invites Caregivers to Take a Vacation

C OLUMBUS, Ohio—Experience Columbus, the destination marketing organization for the Columbus region, knows the unofficial end of summer often means caregivers are exhausted. Summer actually a vacation? Now that’s dreamland. In recognition of all the

Columbus Chosen as Host City for ESTO 2024, the Premier Event for Destination Marketers

COLUMBUS, Ohio—Experience Columbus, the destination marketing organization for the Columbus region, dedicated to growing visitor spending and enhancing the visitor experience, is proud to announce its selection as the host city for the U.S. Travel