Press Releases

 

Four Medical Groups Choose Columbus for Conventions

September 12, 2016

Bookings align with strategy to seek more medical market meetings COLUMBUS – Experience Columbus recently won bids to host future meetings with the American Dental Hygienists Association (ADHA),... Continue Reading >>

Columbus Visitors Spend $6.4 Billion in Local Economy

August 24, 2016

2015 data show growth in visitor volume, economic impact and jobs Columbus – Visitors matter to the Greater Columbus economy where the number of visitors, amount of money spent and jobs created... Continue Reading >>

Columbus Lands ASAE 2019 Annual Meeting & Exposition

July 25, 2016

City to play host to the “Super Bowl” of association meetings COLUMBUS – Columbus is emerging as the next big destination for meetings, conventions and tradeshows. Today, the... Continue Reading >>

Experience Columbus and Columbus College of Art & Design Roll Out Mobile Media Lounge

July 15, 2016

COLUMBUS – While Columbus was not selected to host a political convention in 2016, it will be an epicenter for political journalists and pundits, who will make repeat visits to the city through... Continue Reading >>

Columbus to Host Association of Zoos and Aquariums 2020 Annual Conference

June 27, 2016

COLUMBUS – The Association of Zoos and Aquariums has selected Columbus as the site for its 2020 Annual Conference. The annual conference will convene September 12-17, 2020 at the Greater... Continue Reading >>

2016 State of the Visitor Industry: First Quarter Report

May 9, 2016

COLUMBUS – Today, Experience Columbus and the Greater Columbus Sports Commission released their first quarter 2016 State of the Industry Report. From January to March 2016, industry key... Continue Reading >>

ASAE Welcomes Experience Columbus as New Strategic Partner

April 11, 2016

WASHINGTON, DC — ASAE announces Experience Columbus has signed-on as a Strategic Partner in its Alliance Partnership Program. “We are delighted to have Experience Columbus as a Strategic... Continue Reading >>

Experience Columbus Showcases the Best of US at Annual Meeting

March 9, 2016

COLUMBUS –  Since 1941, when the Columbus Convention Bureau, Inc. (now Experience Columbus) was incorporated, the visitor industry in Columbus has grown into an $8.7 billion industry that... Continue Reading >>

2015 State of the Visitor Industry: Year-End Report

January 28, 2016

COLUMBUS – Hotel business boomed throughout 2015 in Greater Columbus. According to Smith Travel Research (STR), all key performance indicators reached a record high at the end of 2015. Through... Continue Reading >>

Columbus Bed Tax Generates Record $40 Million

December 16, 2015

COLUMBUS – It has been a banner year for Columbus’ travel and tourism industry. Hotel occupancy, revenue per available room (RevPAR) and average daily rate (ADR) have steadily increased,... Continue Reading >>