Columbus Convention News


View a compilation of recent news stories that have featured Columbus below.


Greater Columbus Convention Center Unveils Interactive Sculpture “As We Are”

August 31, 2017

Final piece of property’s $140 million renovation and expansion now in place COLUMBUS – Following the completion of the Greater Columbus Convention Center’s (GCCC) $140-million... Continue Reading >>

5 Convention Centers With Inspired Art Collections

August 30, 2017

The world-class art at these venues will make your meeting more beautiful, more engaging, and more memorable. READ MORE Continue Reading >>

Southern Ohio blends indoor and outdoor amusement

July 31, 2017

From a moonlight cruise in Cincinnati and friendly competition at one of the game bars in Columbus, to an evening soiree amid classic Porsches in Dayton and riding roller coasters with fellow... Continue Reading >>

Hotels Train Workers in the Personal Touch

July 31, 2017

Clifford Steward, a bellman at the Hampton Inn and Suites Columbus-Downtown in Ohio, participated in the [Certified Tourism Ambassador] program. He said he had people skills but wanted to know the... Continue Reading >>

Newly Improved Convention Centers

July 31, 2017

The Greater Columbus Convention Center is expected this month to complete an expansion project started in 2015 that will add 100,000 square feet. This will bring the space available to a total of 1.8... Continue Reading >>

Ohio is the New Comeback Destination

June 28, 2017

Ohio’s capitol is the 15th-largest U.S. city. Columbus is considered affordable, which explains why the city is a destination for open-minded millennials. It was one of only 38 U.S. cities to... Continue Reading >>

Hip hotels are rolling out high-style bicycles for guests

June 1, 2017

Now that cycling has become chic, some fashion-forward and fitness-forward hotels are adding bicycles as a guest amenity. And not just any bicycle, but custom rides that combine high quality and... Continue Reading >>

Inside The Pink Bubble

June 1, 2017

A conference in Columbus, Ohio, becomes a haven for a sisterhood of 10,000 women. READ MORE Continue Reading >>

Finding Value From Coast to Coast

June 1, 2017

Finding value is more important than ever because a seller's market has hiked costs in many large destinations. But the good news for planners is that value comes in all destination sizes and... Continue Reading >>

7 Cities to Watch

June 1, 2017

These second-tier destinations are going all-out to attract meetings business. READ MORE Continue Reading >>