Columbus Convention News


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


Farming Behind Glass

November 6, 2017

A hydroponic farm at the Greater Columbus Convention Center will grow nearly 5,000 pounds of produce this year. READ MORE Continue Reading >>


November 3, 2017

Your choice of a meeting location shouldn’t be all about you. Just as important is how a destination will improve the attendee experience. From affordability to convenience to at-the-ready... Continue Reading >>

New Interactive Art Makes Greater Columbus Convention Center a Heady Experience

September 27, 2017

The GCCC topped its $140 million renovation with “As We Are,” a giant 3-D human head you can project selfies onto. READ MORE Continue Reading >>

Hotel LeVeque in Columbus

September 27, 2017

Even though I love to travel, I’ve never been one who feels inclined to treat myself when it comes to the hotel. Well, my recent stay at Hotel LeVeque in Columbus, Ohio may have ruined me. READ... Continue Reading >>

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 >>