Columbus Convention News


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


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 >>

11 Up-and-Coming Meeting Cities that Sizzle and Satisfy

June 1, 2017

This year’s selection of 11 emerging U.S. cities consists of premium destinations for hosting business meetings, corporate events and association gatherings. From Northern... Continue Reading >>

Ohio hits mark with group-friendly sports venues

May 1, 2017

When it comes to sports teams as well as state-of-the-art sports venues, there’s no doubt that Ohio is in the major leagues. For planners looking to infuse big-game excitement into a meeting or... Continue Reading >>