Columbus Convention News


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


How Major Sports Events Are Raising Destinations’ Meetings Game

March 27, 2018

How major sporting events motivate destinations to improve their meetings infrastructure. READ MORE Continue Reading >>

What's New in Columbus Sports Venues

March 27, 2018

Columbus' love affair with their sports is more passionate than the average Midwest-American burgh, and that’s exactly the way they like it. READ MORE Continue Reading >>

Convention demand drives Columbus’ hotel openings boom

March 27, 2018

Columbus is expected to see a record number of conferences and visitors in 2018, and more hotels are in the works to accommodate sports fans, conference attendees and more. READ MORE Continue Reading >>

Columbus Invests in Meetings with Plans for 1,000-Room Convention Hotel

March 12, 2018

CFA reveals plans to add 470 convention rooms to Hilton Columbus Downtown COLUMBUS – Local and industry leaders joined together today at the Greater Columbus Convention Center (GCCC) to unveil... Continue Reading >>

Columbus Is an Underdog Destination, but Shouldn’t Be. Here’s Why.

March 1, 2018

Ohio’s capital is, quite simply, one of the biggest underdog destinations in the United States. But the reality? The city of Columbus is popping. With arts! With breweries! With family fun!... Continue Reading >>

100 Women Who Inspire Us: Industry Leader

March 1, 2018

Amy Frazer, director, Chicago regional sales, Experience Columbus Inspiration: I look for that inspiration in everyday things. This could be a book, a speaker or even a commercial. My mind picks up on... Continue Reading >>

Site Inspection: Columbus

February 1, 2018

Something is definitely going on in Columbus. A compact, pedestrian-friendly downtown—especially around Greater Columbus Convention Center, which just completed a $140 million renovation and... Continue Reading >>

Columbus Emerges as an Elite Destination

January 3, 2018

Event planners are saying hello to Columbus in large numbers as Ohio’s largest and fastest-growing city flexes its meetings muscles. Geography makes a solid case for Columbus-based events, as... Continue Reading >>

Wall-to-Table Dining

January 3, 2018

“Grown 75 feet from our kitchen. Local enough?” That’s the provocative question posted above Smart Farm, a vertical garden on public view at this recently expanded facility. For... Continue Reading >>

The 12 Most Anticipated Buildings of 2018

January 3, 2018

While the design of some museums scream for attention, the National Veterans Memorial and Museum is beautifully understated, honoring the country's veterans in an appropriately somber manner.... Continue Reading >>