Columbus Convention News


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


Columbus Ranked Top Midwest Destination for Visitors According to New Study by J.D. Power

October 19, 2016

COLUMBUS - Columbus has been ranked the top Midwest destination for visitors, according to the J.D. Power 2016 Destination Experience Satisfaction Study SM , released today. The study measures overall... Continue Reading >>

Women’s business group chooses Columbus for national convention

October 4, 2016

Among the local women business leaders who will take part in the conference are, Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams founder Jeni Britton Bauer, Cheryl’s Cookies founder Cheryl Krueger and Diane... Continue Reading >>

Columbus on the Catwalk

September 2, 2016

Columbus is the capital of Ohio, but the city of 850,000 people is also making a name for itself as the Midwestern capital of style. READ MORE Continue Reading >>

Columbus to Hold ASAE in 2019

August 2, 2016

American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) today announced that it will hold the 2019 Annual Meeting & Exposition in Columbus. READ MORE Continue Reading >>

Five foodie cities leave a mouthwatering mark

August 2, 2016

What goes for tourism often goes for the meetings industry, where F&B has risen from an afterthought to the frontline. Here, too, is some lag in culinary marketing. READ MORE Continue Reading >>

Second-Tier Cities on the Rise

August 2, 2016

More and more groups are finding what they need in smaller, more affordable cities. READ MORE Continue Reading >>

ASAE Chooses Columbus for 2019 Annual Meeting & Exposition

July 25, 2016

COLUMBUS – Columbus is emerging as the next big destination for meetings, conventions and tradeshows. Today, the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) selected the city to host its... Continue Reading >>

2016 40 Under 40: Kalee Barnhardt

June 29, 2016

The most influential young people in association and specialty meetings and events are mavericks and change-makers. Our annual list of 40 Under 40 includes next-gen planning phenoms and... Continue Reading >>

Election Fever in Ohio

June 3, 2016

Ohio gets ready to host 2016 Republican National Convention. READ ARTICLE Continue Reading >>

3 Must-Follow Food Trails

June 3, 2016

Food and beverage trails aren’t just for leisure travelers anymore.  READ ARTICLE   Continue Reading >>