Columbus Convention News


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


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 >>

Smart Women 2017: Rising Stars

April 4, 2017

These women not only play significant professional roles in the meetings and events industry, but also have achieved excellence in their work. They go the extra mile and they find ingenious solutions... Continue Reading >>

2017 CSM of the Year Awards

April 4, 2017

Convention service managers (CSMs) wear a lot of hats -- mentors, on-site experts, sympathizers, to name a few. But some CSMs go beyond the call of duty to fix a problem, find a resource, or just make... Continue Reading >>

Meeting Leaders: Columbus’ Leah Zender

April 4, 2017

She went from recruiting members to attracting meetings, and she could take those stories from community members “to share with the world.” Because Zender came from a small community to a... Continue Reading >>