Columbus Convention News

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


52 Places to Go in 2019

January 9, 2019

Is this the American city of the future? With a revitalized riverfront and booming downtown, Columbus is already one of the nation’s fastest-growing cities. Now, it’s poised to become... Continue Reading >>

32 Places To Go (And Eat) in 2019

January 2, 2019

If there’s one thing we know about the Midwest now, it’s to stop expecting certain things from the Midwest, and certainly not Ohio’s capital city, which has a nearly Sun... Continue Reading >>

12 Exciting Smart Meetings FAM Experiences in 2018

January 2, 2019

Who would have guessed that this Midwestern city is one of the top hipster locales in the country? Actually, it was rated No. 1 in the category by Yelp and That only begins to tell the... Continue Reading >>

Three Questions for the Host of ASAE's 2019 Annual Meeting

January 2, 2019

Experience Columbus President & CEO Brian Ross discusses his city's evolving appeal for the association market. READ MORE Continue Reading >>

Five Midwest Cities Adding a Slew of Downtown Hotels

December 3, 2018

The hotel development pipeline is at an all-time high, and it's not just big metropolitan centers like Chicago, Dallas and New York City that are beefing up their inventories. Across the Midwest,... Continue Reading >>

6 Venues to Host Patriotic Events

December 3, 2018

Events for the men and women who’ve given their all to country and community are made special when the host venue strikes a uniquely American patriotic chord. These six venues are ideal for... Continue Reading >>

Hands Off the Wheel: Self-Driving Shuttles Debut in Columbus

October 30, 2018

Northern California has Silicon Valley and SoCal has Silicon Beach. But, don’t discount Columbus. The Ohio city is also at the forefront of emerging technology and home to makers, thinkers and... Continue Reading >>

9 Nibble-Worthy Food Tours

October 30, 2018

Rise and shine with Nick "Dr. Breakfast" Dekker. The blogger, influencer and author leads guided tours of five local breakfast spots in Columbus' Short North district. Diners will... Continue Reading >>

Inspiring and one-of-a-kind: New memorial and museum in Columbus honors all veterans

October 30, 2018

This new National Veterans Memorial and Museum in downtown Columbus, Ohio, is the first of its kind devoted to veterans of all conflicts and all branches of the U.S. military. READ MORE Continue Reading >>

Columbus’ North Market Checks All the Culinary Boxes

October 2, 2018

Deciding what’s on the menu can be a stressful part of planning meetings, but urban public market venues are all the rage when it comes to satiating the cravings of every attendee. READ MORE Continue Reading >>