Columbus Convention News

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


2018 Meetings Trendsetters: 20 Industry Agents of Change

August 1, 2018

While handling the SMERF, hobby and multicultural markets for Experience Columbus would be a full slate for most, Celia Anderson finds the time to dedicate her communications talent to being a TEDx... Continue Reading >>

7 Gay Pride Events to Catch on the Road

June 5, 2018

Get actively involved in this Midwest town’s pride celebration June 15–17. Stonewall Columbus Pride will organize a Run for Pride 5K trek, a scenic bicycle ride through German Village... Continue Reading >>

6 Places to Bling Out Your U.S. Tour

May 29, 2018

In the quest to meet like a local, tours have become a popular way to showcase a destination while giving attendees a break from the meeting room. But pounding the pavement on foot is not the only... Continue Reading >>

Value Destinations

May 29, 2018

As with many destinations, Columbus depends partly on regionally based companies that attract attendees locally and nationwide. Last year, Columbus-based Nationwide Children’s Hospital held a... Continue Reading >>

The Crown Jewel of Columbus

May 1, 2018

A $140 million convention center upgrade propels an Ohio city in a new direction. READ MORE Continue Reading >>

Embrace Arch City

April 30, 2018

Walkable Columbus, fresh off a convention center renovation, aims to be top of mind for event planners. Event planners are saying hello to Columbus in large numbers as Ohio's largest and... Continue Reading >>

5 Hotels Showcasing Serious Art Collections

April 27, 2018

Hotels are all about setting their image with the right architectural tone and a design that captures their unique branding. But in another move to stand out from the pack, some are now showcasing... Continue Reading >>

Fitness Tracker

April 27, 2018

Activities that promote health and well-being have become an important part of meetings, and Ohio honors that trend with a wide variety of venues and events to keep attendees their best. From salsa... Continue Reading >>

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 >>