Columbus Convention News

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


Bringing a ‘Sense of Place’ to Meeting Design

March 1, 2019

One trend in particular, “a sense of place,” speaks directly to enterprises like Morgan’s food tours, recognizing that immersing meeting participants in the local landscape and... Continue Reading >>


March 1, 2019

We wanted to know more about the sights, flavors, and happenings gracing Columbus these days, so we asked Hotel LeVeque General Manager Geri Lombard to share some of her favorite places, events, and... Continue Reading >>

9 must-see destinations worth a visit in 2019

March 1, 2019

Now is that sweet spot, after the holiday crush but before the new year picks up momentum — the perfect time to plot your next vacation. Better yet, vacations. We’re here to help. Check... Continue Reading >>

Painting a Columbus Event

March 1, 2019

Columbus Turns Planners into Picasso. You start with a blank canvas when planning an event. Pull out your paint brush, add splashes of color to the empty slate and don’t be afraid to color... Continue Reading >>

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 >>