Columbus Convention News

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


Columbus Rolls Out The Red Carpet For ASAE's Annual Meeting

September 4, 2019

Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, Ohio, was home to the 2019 ASAE Annual Meeting & Exhibition last week, Aug. 10-13. More than 5,400 association professionals and industry partners... Continue Reading >>

ASAE Kicked Off Centennial with Record Attendance at Foundation Classic

September 4, 2019

The Center for Association Leadership (ASAE) started its 100th-year celebration by bringing 5,476 people to Greater Columbus Convention Center for the organization’s Annual Meeting and... Continue Reading >>

Columbus Meetings: Something for Everyone

September 4, 2019

The doctor is in and he’s ordered a trip to North Market in the heart of downtown Columbus to cure all of our food and beverage needs. Nick Dekker, a food blogger, author and tour guide (aka... Continue Reading >>

A Midwestern Meeting of the Minds

September 4, 2019

The annual meeting of the American Society of Association Executives took place in mid-August in the 1.8-million-square-foot Greater Columbus Convention Center in Ohio, bringing more than 2,600... Continue Reading >>

From Cow Town To Smart City, Can Central Ohio Make The Grade?

August 1, 2019

Today, Columbus is a magnet for talent throughout the region, and has become the nation's 14th largest city, with a population of about 1 million and 2 million in the metro area. Recent graduates... Continue Reading >>

Columbus: The Next Big Meetings Destination That Might Not Be on Your Radar

August 1, 2019

There’s something happening in Columbus. Columbus is on the move, with young entrepreneurs opening up artisanal businesses and restaurants in its Short North convention district. A formerly... Continue Reading >>

If You Can Dream It, These Venues Can Deliver It

August 1, 2019

With 1.8 million sq. ft. of meeting space and 75 meeting rooms, Greater Columbus Convention Center (GCCC) completed a $140 million renovation in 2017 that brought nine new meeting rooms with outside... Continue Reading >>

IMEX: i on the industry

June 3, 2019

In a new series, our IMEX team report back on global conferences, events and summits throughout the year. First-up, senior sales manager Richard Allchild attends the Destinations International 2019... Continue Reading >>

Columbus Going All Out to Entertain Attendees at ASAE's August Convention

April 1, 2019

When the American Society of Association Executives brings its annual meeting to Columbus, Ohio, Aug. 10-13, the city's convention and visitors bureau will aim to please attendees with its... Continue Reading >>

Ohio Offers Electrifying Nightlife Options for Groups

April 1, 2019

A multitude of entertaining evening experiences await groups meeting in Ohio when time doesn’t allow for a fun add-on event during business hours. At the end of a day filled with back-to-back... Continue Reading >>