Columbus Convention News

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


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 >>

How to Cope With a Convention Center Renovation

October 2, 2018

You did your due diligence and locked in the dates for your big annual convention years in advance, and you just know that the convention center has everything your large group needs to hold a... Continue Reading >>

Hotels and resorts that welcome millennials: The Bahamas, San Francisco, Columbus, more

October 2, 2018

These cool destinations feature Instagram-worthy décor, 24/7 music and ample socializing spaces. READ MORE Continue Reading >>

Wake up in a brewery at new beer hotel near Columbus, Ohio, where the suds scene is hopping

October 2, 2018

There was nothing obviously out of the ordinary about the middle-aged man sitting near me in the hotel breakfast area, except for the beverages he chose to supplement his morning coffee: a flight of... Continue Reading >>

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 >>