Columbus’ downtown convention package is walkable, vibrant and accessible. At the heart of the package are:
- Greater Columbus Convention Center with 373,000 sq. ft. of contiguous exhibit space, three ballrooms and 75 meeting rooms, including Battelle Grand (the largest ballroom in Ohio). The Convention Center is undergoing a full staggered renovation, to be complete in July 2017.
- 4,000 downtown hotel rooms; 2,100 connected/adjacent to the convention center
- 100+ restaurants within walking distance of the convention center
- The Short North Arts District, Arena District and North Market public market
The Greater Columbus Convention Center is managed by SMG and owned by the Franklin County Convention Facilities Authority.