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The Columbus community has been able to safely reopen amidst the COVID-19 pandemic by ensuring proper health and safety protocols are in place, including a citywide mask mandate. Currently, a statewide curfew is in effect from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. through Saturday, Jan. 23 to help slow the spread of COVID-19. The Franklin County stay-at-home advisory, also in effect until Jan. 23, asks citizens not to leave their residences or travel outside of Ohio unless it is absolutely necessary. Learn more about the travel advisory and how you can help.
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Girl Scouts of the USA: 2017 National Council Session/54th Convention
Tammy Wharton, CEO, Girl Scouts of Ohio’s Heartland Council

We’re pleased to be the host of our 2017 convention. Columbus is a recognized ‘city on the move,’ a place where our Movement is growing strong and a city that is emblematic of the rich cultural diversity and unique energy that is driving Girl Scouts into our second century.


2018 National Urban League Conference
Stephanie Hightower, president, and chief executive officer, Columbus Urban League

We are honored to have been selected for the 2018 national conference. What we already know of Columbus, the nation will soon experience in the goodwill, good work of good hearts of our city. Alongside Nationwide, Experience Columbus, and our Mayor, we put our best foot forward to showcase all the Columbus has to offer. Now, the preparation for 2018 as a community of corporations, businesses, and partners in the mission of living empowered and a world-class conference host begins.


Association of Zoos and Aquariums: 2020 Annual Conference
Tom Stalf, president and CEO, Columbus Zoo and Aquarium

It’s an honor for the Columbus Zoo and the City of Columbus to be chosen to host this prestigious national conference for the third time. We look forward to showing our colleagues what’s new at the Zoo thanks to the generous support of our community.