Member Handbook

We are pleased to have you on board with Experience Columbus! As you know, we are the only organization 100% dedicated to marketing our great city. This Member Handbook will help you learn about all of the tools available to you as a member of Experience Columbus.


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Upcoming Events

Know Your Neighborhood: Worthington

March 23 | 5-7 p.m.

Some of the best things about Columbus are its unique and fun-filled neighborhoods, each with its own charm and character. Experience Columbus along with the Convention and Visitors Bureau of Worthington and Old Worthington Partnership, invite you to join us March 23 for the very first Know Your Neighborhoods event. Start at the Worthington Inn in the ballroom to check in, network with peers, enjoy complimentary hors d'oeuvres and cash bar and pick up your passport to discounts and samples. After, head out to explore restaurants, shops and all the charm of Downtown Worthington. 

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Educational Event: Get Ink

Brought to you by Experience Columbus and Columbus Business First

March 30 | 8:30-10 a.m.
Experience Columbus Board Room

Interested in getting some ink in Columbus Business First and other Media outlets?  Join US for an interactive workshop and hear first-hand from the Editor-in-Chief of Columbus Business First, and our Associate Director of PR at Experience Columbus how to communicate with newsrooms and media organizations to get your organization, events and employees noticed. Dominic Cappa from Columbus Business First and Megumi Robinson from Experience Columbus will present and answer individual questions throughout this event.

In this workshop you will:

  • Receive an insider look at Columbus Business First's publication
  • Get tips on how to pitch stories and communicate with reporters and editors
  • Learn how the staff at Experience Columbus promotes our members in local and national media
  • Have an opportunity to ask Dominic and Megumi questions during the event 

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Made in CBUS Trail Celebration

April 19 | 5-7 p.m.
Hollywood Casino Columbus

Columbus takes pride in its wealth of locally owned businesses, restaurants, shops and attractions available throughout the city. These Columbus-made products and establishments shine for their unique stories and commitment to quality and collaboration. They are helping put Columbus on the map for its creativity and entrepreneurial spirit. Now, visitors can experience a curated collection of local makers on the new Made in CBUS Trail.

We invite you to get a taste of the newest CBUS trail while you mix and mingle with Experience Columbus Members, staff and local community members. Enjoy complimentary hors d'oeuvres and cash bar while you meet the makers who make CBUS unique and exciting. 

The event will take place in the Event Center at Hollywood Casino.

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