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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.


Member Portal

Many of your member tools can be found in the Experience Columbus Member Portal. Learn how to navigate the portal and access the tools available to you with these training videos we've put together for you.


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Upcoming Events


Educational Event
Utilizing your team's ordinary superpowers

Dec. 12 | 8:30-10 a.m.
sparkspace (300 Marconi Blvd., Ste. 206, Columbus, OH 43215)

Join us for our final educational event of 2018 with author and chief imagination officer of sparkspace, Mark Henson!

In March of 2017, Mark released his first book, Ordinary Superpowers: Unleash the Full Potential of Your Most Natural Talents The purpose of the book is to help you discover the talents that create the most positive change in your life, the lives of others, and the world around you.

During his presentation, Mark will share some of the secret strategies sparkspace uses to keep employees highly engaged, contributing their best, and feeling fulfilled at work. Spoiler alert — one of the best is helping employees discover and activate their “Ordinary Superpowers,” which you will do for yourself during this fun and interactive session!

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End of Year Celebration

Nov. 28 | 4-6 p.m.
Smith & Wollensky (4145 The Strand W., Columbus, OH 43219)

As a thank you for being a valued partner, the Experience Columbus partnership team invites you to our End of the Year Celebration at Smith & Wollensky!

Enjoy complimentary hors d'ouevres, a cash bar, networking and drawings for Easton gift cards. Free parking is available just West of Smith & Wollensky. 

Space is limited for this event. For questions, please contact Casey Brown, partnerships services manager, at 614-222-6139 or

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Make it Columbus Expo

Feb. 26 | 3-6 p.m.
COSI (333 W. Broad St. Columbus, OH 43215)

Mark your calendars for the meetings and events trade show of the year, hosted by Experience Columbus. See the latest industry trends, sample some of the city’s finest catering menus and find entertainment, venue and rental options all in one place – while exploring featured exhibits at COSI. Whether you’re planning a wedding, corporate dinner or large-scale event, come and experience why you should “Make it Columbus!” 

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Showcase your company's products and services to hundreds of meeting planners, event professionals, human resource managers and industry leaders by being an exhibitor at the Expo. 

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