Experience Columbus

4000 hotel rooms within one mile of convention center

Find out why Columbus is an emerging convention destination. Attendees love the tight, walkable convention package, starting with the 1.8-million sq. ft. Greater Columbus Convention Center. Undergoing a $125 million full renovation and expansion, the convention center will be complete in July 2017 and feature 373,000 sq. ft. of contiguous exhibit space. Columbus’ 4,000 downtown hotel rooms are among four entertainment/art districts, plus thriving culinary and micro-distillery scenes. And getting to Columbus couldn’t be easier. More than half of the U.S. population is within a one-hour flight and the Columbus International Airport is only 10 minutes from downtown.

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Experience Columbus
277 W. Nationwide Blvd Suite 125, Columbus, OH 43215

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Type of Destination Experience:
Capital City, College Town, Gaming, Historic, Urban

GSF Exhibit Space (Ohio Expo Center): 1,000,000

Meeting Space, Square Feet (Ohio Expo Center): 564,383

Largest Ballroom, Square Feet (Greater Columbus Convention Center): 74,000

Hotel adjacent to convention facility: Yes

Hotel rooms within one mile of convention center: 4,000

Port Columbus International Airport

Miles to downtown 8

Cities with non-stop flights34

International cities with direct flights

Geographic Areas Served:

Greater Columbus area

Why Meet in Columbus

Columbus' top entertainment areas surround downtown, each packed with restaurants, shops and entertainment -- meaning you don't have to go far to have a good time.

Columbus' walkable, tight convention package makes it easy to do the business you need to do and then get out to enjoy the vibrant city.

You'll find what you're looking for in Columbus, whether it's the arts, fashion, outstanding culinary experiences, sports or more.

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Experience Columbus is an accredited destination marketing organization

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Relationship with the Convention Center

Contact the independently operated facility at http://www.columbusconventions.com

Request for Proposal (RFP) Distribution Method

Sends leads to only qualified or requested hotels and venues

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