Discover things you’ve never seen before. Like your entire group being happy. With plenty of hotel rooms, meeting spaces and attractions, restaurants, sports and nightlife all within walking distance of the Convention Center, Columbus is one freethinking destination your delegates will love.
Columbus Fast Facts
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277 W. Nationwide Blvd
Suite 125, Columbus, OH 43215
Type of Destination Experience:
Capital City, College Town, Historic, Urban
GSF Exhibit Space (Ohio Expo Center): 1,000,000
Meeting Space, Square Feet (Ohio Expo Center): 564,383
Largest Ballroom, Square Feet (Veterans Memorial): 5,000
Hotel adjacent to convention facility: Yes
Hotel rooms within one mile of convention center: 3,791
Port Columbus International Airport
Miles to downtown 8
Cities with non-stop flights35
International cities with direct flights
Geographic Areas Served:
Greater Columbus area
Why Meet in Columbus
$805 million in destination enhancements, including 3,700 rooms downtown with 2,000+ connected/adjacent and 23,967 in Greater Columbus. NEW Hilton Columbus Downtown convention hotel opening Fall 2012.
Because the only thing better than telling old stories is creating new ones. Explore Columbus’ top entertainment areas – each packed with restaurants, shops and entertainment – all located right downtown.
The convention package is a win-win for meeting planners and delegates, offering the best in connectivity between meeting facilities, hotels and four entertainment districts.