Columbia, SC Meeting Planning Overview

Columbia, SC | Meeting Planning Overview

In the heart of South Carolina, tradition and tomorrow pair perfectly in Columbia. It's a modern city where stately buildings buzz with new businesses, and centuries-old sites give rise to fresh perspectives. It's got all the gracious charm you'd expect from a Southern destination - nothing saccharine, just good old-fashioned kindness. As home to both the state's capital and its largest university, it's a vibrant city and creative hub that's bursting with big ideas, forward thinkers and modern attitudes. With dynamite shopping, al fresco dining, year round festivals, and world class attractions, it's the real Southern hot spot. It doesn't take long to get from the middle of town to what seems like the middle of nowhere with the Saluda, Broad and Congaree Rivers running right through town. Yet it's manageable without the headaches and hassles common to may other larger cities. With evidence of renewal everywhere, Columbia SC will leave you looking forward to what's next.
Fast Facts | Columbia, SC
powered by Experience Columbia SC
1010 Lincoln Street, Columbia, SC 29201
GSF Exhibit Space South Carolina State Fairgrounds 128,186
Meeting Space, Square Feet Colonial Life Arena60,000
Largest Ballroom, Square Feet Colonial Life Arena22,389
Sleeping Rooms in largest hotel Columbia Marriott Downtown300
Hotel adjacent to convention facility: Yes
Hotel rooms within one mile of convention center: 1,552
Columbia Metropolitan Airport
Miles to downtown 6
Cities with non-stop flights9
International cities with direct flights0
Additional Cities in the Surrounding Area
City of Columbia, Richland County, Lexington County, Town of West Columbia, Town of Lexington, Town of Cayce, Town of Springdale
Type of Destination Experience:
Capital City, College Town, Historic, Urban