Columbus, OH Meeting Planning Overview

Columbus, OH | Meeting Planning Overview

Columbus, the 14th largest city in the United States as well as the largest and fastest-growing city in Ohio, is a smart and open community with a dynamic convention package that can fit the needs of any group. Located within a one-day drive or one-hour flight from more than half of the U.S. population, Columbus is easily accessible for all. Upon arrival, groups will love exploring a place that is fast becoming known as one of the nation’s most creative, forward-thinking and exciting cities. Named among 52 Places to Go in 2019 by the New York Times and celebrated for its incredible arts, entertainment, fashion and culinary offerings; exciting collegiate and professional sports teams and events; and spectacular riverfront with a sprawling ribbon of parkland on the Scioto Mile through downtown, this city on the move has something for everyone. Not to mention, all of Columbus' unique neighborhoods and one-of-a-kind entertainment offerings are available on foot or via a free ride on the CBUS circulator. Alternative transportation services such as Uber, Lyft, CoGo (bike-sharing) offer additional options to explore beyond the city limits, with self-driving shuttles also operating along downtown's Scioto Mile.
Fast Facts | Columbus, OH
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277 W. Nationwide Blvd Suite 125, Columbus, OH 43215
GSF Exhibit Space Ohio Expo Center 1,000,000
Meeting Space, Square Feet Ohio Expo Center564,383
Largest Ballroom, Square Feet Greater Columbus Convention Center74,000
Hotel adjacent to convention facility: Yes
Hotel rooms within one mile of convention center: 4,250
John Glenn Columbus International Airport
Miles to downtown 8
Cities with non-stop flights40
International cities with direct flights1
Additional Cities in the Surrounding Area
Greater Columbus area
Type of Destination Experience:
Capital City, College Town, Gaming, Historic, Urban