THE CHRISTIAN AND MISSIONARY ALLIANCE TO RETURN TO GATHER 4,500 FOLLOWERS

(Columbus, May 26, 2017)  —  The Christian and Missionary Alliance will visit Columbus for the sixth time when Alliance Council 2017 convenes at the SMG-managed Greater Columbus Convention Center and attached hotel properties from May 28 to June 6. “We’ve been in Columbus more than any other city where we hold events,” said John Stumbo,… Continue reading

NORTH AMERICAN GAY VOLLEYBALL ASSOCIATION CHAMPIONSHIPS RETURN THIS WEEKEND

(Columbus, May 25, 2017)  —  The popularity of volleyball tournaments at the SMG-managed Greater Columbus Convention Center (GCCC) continues May 26-28 with the 2017 North American Gay Volleyball Association (NAGVA) Championships XXXV. “This is very special to me because I live here in Columbus,” said Jason Fallon, president of the NAGVA Board of Directors. “This… Continue reading

SOCIETY OF AMERICAN MILITARY ENGINEERS ATTRACTS 1,700 THIS WEEK

(Columbus, May 22, 2017)  —  More than 1,700 engineering professionals are attending this week’s Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) 2017 Joint Engineer Training Conference & Expo at the SMG-managed Greater Columbus Convention Center (GCCC) May 23-25. The event, held annually in May, is the premier education and training conference for engineers and affiliates in… Continue reading

LIVE AT LUNCH ENTERTAINMENT SERIES CONTINUES MAY 18 WITH DJ Q AT DISCOVERY CAFE

(Columbus, May 17, 2017)  — The SMG-managed Greater Columbus Convention Center (GCCC) Live at Lunch entertainment series continues Thursday, May 18 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the facility’s Discovery Café. Appearing will be DJ Q, also known as Naquan Davis. He has been providing entertainment at a variety of events since 2012 and… Continue reading

PNC 2017 ARTS ALIVE GRANT ANNOUNCEMENT CELEBRATION TO BE HELD MAY 16

(Columbus, May 15, 2017)  — PNC Bank representatives will reveal the program’s newest grant recipients during an event on May 16 at 10 a.m. at the SMG-managed Greater Columbus Convention Center (GCCC). “PNC is our facility’s longtime banking partner. We are excited to host the PNC Arts Alive grant recipient celebration in our newly constructed… Continue reading

MOTHERS ARE HONORED WITH SPECIAL AMENITIES EVERY DAY AT GREATER COLUMBUS CONVENTION CENTER

(Columbus, May 13, 2017)  — Mother’s Day is officially Sunday, but mothers receive a warm welcome every day at the SMG-managed Greater Columbus Convention Center (GCCC), which is nearing the completion of its $140 million expansion and renovation in July. Mothers arrive at the GCCC to discover these special amenities and services: Reserved parking spaces… Continue reading

1,302 YOUTH VOLLEYBALL TEAMS CONTINUING TO COMPETE OVER THREE CONSECUTIVE WEEKENDS ON UP TO 54 COURTS

Who: Ohio Valley Region of USA Volleyball What: OVR/Sports Imports 2017 Girls Volleyball Championships When:  May 6-7, May 13-14, May 20-21 Where: Exhibit Halls A-D, Greater Columbus Convention Center Why: OVR, one of the largest of the 40 regional volleyball associations of USA Volleyball, was created to promote and establish quality volleyball competitions for adults… Continue reading

NEW ‘LIVE AT LUNCH’ ENTERTAINMENT SERIES TO BEGIN MAY 4 AT DISCOVERY CAFÉ

(Columbus, April 28, 2017)  — The SMG-managed Greater Columbus Convention Center (GCCC) announces the debut of “Live at Lunch,” a new entertainment series, on Thursday, May 4 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the facility’s Discovery Café. “As part of our $140 million expansion & renovation, we are also creating new programs such as… Continue reading

2,350 WRESTLERS TO CELEBRATE SILVER ANNIVERSARY OF OHIO TOURNAMENT OF CHAMPIONS ON APRIL 22

 Who: 2,350 wrestlers from 31 states and Canada What:  Ohio Tournament of Champions When: Saturday, April 22, 2017 Where: Greater Columbus Convention Center Why: 25th anniversary of the #1 youth wrestling tournament in the USA and America’s only national modified wrestling championship How: Special guests include Frank Jasper (Shute on “Vision Quest”), Grayson Russell (Texas… Continue reading

ONE OF NATION’S 50 FASTEST-GROWING EVENTS TO RETURN THIS MONTH

(Columbus, April 21, 2017)  — The Precision Machined Products Association (PMPA) 2017 National Technical Conference will return to  the SMG-managed Greater Columbus Convention Center (GCCC) from April 23-25 and will be followed by its companion event, PMTS (Precision Machining Technology Show) 2017 from April 25-27. PMTS is one of the fastest-growing trade shows in the… Continue reading