GREATER COLUMBUS CONVENTION CENTER BECOMES WORLD’S FIRST CONVENTION CENTER TO QUALIFY AS KULTURECITY CERTIFIED SENSORY INCLUSIVE

(Columbus, July 15, 2019) — The SMG-managed Greater Columbus Convention Center (GCCC) has become the first convention center in the world to become Certified Sensory Inclusive through KultureCity. The GCCC collaborated with KultureCity to improve the capabilities of the facility and staff to accommodate guests with sensory processing challenges and provide an inclusive, seamless and… Continue reading

WORLD’S LARGEST FENCING TOURNAMENT RETURNS JUNE 28 TO JULY 7

Who: United State Fencing Association What: 2019 United States Fencing Association National Championships and July Challenge When: June 28 – July 7, 2019 Where: Greater Columbus Convention Center (GCCC) Why: World’s largest fencing tournament How: More than 5,400 fencers from most states and about 20 countries will compete in the tournament, which will be held… Continue reading

NATIONAL PTA 2019 CONVENTION & EXPO BRINGS LEARNING SESSIONS AND FREE PALOOZA JUNE 20-23

 (Columbus, June 19, 2019) — The National PTA 2019 Convention & Expo is bringing child advocates together at the SMG-managed Greater Columbus Convention Center (GCCC) for learning opportunities, elections and PTA Palooza. “We have a large agenda and anticipate at least 1,100-plus people will be attending. Most are leaders from all over the country,” said… Continue reading

GENERAL PUBLIC INVITED TO 2019 ORIGINS GAME FAIR JUNE 12-16

Who: Game Manufacturers Association What: 2019 Origins Game Fair When: June 12-16, 2019 Where: Throughout the Greater Columbus Convention Center complex Why: 45th annual tabletop gaming convention featuring more than 6,000 gaming events. This annual gathering of game enthusiasts is open to the public with activities for the entire family. How: Thousands of gaming events,… Continue reading

USA VOLLEYBALL OPEN NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS RETURN FOR FIRST TIME SINCE 2000

Who: USA Volleyball What: 90th USA Volleyball Open National Championships When: May 24-29, 2019; Wave 1 activity 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Wave 2 from 3-9 p.m. Where: Greater Columbus Convention Center Why: This is USA Volleyball’s longest-running event. USA Volleyball is the National Governing Body for the sport of volleyball in the United States… Continue reading