RESCHEDULED FROM SEPTEMBER 1: GIRLS NITE OUT FOR LAUGHS TO BE HELD NOVEMBER 3

(Columbus, August 30, 2018) — The first Columbus appearance of Girls Nite Out For Laughs, an evening of comedy from a women’s perspective hosted by actress Vivica A. Fox, has been rescheduled from Saturday, September 1 to Saturday, November 3 at 8 p.m. at the SMG-managed Greater Columbus Convention Center (GCCC). “Not only are we… Continue reading

MORE THAN 6,500 ANIME FANS TO GATHER AT MATSURICON THIS WEEKEND

 Who:  Matsuricon, annual Japanese pop culture event What:  Matsuricon 2018 When: August 24-26, 2018 Where: Greater Columbus Convention Center and Hyatt Regency Columbus Why: “Matsuri” means “festival” in Japanese. This annual festival focuses on Japanese animation (anime), Japanese graphic novels (manga) and video games to elevate awareness of Japanese pop culture via events, special guest… Continue reading

424 CONTESTANTS FROM THROUGHOUT U.S. TO COMPETE IN NATIONAL TRUCK DRIVING CHAMPIONSHIPS & NATIONAL STEP VAN DRIVING CHAMPIONSHIPS THIS WEEK

Who:  American Trucking Association What: National Truck Driving Championships and National Step Van Driving Championships When: August 15-18, 2018 Where: Greater Columbus Convention Center Exhibit Hall A Why: Showcasing 81 years of truck-driving safety excellence How: Featuring 424 contestants from around the country with every state represented, drivers in nine classes must first be winners… Continue reading

GREATER COLUMBUS CONVENTION CENTER GENERAL MANAGER JOHN PAGE NAMED A MOST-ADMIRED C.O.O. BY COLUMBUS BUSINESS FIRST

(Columbus, August 13, 2018) — John Page, general manager of the SMG-managed Greater Columbus Convention Center (GCCC), was selected by his peers for his leadership, business and civic contributions and will be included among the 2018 Most Admired Chief Operating Officers by Columbus Business First. “Congratulations, your peers have selected you as a 2018 C-Suite… Continue reading

PUBLIC INVITED TO EXPLORE 132nd ANNUAL STAMPSHOW 2018 & PREMIERE OF FLAVORED NATION

Who:  American Philatelic Society (APS) What: StampShow 2018/National Topical Stamp Show, with Here Be Dragons theme on August 9, Nature on August 10, Technology of Space and Airmail on August 11, and Legends and Lore on August 12. This is the first time the APS and the American Topical Association have combined to host the… Continue reading