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

2017 American College Personnel Association Convention to attract more than 3,000

Who: American College Personnel Association (ACPA) – College Student Educators International, the leading comprehensive student affairs association advancing student affairs and fostering engagement for lifelong learning. What:  2017 ACPA Convention When:  Sunday, March 26, 2017 – Wednesday, March 29, 2017 Where: Greater Columbus Convention Center Why: ACPA has more than 7,500 members among 1,200 private… Continue reading

HUNDREDS OF VEHICLES CRUISE INTO GREATER COLUMBUS CONVENTION CENTER FOR 2017 COLUMBUS INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW MARCH 16-19

  (Columbus, March 15, 2017)  — The public is invited to explore hundreds of vehicles from Acura to Volvo and enjoy accompanying family entertainment in one relaxed setting during the Columbus International Auto Show from March 16-19 at the SMG-managed Greater Columbus Convention Center. This year’s show features: Drawing for a two-year lease on a… Continue reading

NEW DISCOVERY CAFÉ TO OPEN TO THE PUBLIC TOMORROW WITHIN GREATER COLUMBUS CONVENTION CENTER

The SMG-managed Greater Columbus Convention Center (GCCC) will celebrate the opening of the new Discovery Café to the public tomorrow, another awaited milestone in the facility’s $125 million expansion & renovation project. “Discovery Café is designed to change the perception of food at the Greater Columbus Convention Center and add to the culinary scene locally… Continue reading

OVMA’s 2017 MIDWEST VETERINARY CONFERENCE TO FOCUS ON WELLNESS AND EDUCATION FROM FEBRUARY 23-26

Wellness will be a focal point when more than 6,000 veterinary professionals gather for the Ohio Veterinary Medical Association’s (OVMA) 2017 Midwest Veterinary Conference (MVC) convening at the SMG-managed Greater Columbus Convention Center from February 23-26. “Last year, we added a wellness track to the continuing education program. This year, our MVC Sunday Lunch will… Continue reading

Public Welcome To Explore Three Vehicle Shows

(Columbus, February 9, 2017) — The SMG-managed Greater Columbus Convention Center will host three vehicle shows open to the public over the next two weekends – the Columbus RV Super Show, EasyRiders Bike Show and Summit Racing Equipment Hot Rod & Custom Car Show. The Columbus RV Super Show, the only recreational vehicle show in… Continue reading

Greater Columbus Convention Center Announces Selection of Mills James and Fern as New Service Providers

The SMG-managed Greater Columbus Convention Center (GCCC) has announced the selection of Mills James and Fern Exposition & Event Services as new service providers for the facility, effective January 1, 2017. “Both Mills James and Fern have been great partners of the GCCC through the years and their quality work and focus on providing an… Continue reading