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

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