GREATER COLUMBUS CONVENTION CENTER CELEBRATES EARNING LEED SILVER CERTIFICATION FOR EXISTING BUILDING AND CONVERSION TO 100 PERCENT WIND ENERGY

(Columbus, September 3, 2019) — The SMG-managed Greater Columbus Convention Center (GCCC) is celebrating earning Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver Certification for Building Operations + Maintenance – Existing Building and announced its commitment to offsetting its entire electricity usage to wind energy. The entire GCCC North Building is now Silver certified through… Continue reading

GREATER COLUMBUS CONVENTION CENTER CELEBRATES CITY’S SUCCESSFULLY HOSTING ASAE 2019 ANNUAL MEETING & EXPOSITION AUGUST 10-13

(Columbus, August 26, 2019) — The SMG-managed Greater Columbus Convention Center (GCCC) joins the entire Columbus hospitality community in celebrating the record-setting successful hosting of ASAE: The Center for Association Leadership 2019 Annual Meeting & Exposition from August 10-13. Known as “the Super Bowl of meetings,” the event attracted 5,476 attendees, including 2,625 executives and… Continue reading

GREATER COLUMBUS CONVENTION CENTER JOINS ‘MENSTRUALMOVEMENT’ BY OFFERING AUNT FLOW PRODUCTS TO GUESTS IN FACILITY RESTROOMS

 (Columbus, August 7, 2019) — The SMG-managed Greater Columbus Convention Center (GCCC) has joined the “menstrual movement” and begun stocking its restrooms with 100 percent organic cotton Aunt Flow-brand tampons and sanitary pads and ensuring they are readily available to guests. “We are so excited to get this started and definitely think the GCCC is… Continue reading

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