WORLD’S LARGEST MULTI-SPORT FESTIVAL RETURNS FEBRUARY 28 THROUGH MARCH 3

(Columbus, February 26, 2019) – The world’s largest multi-sport festival – the 2019 Arnold Sports Festival – returns to the SMG-managed Greater Columbus Convention Center (GCCC) and additional local venues from February 28 through March 3 with the biggest festival yet. Featuring more than 200,000 attendees, plus 22,000 athletes from 80 nations around the world… Continue reading

OHSAA CENTRAL DISTRICT BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT DISTRICT I & III FINALS TO BE HELD MARCH 8-9

(Columbus, February 22, 2019) – The Ohio High School Athletic Association (OHSAA) Central District Basketball Tournament Division I and Division III Finals will be held for the first time at the SMG-managed Greater Columbus Convention Center (GCCC) on March 8-9. “For high school basketball, this is a big deal when you get to the district… Continue reading

NATION’S LARGEST VETERINARY CONFERENCE PRODUCED BY A STATE VETERINARY ASSOCIATION TO CONVENE FEBRUARY 21-24

(Columbus, February 21, 2019) – Sold-out laboratory sessions and a Sunday luncheon presentation by animal advocate and Columbus Blue Jackets Coach John Tortorella will be among the highlights of the Ohio Veterinary Medical Association (OVMA) 2019 Midwest Veterinary Conference (MVC) attracting more than 6,000 veterinary professionals to the SMG-managed Greater Columbus Convention Center (GCCC) from… Continue reading

GCCC GENERAL MANAGER TO PARTICIPATE IN NATIONAL AFRICAN-AMERICAN READ-IN CELEBRATION DURING NATIONAL READING RECOVERY & K-6 LITERACY CONFERENCE

(Columbus, February 8, 2019) – Greater Columbus Convention Center (GCCC) General Manager John Page will read a series of four poems by Nikki Grimes as part of the National African-American Read-In portion of the 2019 Reading Recovery & K-6 Literacy Conference on Monday, February 11 from 10:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. during the general session.… Continue reading

9TH ANNUAL COLUMBUS WINTER BEERFEST TO WELCOME PUBLIC TO GCCCC THIS WEEKEND

(Columbus, February 8, 2019) – Got beer? The 9th Annual Columbus Winter Beerfest at the SMG-managed Greater Columbus Convention Center will celebrate great craft beer from as close as the brewpub across the street and from around the country on February 8 and 9. “We moved the event from January to February and we’re up… Continue reading