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

INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY OF ARBORICULTURE ANNUAL CONFERENCE & TRADE SHOW TO FEATURE SESSIONS, WORKSHOPS AND CLIMBERS’ CORNER FROM AUGUST 5-8

Who:  International Society of Arboriculture What: 2018 ISA Annual International Conference & Trade Show When: August 5-8, 2018 Where: Greater Columbus Convention Center and Franklin Park Why: Promoting the professional practice of arboriculture, awareness of the benefits of trees and learning about new developments in tree care, climbing techniques and equipment. How: Events begin at… Continue reading

NATION’S LARGEST ANNUAL CIVIL RIGHTS CONFERENCE TO ATTRACT 20,000 ATTENDEES AS NATIONAL URBAN LEAGUE ANNUAL CONFERENCE CONVENES FROM AUGUST 1-4

(Columbus, July 31, 2018) — More than 20,000 people, including leaders in the realms of business, politics, entertainment and community, will gather from August 1-4 for the nation’s largest annual civil rights conference when the National Urban League (NUL) Annual Conference convenes at the SMG-managed Greater Columbus Convention Center (GCCC). “This will be an epic… Continue reading