TENS OF THOUSANDS TO ENJOY WIZARD WORLD COMIC CON COLUMBUS EVENT AUGUST 4-6

(Columbus, August 1, 2017)  — Tens of thousands of pop culture and super hero fans are expected to gather August 4-6 for Wizard World Comic Con Columbus, Ohio’s longest-running and best-attended comic convention. “We are excited to be making our seventh visit to Columbus, bringing new celebrities, new entertainment options and some of the most… Continue reading

8,500 THIRTY-ONE GIFTS CONSULTANTS TO CELEBRATE DURING ANNUAL CONFERENCE JULY 28-30

(Columbus, July 26, 2017)  — “Everyone has a Story,” and the more than 8,500 Thirty-One Gifts  consultants visiting the SMG-managed Greater Columbus Convention Center (GCCC) from July 28-30 will be sharing their versions of this theme at the company’s annual conference.  The Thirty-One 2017 Conference will be preceded by the Leader Experience beginning July 27.… Continue reading

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF COUNTIES 82nd ANNUAL CONFERENCE & EXPOSITION DELEGATION OF 2,000 TO VISIT JULY 21-24

(Columbus, July 19, 2017)  — More than 2,000 delegates from 46 states and Washington, D.C. will be center stage this weekend for the National Association of Counties (NACo) 82nd Annual Conference & Exposition at the SMG-managed Greater Columbus Convention Center (GCCC). “The whole team here has been incredibly welcoming,” said Brian Namey, NACo director of… Continue reading

AMERICANHORT’S TOP 200 TRADE SHOW TO BE FIRST EVENT UTILIZING ALL OF EXPANDED & RENOVATED GREATER COLUMBUS CONVENTION CENTER

(Columbus, July 13, 2017)  — AmericanHort’s Cultivate’17, the largest trade show hosted annually by the SMG-managed Greater Columbus Convention Center (GCCC), will be the first to use the entirety of the newly expanded and renovated facility upon the event’s return July 15-18. “Our attendees at Cultivate’17 enjoy coming to Columbus for AmericanHort’s premier event.  We… Continue reading

$140 MILLION EXPANSION & RENOVATION REACHING COMPLETION

  (Columbus, July 11, 2017)  — Following 22 months of balancing construction and remodeling with customer care and resilience, the $140 million expansion and renovation of the SMG-managed Greater Columbus Convention Center (GCCC) is reaching completion. “We are gratified by the significant investment that our Franklin County Convention Facilities Authority owners have made in transforming… Continue reading