GREATER COLUMBUS CONVENTION CENTER GM JOHN PAGE TO BE HONORED AS DIVERSITY PIONEER ON OCTOBER 31

(Columbus, October 23, 2018) — John Page, general manager of the SMG-managed Greater Columbus Convention Center (GCCC), will be honored as a 2018 Diversity Pioneer Award recipient during the 8th Annual Central Ohio Champions of Diversity Awards Luncheon & Business Expo and Career Fair on October 31 at the Hilton Columbus at Easton. Page was… Continue reading

VETERANS RECEIVE FREE ASSISTANCE OCTOBER 16 DURING CENTRAL OHIO VETERANS STAND DOWN

Who:  Area military veterans in need What:  Central Ohio Veterans Stand Down When: October 16, 2018 from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Where: Greater Columbus Convention Center Exhibit Halls C and D Why: Connecting military veterans in need to vital services at no cost for “a hand up,” not a hand out. How: For veterans,… Continue reading

PREMIERE BEAUTY CLASSIC TO OFFER TRADE SHOW, HUNDREDS OF CLASSES TO THOUSANDS OF HAIR, NAIL AND SKIN CARE PROFESSIONALS & STUDENTS ON OCTOBER 7-8

Who:  Premiere Show Group What:  Premiere Beauty Classic When: October 7-8, 2018 Where: Greater Columbus Convention Center Why: This trade show for the professional beauty industry attracts thousands of licensed professionals and actively enrolled students to meet with the makers and vendors of hair, nail and skin care products. Salon and spa students and professionals… Continue reading

RESCHEDULED FROM SEPTEMBER 1: GIRLS NITE OUT FOR LAUGHS TO BE HELD NOVEMBER 3

(Columbus, August 30, 2018) — The first Columbus appearance of Girls Nite Out For Laughs, an evening of comedy from a women’s perspective hosted by actress Vivica A. Fox, has been rescheduled from Saturday, September 1 to Saturday, November 3 at 8 p.m. at the SMG-managed Greater Columbus Convention Center (GCCC). “Not only are we… Continue reading

MORE THAN 6,500 ANIME FANS TO GATHER AT MATSURICON THIS WEEKEND

 Who:  Matsuricon, annual Japanese pop culture event What:  Matsuricon 2018 When: August 24-26, 2018 Where: Greater Columbus Convention Center and Hyatt Regency Columbus Why: “Matsuri” means “festival” in Japanese. This annual festival focuses on Japanese animation (anime), Japanese graphic novels (manga) and video games to elevate awareness of Japanese pop culture via events, special guest… Continue reading