2019 EASTERN ELITE QUALIFIER AND REGIONAL OPEN TO BRING USA BOXING TO GREATER COLUMBUS CONVENTION CENTER

Who: USA Boxing What: 2019 Eastern Elite Qualifier and Regional Open Championships When: October 5-12, 2019 Where: Greater Columbus Convention Center Exhibit Hall D Why: Tournament boxing, plus opportunity for the top two boxers in contested Olympic weight classes to qualify for the 2020 Olympic trials to be conducted in December 2019. USA Boxing’s mission… Continue reading

PUBLIC INVITED TO CRUISE INTO RETURN OF AIMEXPO PRESENTED BY NATIONWIDE

(Columbus, September 23, 2019) — North America’s largest motorcycle and powersports trade show and lifestyle event returns to the Greater Columbus Convention Center (GCCC) featuring 500 exhibitors from around the world and Sideways Saturday Flat Track Racing when the American International Motorcycle Expo (AIMExpo) presented by Nationwide revs up Columbus from September 26-29. “We’re more… Continue reading

GREATER COLUMBUS CONVENTION CENTER DIRECTOR OF EVENT MANAGEMENT & PARKING JOE SHAW RECEIVES NORTHSTAR MEETINGS GROUP’S PASSION MADE POSSIBLE AWARD

 (Columbus, September 12, 2019) — Joseph Shaw, director of event management & parking for the SMG-managed Greater Columbus Convention Center, was honored in the convention service manager category during Northstar Meetings Group’s Passion Made Possible Awards 2019 in Las Vegas last night. As a result of being selected for this accolade, Shaw received a travel… Continue reading

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