SMG GRANTED TWO-YEAR CONTRACT RENEWAL TO CONTINUE MANAGING GREATER COLUMBUS CONVENTION CENTER

(Columbus, August 30, 2017)  — The Franklin County Convention Facilities Authority (FCCFA) Board of Directors has approved a two-year contract renewal for worldwide venue management leader SMG to continue managing the award-winning Greater Columbus Convention Center (GCCC). “SMG has earned the FCCFA’s renewed confidence and trust as a business partner by managing over 680 events… Continue reading

GREATER COLUMBUS CONVENTION CENTER SUPPORTS SERVICE PROVIDER FERN IN COLLECTING SUPPLIES FOR HURRICANE HARVEY RELIEF

(Columbus, August 29, 2017)  — The SMG-managed Greater Columbus Convention Center (GCCC) is supporting Fern, the GCCC’s general services contractor, in Fern’s gathering of supplies through Friday, September 1 for Hurricane Harvey relief. “We are honored to assist our partners at Fern by gathering humanitarian relief supplies to assist the residents of Houston devastated by… Continue reading

PUBLIC INVITED TO EXPLORE DINOSAURS OF JURASSIC QUEST FROM AUGUST 25-27

  Who: Jurassic Quest, Inc. What: Jurassic Quest, the largest exhibition of moving, life-size, museum-quality replica dinosaurs in a show in North America, according to the organizers. When:   Friday, August 25 from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday, August 26 from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., Sunday, August 27 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.… Continue reading

FIRST COLUMBUS GIN & VODKA FESTIVAL TO BE HELD AUGUST 19

  (Columbus, August 15, 2017)  — The new Columbus Gin & Vodka Festival will make its debut on Saturday, August 19 at the SMG-managed Greater Columbus Convention Center (GCCC) in Exhibit Hall B. “We’ll have vendors, a photo booth and a variety of brands of gin and vodka. We’ll offer half-ounce samples and cocktails with… Continue reading

‘DR. SHINE’ BRINGS SHOE SHINE ARTISTRY TO NEWLY RENOVATED GCCC

        (Columbus, August 9, 2017)  — Shoe polish and green construction practices have united to provide an additional amenity at the SMG-managed Greater Columbus Convention Center (GCCC), which recently completed a $140 million expansion and renovation. Harry Batte, a shoe-shine artist better known as Dr. Shine, is now operating from a new… Continue reading