When you visit the Greater Columbus Convention Center, everything is just a short walk away. From art openings to pro sporting events—we're in the center of everything.

The eclectic North Market, charming Goodale Park, lively Arena District and the trend-setting Short North Arts District surround the Convention Center. Major government, entertainment and cultural events are happening every day of the year—inside and out.

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EXPERIENCE COLUMBUS

For information on traveling and staying in Columbus, visit Experience Columbus. You will find great rates on hotels plus a complete guide to attractions, dining, entertainment and more!
www.experiencecolumbus.com

Experience Columbus Visitors Center
277 West Nationwide Boulevard, 1st Floor.

HOSPITALITY PARTNER PROGRAM
Becoming a partner of the Greater Columbus Convention Center -- one of the busiest convention facilities in North America -- provides your business with the opportunity to reach residents and visitors alike. Our partners are promoted through a variety of integrated programs, including a highlighted listing and links on our web site. Please contact Jennifer Davis at jdavis@columbusconventions.com or (614) 827-2538 for details.

HOTELS
Arena District Hyatt Regency (connected to GCCC)
350 North High St.
Arena District
614-463-1234
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  Courtyard by Marriott Columbus-Downtown
35 W. Spring St.
Downtown Area
614-228-3200 ext. 185
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Crowne Plaza Hotel Columbus Downtown (connected to GCCC)
33 E. Nationwide Blvd.
Downtown Area
614-461-4100
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  DoubleTree Guest Suites-Columbus
50 S. Front St.
Downtown Area
614-228-4600 ext. 195
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Drury Inn & Suites Convention Center (connected to GCCC)
88 E. Nationwide Blvd.
Downtown Area
614-221-7008
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  Hampton Inn & Suites Downtown Columbus
501 N. High St.
Arena District
614-559-2000
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Hilton Columbus Downtown (connected to GCCC)
Now open!
401 N. High St.
Downtown Area
614-384-8600
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  Holiday Inn Columbus Downtown Capitol Square
175 E. Town St.
Downtown Area
614-221-3281 ext. 7295
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Lofts Hotel, The (connected to GCCC)
55 E. Nationwide Blvd.
Downtown Area
614-461-2663
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  Red Roof Inn Columbus Downtown
111 E. Nationwide Blvd.
Downtown Area
614-224-6539
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Residence Inn by Marriott Columbus Downtown
36 E. Gay St.
Downtown Area
614-222-2610
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  Sheraton Columbus Hotel at Capitol Square
75 E. State St.
Downtown Area
(614) 365-4500
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The Columbus, A Renaissance Hotel
50 N. Third St.
Downtown Area
614-228-5050
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Westin Great Southern, The
310 S. High St.
Downtown Area
614-228-3800
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SHOPPING/ENTERTAINMENT/SERVICES
Alexanders Jewelers
If you're looking for exquisite service paired with personal attention, you've come to the right place. Our mission is to provide the utmost quality of product, uniqueness of design and innovation of materials and service unmatched by our competitors. (614) 233-6666
www.alexandersjewelersofohio.com
Arena District
The Arena District is downtown Columbus' sports, dining and entertainment hotspot, located just two blocks from the Convention Center.
www.arenadistrict.com
Columbus High Five
Five miles. Five districts. Countless encounters. Five miles that connect countless experiences on Columbus' historic High Street.
facebook.com/High-Five-Columbus
Columbus Symphony Orchestra
Enjoy the Extraordinary with the Columbus Symphony Orchestra classical, pops, family and festival concerts.
www.columbussymphony.com
Easton Town Center
Immerse yourself in the Easton Experience! Dine, Shop, Relax. Offering over 40 dining establishments and 150 retailers, many unique to Ohio!
www.eastontowncenter.com
North Market
Just steps away from the Greater Columbus Convention Center sits the historic North Market. Since 1876, North Market has been home to local butchers, bakers, fishmongers, green grocers and farmers. Expanded offerings include ethnic food specialties, gourmet groceries and gifts. Starting in April and continuing through the growing season, Saturdays are home to the “Original” Farmers’ Market. The Market Flea takes center stage on Sundays May through October. See why over 1 million people per year visit this central Ohio gem! There is always something going on at YOUR North Market. (614) 463-9664 59 Spruce Street, Columbus, OH 43215 Open 7 days per week Mondays: 9AM-5PM (Select) Tues-Fri: 9AM-7PM SAT: 8AM-5PM SUN: Noon-5PM
www.northmarket.com
Park Street Tavern
Park Street Tavern is a fun, neighborhood joint tucked among a host of bars in the Arena District. Take one look at the variety of craft brews available and you know you're in a place that has made a commitment to all things on tap. Park Street Tavern also features the best in live music, five days a week. 614/221-4099
www.parkstreettavern.com
PNC Bank
PNC is a diversified financial institution which includes a regional banking franchise operating primarily in 15 states and the District of Columbia, specialized financial businesses serving companies and government entities, and leading asset management and fund processing businesses.
www.PNC.com
Short North Arts District
The Art and Soul of Columbus, the Short North Arts District is heralded as the SoHo of the Midwest and a must-visit destination. Join thousands of visitors at the monthly Gallery Hop on the first Saturday of every month.
www.shortnorth.org
 
RESTAURANTS
89 Fish & Grill
89 Fish & Grill offers fresh fish flown in daily, prepared in our scratch kitchen, then served with local seasonal pairings. 614/586-4585
www.89fish.com
Arena District
The Arena District is downtown Columbus' sports, dining and entertainment hotspot, located just two blocks from the Convention Center.
www.arenadistrict.com
b.d.'s Mongolian Grill
You choose, you savor, you rule when you create your own stir-fry with meats, poultry, fish, veggies, sauces, oils and spices at b.d.'s Mongolian Grill.
www.gomongo.com
BBR Columbus
Rock it out with beer, burgers & rock 'n roll at BBR Columbus, open 365 days a year! Serving food until 1:30 a.m., with 20 beers on tap and over 25 flat screen TVs. 614/365-ROCK
www.BBRColumbus.com
Boston's The Gourmet Pizza
Two great experiences under one roof -- a contemporary, sit-down family dining atmosphere and a separate sports bar customized with local team memorabilia and HD big screen TVs.
www.bostonsgourmet.com
Buca di Beppo
Celebrate hearty southern Italian cuisine in a festive, cosmopolitan atmosphere.
www.bucadibeppo.com
Columbus Fish Market
Flown in daily from around the world, our seafood is simply the freshest around. Choose from more than 80 unique and savory dishes, from the more traditional to our internationally infused creations.
www.columbusfishmarket.com
Cup O Joe & Mo Joe Lounge
Fresh coffee, full bar, table service, salads, soups, sandwiches, happy hour drink specials, free wireless internet access. Located at 600 N. High St. on the Cap. (614) 225-1563
www.mojoelounge.com
DeepWood
An American Tradition/Experience Dining at 511 N. High St. Open for lunch, dinner and private events. Call (614) 221-5602 or visit
www.deepwoodrestaurant.com
Easton Town Center
Immerse yourself in the Easton Experience! Dine, Shop, Relax. Offering over 40 dining establishments and 150 retailers, many unique to Ohio!
www.eastontowncenter.com
EndZone Entertainment Complex
Pub, grill, sports & dance. Downtown Entertainment at its best. Affordable & tasty menu! Join your friends or make new ones at the Arena District's best upscale experience! Great atmosphere, friendly staff. Best sports viewing in the city. (614) 222-2600
www.columbusendzone.com
Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant
Featuring handcrafted German lagers brewed on premises and original dishes of multi-ethnic favorites from across the globe.
www.gordonbiersch.com/locations/columbus-oh
Happy Greek Restaurant & Pub
Voted Best Greek Restaurant in Columbus by readers of Columbus Monthly.
www.happygreek.com
Hyde Park Prime Steakhouse
"Rated Among America's Best Steakhouses" - Zagat Guide
www.hydeparkrestaurants.com
Kooma
Where food and music meet! Enjoy sushi prepared before you as well as other Asian delicacies at this sushi/karaoke bar.
www.koomacolumbus.com
Lemongrass
A fusion bistro and sushi bar.
www.lemongrassfusion.com
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Upscale, energetic, dramatic establishment with eclectic American cuisine and a dynamic wine list from around the world.
www.cameronmitchell.com
Marcella's
A ristorante, pizzeria and wine bar by Cameron Mitchell Restaurants.
www.cameronmitchell.com
Martini Modern Italian
Experience the flavors, the freshness and the essence of contemporary Italian cuisine.
www.cameronmitchell.com
Max & Erma's
Casual American dining featuring a classic menu of gourmet burgers, steaks, pasta, salads, and traditional breakfasts.
www.maxandermas.com
Mitchell's Steakhouse Columbus
A steakhouse experience like this is rare. Serving lunch and dinner. Reservations suggested. Private dining available. (614) 621-2333.
www.mitchellssteakhouse.com
North Market
Just steps away from the Greater Columbus Convention Center sits the historic North Market. Since 1876, North Market has been home to local butchers, bakers, fishmongers, green grocers and farmers. Expanded offerings include ethnic food specialties, gourmet groceries and gifts. Starting in April and continuing through the growing season, Saturdays are home to the “Original” Farmers’ Market. The Market Flea takes center stage on Sundays May through October. See why over 1 million people per year visit this central Ohio gem! There is always something going on at YOUR North Market. (614) 463-9664 59 Spruce Street, Columbus, OH 43215 Open 7 days per week Mondays: 9AM-5PM (Select) Tues-Fri: 9AM-7PM SAT: 8AM-5PM SUN: Noon-5PM
www.northmarket.com
Novak's Tavern & Patio
A downtown staple for over 20 years, Novak's Tavern & Patio is the casual, sports-friendly bar that doubles as the perfect happy hour watering hole and lively weekend hotspot. With the one of a kind rooftop patio bar that overlooks the historic North Market and the state-of-the-art TV display throughout the interior of the bar, there's always something to look at. Novak's employees bring Barley's food right to your table to enjoy with our classic cocktails made in house. Open 7 days a week.
facebook.com/novakstavern
Short North Arts District
The Art and Soul of Columbus, the Short North Arts District is heralded as the SoHo of the Midwest and a must-visit destination. Join thousands of visitors at the monthly Gallery Hop on the first Saturday of every month.
www.shortnorth.org
Short North Pint House & Beer Garden
The Short North Pint House & Beer Garden is an American style neighborhood bar & restaurant offering offer an exceptional selection of beers on tap, a full bar and large selection of "Pub Grub" which includes appetizers, homemade entrees, tasty burgers, sandwiches & salads. Enjoy a cozy and relaxed dining experience on our charming beer garden patio! 780 N. High Street - (614) 429-3986
www.shortnorthpinthouse.com
Spaghetti Warehouse Restaurant
Celebrating more than 25 years of serving Old World Italian traditions with American abundance.
www.meatballs.com
Starbucks
Let's meet at Starbucks in the Arena District at 339 N. Front St. next to Nationwide Arena.
www.starbucks.com
The Pearl
A jewel long in the making. And well worth the wait. Cameron Mitchell's first new restaurant concept in five years, The Pearl, is a well-polished culinary jewel that showcases made-from-scratch food, classically inspired cocktails and an exclusive selection of ales, lagers & stouts. All within one urban and cozy tavern. (614) 227-0151
www.cameronmitchell.com