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October 18, 2018

Convention Center Upgrades Result in Energy Savings, LEED Silver

The improvements to the Greater Columbus Convention Center were just about as impressive as a $140 million investment could buy. Completed in 2017, the project added 137,000 square feet of new space and renovated 800,000 square feet of existing space. The investment included major additions to the center’s art collection,...
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October 18, 2018

New Ohio Center Garage Will Dazzle

Within a couple of weeks, work will begin at the site of a new Convention Center garage unlike any other in the city. When complete, the $20 million Ohio Center Garage, a 650 space parking facility on the east side of the Greater Columbus Convention Center, will be notable as...
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October 18, 2018

Ticket Fee Vital to Future of Nationwide Arena

An overwhelmingly supportive crowd jammed Columbus City Council chambers Oct. 11 to speak in favor of a ticket fee to provide the arts and Nationwide Arena with funds needed for long-term viability. The meeting was the first public hearing held by City Council’s Rules and Reference Committee on a Greater Columbus...
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May 24, 2018

Smart Farm Proves to be a Smart Idea for Convention Center

For anyone walking through the North Building of the Greater Columbus Convention Center, the Smart Farm is hard to miss. Tucked into a wall behind plate glass and surrounded by LED lights, the green shoots and leaves of basil, chives, kale and other edible plants grow from their vertical hydroponic...
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May 24, 2018

Video and motion graphic artists will soon have venue to show works: Convention Center

If you’re a video or motion graphics artist in Columbus, you’ll have a hard time finding a place to show your works outside of a commercial application. That’s about to change. In late June, Reese Brothers Productions, the curator of the Franklin County Convention Facilities Authority’s art collection, will issue a...
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May 24, 2018

Columbus shows world what it’s made of during NCAA Women’s Final Four

The NCAA Women’s Final Four played in Columbus over Easter weekend and is being called possibly the greatest in history, with some of the best basketball games ever played. Visitors, sportscasters, coaches and others in town for three sold-out games at Nationwide Arena heaped praise on both the city and organizers, calling the event...
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March 1, 2018

Downtown Hilton expansion to help area attract national events

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December 19, 2017

60-foot Digital Display Lights Up Connector with Possibilities

A unique digital display 60 feet long and 7 feet high is the final answer to the question “What’s the best use for the 100-foot-long wall between the Greater Columbus Convention Center’s south and north buildings?” The display, which currently introduces itself to passersby with the statement “I am a 4...
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December 19, 2017

Gallerie Bar & Bistro Named One of Columbus Monthly’s Top 10

The award-wining Hilton Columbus Downtown recently picked up several more accolades when its Gallerie Bar & Bistro was named one of Columbus’ 10 best restaurants and its hotel staff was recognized as among the best in Ohio. Columbus Monthly for the second year in a row included Gallerie Bar & Bistro...
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