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Columbus Meeting Facilities

One of the services offered by the Columbus Convention & Visitors Bureau is to assist meeting planners to develop their meeting, convention or event.

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Civic Center

Anchor for the South Commons complex, this versatile facility serves a number of purposes. It is home to the Columbus ice hockey team. It has been host to a record-setting crusade conducted by Franklin Graham. It has headlined concerts, including Lee Ann Rimes, Bob Dylan, and Reba McEntire. It has filled seats for events as diverse as the Southeastern Conference Women's Basketball Tournament, WCW’s Monday Night Nitro, the Georgia Baptist State Convention and an NAACP Regional Conference.


  • 10,000 seating capacity
  • Hospitality Suites totaling 5,000 sq. ft. which can be configured to as little as 1500 sq. ft.
  • Full service kitchen and support personnel along with equipment for move-in

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For more information, Visit the Civic Center Web site.

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Convention & Trade Center

After a 2 year, $25 million renovation, the Trade Center has been converted into one of the most distinctive meeting facilities in the Southeast. The project added 100,000 sq. ft. to include meeting space, breakout rooms, 22,000 sq. ft. ballroom facility, plus 55,000 sq. ft. of exhibit space. The 200-year old building under went a major retro-fitting of mechanicals, technology, sound, and other components.


  • 182,000 sq. ft. usable floor space
  • 27 breakout rooms
  • Ballrooms and Exhibit Halls
  • Dining Gallery
  • Full service kitchen and staff
  • Support crews for move-in and technical support

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For more information, Visit the Convention & Trade Center Web site.

Cunningham Center for Leadership Development

The Cunningham Center Conference Center is a state of the art facility that provides the resources and support to ensure successful meetings and conferences of all sizes. Within the confines of a comfortable and relaxed learning environment, the center features a 5,432 square foot banquet hall, six seminar rooms, an executive board room and four computer training labs.


  • 5,432 square-foot Banquet Hall
  • 6 Seminar Rooms
  • Executive Board Room
  • 4 Computer Training Labs
  • Cutting-edge Audio/Visual Technology
  • On-site Technical Support

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For more information, Visit the Cunningham Center Web site.

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RiverCenter for the Performing Arts

The newly opened RiverCenter for the Performing Arts is home to the Columbus Symphony Orchestra, Broadway performances, comedy, musical entertainment, to mention but a few. Three halls allow for a variety of spectator viewings along with a grand public space perfect for receptions and gatherings prior to curtain call.


  • 2000 seat Bill Heard Theatre
  • 450 seat Legacy Hall complete with Jordan Organ
  • 150 seat Studio Theatre

Submit RFP Online

For more information, Visit the RiverCenter Web site.

Request for Proposal

If you would like to find out more about meetings in Columbus, let us know your needs. Submitting an RFP will enable our Sales Department to assist you with your plans. Access the RFP form by clicking HERE.

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