Conference Room event set-up - Columbus Visitors Center
Chaos 1, Jean Tinguely - Columbus, Indiana


Columbus will surprise you

Columbus is not only known around the world for its collection of work by renowned architects and its lovely, inviting downtown, but the city’s flexible meeting facilities, wide selection of hotels (1,600 rooms), and spirit of service make it the right place for your next meeting or conference. The Visitors Center staff welcomes the chance to assist professional and volunteer meeting planners in all areas of planning – from generating proposal requests and securing promotional materials to developing community itineraries.

How we can help

Whether you are planning a small, intimate event or a conference for hundreds, we can help you with…

  • Site Visits
  • Bid Proposal Services
  • Formal, Written, and Verbal Presentations
  • Convention Planning and Committee Assistance
  • Greeting and Welcome Services
  • Social Media Support
  • Traditional Media Assistance
  • Tour Itineraries
  • Leisure, Family and Spousal Activities
  • Entertainment, Decoration, and A/V Supplier Information
  • Lodging and Meeting Room Coordination
  • Promotional Materials to Enhance Attendance
  • Maps, Event Calendars and Information on Local Attractions and Restaurants

Some helpful facts

Columbus, Indiana has:

  • 1,600+ hotel rooms in Columbus and The Edinburgh Premium Outlet area
  • The largest meeting venue features 10,000 square feet of space
  • The largest hotel with conference space is the Clarion Hotel and Conference Center, with 253 rooms, 8,900 square foot ballroom, and 20,000 square feet of combined space
  • Unique indoor and outdoor venues include:
    The Inn at Irwin Gardens
    The Breeding Farm (barn)
    Bartholomew County Fairgrounds, with acres of space and three meeting venues

Contact us

We look forward to talking with you

  • Contact Becky Harper at 800-468-6564
  • Or email Becky Harper : bharper(at)columbus.in.us

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