Your guide to convention center services at the Ohio Expo - We offer information on hotels, rental cars, convention facilities, parking, transportation, maps, and other services for your convention at the Ohio Expo.
Location The Ohio Expo Center is located only seven minutes from downtown Columbus and a short drive from a variety of hotels, restaurants, entertainment and the area's finest shopping. The Expo Center offers entertainment, sound, lighting, food and decorations for any type of event. Parking Those visiting the Ohio Expo Center may reach the facility by taking North Fourth Avenue (from the south) or Summit Street (from the north) to 17th or 11th Avenues. Signs and parking attendants will direct guests to the proper parking areas. Meeting Space Located in the heart of Columbus, the Expo Center has more than one million square feet of event space, seats for 20,000 people, and ties for 2,000 cattle. The center covers 360-acres, and has 20-buildings that complete the complex and can host almost any kind and size of event.
Transportation Columbus offers a range of transportation options including bus and taxi services.
Columbus is easy to get around. The main east-west highway is I-70. There are two primary north-south freeways, I-71 and St. Rte. 315. The outerbelt, I-270, circles the city. I-670 connects the airport to downtown and continues to the west side.
Cars and vans can be rented from a variety of points in the city. Taxi service is provided by many vendors and airport shuttles are available, as well. Public transportation is available from the Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA). Normal bus fare is $1.50, express fare $2; transfers are free. COTA offers special service for events such as Red, White and Boom! and Ohio State home football games.
Columbus Days Inn Fairgrounds From Convention Center: Walking Distance The Days Inn Fairgrounds is a 2 floor, 118 room hotel conveniently located off Interstate Highway 71 only 2 miles from downtown. We offer smoking and......more.
The Blackwell From Convention Center: 1.6 miles The Blackwell is the upscale hotel in Columbus featuring 151 guest rooms and suites, each with custom built furniture designed to allow you and your guests to ......more.
Hampton Inn & Suites Columbus From Convention Center: 2.0 miles The Hampton Inn and Suites Columbus Downtown is located in the Arena District, right across the street from the Columbus Convention Center. We are near the ....more.
Drury Inn Suites From Convention Center: 2.2 miles Now serving FREE HOT QUIKSTART Breakfast. Enjoy scrambled eggs, sausage, Belgian waffles, biscuits and gravy and much more. Also, new for 2003 FREE high-speed......more.
Hyatt Regency Columbus From Convention Center: 2.2 miles Hyatt Regency Columbus...631 rooms, including 16 suites, and Hyatt Business PlanTM rooms...connected to the new Greater Columbus Convention Center complex.......more.
Red Roof Inn Columbus Ohio State From Convention Center: 2.3 miles Red Roof Inns is one of the United States largest economy motel chains, with well over 300 inns located throughout North America. Red Roof Inns are ......more.