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Member Handbook

We are pleased to have you on board with Experience Columbus! As you know, we are the only organization 100% dedicated to marketing our great city. This Member Handbook will help you learn about all of the tools available to you as a member of Experience Columbus.


Member Portal

Many of your member tools can be found in the Experience Columbus Member Portal. Learn how to navigate the portal and access the tools available to you with these training videos we've put together for you.


Submitting Events

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Upcoming Events


Membership Open House

Jan. 23 | 8-10 a.m.
Experience Columbus (277 W. Nationwide Blvd, Ste. 125, Columbus, OH 43215)

Join us for our first networking event of 2019!  We want to invite you into our offices Wednesday, January 23 from 8-10 a.m. to meet and mingle with our staff and fellow members. Spaces are limited and filling up fast, so register yourself and a guest today!  

8-8:30 a.m. Networking with a complimentary build your own breakfast 
8:30-9:30 a.m.Open house with Experience Columbus executives 
9:30-10 a.m.Orientation with your membership team

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Make it Columbus Expo

Feb. 26 | 3-6 p.m.
COSI (333 W. Broad St. Columbus, OH 43215)

Mark your calendars for the meetings and events trade show of the year, hosted by Experience Columbus. See the latest industry trends, sample some of the city’s finest catering menus and find entertainment, venue and rental options all in one place – while exploring featured exhibits at COSI. Whether you’re planning a wedding, corporate dinner or large-scale event, come and experience why you should “Make it Columbus!” 

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Showcase your company's products and services to hundreds of meeting planners, event professionals, human resource managers and industry leaders by being an exhibitor at the Expo. 

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Experience Columbus Annual Meeting

March 20 | 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Greater Columbus Convention Center | Battelle Grand Ballroom

There has never been a more critical time to get engaged with the tourism economy, be informed about the business side of hospitality and raise the stakes on welcoming visitors. Join us for the 2019 Experience Columbus Annual Meeting as we kick off a “decade of hospitality” in Columbus!

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