Greater Columbus Convention Center Event Planning Guide - Other - Page 20
(animal waste, construction debris, oil, grease, electronics, etc.).
An estimate of costs can be prepared based on the information you provide.
All items from your event must be removed by you or your service contractor at the conclusion of your event.
Only items left should be able to be cleaned by a push broom.
Valet Parking Service is available for your attendees. Our Parking Department Manager will coordinate this for you. For
more details, including drop-off areas and costs, please contact your Event Manager.
Water/Plumbing/Compressed Air/Natural Gas
Our Exhibitor Services staff installs and drains all water service for you and your exhibitors.
They also handle installing compressed air and natural gas.
If you intend to use open flame devices, prior written approval must be received from the City of Columbus,
Division of Fire.
When you know what your needs are, contact your Event Manager and they will assist you.
You will need to complete a Plumbing Order Form to obtain this service, which is available online at
If you need water service at additional locations, there will be an additional fee.
Water and glasses along with water coolers can be ordered from your Catering Manager.
If you need ice for an event (e.g. First Aid stations), please contact your Catering Manager for details.
Additional bandwidth and more secure Internet services are available for an additional charge through Smart City.
Complimentary Wi-Fi is not available within the exhibit halls, Short North Ballroom, Union Station Ballroom and Battelle
Section 6: Additional Information
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was enacted to ensure that people with disabilities are afforded the same
opportunities to participate in American society as all other people.
The ADA is legislation designed to protect the civil rights of people who have physical or mental disabilities.
As a “Public Assembly Facility,” the GCCC is responsible for permanent building access accommodations such as
(but not limited to) wheelchair ramps, elevator standards, door-width standards, parking facilities and restroom
Show management is responsible for all non-permanent accessibility requirements such as (but not limited to)
seating accessibility, auxiliary aids for the visually impaired, hearing impaired, and mobility impaired attendees.
Systems for the hearing impaired can be provided at our facility. Please request devices in advance via
your Event Manager.
Art at the Facility
The GCCC Art Collection is a part of the largest contemporary collection of Franklin County art.
Artist media choices include oil, acrylic, fabric, collage, ceramic, glass, wood and interactive, while styles include
traditional, cartoon, dimensional and graffiti.
Free guided group tours of our permanent collection can be arranged for groups of ten or more.
Tours are 45 minutes in length.
Arrangements must be made four weeks in advance.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to book your tour or for more information.
COTA Bus Routes (www.cota.com and 614/228-1776)
Our two Guest Services Centers have available a variety of transit information for popular destinations including:
Night Owl 21
Summer season route to the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium.
Airport Shuttle by COTA (Air Connect) with stops at the Center for only $ 2.75 each way.