Greater Columbus Convention Center Event Planning Guide - Other - Page 5
Our Engineering Department handles air conditioning, heating, and the maintenance of all building equipment and
fixtures. There are engineers on duty at all times responsible for installing the utilities that you have ordered.
These are the exclusive services at our facility provided by the GCCC and its service contractors for which you are not permitted
to bring in any outside contractor:
Approval, installation and removal of applied graphics affixed to any surface
Gobos that are not projected within the client’s licensed area
Exhibit booth cleaning
Loading Dock Security
Public Safety for your event
Exclusive Services Providers and GCCC preferred providers
The GCCC is the exclusive installer and remover of applied graphics within the facility.
Fern Exposition Services
Fern Exposition Services is our preferred General Service Contractor and has an office within the GCCC.
Fern’s staff can provide:
Drayage, shipping and delivery
Installation and dismantle service
Backdrops and more
If your event space is not contracted to another client the day before and/or the day after your event, Fern may be
permitted to set equipment early and/or later to potentially reduce overtime labor costs that you would incur with other
decorators/service contractors. You can contact Fern at 614-253-1500 or visit www.fernexpo.com.
Levy is our exclusive food and beverage provider and therefore no other food or beverage is permitted to be brought in for
your event from you or your attendees. Your Levy Catering Manager can assist with all your food and beverage needs,
Menu selection, pricing and presentation
Specialty food service for exhibitors
Concessions in the main concourse and exhibit halls
Exhibitor booth catering
Levy operates the Starbucks Coffee location on Level 2 and Discovery Café located inside the west entrance and
comprised of Crimson Cup, Homegrown Market, Columbus Grille and CBUS Tap Room. For additional information, visit