Centrally located in South Carolina's historic state capital, our convention center is in the middle of an exiciting urban scene that includes open-air cafes, deluxe accommodations, live music, exciting sports venues, and concert tours. With our temperate seasons, Columbia offers your guests a perfect year-round business and social climate with a wide variety of world-class cultural and natural attractions. We're also only minutes away from major airport and interstates, giving you access to anywhere you need to be.
Built in 2004, our downtown convention center is a modern and architecturally significant complex that's played host to some of the hottest special events in the Southeast. From magnificent receptions and cultural galas to corporate functions and international trade shows, our center is adaptable to the needs of most any meeting planner. The center is an impressive 142,500 square foot meeting/exhibit facility that boasts a 17,135 square foot ballroom, 15,145 square feet of meeting space and a 24,700 square foot exhibit hall.