Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center


Sarah Britt
Director of Sales

Meghan Carnovale
Sales Manager

Alexa Hawkins
Sales Manager

Joey Mouton
Senior Special Events Ma...

David Hopp
Special Events Manager

Ashleigh Pair Conner, CMP
Director of Events

Sara Leary
Senior Event Manager

Jennifer Bozzo
Event Manager

Jarrett Eason
Event Coordinator

Anne Spencer Alexander
Event Associate

Scott Carpenter
Security Manager

David Kreider
Chief Engineer

Chip Murrell
Operations Director

Brian Latten-Ford
Operations Supervisor

Abby Rogoski
Sales and Events Adminis...

Mack Stone, CMP
VP/General Manager

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The first thing many attendees notice upon arrival in The New Southern Hot Spot is the southern graciousness of both the people and the landscape. Our hospitality professionals and residents are glad you have chosen to spend time in the Columbia area, and want to show you the best of what we have to offer. Equally welcoming is Columbia's layout. When meeting in the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center, you are in the heart of the Convention District and will find walkable shops, coffee houses, spas, restaurants, nightlife and art galleries. If you have elected to stay at one of our suburban hotel properties for your Convention Center meeting, you will be connected to the city center via easy interstate access with significantly less traffic that larger cities. If you have time, make the Columbia Regional Visitors Center your first stop for information, an ice-cold beverage and a sampling of local art.