Theonly downtown
convention center
in South Carolina


Columbia Cityscape

Capital City, Small - Town Charm

The Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center is located right in the heart of a bustling city center-with friendly locals, delicious food, and great shopping all within walking distance.

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Floor Plans and Capacity

Our modern facility includes a large exhibit hall, a spacious ballroom, and several meeting rooms that can be customized to accommodate your groups needs.

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OnThe Record

  • “ Hotels all around the city were plentiful and fit a wide variety of budgets (for those who wanted to save money for the vendors.) All the convention staff (not IPMS affiliated) were friendly and helpful. The convention hall was modern, clean and well laid out with vendors, and the contest rooms were spacious. ”

    - Attendee of the International Plastic Modelers Society Convention

  • “ The CMCC team has been very instrumental in the smooth working relationship that our two organization enjoy today…The professionalism shown to IPMS USA has been above average, and the support rendered has been outstanding. ”

    - Peter C. Maher, 2016 International Plastic Modelers Society USA National Convention

  • “ I was pleased with each person I encountered in the process-professional, prepared, and honest desire to get it right the first time. ”

    - Reggie Bell, SC State Housing Finance & Development Authority

  • “ I would like to thank [the CMCC] and the departments that make up [their] team on assisting in producing a wonderful event. From the beginning to end of this process, [they] have made the quick transition smooth and manageable. ”

    - Joan Pinckney, The Most Worshipful Prince Hall Grand Lodge of South Carolina

  • “ We have had many events at the Center and Joey has been quite instrumental in assisting us with the logistics through the end. Additionally, all of our experiences have been exceptional. The staff has always been ready to help us fulfill our needs. Thank you so much Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center for being there. ”

    - Joyce Hatten, Benedict College Charter Day

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