Segra Fan Fest Experience

Enjoy Basketball in Style

The Convention Center's inaugural basketball celebration offers food, fun, and games perfect for the whole family. Check out this free event March 21st and March 22nd.

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People strolling around Vista Lights.

A Word About the Vista

The Vista, a district wedged between the Congaree River and Columbia's vibrant downtown, is undergoing a Renaissance. See what the CMCC staff has to say about their favorite spots.

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Thumbs up and down

How to Diffuse Negative Social Comments

So, someone's using your event hashtag to complain? Things can go wrong at even the most carefully planned event, and some people are just looking for an opportunity to vent their frustration online. A strong social media strategy will allow you to respond to them in a thoughtful way. Read on for tips on how to deal with negative comments on social media.

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Nightlife in The Vista

Things to Do Near the CMCC

As South Carolina's only downtown convention center, the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center is just a short walk from over 60 bars and restaurants in the historic Vista district . Here you're...

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