Our Host City: Columbus
As the capital of Ohio and the state's largest individual city, the Region is home to 15 Fortune 1000 headquarters, including five Fortune 500 headquarters: L Brands, AEP, Nationwide, Cardinal Health and Big Lots.
Columbus is quickly becoming known for its:
- Food: Columbus’ amazing food scene features top-ranked chefs, a rich farm-to-table movement, one-of-a-kind restaurants and creative artisan desserts, pastries, beers, wines, spirits and more.
- Fun: Visit our top-ranked zoo and science center and taste the best ice cream in the country, all in Columbus.
- Creativity: Columbus’ arts scene is one of the Best Big Cities for Art (American Style) and the 6th best city in the country for creatives (Smart Asset). Experience creativity from independent artists, professional troupes and artists-in-residence.