Columbus 2020 serves as the economic development organization for the 11-county Columbus Region. The organization's mission is to generate opportunity and build capacity for economic growth throughout Central Ohio.
The Columbus Region is an area of 11 counties that work together to execute the Columbus 2020 Regional Growth Strategy. The Region's dynamic yet stable economy is the envy of many other U.S. and international metros, and its collaborative business environment makes it a place where entrepreneurs can take risks and companies of all sizes grow — earning it the distinction as one of the top metros for job creation.
Experience Columbus promotes Central Ohio as a visitor destination. Together with the hospitality community, Experience Columbus works to attract billions of dollars to the area through visitor spending.
Greater Columbus Sports Commission
The Greater Columbus Sports Commission (GCSC) was formed in June 2002 to provide leadership, guidance and marketing expertise towards the Region being recognized as a premier sports destination in attracting sporting events and activities to bolster Greater Columbus economically through visitor spending.
The City of Columbus
Columbus is the capital and largest city in Ohio. It is the 15th largest city in the United States, with a population of 822,553. Columbus' central location, educated workforce and outstanding quality of life make it the perfect place to grow a business, a career or a family.
The Columbus Chamber
The Columbus Chamber provides connections, resources and solutions to help businesses thrive. Leveraging a customized, consultative approach to support members that range from small businesses to Fortune 500 enterprises, the Columbus Chamber is helping to grow the Columbus Region economy one business at a time.
The Columbus Partnership
The Columbus Partnership is a nonprofit, membership based CEO organization of more than 50 CEOs from Columbus' leading businesses and institutions. The Columbus Partnership is committed to making a lasting impact on the community. Its members are proud to lead and engage in a broad array of civic efforts throughout the Region.
Columbus Regional Airport Authority
With its mission to connect Ohio with the world, the Columbus Regional Airport Authority oversees the operation of passenger-focused Port Columbus International Airport (CMH), cargo-focused Rickenbacker International Airport (LCK), and general aviation airport Bolton Field (TZR).
Rev1 Ventures helps entrepreneurs build great companies. With the capital of a venture capital firm and the connections of an accelerator, Rev1 supports startups through the first phases of growth to increase their probability of success. Their team of experts leads an ongoing, data-driven process that ensures entrepreneurs develop products people want, and companies people need.
Greater Columbus Convention Center
The Greater Columbus Convention Center is a state-of-the-art facility that hosts hundreds of meetings and events throughout the year, drawing visitors from around the world. With more than 1.7 million square feet of space it offers a combination of settings that are perfect for events of all sizes.
The AIA Columbus Chapter is one of the largest urban components of the American Institute of Architects in the Midwest, with over 600 members from a 32-county area. They seek to be the authoritative source for information on the built environment and to be the credible voice of the profession.
Jazz Arts Group
The Jazz Arts Group of Columbus (JAG) is America's oldest not-for-profit arts organization dedicated to producing, performing and promoting jazz. The Jazz Arts Group believes in the power of music to transform lives and is committed to offering lifelong-learning opportunities for individuals of all ages, interests, backgrounds and abilities.
OhioHealth Capital City Half Marathon
The OhioHealth Capital City Half Marathon has steadily grown into one of the largest half marathons in the Midwest. Founded in 2004 and produced by M3S Sports, it generates an estimated $7.5 million in visitor spending each year.
Founded in 1908, Columbus REALTORS® is a professional trade association comprised of over 6,500 real estate professionals engaged in residential sales and leasing, commercial sales and leasing, property management, appraisal, consultation, real estate syndication, land development and more.
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