About the Greater Columbus Sports Commission
Columbus is transforming into a top sports destination. Host to the 2018 NCAA Women’s Final Four and numerous USA Olympic sports and amateur sporting events, the Greater Columbus Sports Commission wins events and brings them to the city. In return, these events positively impact the image, economy, and lifestyle of Columbus and its residents. It's been a defining year for the Sports Commission, click here to read why.
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The Greater Columbus Sports Commission’s mission is to rally Columbus to compete and win sporting events, providing a singular athlete and fan experience and positively impacting image, economy, and lifestyle. The Sports Commission has booked more than 500 new sports events and generated an estimated $605 million in visitor spending. Those millions of dollars go back into the city we love, improving the quality of life for our community and boosting economic growth. Click here to read our Annual Report.
Columbus Has No Offseason
Columbus rallies around sports unlike anywhere else. Attend any of our events to witness a special kind of camaraderie, spirit, and determination. You’ll feel our passion for your event as soon as you set foot in the city.
As a nonprofit organization, our small but mighty staff is governed by a vested Board of Commissioners with a shared love for Columbus and sports. We gather annually at The Women’s Sports Report to thank our community for its continued support.
The Greater Columbus Sports Commission is an LLC of Experience Columbus, a 501(c)(6), and also oversees the Greater Columbus Sports Foundation, a 501(c)(3), and operates with its own board of commissioners, budget, brand, office, web and media presence, fundraising and other elements.