This year marks the 15th anniversary of the Greater Columbus Sports Commission (Sports Commission) but it’s not the only milestone we are recognizing in 2017! Linda Shetina Logan, executive director and our fearless leader, is celebrating her 20th (!) anniversary with Experience Columbus and the
Posted on Friday, June 30, 2017
June marked an exciting milestone for the Greater Columbus Sports Commission (Sports Commission) - we turned 15 years old! On June 27, 2002 the Sports Commission was officially created by Executive Director Linda Shetina Logan.
Fast-forward 15 years later, and you’ll find that few people have been around longer or made more of an impact on the Sports Commission than Brian Timm, Director of Corporate Partnerships. Read more about a true veteran of the sports industry and what he loves most about his profession and Columbus!
Posted on Thursday, June 1, 2017
As you already know, the 2018 Women’s Final Four is coming to Columbus March 30 & April 1, 2018. The countdown has begun and the woman leading the charge to market all things Women’s Final Four is none other than Greater Columbus Sports Commission Marketing Manager Jenn Cartmille.
Read on below to
Posted on Thursday, May 18, 2017 | Michelle Perry
I have been fortunate to have had operational and organizational responsibilities for 11 Women’s Final Fours and one Men’s Final Four. I have seen the Women’s Final Four grow from a weekend featuring three games to an event that absolutely captivates an entire community for a week long celebration
Posted on Friday, May 12, 2017
Columbus prides itself on being a city that is both smart and open. And when visitors step foot in the city, they feel it immediately. Home to one of the largest Pride parades in the Midwest that attracts more than 500,000 people and recipient of a perfect score by the Human Rights Campaign’s
April 29 marks the 14th Anniversary for the OhioHealth Capital City Half Marathon, Quarter Marathon and Commit to be Fit 5k.
Columbus has become one of the best places to live, visit and play!
With major running events that garner regional and national attention, more than 200 miles of trails in a
Posted on Wednesday, April 26, 2017
We like to think every day is an exciting day to be in Columbus, but last Tuesday proved that to be true. If you haven’t heard by now, the NCAA awarded Columbus 12 Championship events between 2019-2022, the second-highest total in the country. Now that we’ve finished our just-made-the-winning shot
Posted on Wednesday, April 12, 2017
The weather has finally broke, and we’re past the days of cold and snow (hopefully)! What better way to enjoy Spring in Columbus by attending these upcoming sporting events:
Columbus Blue Jackets in the Stanley Cup Playoffs
How excited are we? For the third time in franchise history, the Columbus
My name is Katie Smith and I want to share my feelings about two of my greatest loves: basketball and Columbus.
Growing up in Southeastern Ohio, my parents provided my family and me with many opportunities: choir, dance, 4-H and sports. We had to travel for many of these activities so
Posted on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 | Lynsey Warren
As the Head Coach of Ohio Dominican Women’s Basketball and the 2017 Elite Eight Tournament Director, I am SO thrilled that the big week is finally upon us! We have known that the NCAA DII Women’s Basketball Elite 8 was coming to Ohio Dominican University (ODU) and Columbus for over three years now.
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