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Hotel and Travel

Conference Registration does not include lodging. All attendees are responsible for making their own hotel reservations.

Conference Hotel:
Renaissance Columbus Downtown Hotel

50 North Third Street
Columbus, Ohio 43215

Phone: 614-228-5050
Fax: 614-228-2525

Valet parking is available for $23 overnight or $18 daily. All valet parking is based on availability. Complimentary in-room basis WiFi for guests.

More travel information is available on the Renaissance Columbus Downtown Hotel website.

If you are in need of a credit card authorization form to pay for an attendee's room, please contact the hotel at 614-228-5050 and ask the front desk to send you a secure link to fill out.

Renaissance Columbus Downtown Reservations


Flying to Columbus

The nearest airport to The Ohio State University is John Glenn Columbus International Airport (CMH). View a list of cities that have non-stop flights to Columbus.

John Glenn Columbus International Airport is approximately 10 minutes from the conference hotel.


Local Information and Attractions

Information about Columbus

We are proud to welcome you to Columbus! Our city has enticing culinary experiences, a thriving nightlife scene, world-class attractions, unique and high-quality local products and outstanding accommodations. In fact, Columbus has been ranked the "Highest in Visitor Satisfaction in the Midwest," by J.D. Power in the 2016 Destination Experience Satisfaction Study, receiving high marks for infrastructure, our food and beverage scene and affordability. The New York Times has named Columbus one of its 52 places to visit in 2019! Visit Experience Columbus to learn more about what Columbus has to offer. Please DowntownColumbus.com for information specific to the downtown area.

Parking Information

Downtown Columbus has lots of different parking options, including street parking, surface lots and garages. Riding a two-wheeled motorcycle, moped or scooter? You may legally park in any space a four-wheeled vehicle can.

Daily Park Me Map

Options near conference hotel include:

  • Renaissance Columbus Hotel: Valet parking is available for $23 overnight or $18 daily. All valet parking is based on availability.
  • Galaria Garage* (118 E Capital Street): $14/day
  • Ohio Statehouse Garage* (1 Capital Sq): $13/day
  • Lot 114* (72 E Gay St): $15/day

*Parking rates subject to change