The Planner’s Choice for Professional Meetings & Conferences

Colleges & Universities, Planner's Choice Winner



In the heart of Columbus, Ohio, The Ohio State University stands as a beacon of excellence, earning the prestigious Planner’s Choice Award for Professional Meetings & Conferences. Since its grand opening in 2010, The Ohio Union at OSU has solidified its position as the premiere venue on campus and a sought-after destination in Central Ohio for large conferences, professional meetings, and events.

On campus, The Ohio Union boasts a 318,000 square foot facility with 34 flexible and dynamic meeting spaces, making it an ideal destination for a wide range of events. From board meetings to large conferences, the venue offers versatility that caters to diverse needs. Whether planners are organizing single or multi-day events, breakouts, or vendor/exhibitor spaces, The Ohio Union provides a space that can be tailored to various business segments, including medical, tech, corporate, non-profit, political, international, and national conferences.

One of the key features that sets The Ohio Union apart is its one-stop shop model, providing planners with a seamless and convenient experience. The venue offers easy access to parking, built-in audio/visual resources, live-streaming capabilities, complimentary Wi-Fi, on-site culinary and catering services, room diagramming software, on-campus summer conference housing in residential halls, and access to a local hotel network offering 2,100 sleeping rooms. This comprehensive approach allows planners to focus on the content and success of their events, while the venue takes care of the logistical details. With all this experience and know-how, it’s no wonder that The Ohio State University hosts an average of 20,000 events every year!

Planners, take note – The Ohio Union at OSU is your partner in creating memorable and successful professional meetings and conferences. You will not regret working with this team of seasoned professionals!

Cheers and Congratulations to Our Planner’s Choice Award Winner for Professional Meetings & Conferences!