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Hotel and Travel


If you have not yet booked your hotel room, we urge you to do so soon, as rooms fill up quickly. Individuals are responsible for making their own hotel reservations (reservations are not included with your registration fees).  

All educational sessions, lunches, exhibits and evening socials will take place at the Columbus Convention Center, and sleeping room accommodations have been secured at three host hotels located in downtown Columbus. Hotel blocks secured by IAHCSMM are adjacent and additionally accessible by skyway to the convention center.

Hotel Policies and Reservations

A credit card is required to book a reservation. Funds will not be charged at the time of reservation, but will be held upon check-in. If you are using a debit card to book your room, funds will be deducted from your account immediately upon your check in - limiting your access to those funds until your account is settled with your banking institution, up to five business days after check-out. The amount of funds held on credit cards or deducted from debit cards is equal to room and tax charges for your entire stay, plus $50 per night for incidental charges. If you would prefer to pay in advance by check or credit card, you may request a credit card authorization form from the hotels. Additionally, hotels will not accept checks as payment at check-in or during check-out.

Hampton Inn & Suites Downtown Columbus

With a stay at Hampton Inn & Suites Columbus - Downtown, you’ll be centrally located in Columbus, steps from Greater Columbus Convention Center and North Market. This hotel is within close proximity of Columbus Children’s Theatre and Goodale Park.  Guests can enjoy a pool and free breakfast during their visit. As an added convenience, there is parking available to guests.  

     501 North High Street
     Columbus, OH 43215

     $169 per night plus tax
     Includes WiFi

     Book Your Stay at the Hampton

Hilton Downtown Columbus Hotel

The Hilton Columbus Downtown hotel offers a contemporary presence in the eclectic urban hub of Columbus, reflecting the spirit and energy of the area. This Columbus, OH hotel is within walking distance to over 300 dining and entertainment venues. Enjoy a stunning art collection, comprised of over 150 original pieces by Central Ohio artists, featured throughout the hotel. The artwork is displayed in function space, guest rooms and public areas of the hotel, sparking the imagination while enhancing a distinctive cultural experience.  The hotel offers both king and two queen-bed guest room accommodations, as well as beautifully appointed suites.

Leisure amenities include a full-service restaurant — serving breakfast, lunch and dinner — a coffee bar and lobby lounge, Hilton Fitness, and an indoor pool and whirlpool.

     401 North High Street
     Columbus, OH 43215

     $189 per night plus tax
     Includes WiFi

     Book Your Stay at the Hilton

Hyatt Regency Columbus

Located within walking distance of Nationwide Arena and the trendy Arena District, Hyatt Regency Columbus redefines the modern hotel experience. Connected to the Greater Columbus Convention Center and steps to the Short North Arts District, ours is the hotel in which to meet and play in downtown Columbus. The hotel offers both king and two queen-bed guest room sleeping accommodations.

Leisure amenities include three dining outlets, including Market Stand Café, 24-hour StayFit™ gym and business center.

     350 North High Street
     Columbus, OH 43215

     $189 per night plus tax
     Includes WiFi

     Book Your Stay at the Hyatt Regency


Columbus is within 550 miles, just a one-day drive or one-hour flight, from nearly half of the U.S. population. Major carriers that service serve John Glenn Columbus International Airport (CMH) are: Southwest, American, Delta, United, Spirit, Frontier and Air Canada. OneJet, Spirit Airlines and Alaska Airlines also service John Glenn International.  Five highways run through the city, including two major interstate highways, 70 and 71, making it easy to get to the city from any direction when driving. 


With John Glenn International airport just 10 minutes from downtown, traveling between the airport and downtown is easy, with a variety of options for doing so. Answers to any questions regarding transportation can be found at the welcome center in baggage claim. 

Airconnect Express Bus

Express bus service runs between John Glenn International, the Greater Columbus Convention Center (GCCC) and downtown hotels. The connector stops at baggage claim every 30 minutes and costs $2.75 each way. Tickets can be purchased at a kiosk with credit cards (only) or on-board with cash (only). 

Car Service

Traditional taxi service provided by Yellow Cab of Columbus or Orange Cab of Columbus as well as ride-hailing services Lyft and Uber are available at the airport 24 hours a day. Average taxi fare from the airport to downtown is typically $25 and the average UberX or Lyft fare is approximately $15. 

Rental Cars

The following auto rental agencies have check-in counters on the ground floor of an on-site, attached garage at John Glenn International: Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz, National and Thrifty. For those who prefer an on-demand option, the world’s leading car-sharing network, Zipcar, also has vehicles of all sizes available for pick-up at the airport. 


Discounted programs will be available soon within your Exhibitor Service Center.