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Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center

1101 Lincoln St, Columbia SC, Columbia, SC 29201-3133
+1 803-545-0000
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Was there for a book event, the place was warm (it was cold outside), the place was clean - even... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Natalie K
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Portsmouth, Virginia
excellent staff

was here for a competition. there was also a black women empowerment seminar same day. Venue was... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2017
em l
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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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1101 Lincoln St, Columbia SC, Columbia, SC 29201-3133
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Was there for a book event, the place was warm (it was cold outside), the place was clean - even the restrooms. Good free parking next to venue. Staff were everywhere if you needed them. My one and only complaint was the concessions. We were...More

Thank Natalie K
Reviewed 4 October 2017

was here for a competition. there was also a black women empowerment seminar same day. Venue was clean , cool , and quiet. Outside the venue some sort of party was taking place. loud , bumping base music and noisy guests. however inside the facility...More

Thank em l
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

FLW held its Forrest Wood Cup at nearby Lake Murray & vendors were set up at the conference center. It is a great venue with lots of space, restrooms, & even concessions. I was surprised at how great the food was! The price was typical...More

Thank Angela G
Reviewed 17 May 2017

The convention center is ideal for large gatherings. Restrooms are convenient and well maintained. Concession offers limited variety of foods but is a bit pricey. A bottle of water was $3.00. Parking is very limited. We finally found a space in a parking garage and...More

Thank ASH814
Reviewed 13 May 2017

This is a wonderful facility for large or even smaller events. It is quite modern, bright, and cheerful. It has a large parking facility so, as long as there is not a sporting event at the nearby by Colonial Center (basketball arena, etc.), parking is...More

Thank Richard C
Reviewed 29 April 2017

Excellent venue with a very helpful staff. Close enough to the sights and sounds of The Vista for when your event is over as well.

Thank T P
Reviewed 13 February 2017

This convention center is modern, bright, and well laid out. I visited for the International Plastic Modelers Convention (for builders of airplanes, cars and such) and found it to be a great venue. From downtown where I was staying, it's an easy walk past the...More

Thank metzler23
Reviewed 4 November 2016

i was here over the summer for the International Plastic Modelers Society's 2016 National Convention. The layout of the convention center with all of its large facilities is fantastic. There were literally thousands of us and we were able to enjoy the entire convention without...More

Thank Dave C
Reviewed 26 October 2016

The Convention Center is a great asset for Columbia. The only problem it has is that it needs to expand.

Thank SCC1992
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Had a good experience at the Carolina Technical Conference. The event was well organized. Lots of parking available in lots and garages. The staff was friendly and helpful. Many hotels and restaurants within walking distance.

Thank Brian C
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