Greater Columbus Convention Center Officials Release Local Tourism Figures For 2015 By Mike Foley & Jim Letizia • Aug 25, 2016 Columbus' tourism bureau says 39.3 million visitors spent a day or more in the city last year, resulting in an overall economic impact of 9.7 billion dollars. Youth Volleyball Tournament In Columbus This Weekend By Jim Letizia • Jun 4, 2016 jvaonline.org Columbus hosts thousands of young volleyball players from across the nation this weekend. Trump Tells Columbus Audience He'll Bring Back Waterboarding If Elected By Jim Letizia • Nov 24, 2015 Ohio Public Radio Donald Trump is back on the campaign trail after a major rally in Columbus. Upgrades Planned For Columbus Convention Center By Jim Letizia • Jun 13, 2014 wikipedia.org A major renovation project is being planned at the Greater Columbus Convention Center. Rhythmic Gymnastics Competition Returns To Columbus By Mike Foley • Feb 19, 2014 For the 4th consecutive year, Columbus will host the Spring Fling International Rhythmic Gymnastics Invitational.