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Columbus, GA Event Planning

Key Highlights

Hotels 43
Total Sleeping Rooms 3,891
Committable Sleeping Rooms* 222
Committable Meeting Rooms* 7
Convention Center Space 200,000 Sq. Ft.
Largest Exhibit Space 31,315 Sq. Ft.
Largest Ballroom 29,336 Sq. Ft.
Average Hotel Room Rate USD $83
Average Daily Meal Cost USD $46
Average Weekly Car Rental USD $250
*Maximum for a single hotel

Columbus, GA Key Stats for Meeting Planners

Time Zone: Eastern Time (ET)
Convention Center(s):
Hotel at Convention Center? Yes
Sleeping Rooms 1 Mile from Convention Center: 600
Airport(s):
  • Special Event Venues
  • 12
  • Population
  • 198,413
  • Restaurants
  • 6
  • Country Code
  • 1
  • Sales Tax
  • 7.00%
  • Currency
  • U.S. Dollar
  • Standard Tipping Practice
  • 15-20%
  • Electricity
  • 120V / 60Hz
  • Official Languages
  • English
Credit Cards and Travelers Cheques widely accepted? Yes

All average costs based on U.S. Government Per Diem rates as published by the U.S. General Services Administration.

Cities Near Columbus, GA

Distance Estimated Driving Time Estimated Min. Flying Time Estimated Flight Cost
Montgomery, AL 83 mi 1 hr 32 min 2 hr 30 min USD $380+
Atlanta, GA 88 mi 1 hr 56 min 37 min USD $248+
Birmingham, AL 127 mi 2 hr 53 min 2 hr 50 min USD $340+
Augusta, GA 186 mi 4 hr 19 min 2 hr 21 min USD $430+

Columbus, GA Climate Information

JanFeb MarApr MayJun JulAug SepOct NovDec
Avg. High (°F) 57 61 69 77 84 90 91 91 86 77 67 59
Avg. Low (°F) 36 38 45 52 61 68 71 71 66 54 44 38
Rec. High (°F) 83 83 89 93 97 104 104 103 100 96 86 82
Rec. Low (°F) -2 11 16 28 39 44 59 57 38 24 10 4
Rainfall (in) 4.3 4.7 5.8 4.2 4.0 3.8 5.7 4.0 3.2 2.3 3.6 4.7

Columbus experiences a humid subtropical climate, marked by warm to hot summers and mild to cold winters. The city's annual temperature hits an average high of 76°F and an average low of 55°. An average of 47 inches of rain falls each year, evenly distributed throughout the seasons; Columbus experiences an average of less than one inch of snow per year. The city's warmest month is July, which brings an average high of 92°F and an average low of 73°F, while January brings the city's coldest temperatures, with an average high of 57°F and an average low of 37°F.

 
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