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Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center

1101 Lincoln Street, Columbia SC, Columbia, SC 29201
(803) 545-0000
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Ranked #30 of 52 Attractions in Columbia
Type: Convention Centers
Most recent review
- Sep 2, 2014
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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83 reviews 83 reviews
26 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Attended the CVMSDC Business Opportunity Event early August of this year. The event was very well planned with cudos going to both the staff of the CVMSDC and the Convention Center staff as well. Rooms were perfectly set for the various meeting, the luncheon was excellent in both food as well as the serving. The exhibit hall was well lighted... More

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Stanford
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45 reviews 45 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

We were at the flw in August as 90 fishermen got together for a fish off to see who would take the cup home. In the convention center they had booths and give always for the community. They provided the staff with meals at one room. The food was great. So was the the whole 4 day events.

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Antioch
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

As a veteran vendor and speaker, I have never been to a convention center where the concession provider refused to open during an event. All 100 vendors and hundreds of attending families were left with no food or drink options within the center during a 3 day event. On top of that, the "event staff" scolded vendors for bringing in... More

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Columbia, South Carolina, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

I assisted in the coordination of over 400 people attending a one-day conference here. The staff is not personal enough, never checked on us the entire day. You have sub-contractors for every need which makes coordination difficult. Staff - okay.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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45 reviews 45 reviews
19 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

My husband and I have attended several annual SC Book Festivals here.. It is a pleasant, modern facility with a good exhibits hall and comfortable rooms for programs, although the acoustics sometimes could be better.

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Columbia, South Carolina
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

I have attended awards ceremonies, large school gatherings, and even a beer fest. The Convention Center is centrally located and has the ability to handle large unrelated crowds/meetings/events at the same time. Everything that I have seen and experiences has been fantastic.

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Columbia, South Carolina, United States
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70 reviews 70 reviews
29 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Too overwhelming for me and not the up close and personal feel. Valet parking was available since i am handicapped. But i was exhausted just getting to the location.

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south carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 via mobile

I have been to the Convention Center many times & it is a well run, clean, efficient meeting venue. Both smaller rooms & larger banquet facilities are certainly adequate for Columbia.

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Columbia, South Carolina
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108 reviews 108 reviews
37 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Outstanding service, plenty of parking, a fine location and a terrific team to take care of your event. There are large rooms and small rooms. There is an ATM, there is an information center to learn about other places to visit in the city. Very accommodating as far as audiovisual equipment as well. Rotary Club of Five Points meets there... More

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Columbia, South Carolina
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372 reviews 372 reviews
297 attraction reviews
263 helpful votes 263 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013

very nice center, easy to walk about.went to book festival and enjoyed the facility.plenty of parking,clean bathrooms and safe. not the biggest convention center,but serves the needs of metro Columbia.

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