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Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center

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Address: 1101 Lincoln Street, Columbia SC, Columbia, SC 29201
Phone Number: (803) 545-0000
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Great Venue

This is a great facility for small competitions, office parties, and other events. they do a great job and it is located near the Vista so you can walk to restaurants and bars.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 7, 2015
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Columbia, South Carolina
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Columbia, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Incredible customer service. This is a wonderful venue for almost any event. Food service is great! The best place in Columbia for a meeting, luncheon, or convention. They pay attention to the little things (the details that really make a difference).

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Columbia, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

This is a great facility for small competitions, office parties, and other events. they do a great job and it is located near the Vista so you can walk to restaurants and bars.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Additional Information about Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center

Address: 1101 Lincoln Street, Columbia SC, Columbia, SC 29201
Phone Number: (803) 545-0000
Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Columbia
Open Hours:
Monday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

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