In Columbia SC, you’ll find South Carolina’s only downtown convention center—a 142,500-square-foot facility in the middle of
an exciting urban scene that includes open-air
cafes, deluxe accommodations, live music and
exciting sports venues.
With three interstates that intersect the
city and a regional airport, Columbia is easy
to get to and, once you’re here, it’s easy to get
around. CMCC is equipped with 270 free
parking spaces that are available on a first come,
first-served basis, as well as nearby access to
hundreds of additional spaces.
The building is designed with the utmost
versatility in mind and can be broken down
into up to 19 fully-customizable rooms,
including a 16,700-square-foot ballroom and a
23,700-square-foot column-free exhibit hall.
Getting and staying connected is important.
With newly increased fiber and access points,
the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center
(CMCC) is proud to offer fast, free basic WiFi
to all attendees. Tech-heavy groups will be
happy to know it has the capability to provide
internet speeds up to 1 gigabit per second.
Definitely fit for foodies, the in-house catering
team customizes over 85 percent of their menus
to meet your taste and budget, as well as focuses
on fresh, regionally-sourced products.
At CMCC, the staff strives to provide an
experience of luxury for clients in a way that
reduces waste and limits energy consumption.
They implement sustainable initiatives through
a Sustainability Committee to help guide the
center’s green efforts from all sides, as well as help
clients organize more eco-friendly events and
meetings. They integrate sustainability into their
Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center
Columbia, South Carolina
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core business practices by way of energy efficiency,
waste management, recycling, purchasing, food
preparation and individual behaviors.
Plentiful accommodations, walkability
and overall manageability take many of the
headaches out of event planning and execution.
CMCC’s convenient downtown location offers
easy access to more than 1,500 affordable hotel
rooms and over 60 different restaurants and bars
within a one mile radius in the Vista and Main
Street districts. With so much to see and do,
event attendees can look forward to exploring
this capital city with a college town vibe beyond
the main event.
Come as you are and discover all that makes
Columbia, SC, a real Southern hot spot. The
CMCC’s team will be waiting to welcome
your group with a glass of sweet tea, unless of
course you’d prefer something barrel-aged or
Sarah Britt, Director of Sales