Experience Columbus

Experience Columbus' vision is to be the leading force in creating and revealing the best of the Columbus experience to the world. Experience Columbus' mission is to sell, market and promote the Destination Columbus experience to visitors.

In 2008, Experience Columbus earned accreditation from the Destination International (DI), formerly DMAI, and is one of only 68 destination marketing organizations to have met the rigorous standards. To do so, Experience Columbus provided evidence of compliance with 54 mandatory standards and 33 voluntary standards, including governance, finance, management, human resources, technology, visitor services, group services, sales, communications, membership, brand management, destination development, research/market intelligence, innovation, and stakeholder relationships.

Experience Columbus employs approximately 45 people working in convention sales, tourism sales, convention services, partnership and development, marketing, communications, events, and administration. In June 2002, Experience Columbus created the Greater Columbus Sports Commission to attract professional, collegiate, amateur, and youth sports events to Greater Columbus.

Experience Columbus Columbus, OH, USA
Apr 23, 2021
Part time
Destination Specialist Meetings/Conventions Title: Destination Specialist M&C FLSA: Non-Exempt Reports To: Director, Visitor Experience Status: Part Time Location: Columbus, OH What You Will Accomplish Provide visitors and clients with an extraordinary impression of Experience Columbus and the Columbus destination. Destination Specialists are deployed as needed and have three primary responsibilities: to provide visitor information, to provide staffing at conventions, meetings, and other events, and generate visitor survey completions. Responsibilities will include: Staff information tables, booths, and visitor centers when needed Greet visitors via telephone, email, and in person; answering and directing calls; responding to questions; anticipating needs; and maintaining visitor information resources with energy and a cheerful disposition Determine visitor interests and suggest suitable attractions, dining, lodging, and...