From start to finish, you can count on the Columbus CVB to help you plan a successful and well-attended convention. We offer the following services to help you make the most of our time and budget.

The Columbus CVB provides most of these services at no cost; however, a minimal fee may be required depending on group size and lodging commitment with a Columbus hotel or motel property.


  • Name badges
  • Computer generated name badges for pre-registered delegates
  • On-site registration assistance (based on availability)
  • Name badge ribbons


  • Welcome bags
  • Visitor guides, maps, brochures on attractions and more
  • Notepads and pens
  • Gift item (based on availability)

Planning Assistance

  • Site selection assistance & tours
  • Hotel room rate solicitation
  • Ideas for speakers and entertainment
  • Ideas for spouse and youth programs
  • Arrange tours of area attractions/businesses
  • Step-on tour guide (when applicable)
  • Distribution of press release to local media


  • City Dignitary Representative
  • Chamber of Commerce Representative
  • Convention & Visitors Bureau Representative
  • Customized welcome banner w/group’s name

For additional information:

Theresa Grape
Columbus Area Convention & Visitors Bureau
1464 26th Avenue, Suite 100
Columbus, NE  68601