About Columbus


Columbus is Ohio’s largest and fastest-growing city, offering a vibrant blend of arts and culture; creative culinary, fashion and music scenes; exciting collegiate and professional sports; and a welcoming spirit. With a burgeoning downtown, lively urban entertainment districts and variety of renowned visitor attractions, it’s a city that invites exploration.

The Greater Columbus Convention Center

This year, GDEX will be held in the Greater Columbus Convention Center. Taking place in Hall B of the Convention center, GDEX will feature 3 Workshop Rooms, 1 Main Theater, and over 120,000 sqft of showfloor space.

Hotel Information

This year, GDEX has partnered with the Hyatt Regency to offer discounted room rates for guests of the show. Use the link below to book your room at the discounted rate of $135 a night (plus fees and taxes)

“Designed with a modern feel, Hyatt Regency Columbus offers luxurious rooms and spacious suites that make you feel right at home. Our stylish rooms feature amenities like luxurious bedding and chic, contemporary decor. Dine at Market Stand Café or enjoy signature cocktails at Big Bar on 2. Take advantage of our 24-hour StayFit™ Gym.” 

“Experience Red Roof PLUS+. Adding more WOW to your stay! Discover an enhanced experience with all new rooms and our most requested higher-end amenities. A completely remodeled and upgraded stay. The Red Roof PLUS+ Columbus Downtown – Convention Center is a pet-friendly, family-friendly hotel in downtown Columbus, Ohio near the Greater Columbus Convention Center. This hotel is also conveniently located near Nationwide Arena, The North Market and the State Capitol..” 

Reserve your room by calling (614)224-6539 and using discount code GDEX 2017 or group code GDEX

Where is GDEX 2017?

Use the following map to find more information on the various venues you’ll be at for GDEX 2017!