About Columbia

Columbia at night

Home to the South Carolina State Capitol and the University of South Carolina, Columbia embraces its historical charm and reputation as a leading business and research center. The city has plenty of activities to offer throughout the year. Come experience firsthand why the city motto is "Famously Hot" - hot attractions, hot meeting spaces, hot happenings, hot sports, and hot spots. A beautiful climate makes Columbia a perfect destination any time of the year. Average temperatures for March are 71°F High / 47°F Low (National Weather Service).

Dining, Nightlife and Shopping

       Downtown Columbia (location of conference)

          Congaree Vista(6 blocks away)

   Five Points(2 miles)

Columbiana Centre mall (10 miles)

          Village at Sandhill (15 miles)

Columbia Tourist Information