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)