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The return of conventions and tourism following the pandemic

The Greater Columbus Convention Center will be the "surge site" if Central Ohio hospitals exceed capacity during the coronavirus outbreak.
Ryan Hitchcock
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WOSU

Cities and states rely on the large amount of revenue brought in by conferences and tourism. Those dollars support hotels, restaurants and other businesses. However, these businesses were especially hard hit by the pandemic.

While COVID-19 hasn’t gone away, conferences and tourism are coming back. We’ll look at how the Columbus Convention Center and Ohio tourism are bouncing back from the pandemic.

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