2020 Ohio Home + Remodeling Show Exhibitor Manual

Show Overview

Traffic Drivers

Exhibitor Must Do's

Sampling Authorization Request Form

Greater Columbus Convention Center Safety and Security Information

Exhibitor Listing Setup Instructions

Exhibitor Seminar Presentation


Fern handles service requests for labor, equipment & furnishing rentals at the Convention Center. Advance deadline date is Sunday, December 20, 2020.

You will be e-mailed a link from Fern to review event information, shop for goods and services, and manage preparing for the show in easy steps.  If you have questions or signed up for the show and have NOT received your link, please reach out to Paula Tokar at 614-253-1500 or e-mail her at ptokar@fernexpo.com

To order electrical, plumbing, rigging, telephone or cleaning services for your meeting, trade-show or exhibit please select the "Order Utilities" menu item or click here.


Smart City Networks is the Vendor for Wi-Fi & Telecommunications services, click here to order.


Tuesday, January 7

8:00 am- 4:30 pm

Wednesday, January 8

8:00 am- 4:30 pm

Thursday, January 9

8:00 am- 1:00 pm

Friday, January 10

8:00 am- 11:00 am

*If you have a special move-in or move-out request, please contact your sales rep.


Friday, January 10

12:00 pm- 9:00 pm

Saturday, January 11

10:00 am- 9:00 pm

Sunday, January 12

10:00 am- 6:00 pm



Sunday, January 12

6:01 pm- 10:00 pm

Monday, January 13

8:00 am- 3:00 pm


We recommend booking convenient and affordable parking in advance through SpotHero, the nation’s leading parking reservation app.

To reserve your parking spot for the Ohio Home and Remodeling Show, visit Greater Columbus Convention Center SpotHero Parking Page and book a spot with rates up to 50% off drive-up.

New to SpotHero? Click here to download the SpotHero app.

spot hero app


Standard Event Parking Rates* 
Goodale Garage: $12.00
Vine Street Garage: $12.00
South Garage: $12.00
East Lot: $10.00
*Rates subject to change

Parking Garage/Lot Addresses

South Garage
50 E Nationwide Boulevard
Columbus, OH 43215

Vine Garage
37 Vine Street
Columbus, OH 43215

Goodale Garage
70 East Goodale Street
Columbus, OH 43215

North Surface Lot
50 E Goodale Street
Columbus, OH 43215

East Surface Lot
80 East Nationwide Boulevard
Columbus, OH 43215

Battelle Grand Loading Dock
500 N. 3rd St.
Columbus, Ohio 43215

North Facility Loading Dock 
3 Convention Center Drive 
Columbus, Ohio 43215 

Visit the Greater Columbus Convention Center website to purchase advance parking


Trailers can ONLY be parked at the EAST SURFACE LOT, and spaces can be reserved in advance

East Surface Lot
80 East Nationwide Boulevard
Columbus, OH 43215

Click here to purchase parking at the East Lot


Rosanna Hrabnicky, National Sponsorship + Group Manager
Email: RosannaH@mpeshows.com
Phone: 440.591.6974

Caitlin Dorney, Assistant Show Manager
Email:  CaitlinD@mpeshows.com
Phone: 440.591.6966

Hallie Weilemann, Exhibit Sales Consultant
Email: HallieW@mpeshows.com
Phone: 440.591.6980

Kelsey Christopher, Show|Operations Administrator
Email: KelseyC@mpeshows.com
Phone: 440.591.6963

Maddy Fox, Administrative Assistant
Email: MaddyF@mpeshows.com
Phone: 440.591.6969