Explore Columbus!

For the 69th Annual Conference, Igniting Change and Innovation: The Impact of Health Education, SOPHE gathers in Columbus, Ohio.



Columbus is the 15th largest city in the United States and the home to a lot of America’s ‘firsts:’ first water filtration facility; first MLS team; first indoor and outdoor concert venue.


Columbus District Map including restaurants, shopping, and entertainment.district-map-sn_guide_final_map_only



New exhibit!

Matthew Mohr’s “As We Are” sculpture at the Greater Columbus Convention Center is getting plenty of recognition.

Learn more fun facts in SOPHE 2018 conference emails!

Columbus is also a great place to explore. As you plan your conference trip for SOPHE 2018, check out Washington Post’s feature on Columbus, and consider exploring some of these highlights:



COSI—Columbus’ Science Center has been named #1 Science Center for families in the U.S.


Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens: the only public botanical garden in the world to own a signature collection of Chihuly glass work


The Book Loft—a 32-room German Village bookstore in a Pre-Civil War era building





North Market is a public market established in 1876, and has 35 local vendors


Jeni’s ice cream has been named America’s Best Ice Cream by U.S. News & World Report


The Scioto Mile— miles of multi-use trails along the Scioto River



We look forward to welcoming you in Columbus! For the latest conference news, check out our event page.

Questions? Email education@sophe.org.

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