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.

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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