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Early booking is strongly advised.  Rooms may not be available if you wait too long.

Conference Hotel

The Blackwell Inn and Conference Center

Fisher College of Business
The Ohio State University
2110 Tuttle Park Place
Columbus, OH 43210

Phone: 614.247.4000
Fax: 614.247.4040

The Blackwell is conveniently located on the Fisher College of Business campus of The Ohio State University and close to the city’s arts, entertainment, sports, and business centers. The Blackwell is an upscale hotel featuring the very best in guest service and comfort, and the highest levels of technology and resources. Guest rooms offer a wide range of amenities and a comfortable environment. There is a fitness center, a full-service fine dining restaurant, a lounge, valet parking (for a fee), as well as concierge and bell services. See The Blackwell website for a full list of amenities.

A competitive conference rate of $165 a night is available for conference attendees. In order to receive this group rate, you must make your reservation by Saturday, July 2, 2022. After this date, reservations will be accepted based on room availability and the group rate may no longer be available. All travel and lodging reservations and payment are by your own arrangement. To make your hotel reservation, call the Blackwell at 1.614.247.4000 or 1.866.247.4003. Be sure to mention “Workplace Commitments Conference 2022” to receive the group rate. Unused reservations must be canceled prior to 4:00 pm the day before scheduled arrival to avoid being charged for one night’s room and tax.

Ground Transportation

The Blackwell is easily accessible from the airport by ride share (e.g., Lyft, Uber) and taxi services. If you are driving to Columbus, see the Blackwell’s website for directions and parking information.The Blackwell also offers can pre-arranged airport transportation for a fee (based on availability) to and from the Airport. Contact the hotel at 614.247.4050 or 1.866.247.4003 for details. See The Blackwell’s website for additional information.

Overflow Lodging:

If the Blackwell Inn has sold out, another block of rooms has been reserved at the Holiday Inn Express, and there are several other nearby hotels, some of which are suggested below. These properties may provide local transportation, but the conference will not be providing transportation from these hotels to conference events.

Holiday Inn Express

3045 Olentangy River Road
Columbus, OH 43202
1.614.447.1212 (1.3 miles away)

The Holiday Inn Express and Suites OSU offers a complimentary breakfast, free high speed internet access, and free parking. The hotel has fitness and business centers available 24-hours and a complimentary shuttle service to and from the Blackwell that must be pre-arranged.

Other nearby hotels:

Hilton Garden Inn Fairfield Inn  Staybridge Suites
 3232 Olentangy River Road
Columbus, OH 43202
(1.5 miles away)
 3031 Olentagny River Road
Columbus, OH 43202
(1.3 miles away)
3125 Olentangy River Road
Columbus, Ohio 43202
(1.8 miles away)
Hampton Inn & Suites Spring Hill Suites Red Roof Plus
 3160 Olentangy River Road
Columbus, OH 43202
(1.8 miles away)
 1421 Olentagny River Road
Columbus, OH 43212
(2.4 miles away)
441 Ackerman Road
Columbus, OH 43202
(1.2 miles away)

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