Welcome to the Columbus Georgia Convention and Trade Center! The Trade Center is perhaps the most architecturally significant convention center in the United States. Designated by the Department of the Interior as a National Historic Landmark, the Trade Center was converted from an iron foundry dating back to 1853. With over 30 years of history of its own making, our staff is known for its impeccable service. From your room sets to your meals, we strive to exceed your expectations every day.