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Downtown Zanesville, OH is experiencing a revitalization! New restaurants, businesses, and events are establishing roots and inducing excitement among residents and visitors. The Muskingum County Conference & Welcome Center is at the heart of this growing tourism scene.

Conveniently located off I-70 and just 55 miles east of Columbus, The Conference & Welcome Center features two exhibit halls, a 45-seat presentation theater, and two conference rooms, making it an ideal location for a wide variety of events. The Zanesville-Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce, Visit Zanesville, and the Muskingum County Convention & Facilities Authority all operate within the Conference & Welcome Center. This arrangement fosters an environment of collaboration on incoming events, which is unique to Zanesville.

The Muskingum County Conference & Welcome Center

Staff members of all three entities unite to enhance conferences and group travel by discussing catering, entertainment, and itinerary recommendations, ensuring the best experience for the groups.

When you choose to host your conference or event in Muskingum County, you bring your attendees to an area with a rich history and entertainment options for groups of all interests.

Networking and after-hours locations

Zanesville is home to a growing Artist Colony that hosts a monthly First Friday Art Walk event, during which artist studios and galleries are open to the public. Numerous galleries are located Downtown, within walking distance of the Conference & Welcome Center, restaurants, and hotels.

The Downtown Exchange, a renovated historic building transformed into a food hall, features nine unique food vendors with a wide variety of cuisines. Socialize with colleagues over a refreshing beverage from their bar, The Lucky Jupiter. Private rooms upstairs foster an intimate environment for socializing. This vibrant project is within walking distance of the Conference & Welcome Center.

Immerse your group in the history of the U.S. Route 40 and the life of the greatest storyteller of the American West at the National Road-Zane Grey Museum. Tour the museum at your leisure by hosting an after-hours event.

National Road-Zane Grey Museum

Unique meeting venues

Aside from traditional meeting space at the Conference & Welcome Center, Muskingum County is equipped with unique locations to host off-site break-out meetings.

As one of the largest conservation centers in the world, sprawling over 10,000 acres, The Wilds is home to threatened and endangered species that roam open pastures with endless vistas. Visitors can discover The Wilds with a variety of unforgettable tours, including open-air safaris, zipline tours, horseback tours, and much more. In addition to your adventure, host a private meeting in one of their spaces while enjoying a catered meal.

The Wilds

Meet among the encyclopedic collection of more than 8,000 works spanning 5,000 years homed in thought-provoking exhibitions at the Zanesville Museum of Art. This environment creates a modern, elegant space for hosting events. Please contact us at the Muskingum County Conference & Welcome Center at 740-452-2376 for assistance in planning your next event. We are happy to assist in tour planning, reservations, pricing, and suggestions for catering, entertainment, and activities.