the first ohio beef expo

In 1988 the Ohio Beef Expo was created by leaders of Ohio's beef industry. The 2019 event will mark 32 years.

the ohio beef expo

The Ohio Beef Expo is the premier event for Ohio’s beef industry, attracting over 30,000 participants from 25 states and Canada each year. The Expo includes breed sales, shows and displays, educational events, a highly competitive junior show and a trade show with over 140 exhibitors. The Beef Expo ranks annually as one of the top five largest conventions in central Ohio. You won’t want to miss this exciting event! 

event location

ohio expo center

717 E 17th Ave, Columbus, OH 43211

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Admission to the Ohio Beef Expo is FREE. Parking at the Ohio Expo Center is $5.00 per day. Weekend parking passes are $14.00 each.

OCA Contact Info

Office: 614.873.6736

Fax: 614.873.6835

Contact Info During the Event (March 14-17, 2019) 

Main Expo Office & Trade Show: 614.294.0232

Breed Shows & Sales Office: 614.294.4800

Junior Show Office: 614.294.7469

Fax Number: 614.294.0242

hotel headquarters

Hilton columbus/polaris

8700 Lyra Drive Columbus, Ohio 43240

Contact: 614.885.1600

Room Rate: King Room - $129 and Double Room - $139

Cut off date - February 27th 

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