Facilities (daily rate)

Ag & Hort Building
40,600 sf
$1,400
Bricker Multi-Purpose (AC)
155,000 sf
$5,000
Buckeye Building
66,000 sf
$2,500
South one-half
$1,850
Buckeye Lot
$1,750
Celeste Center (AC)
60,000 sf
$4,950
Coliseum
25,200 sf
$3,600
Commercial Buildings
North Commercial & Poultry – 36,288 sf/ea.
$950
South Commercial – 25,740 sf
$950
Congress Pavilion
20,000 sf
$650
Cooper Arena
14,212 sf
$1,250
Denny Hales Pavilion
(300′ x 128′)
$650
Gilligan Complex
1,012 stalls
South half – 70,000 sf
$1,450
Restaurant (AC)
$350
Kasich Hall (AC)
Entire building – 75,000 sf
$6,300
Hall A
$2,800
Hall B
$2,800
Hall C
$2,800
Meeting rooms
6 – $500
3 or fewer – $250
Lausche Building (AC)
52,000 sf
$2,750
North two-thirds – 35,100 sf
$2,000
South third – 16,900 sf
$1,750
Midway Area
Schooling
no charge
Natural Resources Park
Based on use
Ohio Building (AC)
14,000 sf
$1,350
O’Neill Building
78,000 sf
$1,900
Paddock
40,660 sf
Show use
$825
Schooling
no charge
Rhodes Center (AC)
Auditorium and meeting rooms – 15,680 sf
$1,750
West one-half auditorium – 6,720 sf
$1,100
East one-half auditorium – 8,960 sf
$1,100
Rhodes Center
$650
Conference Rooms
$175 each
Rhodes Center
Cafeteria – 6,500 square feet
$325
Brown Sheep Building (no heat)
104,000 sf
$1,650
Parking only
$450
Voinovich Livestock & Trade Center
71,000 sf
Livestock/Horse Show
$4,250
Commercial
$4,850
Annex
$1,100
Conference Rooms (AC) – 1,000 sf
$250
(AC) Air Conditioning

Amenities

Aluminum bleachers (labor extra)
90 seat – 5 row section
$100 show
TBD seat – 7 row section
$125 show
180 seat – 10 row section
$150 show
Blackboards
$10 show
Chain & Stanchions
$1 / ft. / plus labor
Chairs
Metal
$1 show
Padded
$1.50 show
Interlocking
$1.50 show
Wooden stools
$2 show
Coat rack (commercial use)
$10 show
Crowd control barriers (steel)
$5 day / $7 show
Easel
$10 show
Movie Screen (5’ x 5’)
$25
Park Bench
$5 show
Pegboard (4’ x 8’)
$5 show
Platforms (wooden – 4’ x 8’ x 18″)
$10 show
Podium (4’ x 8’)
$15 show
Risers (wooden – 20 seats ea.)
$5 show (does not include chairs)
Slide/Overhead Projector
$20 show
Stage
BIL-JAX (20′ x 20′)
$400
Stage
Stage Right Stage (18′ x 4′ x 8′)
$400
Stool
BIL-JAX
$2
Tables
8’ & 6’
$5 first day / $8 show
60″ or 72″ round
$5 first day / $8 show
 
Ticket Counter
$15 show

Labor Rates

General
$30 / each labor hour
Overtime $45 / each labor hour
Equipment Operator
$35 / each labor hour
Overtime $52.50 / each labor hour
Electrician / Plumber
$37.75 / each labor hour
Overtime $56.75 / each labor hour

Equipment Rental

Backhoe*
$50 hr 
Bobcat skid loader*
$40 hr 
Dump truck*
$50 hr 
Front end loader*
$100 hr 
Genie lift*
$50 hr 
Grader*
$100 hr 
Hi-jacker*
$20 hr
Tractor
$30 hr
*Requires OEC operator

Equine Facility Package

Horse stall fees
$50 / show
Early arrival or layover
$25 / animal (a minimum of $500)
(subject to change without notice)

Livestock Facility Package

Cattle
$15 / head / show
Swine / Sheep / Goats
$12 / head / show
Early arrival or layover
same head fee ($500 minimum)

Setup & Removal

Setup and removal days are one-half the cost of the daily rental charge.

Catering

Special catering and banquet room rates are available upon request.

Parking Rates

The Ohio Expo Center reserves the right to charge each vehicle entering the grounds. Rates are subject to change.

Also included in the equine and livestock facility packages:

  • Auction block
  • Sale ring
  • Water truck and water
  • Two sets of bleachers for paddock shows (5 row)
  • Tractor and appropriate equipment
  • On-site personnel
  • Stable and show offices
  • Farrier area
  • Noncommercial electric
  • Ten tables and ten chairs
  • General custodial
  • Post show stall cleaning
For large Expo Events located on the south portion of the grounds, parking may also be accessible from 11th Avenue / Exit 110. This is determined on an event-by-event basis.