KPMG's Columbus Office

Community information

Columbus is a vibrant Midwestern city and is commonly known as the "Heart of Ohio." The city boasts of being a shopping and dining lover's dream, of being home to the largest retailers and restaurant chains in America. Columbus although not the center of the Midwest, is within a two hour flight to most of the largest, metropolitan cities in the country. The city is home to some of the biggest and most successful corporations in the U.S. including : Limited Brands, Express, Cardinal Health, Honda America Nationwide Insurance, Abercrombie & Fitch, American Electric Power, Wendy's, Abbott Nutrition, and much more. What attracts people to live and stay in Columbus is the balance between suburban and city life where one can work and play.

Columbus, Ohio has a population of 1.7 million people and is the largest city in the state of Ohio and the 15th largest metropolitan area in the country. Columbus is one of the few cities whose economy and population thrived through the last quarter of the century. The city's economy is not based in one sector and ranges from retail to manufacturing.

In addition, the Columbus office is home to The Ohio State University. Columbus's nickname is "Buckeye Nation" where all around the city fans are either in Ohio Stadium or are watching the game from afar every Saturday during the season. With the lack of a franchise football or basketball team. Ohio State makes the city proud by always being a contending opponent for national titles.


  • The Kelton House 
  • King Arts Complex 
  • Festivals: African American, Juneteenth, German, Latino, Asian, Greek, Pride, Jazz & Ribs, Columbus Arts, Columbus 
  • International, Red White and Boom! 
  • Lincoln Theatre 
  • Short North Arts District 
  • Columbus Arts Museum 
  • Wexner Center for the Arts 
  • Columbus Orchestra & Jazz

Sports and Entertainment

  • Columbus is home to many sports and word class stadiums with Nationwide Arena being ranked #1 for "Best Fan Experience." 
  • Ohio Stadium- Home of The Ohio State Buckeyes 
  • Crew Stadium- Home of the MLS Crew soccer 
  • Nationwide Arena- Home to NHL Blue jackets and venue for major recording artists 
  • Schottenstein Center- Home to Buckeye Basketball 
  • Huntington Park-Home of the Clippers 
  • Arena District –Heart of downtown bars and entertainment


  • Franklin Park Conservatory & Botanical Gardens 
  • Metro Parks (bike trails, nature paths) 
  • Alum Creek Beach 
  • Park of Roses 
  • Ohio State Fairgrounds 
  • Topiary Garden 
  • Olentangy River 
  • Scioto Mile 
  • Columbus Commons

Just Plain Fun

  • Easton Town Center (Shopping District) 
  • Zoombeezi Bay Water Park 
  • Columbus Zoo 
  • Ohio Theatre (Broadway Shows) 
  • COSI Museum (Center of Science and Industry) 
  • Graters Ice Cream Factory Tour 
  • Italian & German Village 
  • Gallery Hop in the Short North

Local Events:

In KPMG Columbus, you can find great local events at the Downtown Office:

Columbus Awards & Honors

  • Best Places to Raise a Family (Yahoo, Businessweek, Geoparent. Parenting Magazine) 
  • Top Workplaces 2013 - Columbus 
  • Top Public Universities - The Ohio State University - US News & World Report

Community Events

  • Family For Literacy Book Drives 
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters Tutoring 
  • United Way Community Care Day 
  • Meals on Wheels 
  • Bowl for Kids Day 
  • Fetch 
  • Operation Feed 
  • Light the Night

Columbus Office Activities

  • Holiday Party 
  • March Madness Event 
  • Columbus Clipper Games 
  • Employer of Choice Events

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