CSC Columbus was brought to the city in 1999 by SMG to open the Nationwide Arena, home of the expansion NHL team, the Columbus Blue Jackets. Soon after our quick success, CSC was sought out for crowd management services for The Ohio State University, including Buckeye Football, The Jerome Schottenstein Center at Value City Arena and The Columbus Crew.

CSC’s ongoing commitment to excellence in crowd management includes training our staff and supervisors, using the latest in technology and the most up to date crowd management training programs, including FEMA’s NIMS and ICS programs, IVAM’s Trained Crowd Manager program and TEAM (Techniques for Effective Alcohol Management) programs, NCS4’s sporting event and spectator evacuation program along with CSC’s own brand of specialized training, created with a sharp focus on Guest Services and enhancing the guest experience. CSC’s unique peer group safety and security program provide the ultimate solution for crowd management needs.


Listed below is a sample of our current and past clientele and events: 

Special Events: Rock on the Range, The Country Fest, All Good music festival, Ohio State Fair and Expo Center

Sports: Ohio State University, The Columbus Crew, Bowling Green State University, The University of Toledo, The Columbus Clippers, Kenyon College, Miami University

Venues: The Jerome Schottenstein Center at Value City Arena, CAPA, The Greater Columbus Convention Center (including the Arnold Sports and Fitness Expo) and the NFL Hall of Fame (induction ceremony and football game), The City of Dublin (including the Dublin Irish Fest, The Memorial Tournament, Fourth of July celebration and the Presidents Cup)


About CSC
Established in 1967, CSC is the world leader in crowd management and event security. The experience and expertise that has been garnered in its 48 years continues to make CSC the #1 choice for securing the world’s top venues and events. CSC’s esteemed clientele base includes more than 150 stadiums and arenas, over 100 universities and colleges, more than 30 convention centers, and numerous clients within the professional ranks of MLB, MLS, NBA, NFL, NHL, and NASCAR. CSC has also provided services for the world’s most prestigious special events, including Collegiate Bowl Games, NCAA Final Four Tournaments, Ryder Cup, Presidents Cup, US Open Tennis, 30 Super Bowls, 9 Olympic Games, 4 Presidential Inaugurations, 2 Papal Visits, and 2 FIFA World Cups. CSC operates more than 50 branch locations throughout the United States and Canada.