Taste the Future


This year’s event raised a record-breaking $277,000 thanks to our generous sponsors, incredible Host Committee, and every person who purchased a ticket. Watch the video to learn more about how Columbus State puts those dollars to good use, empowering students to succeed in college—and life!

Information for Attendees

Day of Event Details:

For handy Tips for Taste the Future attendees, click here.

NO TICKETS WILL BE SOLD AT THE DOOR. Due to high demand and a lowered guest capacity in observance of health and safety protocols, we are unable to accept walk-ins this year.

NO PHYSICAL TICKETS WILL BE DISTRIBUTED. Digital tickets are being emailed directly to the purchaser, or to their registered guests if email addresses were provided.


EVENT DATE: Tuesday, August 9, 2022

EVENT LOCATION: Columbus State’s downtown campus parking garage


VIP Reception (VIP ticket required)

5 – 6 p.m.

Mitchell Hall, 2nd Floor; 250 Cleveland Ave.

Remarks by Dr. Harrison at 5:40 p.m.


Main Event – Taste the Future

6 – 9 p.m.

Parking Garage


Free parking is available on site. Closest lots include 11- S, H, V and 12-S.

11-S on Google Maps

Printable campus map.


Attire is fun, summer, business casual. Guests will be on their feet most of the evening, so comfortable footwear is highly recommended!


For information about our food and beverage partners and their menus, check this page often as we post new details as they are available! (Skipping lunch that day is also recommended!)



Guest(s) designated to receive a Tasty Sampler Box and who are attending the live event on August 9th may collect their Box as they depart, until 9:15 p.m., at the Main Event Registration Area (near the Nestor Hall arch).


Additional pickup opportunities:

Wednesday, August 10th between 3 – 6 p.m. at Mitchell Hall

Thursday, August 11th between 8 – 11 a.m. at Mitchell Hall


For other questions, please contact our Foundation office at (614) 287-5421 or email

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