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Will BSides Columbus be in Person?

Yes, we will be on-site at Brewdog's Dogtap Columbus in Canal Winchester.

How can I volunteer?

Reach out to us in the #volunteers slack channel or email us at

How does my company become a BSides Columbus sponsor?

Email for more details!

How much does it cost to attend BSides Columbus?

Attendee registration is $25.00 for the conference on Friday, September 15th, 2023. A separate Windows Forensics training class will be held on Thursday, September 14th, 2023. Attendee Registration for the training class is $50.00. Please note that your training ticket does not count toward your attendee registration for Friday's conference and vice versa. Registration for both the conference and training can be found on the BSides Columbus 2023 registration page.

Is there a hotel room block for BSides Columbus this year?

Yes! Group blocks available for the nights of September 14, 2023 and September 15, 2023. All hotels are less than five minutes away from the event space, Brewdog's Doghouse Columbus!

Best Western Canal Winchester Inn

6323 Prentiss School Drive

Canal Winchester, Ohio 43110

(614) 834-4790

Please call (614) 834-4790 to book through group block and mention BSides Columbus Conference.

09/14/2023, all rooms - $129 plus tax

09/15/2023, all rooms - $164 plus tax

The cut off date for discounted rates is August 18, 2023.

Hampton Inn & Suites Canal Winchester Columbus

700 West Waterloo Street

Canal Winchester, Ohio 43110

(614) 953-2204

Direct link for booking through group rate:,WW,HILTONLINK,EN,DirectLink&fromId=HILTONLINKDIRECT

1 King rooms, each night - $149 plus tax

2 Queen rooms, each night - $154 plus tax

The cut off date for discounted rates is August 15, 2023.

Fairfield Inn & Suites Columbus Canal Winchester

6349 Winchester Boulevard

Canal Winchester, Ohio 43110

(614) 829-7065

Direct link for booking through group rate:

All rooms, each night - $149 plus tax

The cut off date for the discounted rates is August 14, 2023.

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