Archive for the ‘Local Events’ Category

ECDI Recognizes First Graduates of Tech Savvy Program

ECDI Recognizes First Graduates of Tech Savvy Program
ECDI is using their PRIME grant from the Small Businesses Administration to fund new program Tech Savvy. The multi-tiered program awards entrepreneurs with funds for technology-related business purchases. More than just a scholarship, ECDI will put their full range of services behind the program providing...
December 9th, 2014 | Announcements, Event Reviews | Read More

Local Video Game Developers to Gather for Industry Conference

Local Video Game Developers to Gather for Industry Conference
The second annual Ohio Game Developer Expo (OGDE) takes place this weekend at COSI following a very successful debut last year at the Ohio Union. Event coordinator Chris Volpe said that the original goal was to gather 50 local industry professionals and startups, but the event ended up attracting around...
October 22nd, 2014 | Upcoming Events | Read More

Upcoming Small Business Events for October

Upcoming Small Business Events for October
It’s a busy week and weekend for small business events. Whether it’s the Mayor’s annual expo, a discussion on a hot topic in the startup world, or a creative showcase with a side of startup advice, keep reading for more information on this week’s events. Mayor’ Small Business...
October 7th, 2014 | Local Events | Read More

Mayor’s Small Business Expo Slated for October 8 & 9

Mayor’s Small Business Expo Slated for October 8 & 9
Mayor Coleman will host the 12th annual Small Business Conference and Expo Oct. 8 & 9 at the Hilton Downtown Columbus and the Greater Columbus Convention Center. The theme for this year’s conference is “Momentum.” Small business owners, business leaders and public policy makers...
September 26th, 2014 | Upcoming Events | Read More

Event Discusses Culture of Entrepreneurism in Columbus

Event Discusses Culture of Entrepreneurism in Columbus
While it may seem like Columbus is teeming with startups and small businesses, statistics say otherwise. Out of the 100 largest metropolitan areas in the U.S., Columbus ranks 80th in percentage of all employers that are small, 82nd in percentage of small business establishment births per 1,000 establishments,...
September 23rd, 2014 | Event Reviews | Read More

Independents’ Day Grows from Bootstrapped Festival to Three-Day Celebration

Independents’ Day Grows from Bootstrapped Festival to Three-Day Celebration
It’s Independents’ Day this weekend. That’s right – Independents’ day in the middle of September, although ‘day’ doesn’t do the festival justice anymore. Bringing together all things local, from musicians to crafters, to foodie-preneurs and beer-brewers,...
September 19th, 2014 | Local Events, News | Read More

Women’s Business Center Holds First Annual “In the Company of Women” Luncheon

Women’s Business Center Holds First Annual “In the Company of Women” Luncheon
The Women’s Business Center powered by ECDI held its first annual lunch to support women entrepreneurs on Thursday Sept. 11 at the Athletic Club of Columbus. Keynote speaker Karen Hough, entrepreneur and Founder & CEO of ImprovEdge, discussed using improvisation as an engagement and learning...
September 16th, 2014 | Event Reviews | Read More

Annual Franklin County Retail Summit Slated for July 11

Annual Franklin County Retail Summit Slated for July 11
The annual Franklin County Retail Summit is slated for July 11, 2014 at the Renaissance Downtown Columbus. Presented by the Franklin County Board of Commissioners and the Columbus Chamber, the breakfast event runs from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. and will feature the reveal of the 2014 Franklin County Retail Report...
June 25th, 2014 | Upcoming Events | Read More