Archive for the ‘Local Events’ Category

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

The Big Pitch Provides Platform for Food-Based Entrepreneurs

The Big Pitch Provides Platform for Food-Based Entrepreneurs
FoodStart Ohio will host the first annual Big Pitch at Franklin University Saturday, June 21 and Saturday, June 28. The two-day event gives local food-based entrepreneurs a chance to highlight their delectables while competing for valuable cash and mentoring prizes. On June 21, entrepreneurs from local...
June 10th, 2014 | Upcoming Events | Read More

Shark Tank Coming to Ohio State on May 15

Shark Tank Coming to Ohio State on May 15
Casting directors from ABC show, Shark Tank, will be at the Ohio Union Ohio Staters, Inc. Founders Room on Thursday, May 15 between 3:00 pm and 7:0o pm. The Ohio State University is providing students with great businesses, products or ideas the opportunity to give 60-second pitches to casting directors. Shark...
May 12th, 2014 | Upcoming Events | Read More

10th Annual Ohio Growth Summit Slated for June 4-5

10th Annual Ohio Growth Summit Slated for June 4-5
Celebrating 10 successful years, the Ohio Growth Summit will take place at Columbus State Community College on June 4-5, 2014. The event will feature six keynote presentations and 14 breakout sessions covering a variety of topics that will give entrepreneurs and small business owners actionable advice...
April 30th, 2014 | Upcoming Events | Read More