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Event Marketing Strategies Moves to Brewery District

Event Marketing Strategies Moves to Brewery District
Jeff Milgrom and Drew McCartt of EMS next to the 1,800 pound mill stone With the opening of Shadowbox Live, World of Beer, and a few new restaurants, the Brewery District is coming back to life. Event Marketing Strategies celebrated 30 years of business this year, and with that milestone, they were looking...
December 16th, 2011 | At Work | Read More

Entrepreneurs shouldn’t wait to think about intellectual property

Entrepreneurs shouldn’t wait to think about intellectual property
There are a million and one things to think about when launching a new business− from employees, partners, suppliers, lenders and investors to just making a product that works and that people want to use. It can be tempting to let many legal issues slide. However, for several reasons, properly identifying...
December 15th, 2011 | Metropreneurial Legal Insights | Read More

Dames Bond to expand its reach, open Nashville chapter

Dames Bond to expand its reach, open Nashville chapter
Mary Relotto created Dames Bond to fulfill a simple mission: to help women in business connect to consumers and resources. Relotto launched Dames Bond in Central Ohio in 2006 and its success spurred her to establish another chapter −in Northwest Ohio under the direction of Joy Skarupa− in June....
December 13th, 2011 | Entrepreneurial Support | Read More

Beehive Books keeps the competition at bay with community-supported events

Beehive Books keeps the competition at bay with community-supported events
Linda Diamond and her husband, Joe, have been instrumental in renovating several buildings in downtown Delaware. However, they’re not content with simply making the area look better. They’re also interested in making downtown a vital and exciting business district. In fact, Linda partnered...
December 12th, 2011 | Business Profiles | Read More

Metropreneur nominated for 2011 Innovation Award

Metropreneur nominated for 2011 Innovation Award
We at The Metropreneur learned Friday that the website is a TechColumbus Innovation Award semi-finalist. The Innovation Awards honor individuals and teams for outstanding achievements in business leadership and innovation in numerous industries, including energy, financial services, retail, insurance,...
December 10th, 2011 | Announcements | Read More

OYO Whiskey named one of USA Network’s top foods of 2011

OYO Whiskey named one of USA Network’s top foods of 2011
Middle West Spirits’ OYO Whiskey has received USA Networks’s seal of approval. The whiskey, which debuted in March, is on the network’s list of the Top 10 Foods of 2011. This year’s Character Approved honorees have used “everything from technology to food to music to open...
December 9th, 2011 | Announcements | Read More

These Are Things is mapping its way to community support

These Are Things is mapping its way to community support
When you’re planning a trip, what is one of the first things you reach for? A map. So when Jen Adrion and Omar Noory wanted to travel they searched for a map to track their adventures, but couldn’t find one they liked. As graphic designers, they took matters into their own hands to create...
December 8th, 2011 | Philanthropic Pursuit | Read More

Small theaters affected by movie industry changes

Small theaters affected by movie industry changes
It’s generally harder to run an independent cinema today than in years past. Small theaters offer moviegoers a homegrown entertainment venue, but steep competition from corporate chain theaters threatens their prominence. Additionally, technological advances in the film industry often make it harder,...
December 7th, 2011 | Trendspotting | Read More