Posts Tagged ‘Columbus Chamber of Commerce’

Sometimes All You Need to Help Your Business Thrive is One Connection

Sometimes All You Need to Help Your Business Thrive is One Connection
Every day I meet with businesses of varying sizes, industries, structures and challenges. As with most things, there is no easy button for the challenges our member businesses face, but the Columbus Chamber can help. I’d like to share one of our favorite success stories, which involves connecting two...
February 21st, 2014 | Chamber Connection | Read More

Columbus Chamber to hold Annual Meeting on February 5

Columbus Chamber to hold Annual Meeting on February 5
The Columbus Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual meeting on Wednesday, February 5th from 7:00 – 9:15 a.m. at the Greater Columbus Convention Center Battelle Grand Ballroom. Doors open at 7:00 a.m. with networking time until breakfast at 7:30 a.m. Programming starts at 8:00 am and will feature...
January 13th, 2014 | Local Events, Upcoming Events | Read More

Chamber Celebrates Region’s Small Businesses

Chamber Celebrates Region’s Small Businesses
The Columbus Region is fortunate to be home to scores of small businesses. These businesses, as we all know, are the wheel upon which the economy turns. Why? Small businesses do the majority of the hiring and generate the kind of revenue that moves the economy forward. Somers L. Martin, director of business...
December 20th, 2013 | Chamber Connection | Read More

Diversity Bridge: Empowering Minority, Women and Disadvantaged Business

Diversity Bridge: Empowering Minority, Women and Disadvantaged Business
Businesses that are women- or minority-owned have the opportunity to tap into a number of public and private sector programs. Corporations, the federal government, state agencies all want to do business with these enterprises. If you are a woman- or minority-owned company that might be considering the...
October 18th, 2013 | Chamber Connection | Read More

Nominate a Local Business for the Columbus Chamber’s 2014 Small Business Awards

Nominate a Local Business for the Columbus Chamber’s 2014 Small Business Awards
Nominations are now open for the Columbus Chamber’s 2014 Small Business Awards. Businesses can submit their information, or anyone can nominate another company. Submissions must be for small businesses with fewer than 500 employees. Applications are accepted through Friday, October 18th. Nominated...
October 10th, 2013 | Upcoming Events | Read More

Dare to Dream: Starting a Business is Not as Easy as It Appears

Dare to Dream: Starting a Business is Not as Easy as It Appears
I received a call the other day, as I often do, from an entrepreneur who wanted to know everything there was to know about starting a business. I began by asking the caller: • What kind of business are you interested in starting? • Do you have a business plan? • What kind of financing do you...
August 16th, 2013 | Chamber Connection | Read More

TechTomorrow 2013 Theme & Keynote Speakers Announced

TechTomorrow 2013 Theme & Keynote Speakers Announced
TechTomorrow 2013 will take place at The Ohio Union at The Ohio State University on Nov. 14. The theme of this year’s conference is sustainable innovation with an emphasis on accelerating business value. The conference is designed to bring new ideas, information and tools to information technology...
July 12th, 2013 | Upcoming Events | Read More

The Power of Small Business: It’s Bigger than You

The Power of Small Business: It’s Bigger than You
We all have heard the statement that small businesses create the greatest impact on the economic rebound. While we know this to be true, it’s bigger than just small businesses on their own. Small businesses need the resources, information and connections from the rest of the business community to thrive...
June 21st, 2013 | Chamber Connection | Read More