Posts Tagged ‘Columbus Chamber’

When Finding Qualified People Seems Hard, It’s Because It Is

When Finding Qualified People Seems Hard, It’s Because It Is
Finding qualified people for your open positions is hard – especially without a recruiting staff. An important distinction we need to realize: posting a position online is not recruiting, it’s posting a position online and hoping the right person sees it. Recruiting is a proactive stance to go out...
September 12th, 2014 | Chamber Connection | Read More

Columbus Chamber Accepting Nominations for 2015 Small Business Leader Awards

Columbus Chamber Accepting Nominations for 2015 Small Business Leader Awards
The Columbus Chamber is now accepting nominations for the 2015 Small Business Leader Awards. The award recognizes the best of the best leading local small businesses with fewer than 500 employees. Small businesses that have substantiated success, increased sales, number of employees and contributions...
September 9th, 2014 | Announcements | Read More

What Do I Need to Know About Certification? Nine Questions to Determine Your Eligibility

What Do I Need to Know About Certification? Nine Questions to Determine Your Eligibility
Certification is a topic that interests – and confuses – many entrepreneurs. I recently spoke with the owner of a two-month-old business who wanted to use the distinction of being a minority- and woman-owned company to pursue some local business opportunities. She was quite surprised when...
July 11th, 2014 | Chamber Connection | Read More

Columbus Chamber Celebrates 130 Years

Columbus Chamber Celebrates 130 Years
The Columbus Chamber has been around for awhile — 130 years to be exact. The organization will be celebrating this milestone this Spring with a special recognition from City Council and with a staff volunteer day at the Junior Achievement of Central Ohio’s JA BizTown. “As we mark 130 years,...
April 23rd, 2014 | Entrepreneurial Support | Read More

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

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