Announcements

Major local news announcements.

TheMetropreneur.com is pleased to announce our inaugural "Entrepreneur of the Year" Awards. This program will recognize the outstanding efforts of three local small business leaders who have shown a tremendous amount of growth, innovation and/or community impact in 2010. Our...
Eleven women business owners, including six from Central Ohio, will be recognized tomorrow during the 2010 Keys to Success Awards program at the Verne Riffe Center Capitol Theatre in downtown Columbus. Awardees include Dianne Grote Adams of Safex in Westerville,...
If one thing was clear at yesterday’s Small Business Forum & Leader Awards, an annual gathering hosted by the Columbus Chamber, it’s that small businesses are a driving force in Central Ohio– and they’re planning to stick around. In conjunction...
Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams has released a flavor featuring ingredients from three Central Ohio producers− a collaboration that exemplifies how businesses can leverage their products by teaming with like-minded peers. Oakvale Young Gouda with Vodka-Plumped Cranberries unites young soft cheese...
A local adaptive reuse project has been recognized by the American Institute of Architects' Columbus Chapter for its outstanding design, shining a spotlight on two thriving small businesses. AIA Columbus today announced that offices designed by Columbus-based Jonathan Barnes Architecture and Design...
A website going live next month is intended to help Columbus area businesses looking to occupy or unload commercial real estate. iLeaseSwap.com is being billed as the first and largest online marketplace where business owners can enter and exit leases...
The Winter Pearl Market returns in November and its organizers are looking for vendors. Last year, the first-ever Winter Market featured 27 vendors and a Holiday Marketplace for those who could not be accommodated at its 20 E. Broad St. venue. "We...
The Economic and Community Development Institute in Columbus is scheduled to move into new offices Oct. 1. ECDI will trade its current offices at 475 E. Mound St. for a renovated two-story schoolhouse at 1655 Old Leonard Ave. "We're excited about...