Upcoming Events

Previews of local small business events.

For nearly two and a half years, Startup Grind has been bringing the success stories of local entrepreneurs to light for those that want to follow in their footsteps. Ryan Frederick of software application firm AWH brought the event series...
Looking for an interesting evening of entrepreneurial success stories and meaningful connections? Then you'll want to join CivicHacks on Thursday, March 26th at Strongwater for the next "Startup Storytellers". The biannual event will feature three local entrepreneurs from food, retail...
Launched in 2016, the Columbus Chamber of Commerce's Leadership for Small Business Series highlights relevant, actionable information and networking for startups, small business owners and entrepreneurs. The series features insights, trends and best practices custom tailored to small and midsize...
Columbus Startup Week, the free, five-day celebration of the local entrepreneurial community, kicks off next Monday, May 7 and runs through Friday, May 11. Over 80 events spread across five days tackle entrepreneurship from nearly every angle, looking at funding, diversity, marketing, social impact...
On Tuesday, April 25 hundreds of Central Ohio employers and job seekers will gather at MAPFRE Stadium, One Black and Gold Boulevard, for the Columbus Chamber Regional All-Industry Showcase and Career Fair. “The Columbus Chamber plays a critical role in...
The first product-focused summit in Columbus is slated for Monday, November 6 at the Fawcett Event Center, 2400 Olentangy River Rd. Lift: A Product Summit will bring together product managers and product owners from startups to Fortune 100 companies...
The Rise of the Rest Road Trip is swinging through Columbus on October 13, 2017 and with it comes a chance for local startups to pitch for $100,000 in funding. On the road-tripping bus that has made its way across 6,000...
The Columbus College of Art & Design's community education department is launching two new programs for creative adults: a weeklong Creative Entrepreneur Boot Camp this month and evening continuing education classes starting this fall. The Creative Entrepreneur Boot Camp will take...