Weekly News Roundup: Ohio Biz Expo, DEC Workshop & More

The 2010 Ohio Business Expo, scheduled for tomorrow at the Rhodes Center on the Ohio State Fairgrounds, allows small companies and minority- and women-owned businesses seeking contract work to connect with state agencies. [Read More]

hiVelocity recently profiled six young entrepreneurs doing business in Ohio: Patrick Yovanov, 22, at Central Venous Catheter Home Care Device; Jason Owens, 23, at Owens Technology; Nick Dadas, 28, at University Tees; Paul Milligan, 21, at QueVee; Danny Stull, 24, at Venturepax; and Stephanie Rucinski, 34, at JoeMetric Inc. [Read More]

The Ohio State University’s undergraduate program at Fisher College of Business climbed two places to 14th in the 2010 U.S. News ranking of best business programs in the magazine’s “2011 America’s Best Colleges” issue released Tuesday. [Read More]

Upcoming Events:

The King Arts Complex is hosting Entrepreneur Empowerment, with special guest Dr. Farrah Gray on Aug. 31. The event also includes a networking reception. [Read More]

The village of New Albany and TechColumbus are hosting an after hours networking mixer at Landon’s Corners in New Albany on Sept. 16.  The free event is open to current and future entrepreneurs, government officials, community leaders, and resource providers. [Read More]

The Dublin Entrepreneurial Center is hosting an interactive workshop, titled “Building Small Business Value through Sustainability,” where attendees will learn how existing small businesses are leveraging sustainability to drive innovation and create lasting value. The workshop will be held Sept. 27. [Read More]