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09/10/2015 - The Venture Awards Dinner

We will celebrate those who dare to take risks.  Awards will be presented to the business innovators and risk-takers in our midst. Rick Johnson, Johnson Ventures will be our host for the event. 

And the nominees are....  
Innovation: These nominees rose to the top based on innovation in their field.
Dental Solutions of Columbus, Kenny Glass, SafelyFiled.com  

New and Emerging Business:  These nominees rose to the top based on their growth and excellence over the 1-5 years they have been in business.
Indiana Smokehouse, Savory Swine, Tri-State Artisans

Entrepreneur of the Year: These nominees rose to the top based on their staying power, growth, innovation and overall excellence. 
Boyer Machine & Tool Co., Made-Rite-Fence, Power House Brewing Co.

Ryan Hou
will be honored as the Chamber's Small Business Advocate of the Year for the many ways he supports and counsels entrepreneurs in Columbus. 

Sponsored by MainSource Bank.

09/16/2015 - Lunch & Learn: The Art of Interviewing

The Art of Interviewing
This training will help you identify the skills needed based on the exact requirement for your job. It will teach you how to write the interview questions, probe to gain specific information, and use the information to make more educated hires. 

Workshop presented by: 
Mountjoy Chilton Medley LLP



Coming Soon:  

October 29, 2015

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

The Commons

Join 20+ restaurants, caterers, breweries, wineries and bakeries for samplings of delicious foods and beverages. Ticketed event for 21 and over. 


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chamber resources

SmallBizU - A Free Toolkit

Use SmallBizU, an online learning portal, to gain the knowledge you need to jump-start your company's growth. More than 50 hours of training at your fingertips 24/7.


Business Consulting

Entrepreneurship is alive and well in Columbus. Two outstanding organizations offer free one-on-one business counseling services to start-ups and existing business owners.


Fish Tank Coworking Site

It's where good ideas swim around. 

The Chamber is developing a 24/7 coworking space for entrepreneurs. 


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