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Ohio Microbusiness Summit

  • ECDI 1655 Old Leonard Avenue Columbus, OH, 43219 United States (map)

If your organization has an existing microbusiness development program or if you want to learn more about microbusiness development in Ohio, don't miss this summit!

Join us for a day of informative sessions, discussion, and networking with microbusiness program providers throughout the state. 

Featured Speaker, Gary Schoeniger  Founder & CEO of the Entrepreneurial Learning Initiative, is the co-author of Who Owns the Ice House? Eight Life Lessons from an Unlikely Entrepreneur.

The Entrepreneurial Learning Initiative (ELI) is a global thought leader dedicated to expanding human potential through entrepreneurial mindset education. ELI serves academic institutions, government agencies, profit, and nonprofit organizations around the world to empower their constituents with an entrepreneurial mindset through professional development, certification training, curriculum content, and consulting.

ELI is the creator of the Ice House Entrepreneurship Programs, which has been presented to the United Nations General Assembly, the Papal Council for Peace and Justice at the Vatican, and the European Commission.

In addition to the guest speaker, the agenda will include networking and a tour of ECDI’s Women’s Business Center and the Food Commissary.  This event is free to attend and lunch will be provided.

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM: Registration, Coffee, & Networking
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM: Tour of ECDI Facilities
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM: Redefining Entrepreneurship, Gary Schoeniger, Founder & CEO of ELI
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM: Lunch & Networking
1:00 - 2:30 PM: Small Group Discussion facilitated by Gary Schoeniger
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM: Brief Update on Microbusiness in Ohio from OCDCA

Support for this event is provided by Citizens Bank.