A series designed to help you grow and thrive.

Coming up:

What are the most pressing social, economic and technological trends that will impact your business over the next decade? Autonomous intelligence, social media, surveillance and the emergence of Generation Z are all reshaping business as we know it. How can your organization leverage and prepare for these trends?
Join us for a conversation during our next Leadership for Small Business program.

Anticipating Tomorrow’s Trends in Business

Tuesday, October 30

Red Brick Occasions (Map)
118 E. Main Street
Columbus, OH 43215

Networking and registration: 7:30 a.m.
Program: 8 – 9:15 a.m.

Coffee and light breakfast will be provided.

Our next guests

Brad Griffith
Buckeye Interactive

Brad is the president of Buckeye Interactive, a life-long entrepreneur and a former consultant and web developer for companies like JPMorgan Chase, QUALCOMM and the Go Big Network.

Marcie Merriman
Ernst & Young, LLC

Marcie is the Executive Director of Ernst & Young, LLC and specializes in the areas of futurism, growth opportunity identification and solution architecture. 

David Staley
The Ohio State University

David Staley is the Director of the Humanities Institute and the Center for the Humanities in Practice at the Ohio State University, as well as an associate professor in the history department. 

Scott Wabnitz
Wired Campaigns

Scott is the Chief Technology Officer of Wired Campaigns and has worked on digital commerce implementations for major brands like Walgreens, CVS and Kohls.


Chamber members – $25 each   |   Non-members – $40 each
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Ticket purchases are considered non-refundable. 

This is a ticketless event. An electronic reminder will be sent with full details prior to the event.


Parking is available at the surface lot located behind the venue, as well as in the garage west of the venue on Main Street. Metered parking is available along Main Street, 3rd and 4th Streets depending on time.
A map of all parking options is available here.

For more information

Please contact events@columbus.org or 614-225-6950.

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