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Event Details

March 13, 2020

Sheraton Hotel Columbus at Capitol Square

75 E State St, Columbus, OH 43215

  • 10:00am: NAWBO Breakout Session presented by Christy Farnbauch, NAWBO Executive Director and Rachel Winder, NAWBO Columbus Public Policy Advisor. Christy and Rachel will discuss women business owners and NAWBO Columbus.
  • 10:45am: E.X.P.A.N.D. Six Building Blocks To Building A Successful Business Breakout Session presented by Shaniece M. Wise, Certified Business Expansion Coach & Strategist.
    • In this workshop you will learn in detail about the 6 Building Blocks for Business Expansion that will help you solidify your position as you prepare to reach your next level of growth and create a solid, successful business. 
    • At the end of this workshop, participants will: 
      • Understand the 6 Building Blocks of Business Expansion  
      • Be able to identify which stage of The 5 Stages of Business best describes where their business is presently operating 
      • Correctly pinpoint the blocks that are preventing their business from growing and reaching its fullest potential 
      • Understand the mindset of millionaires who have taken on the concept of expansion 
  • 11:30am - 12:00pm: Networking
  • ​12:00pm - 1:30pm: Award Luncheon

The Ohio Success Awards will honor annually the most successful and consistent of these organizations and leaders across our state. The event will also serve as a forum for you to connect with other decision makers on the issues and objectives throughout the state.

The Ohio Success Awards will recognize the accomplishments of:

  • Companies that have demonstrated growth both in revenue and employees, as well as having demonstrated involvement in their community and service in their industry
  • Non-profits that have made a significant impact upon the communities they serve
  • Governmental organizations that have created unique value or opportunities based upon their ingenuity, partnership, and perseverance
  • Leaders, amongst these from all above, that have demonstrated beyond comparison that their efforts have made lasting impact

A ticket includes entry to the morning panel sessions, networking, and to the awards luncheon where we will have a brief keynote address and the awards presentation to all winners.

For more information contact Stephanie Simon, Events Director, at [email protected]

The event will also serve as a forum for you to connect with other decision makers on the issues and objectives throughout the state. 

Keynote Speaker:

Ron Davies

President, CEO and Board Member at SafeAuto Insurance Group


Pete Scalia

TV 10

Media Partner:


Event Coverage & Follow-Up

The Ohio Success Awards event and winners will be featured in the 2020 Spring issue of Ohio Business Magazine. Photos of the event will appear in a follow-up issue of Ohio Business Magazine


To reflect more clearly of Ohio's business vitality, we welcome the participation of divisions of companies who are headquartered outside of Ohio if you can provide net revenue and employment figures originated within the state of Ohio.

Click here to see a video recap of the 2019 ceremony, keynote, and seminars!

Venue Information

Sheraton Columbus at Capitol Square
75 East State Street
Columbus, OH 43215
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Organizer Information

Cincy Magazine

30 Garfield Place
Suite 440
Cincinnati, OH 45202
(513) 421-2533

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