Beyond the Pitch

Championing Small Business – Q&A with Mayor Ginther and Thumbtack

When: 1:30PM - 3:00PM
Where: Economic and Community Development Institute, 1655 Old Leonard Avenue, Columbus, OH 43219

Join Thumbtack and Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther for a Q&A and celebration of Columbus being named a 2015 friendliest place in the US for small business!

We’ll be awarding the mayor with the 2015 Champion of Small Business Award, then hosting a Q&A and roundtable on what’s working for small business—and what needs work.
Don’t miss the chance to share your opinions with the mayor, fellow Columbus pros, and Thumbtack Small Business Advocate Luke McGowan. Space is limited – if you are interested in attending the event, please RSVP at your earliest convenience to reserve your spot.

Event FAQs:

Q: What is the dress code?

A: The dress code is casual; we want you to be comfortable. Feel free to come in whatever clothes you’d wear to work.

Q: Can I bring a guest?

A: We ask that if you bring guests, they be fellow pros, or co-workers. We want to make sure the audience feels a part of our Thumbtack community. Please make sure your guest registers so we have a proper headcount.

About ECDI Columbus
The Economic & Community Development Institute is 501(c)(3) non-profit economic development organization founded in 2004. ECDI’s mission is to  invest in people to create measurable and enduring social and economic change . Since inception in 2004, ECDI has benefited local communities throughout the state of Ohio, assisted over 6,500 individuals, disbursed over $29 million through 1,400 loans, and created and retained over 5,100 jobs via our comprehensive suite of programs available through Columbus, Cleveland, and Akron Ohio offices. Programs and services have been supported by over $52 million in federal, state, local and private funds and have proven to create jobs, increase access to capital and spur local economic development.




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