Ohio Chamber Annual Meeting Scheduled for May 2

The Ohio Chamber’s 124th Annual Meeting just isn’t one event. It’s several events rolled into one day where all of our members can come to Columbus to hear a nationally recognized speaker, network with other chamber members, recognize the accomplishments of local chambers and meet with members of the Ohio House and Senate. This year’s event will be held on Tuesday, May 2 in downtown Columbus. We have events for everyone from our board members, to our local chamber members, to our company members and their employees.

Chamber Day at the Capitol

Chamber Day at the Capitol is a special event for local chambers and their members held prior to the Ohio Chamber’s Annual Meeting. Chamber Day will run from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. and will be held at the Sheraton Hotel Columbus, 75 E. State Street, easy walking distance to the Annual Meeting. Speakers are still being finalized and will be announced soon. Local chambers and their members are encouraged to attend this free event.

Annual Meeting

The 124th Annual Meeting of the Ohio Chamber of Commerce will be held at the Jo Ann Davidson Theatre (formerly the Capitol Theatre) in the Riffe Building, 77 S. High Street. The event starts at 3:30 p.m. with the welcoming of a new president of the board of directors and election of new board members followed immediately by keynote speaker former college and NFL football coach, retired ESPN commentator, author and motivational speaker Lou Holtz (see separate story). Mr. Holtz will talk about being a world-class leader in life. Mr. Holtz’s speech will be followed by awards presentations by the Chamber Action Alliance.

Legislative Reception

Immediately following the Annual Meeting is the Legislative Reception at the Sheraton Hotel Columbus. Everyone who attended the Annual Meeting is invited along with all the members of the Ohio General Assembly. This is a great opportunity to talk to other Ohio Chamber members and elected officials. The reception includes heavy hors d’oeuvres and open bar.

The cost to attend is $100 with special pricing for local chambers and their members when everyone registers together. For more information and to register, visit our website.