Features Archive

Q&A: Melisa Miller of Alliance Data Card Services

Alliance Data Card Services President Melisa Miller on the market niche her company has claimed in co-branded and private credit cards, and why the target retail card user is generally a “she.”

Best of Business 2015: The Winners

Our eighth annual online poll identified the Best of Business from hundreds of contenders in 83 categories and attracted 12,659 voters from among Columbus CEO readers in May through July.

Protecting intellectual property in a social world

In an increasingly social world, entrepreneurs find it tough to balance positive exposure and risking theft of their applied ideas.

Affordable Care Act: System of interdependence

A strong focus on outcomes and reimbursement under federal healthcare reform is causing hospitals to form more alliances.

As Downtown Columbus grows more residential, the future of Capitol Square is uncertain

Downtown moves forward with parks, homes and offices, as developers ponder possibilities for the Dispatch property and adjacent lots.

Behind the growth of Columbus’ women-owned businesses

Women business owners rely on networks and contacts to take their companies from concept to success, and along the way they take time to help their sisters.

2015 HR Excellence Awards

Columbus CEO presents the 4th Annual HR Excellence Awards: Achievements in Human Resources

The India Connection: Local leaders work to grow Columbus’ robust Indian business community

With help from OSU and local business leaders, central Ohio’s thriving Indian community stands to become even more significant.

Columbus shoots to own its share of decentralizing film industry

Players in the Columbus film scene are taking paints to establish the city as a filmmaking hub. Their strategies are gelling this summer with several developments in the local film ecosystem.

2015 Top Workplaces in Columbus

For the third year, Columbus CEO and WBNS-10TV are proud to recognize 60 Top Workplaces in central Ohio, as identified by our experienced partner, WorkplaceDynamics LLC of Exton, Pa.
Commercial Real Estate Spotlight

Arena District improvement fills out with development of western parcels

It’s not much to look at today, but the west end of Nationwide Boulevard in the Arena District could be quite the showpiece five years from now.

How did Columbus become an emerging data center market?

The Columbus region’s infrastructure, broadband network and growing data center sector are a web of private and public assets for the Big Data economy.

2015 HealthCare Achievement Awards

Third annual recognition honors 22 winners and finalists
Commercial Real Estate Spotlight

Rockbridge CEO James Merkel delivers on hotel investments

Rockbridge has stayed on top of the volatile hotel market through the up and down cycles of the past two decades. CEO James Merkel tells how the firm maintains consistent returns—and how it raised its largest fund to date in 2014.

Q&A: Brian Ross of Experience Columbus on boosting the city's public image

Columbus’ increased national brand awareness and a high-quality visitor experience are Ross’s primary goals at Experience Columbus.