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Photos: WELD Keynote featuring Carla Harris

The Women for Economic Leadership and Development (WELD) hosted its annual Keynote reception and dinner on Thursday, March 19, at the Hilton Columbus Downtown. Guests heard from the featured speaker, Carla Harris, who is the vice chairman of wealth management and senior client advisor at Morgan Stanley, as well as the author of Expect to Win.

Photos: 2015 Experience Columbus Annual Meeting

Experience Columbus held its annual meeting on Tuesday, March 10, at the Greater Columbus Convention Center. Attendees learned more about the city's tourism bureau and its goals for the year. The 2015 EXPY Awards, which recognize contributions to the Columbus hospitality industry, were also presented. Read more about the winners on our blog

Photos: Jefferson Series: Revisiting the Vision with Les Wexner

The New Albany Community Foundation's Feb. 25 Jefferson Series event featured New Albany planners Les Wexner, Jack Kessler, Gerald McCue, Laurie Olin, Jaque Robertson and Graham Wyatt. Their discussion was moderated by journalist Charlie Rose. 

Photos: Otterbein's Women in Philanthropy Summit

Otterbein University hosted its Women in Philanthropy Summit: Investing in Women for the Common Good on March 3 and 4. More than 350 people gathered to hear Dr. Musimbi Kanyoro, president and CEO of the Global Fund for Women, and Katie Koch, senior portfolio strategist and chief of staff for the Goldman Sachs Asset Management Office of the Chairman, United Kingdom, deliver keynote speeches. The summit also included networking, roundtable discussions and panels. This was the second event of its kind and was in partnership with The University of Findlay and Bowling Green State University, which is set to host the 2016 summit. 

Photos: 2015 HealthCare Achievement Awards

Columbus CEO celebrated the 2015 HealthCare Achievement Awards on Tuesday, Feb. 24, at the Athletic Club of Columbus. 

>>Read more about our winners

Photos: Columbus Chamber's 2015 Annual Meeting

The Columbus Chamber of Commerce hosted its 2015 Annual Meeting on Feb. 12, 2015, at the Greater Columbus Convention Center's Battelle Grand ballroom. Jamie Dimon, CEO of JPMorgan Chase & Co., was the keynote speaker. George Barrett, CEO of Cardinal Health, conducted an interview with Dimon at the event. Jack Partridge, president of Columbia Gas, received the 2015 Columbus Award. 

Photos: Squire Patton Boggs's The Essence of Presence Workshop

Squire Patton Boggs and the Ohio Women's Bar Association presented The Essence of Presence Workshop on Dec. 11 at the Hilton Columbus at Easton. Attendees discussed the value and components of executive presence for women and heard from Chasity Kuttrus, owner of Executive Elements. 

Photos: CEO Insights Featuring Jane Grote Abell

The Columbus Chamber's CEO Insights series on Dec. 3 featured Donatos CEO (and our 2014 CEO of the Year) Jane Grote Abell. Grote Abell discussed the growth of Donatos, leadership lessons and her passion for pizza. Read more in our event recap

Photos: 2014 Central Ohio National Philanthropy Awards Luncheon

The Association of Fundraising Professionals recognized area individuals, foundations and companies for their philanthropic efforts at its 2014 Central Ohio National Philanthropy Awards Luncheon on Nov. 25 at the Renaissance Columbus Downtown Hotel.

Photos: The New Albany Community Foundation's Remarkable Evening

The New Albany Community Foundation's annual Remarkable Evening fundraising event on Nov. 20 at the home of Leslie and Abigail Wexner featured former President George W. Bush.

Photos: 2014 CEO of the Year Awards

Columbus CEO celebrated its 2014 CEOs of the Year at an awards ceremony on Wednesday, Nov. 12, at the Ohio Statehouse. 

Photos: Ohio Cancer Research Associates' Grand Illusions Saute

Ohio Cancer Research Associates' annual fundraiser saluted Columbus Partnership President & CEO Alex Fischer on Oct. 23 at the Hilton Columbus at Easton. 

Photos: CEO Insights featuring Jeni's CEO John Lowe

The Columbus Chamber CEO Insights forum presented in partnership with Columbus CEO magazine, hosted John Lowe, CEO of Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams and Eat Well Distribution, on Oct. 1 at Dawson.

Host Kristyn Hartman of WBNS-10TV and Lowe discussed his journey to Jeni's, his leadership style and the magic behind the artisanal ice cream in front of a sold out crowd. 

Read a recap of Lowe's comments here

Photos: 2014 Best of Business Awards

Columbus CEO celebrated the 2014 Best of Business Awards on Oct. 15 at Scioto Country Club. More than 200 people attended the event in celebration of the awards, which are given out annually based on a reader survey. View the results here. 

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Photos: Columbus Chamber Annual Clambake

Chamber guests network at the 91st annual "seafood extravaganza" at Water's Edge at the Columbus Zoo & Aquarium on Sept. 4.

Photos: Columbus Sports Commission's Morning Sports Report

The Greater Columbus Sports Commission and Marathon presented NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman and other sports figures on Aug. 14, 2014.

Photos: Conway Center's Annual Family Business Tour

The Conway Center for Family Business sponsored its 11th Annual Family Business Tour and Networking Event at a logistics warehouse on Aug. 14, 2014.

Photos: Meet New OSU President Michael Drake

The Columbus Metropolitan Club welcomed Michael Drake as OSU's 15th president in a luncheon with a capacity crowd on Aug. 13, 2014.

Photos: 2014 Excellence in HR Awards

Columbus CEO honored 15 winners and finalists of HR Excellence awards, celebrating achievement in human resources, on July 17, 2014. 

CEO Insights Forum

The Columbus Chamber welcomed Pamela Springer, digital media entrepreneur, for the morning forum on July 16, 2014.

Together Rebuilding Lives

The Community Shelter Board hosted its 20th annual donor recognition and fundraiser luncheon, presented by Honda of America Manufacturing and PNC on June 5, 2014.

Business Expo 2014

The Dublin, Westerville and Worthington area chambers of commerce combined to spotlight local businesses on June 24, 2014.

Jefferson Series

The New Albany Community Foundation presented Pulitzer Prize-winning author Doris Kearns Goodwin, who spoke on U.S. presidents she has profiled, on May 20, 2014.

Democracy in Action

The League of Women Voters honored Betty Montgomery, the first female Attorney General of Ohio, with the 2014 Democracy in Action Award on May 6, 2014.