CEO Signature Events

Columbus CEO’s HR Excellence Awards 2014

Tell us about the best, the brightest, the trendsetters and the stars of tomorrow in Central Ohio human resources.

Customer Service Awards Voting

Columbus CEO magazine will not be holding the the Customer Service Awards in 2014.
Photo Galleries

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. 

Did you attend the Best of Business Awards? You can download your complimentary 5x7 photo at ColumbusCEO.com/2014BestofBiz.

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.

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.

Room with a View

The Service Board of Goodwill Columbus held its major fundraiser to support independence and opportunities for the disabled on April 24, 2014

Top Workplaces Reception

Columbus CEO and WBNS-10TV presented awards to the 2014 Top Workplaces on April 22, 2014

The Story of Us

The Columbus Metropolitan Club presented a panel discussion on Columbus' development and future growth. Columbus Monthly sponsored the luncheon on March 5, 2014

Healthcare Achievement Awards

Columbus CEO presented awards with sponsors Bricker & Eckler and TechSolve on February 13, 2014

CEO Insights Featuring George Barrett

The Columbus Chamber with Columbus CEO presented Cardinal Health CEO George Barrett on March 12, 2014

Jefferson Series

The New Albany Community Foundation presented investor T. Boone Pickens and L Brands founder Les Wexner with retired AEP CEO Mike Morris in the inaugural lecture of its Jefferson Series. 

Chamber Meeting

The Columbus Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting drew business executives to the Greater Columbus Convention Center for breakfast, where Tanny Crane received the 2014 Columbus Award. 

Speakers' Roundtable

NAWBO Columbus' popular Good to Great luncheon connected attendees with 14 speakers to help entrepreneurs take their business to the next level. 

Emerging Leaders

The Columbus Metropolitan Club teamed with the African American Leadership Academy to host a forum exploring the development of leaders. Crabbe, Brown and James supported the luncheon meeting.

CEO Insights Forum

More than 100 Columbus Chamber members and business leaders attended the Chamber "CEO Insights" forum featuring Safelite Group CEO Tom Feeney. 

Jingle Mingle

The Columbus Metropolitan Club gathered at the Hollywood Casino Columbus for some holiday cheer and its "not-so-silent" silent auction.