Columbus CEO FAQs

Answers to your most common questions about our award-winning business magazine, including how to subscribe and find a copy

Columbus CEO
Columbus CEO


Columbus CEO magazine celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2017. The first issue was published in October 1992. Columbus CEO is part of Dispatch Magazines and is published by Gannett Co. Inc.

In 2017 and 2018,Columbus CEO staff took home several first place national awards from the Alliance of Area Business Publishers for reporting and design. Columbus CEO also is a recipient of multiple statewide awards each year for excellence in journalism, design and photography from the Ohio’s Best Journalism and Ohio Excellence in Journalism awards competitions.

The editor of Columbus CEO is Katy Smith.



Where can I send a press release?

Please email press releases


How can my company be included in the CEO Leaderboard section of the magazine?

If you want your Central Ohio company to be considered for an upcoming CEO Leaderboard, contact us at 614-461-5109 or by email at


We’ve got a cool office. Can it be featured in Office Space?

We are looking for visually appealing, innovative spaces to feature each month in Office Space. If you think your office fits the description, please email


Do you publish content from guest bloggers?

No, we have discontinued our guest blogger section in order to focus on providing more up-to-date news, developments and online features.



Where can I access

Via web browsers on any desktop computer, laptop, tablet or smartphone.


Which browsers work best for viewing

For best results, use the latest version of Safari, Chrome, Firefox or Internet Explorer.


Is available on mobile and tablet devices?

Yes, is available on web browsers on smartphones and tablets. We do not currently have any apps.


Do I need a subscription to access

No, we do not require readers to create an online account at this time.


When is content from the print magazine posted online?

Content from each month’s print issue is available online shortly after each issue publishes. To see magazine content as early as possible, you can sign up for a complimentary subscription to the magazine here. New web-only content is published to regularly.



How do I subscribe to Columbus CEO magazine?

Columbus CEO offers 12-month, complimentary subscriptions. Fill out the form here to subscribe to the magazine.


I am a Columbus CEO subscriber. How do I manage my subscription?

If you have moved or need to speak with someone in customer service about your subscription, please visit our subscriber portal, call 760-237-8505 or email


Where can I pick up a copy of Columbus CEO?

Copies of Columbus CEOare available at local Barnes & Noble stores and other locations.View newsstand locations here.



How do I purchase a PDF reprint of a particular story or stories?

Our PDFs are intended for online use and small reprint jobs. Please reach out to our Imagn division at and they will be happy to assist you.



How do I sign up for your newsletter?

Our weekly newsletter, CEO Insider, is sent to subscribers every Tuesday. Please use the form here to sign up for CEO Insider as well as issue previews, event invitations and more.


I signed up for your newsletter—why am I not receiving it regularly?

Please check your junk folder. If the problem persists, please


How can I follow Columbus CEO on social media?

You can follow us on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn.


Do your editors have social media feeds? Where can I find them?

Yes, you can follow editor Katy Smith on Twitter at @ceo_editor.



What events does Columbus CEO host?

Columbus CEO hosts four special events/award ceremonies each year. Our comprehensive array of programming provides ample opportunity for every enterprise—large, small, for-profit and nonprofit—to be recognized in print as well as online and during gala receptions. Our events include:

Healthcare Achievement Awards

This issue recognizes businesses and individuals who are making a difference in the health and wellness of their patients, customers and community in six categories.

Nomination phase: mid-July through mid-October

Event: March

Issue: March


Top Workplaces Awards

Top Workplaces aims to recognize the top-performing organizations in Central Ohio, ranked by what their own employees think. The program, in tandem with Energage, honors approximately 75 businesses and organizations that foster a great environment for employee achievement.

Nomination phase: August through mid-September

Event: May

Issue: May


Best of Business Awards

The Best of Business awards, which began in 2008, recognize outstanding business and service winners in more than 80 categories, voted on by our subscribers and readers. 

Nomination phase: mid-May through early-July

Event: November

Issue: November


CEO of the Year Awards

Each year,Columbus CEO conducts a survey of the Central Ohio business climate and honor CEO of the Year winners and finalists in multiple categories. This exclusive program started in 2011.

Nomination phase: Survey sent August and due mid-September.

Event: December

Issue: December




What is Columbus CEO’s circulation?

Columbus CEOhas nearly 22,000 subscribers and reaches more than 82,500 readers who have influence in their companies, the power to make decisions and the power to purchase.


What kind of advertising opportunities do you offer with Columbus CEO?

To see our advertising opportunities or request a media kit, please go to


Can my company sponsor one of your events?

Yes, we offer several event sponsorship opportunities. Please contact


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