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Small Business Fair

2024-05-04 10:00:00 2024-05-04 14:00:00 America/New_York Small Business Fair Tremont Road Branch - Atrium

Saturday, May 04
10:00am - 2:00pm

Add to Calendar 2024-05-04 10:00:00 2024-05-04 14:00:00 America/New_York Small Business Fair Calling all aspiring and current small business owners! Join us for the Small Business Fair, where you can learn what you need to succeed, no matter where you are in your entrepreneurial journey. Tremont Road Branch - Atrium

Calling all aspiring and current small business owners! Join us for the Small Business Fair, where you can learn what you need to succeed, no matter where you are in your entrepreneurial journey.

Calling all aspiring and current small business owners! Join us for the Small Business Fair, where you can connect with mentors, consult with experts, network with other local entrepreneurs, explore essential tools and resources, and learn what you need to succeed, no matter where you are in your entrepreneurial journey.

Come and go as you please throughout this free 4-hour event! There will be kid-friendly activities in our Youth Department as well. 

Official event flyer can be found here: https://uapl.me/SBF24

Organizations exhibiting in the Atrium include:

Columbus Urban League Minority Assistance Business Center
ECDI and Women’s Business Center
Ohio Department of Development
Ohio Secretary of State’s office - Business Services Division
Ohio Small Business Development Center at Columbus State Community College
SCORE Columbus
Small Business Administration (SBA)
Small Business Development Center (SBDC)
Tri-Village Chamber of Commerce
Upper Arlington Public Library

Schedule:

10:15-11:00

Meeting Room B - Network with other local entrepreneurs and enjoy treats from The Original Goodie Shop as well as coffee from Littleton's Market!

11:00-12:00 

Friends Theater - “Brand Building 101: Creating a Memorable Identity for Your Business”
Join Yasmine Robles as she dives into the fundamentals of building a strong brand identity, discusses the importance of cohesive branding across digital and offline channels, and shares insights on creating a brand that resonates with your target audience.

Yasmine Robles, the visionary Chief Sparkle Strategist behind Robles Designs—a local agency dedicated to empowering small businesses with marketing strategy, websites, and brand design, fueling the ambitions of entrepreneurs set on world domination.

12:00-1:00

Meeting Room B - Speed Mentoring Roundtable Sessions with SCORE volunteers

Meeting Room A - Tour of the library and its business-related resources at 12:00, 12:20, and 12:40.

1:00-2:00

Friends Theater - “Registering and Maintaining a Business in Ohio”
The Ohio Secretary of State’s office is where businesses start in Ohio! The presentation will provide an overview of the role of the Business Services Division of the Secretary of State’s office; business name registration requirements; how to submit subsequent business filings to maintain an active, good standing status, and an overview of the changes implemented with the LLC Modernization Act. In addition, the presentation will cover services offered by the Ohio Secretary of State to assist you once the business is active. Some of these services are to help prevent business identity theft, ensure compliance with a new federal law requiring many businesses to report beneficial ownership information, and helping you connect to additional resources with the Ohio Business Resource Connection.

Meeting Room B - Speed Mentoring Roundtable Sessions with SCORE volunteers

Youth Activities:

10:30 a.m. - Business-focused playtime — Play with a cash register, pretend money, and an ice cream stand.
10 a.m.-2 p.m.  - Stop by for other activities and displays.

AGE GROUP: | All Ages | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Internet and Technology | Education | Business and Career Development |

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Tremont Road Branch

Phone: (614) 486-9621

Hours

Today's hours

Closed

We're closed Monday May 27 due to Memorial Day Observed
Mon, May 27 Closed
(Memorial Day Observed)
Tue, May 28 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Wed, May 29 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Thu, May 30 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Fri, May 31 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Jun 01 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Jun 02 1:00PM to 5:00PM

About the library

Our knowledgeable staff specialize in Adult, Youth, Reference, Media, Computer, and Outreach Services to meet the diverse needs of our patrons.

Upcoming events

Canceled
Sun, May 26, All day

Wed, May 29, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Friends Theater

Fri, May 31, 10:15am - 11:00am
Youth Activity Space

Fri, May 31, 11:00am - 4:00pm
Friends Theater,Meeting Room B

Fri, May 31, 2:30pm - 3:30pm

Canceled
Fri, May 31, 2:30pm - 3:30pm

Sat, Jun 01, 10:30am - 11:15am
Atrium

Sat, Jun 01, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Meeting Room B

Sun, Jun 02, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Meeting Room B

Mon, Jun 03, 10:30am - 11:00am
Youth Activity Space

Tue, Jun 04, 10:30am - 7:30pm

Tue, Jun 04, 10:30am - 11:00am
Tremont Youth Department

Tue, Jun 04, 2:00pm - 3:30pm

Tue, Jun 04, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Meeting Room B

Wed, Jun 05, 9:00am - 10:00am
Tremont Youth Department

Wed, Jun 05, 9:00am - 10:00am

Wed, Jun 05, 10:30am - 11:00am
Youth Activity Space

Thu, Jun 06, 10:30am - 11:00am
Youth Activity Space

Thu, Jun 06, 2:30pm - 3:00pm
Meeting Room B

Thu, Jun 06, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Meeting Room B

Fri, Jun 07, 10:15am - 11:00am
Youth Activity Space

Sat, Jun 08, 10:30am - 11:15am
Atrium

Canceled
Sat, Jun 08, 10:30am - 11:00am

Sat, Jun 08, 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Meeting Room B

Mon, Jun 10, 10:30am - 11:00am
Youth Activity Space

Tue, Jun 11, 10:30am - 11:00am
Tremont Youth Department

Tue, Jun 11, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Youth Activity Space

Tue, Jun 11, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Friends Theater

Tue, Jun 11, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Meeting Room B

Wed, Jun 12, 10:30am - 11:00am
Youth Activity Space

Wed, Jun 12, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Meeting Room A

Thu, Jun 13, 10:30am - 11:00am
Tremont Youth Department

Thu, Jun 13, 2:30pm - 3:00pm
Meeting Room B

Thu, Jun 13, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Youth Activity Space

Fri, Jun 14, 10:15am - 11:00am
Youth Activity Space

Fri, Jun 14, 11:00am - 4:00pm
Meeting Room B,Friends Theater

Sat, Jun 15, 10:30am - 11:00am

Sun, Jun 16, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Friends Theater

Mon, Jun 17, 10:00am - 8:00pm

Mon, Jun 17, 10:30am - 11:00am
Youth Activity Space

Tue, Jun 18, 10:00am - 8:00pm

Tue, Jun 18, 10:30am - 11:00am
Tremont Youth Department

Tue, Jun 18, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Meeting Room A

Thu, Jun 20, 10:00am - 8:00pm

Thu, Jun 20, 10:30am - 11:00am
Youth Activity Space

Thu, Jun 20, 2:30pm - 3:00pm
Meeting Room B

Thu, Jun 20, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Youth Activity Space

Fri, Jun 21, 10:15am - 11:00am
Youth Activity Space

Fri, Jun 21, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Meeting Room B

Sat, Jun 22, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Atrium

Sun, Jun 23, 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Mon, Jun 24, 10:30am - 11:00am
Youth Activity Space

Tue, Jun 25, 10:30am - 11:00am
Tremont Youth Department

Tue, Jun 25, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Youth Activity Space

Tue, Jun 25, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Meeting Room B