Round Tables

RoundtableLogo-HorSpringBoard Round Tables provide additional opportunities for  SpringBoard businesses to continue to learn and grow after entrepreneurs have completed the nine week business planning course. We invite local experts on topics and issues concerning small business to engage in in-depth Q & A sessions with inquiring minds. Topics vary by month, and include small business insurance, commercial lease terms, social media basics, and intellectual property rights, to name a few.

Who: Open to all past and current SpringBoard participants; some round tables are open to the public
The third Monday of every month – see schedule below
Time: 6:00 PM-7:30 PM
Location: ArtWorks (20 E Central Pkwy, Cincinnati, 45202) unless otherwise noted.
Cost: Free for SpringBoard participants. Round tables open to the public are $10 for non-Springboard participants.

Past Round Tables

July 2013: The Importance of Telling Your Story
Guest Speakers: Eleanor C. Whitney, author of Grow: How to take your DIY project and passion to the next level and quit your job!Julie Niesen Gosdin, blogger and founder of wine me, dine me; Christina Getachew, owner of Substance

May 2013: Access to Capital
uest Speakers: Mary Falls, Stock Yard Bank & Trust; Chris Calvert, SoMoLend; Greg Lutz, ArtWorks

April 2013: Branding & Image 
Guest Speakers: Ran Mullins, Allegori; Bao Nguyen and David Le, Pho Lang Thang and Quan Hapa

March 2013:  Craft Shows 101
Guest Speakers: Grace Dobush and Chris Davis, Crafty Supermarket; Lindsay and Nick Dewald, The City Flea; Sarah Horn, Sarah Horn Ceramics

February 2013: Tax Refresher
Speaker: Stephen Mann, Ossege Combs & Mann, Ltd

January 2013Social Media Basics
Speakers: Krista Neher, Boot Camp Digital; Dan Korman, Park + Vine

October 2012:
Speakers: Zach Darmanian-Harris, Such and Such; Tim Karoleff, Ampersand

September 2012: Crowd Funding Platforms
Speakers: Sarah Traxler, Design Impact; Amanda Dole, SoMoLend; Jay Finch, SocStock

August 2012: Intellectual Property Law 101
Speakers: Mike Hurst, KMK Law; Vance VanDrake, Ulmer & Berne, LLP

July 2012: Merchant Payment Processing
Speaker: Erin M. Kidwell, Girl Develop It 

May 2012: Social Entrepreneurship
Speakers: Ramsey Ford and Kate Hanisian, Design Impact.

February 2012: Social Media and Internet Marketing
Speaker: Krista Neher, Boot Camp Digital

January 2012:  Intellectual Property Law 101
Speakers: Mike Hurst, KMK Law; Vance VanDrake, Ulmer & Berne, LLP

December 2011: Understanding Small Business Insurance
Speakers: Chad Bilz and Debbie Margolen, Schiff Kreidler-Shell Insurance and Risk Services

October 2011: Property Development
Speakers: Greg Badger, local developer; Brian Tiffany,  Over-the-Rhine Chamber of Commerce; Joe Huber, Cincinnati Development Fund