WSBA’s Winter Fireside Chat

Date: 01.16.19
Time: 5:30 to 7:30 pm

Join the Women's Small Business Accelerator (WSBA) at Brick House Blue, a new and innovative co-working space in Dublin, and hear how local female business owners have used their vision to create the successful companies they have today.

Brick House Blue

—-– “We’re proud to offer a variety of collaborative meeting spaces along with a vibrant coworking community away from the hustle and bustle of Downtown. From the moment you walk in the door, you’re part of the Brickstar* family and we promise to make you feel right at home. —-—

Brickstar – noun: / brik, stär / – a person who stops at nothing to achieve their dreams; one who challenges the status quo and attains the drive to break free from mundane routine.

Learn how the WSBA can help you create the business you’ve been wanting to grow and hear firsthand how the WSBA can prepare you for success. You'll walk through the steps of creating your own unique vision and learn how to apply it towards your business aspirations.

You'll have time to network with other female entrepreneurs and leave with actionable steps for you to take with your business.

Bring business cards and an open-mind as you learn how the WSBA can support you and your business visions for 2019!

This is a business casual event with adult beverages and light snacks provided. 

We welcome you to join us, bring a friend who is starting a business and learn how WSBA can help you make this the best business year yet!

Registration Closed

WORKSHOP: Creating a Vision (Board) for Your Business

Date: 01.30.19
Time: 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM EST
Cost: $15

Do you have a business idea, but don’t know where to begin? Are you in business without a clear vision for where to go next?

Join the Women’s Small Business Accelerator (WSBA) for a hands-on workshop, "Creating a Vision (board) for your Business." Your instructors will help you step-by-step to outline a strategic vision for your business and create a vision board that you can take home and use with tangible goals you can visualize for the future of your business.

Connect with other female business owners in the area and learn how to think big picture and create a strategic vision for your business along with your peers. A clear vision can motivate you to have the best year yet!

Adult beverages and light snacks will be provided.

*Space is limited. Please reserve your space if you'd like to join.


WORKSHOP: Let’s Talk Video Marketing!

Date: 02.12.19
Time: 7:30 AM – 9:30 AM EST
Cost: $15, plus service fee

Let’s talk video marketing! Everyone says we should be doing it, but no one knows where to start. Using the smartphone in your pocket, and a couple of apps, you can make beautiful eye-catching videos to engage your audience.

This workshop is perfect for entrepreneurs and small marketing teams who want to engage their target market on social media.

Did you know that after watching a video, 64% of users are more likely to buy a product online?

In this workshop you'll learn how to use video to tell your story and connect with your audience. You'll learn how to write a video script, understand what equipment you need, and learn about simple editing software that is available for editing on your phone or desktop.

Presented by: Beth Menduni, Video Content Creator


Thrive Columbus 2019

Date: 02.26.19
Time: 8:30am to 4:30pm
Location: OSU - Fawcett Event Center

The WSBA is proud to be a sponsor for this event. Our co-founder and executive director, Mary McCarthy will be on one of the panels. We hope to see you there!

For the first time in Columbus history, leading organizations, addressing the professional and personal needs of women in Central Ohio, are uniting, under one roof, in an effort to get more women, like you, informed, inspired and engaged in the community. 

 Thrive Columbus is a full day summit that will support women in accomplishing their goals by making sure they are aware of the resources available to them, give them direction on where and how they can take action on the issues impacting our community, and will offer an avenue for women to lend their voices toward collaborative change. 

Whether you are interested in starting a business, joining a commerce, running for office, volunteering on a board, participating in civic activities, growing a hobby post retirement, networking, finding the right healthcare services, or learning more about legislation and policy, Thrive Columbus is creating a landscape to make it easier for women, like you, to navigate the resources you need, when you seek them.

Come join Columbus’s leading organizations and companies who are diligently working to move the needle in favor of women who strive to thrive. #THRIVECOLUMBUS2019




Presented by Brady Ware & Company

Co-Hosted by WSBA and NAWBO

7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.