Time To Register For NFIB/Ohio's Small Business Day at the Capitol

Date: February 14, 2017

YOU Need to be in Columbus on June 7, 2017!

Small Business Day at the Capitol is Wednesday, June 7, 2017.  The event takes place at the Athletic Club of Columbus before moving to the Ohio Statehouse for a luncheon with state legislative leaders.

We need NFIB/Ohio members to come to the statehouse and talk with lawmakers about the importance of small businesses to Ohio’s economy to amplify the voice of entrepreneurs across the state. 

We are pleased to announce that both Ohio Speaker of the House Cliff Rosenberger and Ohio Senate President Larry Obhof will speak at the event! They both have a lifetime 100% voting record with NFIB/Ohio and ahve both received our highest honor for a legislator, the Guardian of Small Business.

You can read their biographies here: 



speaker-guardian-for-webOhio Speaker of the House Cliff Rosenberger is presented the Guardian of Small Business from NFIB Ohio Vice President and Executive Director Roger Geiger and Leadership Council Chairman Mark Fowler in 2015.


Ohio Senate President Larry Obhof is presented the Guardian of Small Business from NFIB Ohio Vice President and Executive Director Roger Geiger and Richland County Area Action Council Chairman Karl Milliron.

Thank you to our major sponsors:


Mark your calendars and register today!

Event Details:

Athletic Club of Columbus:

8:15 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Registration / Continental Breakfast

9:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. Small Business Issues Panel

9:45 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. Larry Obhof, Ohio Senate President 

10:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. How to Lobby Your Legislator, NFIB member & Rep. Scott Lipps (HD 62) 

10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Cliff Rosenberger, Ohio Speaker of the House

11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Brad Close, Sr. Vice President of Public Policy & Advocacy from Washington, D.C.

11:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Move to the Ohio Statehouse

12:00 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. Legislative Luncheon at the Ohio Statehouse

Following Lunch – Legislator and/or Session Visits

This event will be held as the new, biennial budget is being crafted, and state tax reform promises to be a hot-button issue.  There is no better time than now for lawmakers to see and hear from the small businesses that create the jobs that drive our economy!

For more information, contact Grassroots Manager Joe Hirabayashi at [email protected].  To register click on the logo below:


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