126th Ohio Chamber Annual Meeting & Legislative Reception
May 8, 2019
Jo Ann Davidson Theatre & Sheraton Columbus at Capitol Square
1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. – Chamber Day at the Capital for our local chambers and their company members
3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. – Annual Meeting which includes the election of new board members, presentation of Chamber Action Alliance Awards and our keynote speaker
5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. – Legislative Reception with the members of the Ohio General Assembly
- $150 for nonmembers
- $100 for members
- $50 for local chambers
Registration coming soon!
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Keynote Speaker Daymond John
This year’s Ohio Chamber Annual Meeting & Legislative Reception will feature Daymon John star of ABC’s Shark Tank. Daymond will participate in a “fireside” chat, talking about building his company FUBU to becoming known as “the people’s shark” on the ever-popular Shark Tank television show. He will also provide his business expertise to three companies selected from local chamber nominations. These three companies will have five minutes to give a business pitch (on stage) to Daymon and then he will provide a critique of their pitch.
From his wildly successful role on ABC’s smash hit, Shark Tank, to his distinguished status as a Presidential Ambassador for Global Entrepreneurship, Daymond John has become globally recognized for his relentless commitment to promoting and supporting entrepreneurs. Daymond initially made his mark as the entrepreneur and branding expert behind the groundbreaking lifestyle brand, FUBU, which has eclipsed more than $6 billion in global retail sales. From the streets of Hollis, Queens, Daymond started a global movement from the basement of his mother’s house by capitalizing on the then fledgling hip-hop culture. FUBU was an undoubtedly a key development for the streetwear market, which today is a $20 billion industry.
Since then, Daymond has continued to challenge himself and the business world in which he operates. In 2009, Daymond was tapped by lauded television producer, Mark Burnett, to join the cast of a new business-reality concept, Shark Tank. Now, after nine seasons, four Emmy Awards, multiple Critic’s Choice Awards and millions of dollars in investments, the show has become one of the most successful business reality series of all time. Over the course of the series, Daymond has been a mainstay of the cast of Sharks and is now affectionately referred to as, “The People’s Shark.”