Wednesday, May 14th, 2014

Taking Columbus to the Next Level

It’s always a bit risky to look at a video of something you did 3-4 years ago, both from a content and style perspective. But since I’m off to Buckeye land next week for another visit to Columbus, I dug up and uploaded this talk I gave at the Columbus Metropolitan Club in December 2010. The topic was branding Columbus and ideas for taking the city to the next level. I hope you enjoy. If the video doesn’t display for you, click here.

Topics: Architecture and Design, Civic Branding, Demographic Analysis, Economic Development, Public Policy, Strategic Planning, Talent Attraction, Urban Culture
Cities: Columbus (Ohio)

4 Responses to “Taking Columbus to the Next Level”

  1. Josh Lapp says:

    Will you be speaking anywhere in particular in Columbus? I’d like to attend if possible!

  2. Josh, I won’t be speaking on this trip, but possibly I’ll be downtown in a watering hole on the evening of the 21st. Will advise if that happens.

  3. Josh Lapp says:

    Absolutely. I’m sure you could spark some good thoughts and conversation.

  4. Kyle Van Someren says:

    I am from the Midwest. I love the comment at the end about “Coffee and cookies”, classic.

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