Want to become a summit sponsor and/or exhibitor? Some packages are still available - and all come with at least one free summit admission. Contact Krista Barezinsky at barezinsky.2@osu.edu for more details ...

Sponsors

  • Crown Equipment Corp.

    Crown is the official sponsor of the summit's student volunteer operation

    Since its entry into the material handling equipment industry in 1960, Crown has earned a reputation as a leading innovator in world-class forklift and material handling equipment. Crown designs and manufactures up to 85 percent of its lift truck components, including key parts like motors, drive units, and electronic modules.

  • Huntington National Bank

    Huntington is the official sponsor of the Wednesday Charles Duhigg keynote

     

    huntington logo squareHuntington is a $69 billion-asset regional bank headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, with a network of more than 700 branches and almost 1,500 ATMs across six Midwestern states. Founded in 1866, Huntington and its affiliates provide consumer, small business, commercial, treasury management, wealth management, brokerage, trust, and insurance services. Huntington also provides auto dealer, equipment finance, national settlement and capital market services that extend beyond its core states.

  • MoreSteam.com

    MoreSteam is the official sponsor of the Thursday Bradley Staats keynote

    moresteamMoreSteam.com was launched in the year 2000 in response to the high cost of traditional process improvement training and tools. They were the first firm to offer the complete Black Belt curriculum online. MoreSteam is headquartered in Powell, OH, USA, just north of the city of Columbus. They have offices in Milwaukee, WI and locations throughout the United States. MoreSteam has now enrolled 525,475 professionals in their process improvement courses in every continent except Antarctica (but they're working to close that gap).

  • Nationwide

    Nationwide is the official sponsor of the summit app

    nationwideNationwide, a Fortune 100 company based in Columbus, Ohio, is one of the largest and strongest diversified insurance and financial services organizations in the U.S. and is rated A+ by both A.M. Best and Standard & Poor’s. The company provides a full range of insurance and financial services, including auto, commercial, homeowners, farm and life insurance; public and private sector retirement plans, annuities and mutual funds; banking and mortgages; pet, motorcycle and boat insurance.

  • Productivity Inc.

    productivityProductivity Inc. is a leading consulting and training firm that helps organizations build new capabilities, save money, and grow. We focus on three progressive strategies: Operational Excellence, Strategic Innovation, and Leadership & Culture. Working together, these strategies provide the means to continually refresh a company’s value proposition while making the organizational changes needed for daily improvement and sustainable growth.

  • T. Marzetti

    T. Marzetti is the official sponsor of lunch on Wednesday, April 11

    marzetti logoT. Marzetti is the specialty food group of Columbus-based parent Lancaster Colony Corp. (NASDAQ:LANC). The company produces a wide variety of salad dressings, fruit and vegetable dips, frozen baked goods and other specialty items. In addition to its namesake brand, others include Sister Schubert's, Mama Bella's, Cardini's, Pfeiffer, Simply Dressed, Katherine's Kitchen, and more.

Exhibitors

  • Fisher - Academy for Excellence in Healthcare

    fisher logo squareThe Academy for Excellence in Healthcare is a collaboration between The Ohio State University Fisher College of Business and Cardinal Health – committed to improving the operations and outcomes of the nation’s health care providers. The program has been designed to help health care organizations identify and solve their greatest operating challenges, ultimately driving results that can significantly reduce costs and improve patient outcomes.

    The rapidly evolving health care industry has created a new standard of excellence for the safety and accuracy of patient care. With its proven record in creating and shaping lean leaders through an operational excellence curriculum unmatched in the country, Fisher College of Business is uniquely positioned to deliver this program. As a partner and thought leader, Cardinal Health is a health care services company with a decade of experience and commitment to LEAN management and Operational Excellence. This unique partnership brings together an ideal combination of academic and industry experience that will provide participants with a pragmatic and results oriented development experience. 

  • Fisher - Master of Business Operational Excellence

    fisher logo squareThe Master of Business Operational Excellence (MBOE), with an additional specialized track in Health Care, is an innovative 12-month degree program. This dynamic program focuses on preparing high-potential managers for leadership in the rapidly changing continuous improvement environment found in service, healthcare and manufacturing organizations.

    Built on faculty strength in operations management and the reputation developed through 23 years of growth in Fisher’s Center for Operational Excellence, this program is designed to create lean thought leaders with a bias for action. As a result of the MBOE experience, managers will learn how to achieve operational excellence, better than the competition, by utilizing a variety of Lean and Six Sigma tools including value stream management, employee engagement, waste reduction, capability building, and innovation.

  • Fisher - Office of Career Management

    fisher logo squareThe Fisher College of Business’ Office of Career Management’s mission is to provide highly personalized services to develop the best prepared job seekers and be every employer’s favorite place to recruit. They work to help the Fisher business undergraduate and graduate students prepare for their internship and career searches, while connecting employers with current Fisher business students. The Office of Career Management also hosts a number of events throughout the year to help you prepare for and find internships or full-time employment. Recruiting the future leadership of your organization is easy at Fisher. They are ready to assist you with scheduling on-campus interviews, posting jobs and internships, registering for career fairs and finding resumes for candidates that meet your requirements. They want to be your favorite place to recruit.

  • Mills James

    mills jamesMills James is one of the nation’s largest creative media production firms. Headquartered in Columbus with offices and production facilities in Cincinnati and Cleveland, the employee-owned company has been providing creative media solutions to a wide range of advertising, broadcast and corporate clients—including many Fortune 500 corporations—since 1984.

  • MoreSteam.com

    moresteamMoreSteam.com was launched in the year 2000 in response to the high cost of traditional process improvement training and tools. They were the first firm to offer the complete Black Belt curriculum online. MoreSteam is headquartered in Powell, OH, USA, just north of the city of Columbus. They have offices in Milwaukee, WI and locations throughout the United States. MoreSteam has now enrolled 525,475 professionals in their process improvement courses in every continent except Antarctica (but they're working to close that gap).

  • Productivity Inc.

    productivityProductivity Inc. is a leading consulting and training firm that helps organizations build new capabilities, save money, and grow. We focus on three progressive strategies: Operational Excellence, Strategic Innovation, and Leadership & Culture. Working together, these strategies provide the means to continually refresh a company’s value proposition while making the organizational changes needed for daily improvement and sustainable growth.

 

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Matt Burns
Manager, Marketing & Communications
COE