NLA Member Networks

Big Fish Networking

bigfishlogo_sm Founded in 1999, Big Fish Networking ("Big Fish") is a nationally recognized, Columbus & Central Ohio based networking group that continues to be more about the members than the membership.  We are empowered by a mission to make the community's networking groups and their members more successful through effective networking.  Wether it's a Big Fish Networking hosted or co-promoted event, our aim is to provide friendly, person-to-person environments that are informal, yet conducive to making rewarding business relationships.

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Columbus Young Professionals Club

cypclub-new-logo The CYP CLUB (Columbus Young Professionals Club) is a “for-impact” membership organization made up of 18,000+ young professionals, entrepreneurs, executives, creative thinkers, and social people who live & work in the greater Columbus, OH area. Founded in July of 2005, the CYP CLUB offers events, athletics, and volunteer activities on a weekly basis for a very active membership of local YPs (ages 21-45). Basic Membership is FREE. Register online at today!


bni_logo_color_intl_version_sm BNI is the world's largest referral organization, helping its members to increase their business through word-of-mouth marketing.

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Gold Star Refferal Clubs


Gold Star Referral Clubs are based on the know, like, trust concept of qualified referrals. Gold Star Referral Clubs provide a structured and positive environment for businesses to pass referrals to one another... a proven way to get business.

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Experience Columbus


Experience Columbus' vision is to be the orchestrator of a unique, positive and unparalleled experience for any and all visitors to Columbus. Experience Columbus' mission is to create, sell and market a customized "Columbus Experience" to visitors resulting in greater community prosperity and vitality through visitor spending.

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Network Columbus


Network Columbus is a chamber of commerce for GLBT-owned and allied companies and GLBT and allied business professionals offering networking events, educational programs, business advocacy and linkages with other business and professional organizations to lead and support economic growth within the central Ohio GLBT community.

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Dangerous Events

logo_dangerousevents_com Our focus is to use our skills in the event planning field to bring together all related services. We feel that by using networking, marketing & advertising all may benefit & the city as a whole. To break it down: We are making it easier for the customer to find the services they need & in turn the services will increase their sales.

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Columbus American Marketing Association



Our mission is to provide the best opportunities for marketers in Central Ohio and be regarded as the premiere professional organization in the region. Marketers see opportunities everywhere. The Columbus AMA vision is to offer central Ohio marketers compelling opportunities to get a competitive edge, network with peers, develop their skills, advance their career join a community, make a difference and much more.

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National Association of W.O.M.E.N.


National Association of W.O.M.E.N. is a community of women that provides support and education to encourage the promotion of our businesses with the intention of enriching the lives of mothers who are focused on success for their families and their business.

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Scioto Ridge Job Networking Group


The Scioto Ridge Job Networking Group, LLC is a faith-based organization dedicated to help mid-career professionals find good jobs.  We feel that we can serve our members by helping them expand their network of business contacts in order to discover job opportunities that are best found through networking.

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Synergy National Business Networking Group

synergynationonalSynergy National is an organization that assists entrepreneurs, business owners, and sales professionals to succeed by creating a forum where they can exchange qualified referrals with other like-minded business professionals.

The "Synergy National Business Networking Group" is an open networking forum. There are no restrictions to business categories, chapter exclusivity, or being a member of other networking groups. This specific group is open to all who want to simply meet more people and make more business connections.  Synergy National also offers "Chapters" and "Power Partner Groups".

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T.O.R.N - The Ohio Referral Network


EVERYONE IS WELCOME! The Ohio Referral Network is designed to assists sales representatives, entrepreneurs, and professionals succeed by creating an online forum where they can exchange referrals.  Members will have the opportunity to share ideas, contacts and most importantly, business referrals.

We use technology to interact (Webinar, Social Networking). We meet live once a month, We meet virtually once a month, We meet later in the day, We do speed networking at each meeting, We focus on building friendships, not quotas

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National Association of Women in Construction

nawic_logo145wNAWIC's Core Purpose is to enhance the success of women in the construction industry. For more than 50 years, NAWIC has helped women take advantage of the opportunities in construction. Whether you want to embark on a new career, establish a networking base, be a mentor/mentee, make a difference in your community, continue your education, or invest in great friendships, NAWIC offers a variety of opportunities — large and small.

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Downtown Business Club


dtbusinessclublogo_miniThe Downtown Business Club of Columbus Ohio is an invite only referral group that meets weekly, allowing our members the opportunity to trade quality referrals, discuss business ideas and strategies and network with other businesses throughout Central Ohio.Downtown Business Club formed in August of 2011 and has rapidly grown to over 35 members, and has taken its place as one of the areas leading network groups.

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Community Shares of Mid Ohio


Community Shares of Mid Ohio fundraises on behalf of almost 60 nonprofits in the Columbus and Central Ohio area. We do this by partnering with employers to allow their employees to donate via their paycheck.  n our 20th year of operation, we have gone from distributing a little over $11,000 in our first year to more than $600,000 to be distributed in 2013. In total we have distributed more than $6.2 million dollars!  

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The Ohio State University Alumni Club of Franklin County

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Columbus Bar Association

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The Single Life is Columbus


The Single Life is Columbus's online lifestyle site offering local singles exclusive access to the city's best events and resources. Our online events calendar offers singles creative ways to engage and be social. Through events, philanthropy, value-added resources and local contributor's, members not only attend events in the community, but also find value relevant to their lifestyle. Whether your goal is to make friends, date or both, our objective is to provide the forum. 

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