Columbus YP Week has ended
Get ready for the inaugural Columbus YP Week all across Columbus! It’s a collaborative calendar of events and activities focused on all there is to do around the city for 20- and 30-somethings. Columbus-area young professionals and college students are invited to attend any and all events included here throughout our week-long efforts, including networking mixers, leadership workshops, volunteer efforts, fitness activities, social gatherings, and more to get more connected and to explore the Columbus region. Details and RSVP links are included with each event listing. Enjoy!
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Michael S. Brown

Experience Columbus
Vice President, Strategic Development
As the Vice President of Strategic Development for Experience Columbus, Michael S. Brown is an advocate for building the community's authentic brand and tourism economy. Brown is focused on leveraging collaborations with private and public partners that raise Columbus' national image as a smart/open community to harness the economic power of tourism, sports, conventions, conferences, and events. Mike joined Experience Columbus in 2010 after serving 11 years in the administration of Columbus Mayor Michael B. Coleman as Communications Director and Policy Advisor. He currently serves as a member of the City of Columbus Downtown Commission, Independent's Day Festival Board, Columbus Vehicle for Hire Board, United Way of Central Ohio Marketing Advisory Group, and Jazz Arts Group Board. Brown is a graduate of Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism and The Ohio State University's John Glenn College of Public Affairs Master's program.