Business Notebook: 10/13



■ Mary Gregory has been named vice president of association services and director of work force development at the Associated General Contractors of Northwest Ohio. She will oversee contractor education, trustee services, legislative matters, and labor relations.

■ Go Grow Strategies of Findlay won the “Spark Award” at the annual B2B Marketing Conference. The award is given for breakthrough marketing by a start-up or newly funded B2B company.

Business Achievements, with news of management promotions, corporate board appointments, and awards, runs each week. Send announcements by email to or by fax to 419-724-6147. Write “Business Achievements” in the message field.


Listings include organizations, headquarters, and number of attendees expected as estimated by Destination Toledo:

■ Wednesday-Friday: Ohio Regional Association of Law Libraries, Hilton Garden Inn, 100, regional

■ Friday-Sunday: AA/​Great Lakes Region Holy Toledo Conference, Holiday Inn French Quarter, 100, regional.

■ Friday-Sunday: Ministry to the Catholic Charismatic Renewal, various Perrysburg properties, 200, regional.


■ The 2013 Business ConXions Showcase will take place from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at Springfield High School. The annual event, sponsored by the Holland Springfield Chamber of Commerce, showcases regional businesses in a vendor setting. Information: 419-865-2110.

■ The Northwest Ohio Regional Economic Development organization will hold a NORED Showcase from 3-6 p.m. Oct. 30 at the Holiday Inn French Quarter in Perrysburg Township. Attendees will learn more about the 12 counties and eight cities in northwest Ohio that make up NORED. Cost: Free, cash bar. RSVP: Email Jerry Arkebauer at by Oct. 25.

Notice of business meetings must be received by The Blade 10 days before the event. Send items by email to or by fax to 419-724-6147. Write “Business Calendar” in the message field.