Creative Events Round-Up: July

In between fireworks shows and summer concerts, your favorite creative organizations are playing host to some pretty cool events throughout July. Here’s our latest creative events round-up:

AMA Summer Networking Bash

Thursday, July 20 at Grandview Cafe

AMA Columbus is teaming up with our local Legal Marketing Association chapter to bring you a night of networking, giveaways and general good times at the newly renovated Grandview Cafe. A ticket will get you two drinks and appetizers— what’s not to like about all of that?? Learn more at

CSCA Presents: Meg Lewis

Thursday, July 20 at Gateway film center

The next CSCA speaker event will feature designer and founder of Ghostly Ferns, Meg Lewis. Within 5 seconds of looking at her website, we fell in love with Meg’s energy and outlook on life. We can only imagine how fun her presentation is going to be! Learn more about CSCA and their upcoming event at

AAF AdFun at Makeway

Thursday, July 27 at Makeway 

If you are in the advertising industry here locally or are looking to break in, AAF Columbus AdFuns need to be your summer networking priority. You’ll get to experience an inside look at some of the awesome agencies throughout the city and meet the brightest in the industry (for free!!). July’s AdFun will be held at Makeway, a newer agency to the Columbus, with offices in Rochester, NY. The Makeway team has a beautiful rooftop patio that overlooks Downtown— just another reason why you should add this one to your calendar now. So… we’ll see you there?

Making Midwest Fest

To cap off the month, the first-ever two day festival for creatives in Columbus, Making Midwest Fest, will make it’s debut for a weekend centered around creative collisions. There will be more than 40 presenters, talking on topics ranging from poetry to higher education and the headliner, renown designer Aaron Draplin, will close it out Sunday evening. Tickets are going fast and we know this is a weekend you’d regret missing. Learn more at  

That’s not all Columbus has to offer this month— click to check out our full calendar of events.