Sponsorship and Exhibitor Opportunities

​​​​​​​​​The Ohio State Bar Association offers many unique opportunities to connect with the legal community in Ohio. From one-day programs in Columbus or our regional locations, to larger events such as our annual All-Ohio Legal Forum (formerly Annual Convention) and popular practice-specific institutes, the OSBA can connect you or your company with the right people in the legal profession. ​​​​

OSBA Building Sponsorships

More than 7,000 attorneys visit our building in Columbus every year for quality live continuing legal education programming, and we have created opportunities for sponsors to enhance their experience while providing information of your firm, company or product. In addition to the 150+ live CLE seminars held in our building, we host programs in Cleveland, Fairfield, Perrysburg, Akron, Dayton and Wooster, offering regional opportunities for sponsors and exhibitors. For more information see OSBA Building Sponsorships​.​



Practice-Specific Institutes and Programs

Many of our OSBA committees and sections plan practice-specific institutes and programs throughout the year. These events have become "must attend" programs to the respective practitioners who practice in those areas. Due to their size, these programs are often held off-site in larger facilities that can accommodate them. For more information regarding specific sponsor and exhibitor opportunities at these events, click on the individual program title below.​


2016 schedule:

September 16, 2016

Nationwide Hotel & Conference Center/Lewis Center

Audience profile:  More than 200 probate and estate planning attorneys interested in intermediate to advanced programming on fiduciary litigation strategies, credit shelter trust planning, charitable giving strategies, estate planning for same-sex couples, trust planning to reduce taxes and more.

 

November 16, 2016

Ohio State Bar Association/Columbus (simulcast to Perrysburg, Akron, Cleveland and Fairfield/Cincinnati)

Audience profile: More than 150 attorneys who concentrate their practice in banking and financial institutions.


Fourth Annual Great Lakes Asset Protection Institute

December 1, 2016

Ohio State Bar Association/Columbus (simulcast to Akron, Cincinnati, Cleveland and Perrysburg

Audience profile: Approximately 100 attorneys, trust officers, accountants, financial planners and investment advisors nationwide who concentrate their practice in banking and financial institutions.

 

December 8-9, 2016

Nationwide Hotel & Conference Center/Lewis Center

Audience profile: More than 150 primarily solo and small firm attorneys interested in law firm management and technology issues such as how to develop a strategic business plan, modern marketing practices, maintaining a paperless law office, Cloud-based practice management, using project management in your law firm and law firm security. 


24th Annual Bradley J. Schaeffer Real Property Institute

December 15, 2016

Ohio State Bar Association/Columbus

Audience profile: Approximately 75 attorneys, including certified specialists, who have a focus on real estate.


Additional Opportunities

Target your exposure by sponsoring a particular program and get your firm, company or product in front of legal professionals who practice in a particular area, or who are interested in a specific topic.


2017 schedule:

2017 Ohio Elder Law Institute

March 16-17, 2017

Ohio State Bar Association/Columbus

Audience profile: Approximately 150 elder law practitioners from across the state.


2017 Ohio Family Law Institute

April 20-21, 2017

Ohio State Bar Association/Columbus

Audience profile: Approximately 75 family law practitioners from across the state.


Save the Date: 2017 OSBA All-Ohio Legal Forum

August 23-25, 2017

Cleveland Convention Center
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If you have questions about exhibitor or sponsorship opportunities, please contact Olivia DelGarbino at odelgarbino@ohiobar.org or (614) 487-4453, unless otherwise indicated. The OSBA offers many advertising opportunities as well. For more information see Advertise with the OSBA​ or call Olivia DelGarbino at the number above.


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