We're breaking down walls

Join us to celebrate the start of ECDI's facilities renovation

ECDI Wall Breaking Ceremony

July 23, 2021  |  10:00 - 10:30 a.m.


1655 Old Leonard Avenue

Columbus, OH 43219


Ceremony will take place outdoors, in a social distance-friendly setting.

In lieu of a typical ground breaking event, join us in celebrating ECDI's facilities update with a wall breaking. 


This brief, outdoor event marks the start of the upcoming renovation, its benefit as a resource to Columbus’ entrepreneurial community, and the project's significance as an innovative effort to elevate minority builders through our Capital for Construction program.

Learn more about the renovation project and how it's helping small, minority-owned contractors grow. 


View a list of participating speakers and stakeholders.


10:00 a.m.

Brief Remarks

Learn about ECDI, how the updated facilities will better serve Ohio small businesses, and how this project takes concrete steps to help local minority construction contractors grow.

10:10 a.m.

Ceremonial Wall Breaking

In lieu of a more traditional ground breaking, project stakeholders will tear down a wall to kick off this barrier-busting endeavor.

(Photo opportunity)

10:15-10:30 a.m.

Q&A and Refreshments

Leadership from ECDI and the Capital for Construction program, Turner Construction Company, and Ascension Construction Solutions will be available to answer questions. (View list of participants.)

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