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May 2018

Landplan Group South Open House

May 24, 2018 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Landplan Group South, 1206 Scott Street
Columbia, SC 29201 United States
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All settled in their new location, we are so excited to welcome the Landplan Group South to NOMA! Attend the open house to learn all about this engineering & design business and get to know their team!

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NOMA Open House

May 25, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Carolina Imports, 2695 North Main Street
Columbia, SC 29201 United States
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Get to know more about NCBA businesses and see what they have going on! This month we will be exploring all that Carolina Imports has to offer, especially their beautiful furniture pieces. Join us for refreshments, socializing and some furniture shopping! NOMA Open House events take place once a month at a different business in the area each time.

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August 2018

SAFE (Security and Fraud Education) Seminar

August 1, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Eau Claire Print Building, 3907 Ensor Avenue
Columbia, SC 29203
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Join the NCBA for Business Security Day! We will be hosting a FREE SAFE (Security and Fraud Education) Security Seminar! You will have the opportunity to meet and greet with law enforcement officials including Columbia PD and Richland County Sheriff's Department. Topics include workplace violence, identity theft, code enforcement, gun security, and internet safety. Learn the latest strategies and hear from experts so you can keep your clients, business, family, and yourself SAFE!

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March 2019

2019 SC Cornbread Festival

March 23, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
2024 Main Street, 2024 Main Street
Colulmbia, SC 29201 United States
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Announcing the 7th Annual South Carolina Cornbread Festival presented by North Columbia Business Association in partnership with the City of Columbia, Richland County, Woodforest National Bank and numerous community businesses and organizations throughout the Columbia area. The event is Saturday, March 23, 2019 from 11am-6pm at 2024 Main St, Columbia, SC 29201 The event will feature an entire day of entertainment, food, fun for every family member, Visitor and every community! The kids will love the Corn Muffin Play land…

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July 2019

Tasty Tomatoes Festival

July 13, 2019
Earlewood Park, 1113 Parkside Drive
Columbia, SC 29201 United States
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NOMA Time Capsule Celebration

July 31, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Studio 2LR, 2428 Main Street
Columbia, SC 29708
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Join friends, neighbors and businesses new and old as we bury a piece of history from each unique neighborhood in NOMA! Businesses and neighbors who want to contribute something to the capsule can bring them by the trestle building.

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August 2019

SAFE Seminar – Security and Fraud Seminar

August 1, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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October 2019

Annual Meeting

October 25, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
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October 2021

Mayor’s Luncheon 2021

October 8, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Main Course, 1624 Main Street
Columbia, SC 29201
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Mayor Steve Benjamin & other Mayoral Candidates share their ideas on how to improve the City of Columbia. Business Awards Announced REGISTER NOW   About this event PLEASE JOIN US AS WE CELEBRATE NOMA BUSINESS WITH THE MAYOR Mark Your Calendars for the Annual Mayor's Luncheon occurring Friday October 8, 2021, from 12PM-1:30PM at the Main Course Venue. Sponsorships available as well as individual tickets. *There are only 75 seats available to the public. Please be aware this event usually…

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December 2021

Light Up NOMA Cookie Crawl

December 4, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Enjoy freshly baked holiday cookies from local NOMA bakeries as you crawl through the NOMA district during Light Up NOMA

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Come out and enjoy delicious treats, participate in the Cookie Crawl and enjoy a night of festivities!

Back by popular demand! Please join us this year on a Saturday in the bustling NOMA District, December 4th, 3-4:30PM, for the 2nd Annual NOMA Cookie Crawl. The Cookie Crawl is in conjunction with the annual Light UP NOMA event which will run from 3-6PM. You will receive a professionally designed cookie tin and crawl to nine locations to pick up freshly baked holiday cookies from the district’s talented bakeries and merchants.

The Cookie Crawl is in conjunction with the Light Up NOMA district-wide event in the heart of the North Main District. NOMA will officially kick-off the holiday season. Merchants will open their doors and offer samplings of products, show off their goods and invite the public in for a festive afternoon. The NOMA tree lighting will occur at 6PM and Christmas Story reading will be at the NOMA Warehouse location, 2222 Sumter Street. During the Light UP NOMA event, Santa Clause will be at the NOMA Bistro.

Light Up NOMA is a free event. The NOMA Cookie Crawl is only $20 per ticket. If there are any tickets available they will be $30 day of. Please be aware there are only 250 tickets and this event sold out early in its first year in 2019. You must pick up your Cookie tin between 3-4:30PM but you can continue the crawl at participating locations until 6PM.

Cookie crawl locations
(More to come):

  • Main Street Bakery
  • Carolina Imports
  • Cromer’s P-nuts
  • Vino Garage
  • NOMA Bristo
  • Palmetto Payroll
  • Temptation Bakery
  • Indah Coffee
  • Noma Warehouse
  • Chiropractic professional
  • Rambo’s Fat Cat Biscuit
  • J.Brown Studio

*Allergy warning: the cookies you receive may contain or be created in a location that contains the top 9 allergens: milk, eggs, fish, shellfish, tree nuts/nuts, peanuts, wheat, soybean and corn*

Transportation will be provided directly to many of the cookie crawl locations to make it as convenient as possible. The crawl will begin at Carolina Imports- 2965 Main Street (the check-in location). There you will show your tickets from your phone to a volunteer and they will provide you a cookie tin, list of participating cookie locations and transportation for the crawl. We encourage participants of the cookie crawl to park at Earlewood Park, 1113 Parkside Drive, and catch transportation to Carolina Imports. From there you will be able to crawl to the participating locations at your leisure.


Sponsorships are Available:

-Presenting Level: $2,000 (only 1 sponsorship available)

-Sponsor will have the opportunity to speak at the podium on stage during the event; Sponsor will have prominent placement for table set up at NOMA Warehouse during event; name on Sponsor logo on Billboard, Free Times Insert and website.

-Tree Lighting Sponsor: $1,500 (only 1 sponsorship available)

Sponsor will be thanked at the podium on stage, help light the tree during the event; prominent placement for table set up; logo on marketing and website.

-Cookie Crawl Sponsor: $1,000 (SOLD OUT to Woodforest National Bank)

Business name listed on cookie tin, logo on eventbrite page and on main website.

-Business Sponsor: $500 (only 5 available))

On site table during event and logo on website, marketing materials.

*All tables at NOMA Warehouse (up to 10 spots available) / Indah Coffee (up to 3 spots available) – table is provided by venue, Sponsors need to bring linens*