Coffee and Community

The Coffee House Diaries 01.22.2002

The Coffee House Diaries 01.22.2002

We celebrate our twentieth anniversary this year. One day in April 2003, we served our first customer in our coffee shop in downtown Lima, Ohio at the corner of Market and West Streets. The Meeting Place on Market was born.
Chamber University - When the Business Model No Longer Makes Sense

Chamber University - When the Business Model No Longer Makes Sense

Jennifer Brogee, CEO, The Meeting Place on Market will discuss examples of how The Meeting Place on Market pivoted a classic brick and mortar retail coffee shop into a diverse business with ecommerce, subscription, and coworking products and services; and how to assess the external environment - such as changing demand, shrinking margins, and increased competition.
Press Release: Legacy Arts Announces Scholarship for Area Artists and Entrepreneurs

Press Release: Legacy Arts Announces Scholarship for Area Artists and Entrepreneurs

The Meeting Place on Market is proud to be a founding member of Legacy Arts, Inc., a non-profit formed in 2019 with the following goals:
  • Retain art & culture in the Lima community
  • Cultivate a creative economy
  • Showcase local talent
  • Build pride in the Lima community
  • Change people’s perception about the Lima community