ACCELERATE YOUR POTENTIAL AT THE POINT

Pioneering technology and state-of-the-art facilities at your fingertips. Leverage the cutting-edge tools, labs and maker space while setting up shop at The Point. Or, stop by to connect with a network of impassioned founders, students, thought leaders and makers. Newly constructed and accessible to the community, The Point is over 61,000 square feet of learning labs and maker space, think tanks, networking facilities, event space and designated co-working areas and offices. Connect with passionate do-ers to build your dreams and shape the future of education and innovation, today.

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Co-working

Join our dynamic community filled with industry professionals, students, entrepreneurs, techies, hustlers, and makers to build your dreams and take your vision to the next levels. Get access to maker space, prototyping, engineering services and the next generation of leaders and makers. Whether you are a mentor or a mentee, an executive or an intern, there’s something for everyone at The Point.
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Maker Space

Over 5,000 square feet of space equipped with best-in-class technology and all of the tools needed to build your vision and scale your dream. Equipment for design, prototyping, short-run manufacturing, and other technologies include a Laser Engraver, Vinyl Printer, CNC Router, and 3-D printers.
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Event Space

The Point at Otterbein is a versatile space that can accommodate a wide array of events and programming. From corporate trainings and networking events to experiential learning and hackathons, The Point ensures the customer-service staff will help you host an event that allows guests to immerse themselves in the creative and entrepreneurial spirit of the building and the passion of The Point community.
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Professional Development

Otterbein University is partnering with ALLOY, a Fortune 500 coaching and consulting firm, to equip professionals with in-demand expertise for a non routine world. In 12 weeks, professionals learn from instructors with decades of experience to rapidly up-skill, re-skill, and poly-skill in high-demand areas of expertise and acquire Non Routine Leadership™ skills— judgement, adaptiveness, communications, creativity, and strategic thinking.

WHAT WE OFFER

LEARNING LABS AND INSTRUCTIONAL SPACES

Fully interactive, instructional spaces provide optimal learning environments for today’s leaders and tomorrow’s generation of makers.

3D
PRINTING

Learn how to model your concept and then 3D print a prototype with today’s most advanced 3D printers.

RAPID
PROTOTYPING

From laser cutting to CNC mills, test your concept quickly by rapidly prototyping your initial concepts.

ADVANCED
MANUFACTURING

If you are in the final stages of design or production, let the technology at The Point take you to the next level. The technology available includes a Plasma Table, Powder Coating Booth, Injection Molder and large-scale CNC Tormachs.

WOOD SHOP

Fabricate, construct and build your vision on traditional woodworking machines or with a CNC Router.

METAL SHOP

Bend, cut, weld and machine in our top-of-the-line metal shop.

BUSINESS ACCELERATOR

From spark to start, begin at The Point. Let us provide you with the competitive edge to create validate and scale your business. Access resources and talent through the ever-expanding, engaged community at The Point.

MEMBERSHIP

Join us to remain on the vanguard of pioneering technology. Be a part of the future!

A CATALYST FOR OPPORTUNITY,
LEARNING AND PROSPERITY

MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS

61,000 square feet of pure potential. Unleash yours and join a community with passion and purpose that is powering the future, today.

STATE-OF-THE-ART TECHNOLOGY

Join one of the most advanced and dynamic maker spaces in the Midwest.

IMAGINE, DESIGN, BUILD

Students, industry, business and community, all are welcome. What you imagine we can build at The Point.

COMMUNITY

We are a community of learners and do-ers. Join us and tap the unlimited possibilities, learn new skills, leverage our network and join our events.

COLLABORATE

Community benefits come with membership; join the future generation of builders, makers and believers.

FACILITY AMENITIES

Facility perks abound at The Point. Access state-of-the-art maker space, lightning fast WIFI, versatile event space, co-working opportunities in an industrial space, a full-service, soon-to-be award winning café and catering facility in The Café. Enjoy learning labs and inspiring co-working spaces in a beautiful industrial building with large windows providing a lot of natural light and countless whiteboards for strategic planning, brainstorming or for when the perfect “ah-ha!” moment strikes.

BUSINESS AND COMMUNITY ECOSYSTEM

Join our facility, become a tenant, host a corporate training and utilize a maker space, host a catered networking event, access some of the best talent in higher education, just to name a few of ways to connect with The Point.

COMMUNITY

Building on Otterbein’s values of opportunity, lifelong learning and inclusiveness, our community welcomes all who want to tap into their potential and live their passion. Join us!

LEARN

Empowered and forever curious, our students and community learn and utilize today’s most advanced technology and create the technology of tomorrow.

CREATE

With an unprecedented maker space, The Point is the premiere maker space in Central Ohio. Come check out everything The Point has to offer and make something great while you’re at it!

BUILD

Come build relationships, leverage opportunities and internships with industry leaders and engaged community members.

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