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The Ohio Economic Development Association is more than just a new website. There’s a new energy at OEDA, reflecting those we serve. As the professional association for economic developers, our new brand reflects our members– dynamic, on-the-move, decisive, knowledgeable, informed, engaging. The Ohio Economic Development Association is committed to helping our members expand their knowledge, expand their network and expand their influence. So, come join us as we work to expand your opportunities.
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OEDA is your partner for success at every step of your career. Our foundational programs and services are designed to support you in your current position as well as preparing you for future career growth. Whether it is through our jobs board, opportunities to connect, or your expansion of knowledge, OEDA opens doors and expands opportunities.
OEDA invites you to submit a proposal to present at the 2018 Annual Summit, themed “Back to Basics” to be held October 17-19 at the Columbus Renaissance Downtown. The sense that 2018 is going to be a very busy and dynamic year serves to remind us that we need to be doing the foundation work better than ever in order to have great success.read more
In 2017, the regional economic development partners across the 18 counties of Northeast Ohio worked together to achieve or exceed goals set by JobsOhio in four categories: projects completed, jobs created/committed, payroll added/committed and capital investment. Let’s keep the momentum going!read more
Federal Budget: On Friday, March 23, 2018, President Trump signed a $1.3 trillion spending bill into law. With many thanks to the policy team at IEDC and other economic development allies, OEDA is able to share positive news. Several key economic development programs,...read more
State Capital Bill: A $2.6 billion State Capital Bill for FY 2019-2020 was introduced February 26 as HB 529 and SB 266 and is on a fast track to become law. It was passed by the House March 7 and had its first hearing before the Senate Finance Committee March 13. Hearings will resume there March 21. Under the bills, $222 million will be dedicated to addiction and other health and human services purposes, including a $20 pool of money to be made available through competitive grants for opioid community resiliency projects that focus on youth. The Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services will establish a program to distribute those funds.read more
Chris Schmenk. Bricker & Eckler LLP. State Activity: State Capital Bill: A $2.6 billion State Capital Bill for FY 2019-2020 was introduced February 26 as HB 529 and SB 266 and is on a fast track to become law. It was passed by the House March 7 and had its first...read more
The best and the brightest practitioners have invested in their careers and communities by becoming members of the Ohio Economic Development Association. But, other top industries and organizations have as well. Support for OEDA is support for the economic development profession and reflects these organizations’ commitments to growing the Ohio economy.
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