2018 International Medical Devices and Supplies Fair in Hong Kong

Nov 20, 2017 | News, Newsletter

Ohio Development Services Agency

The Ohio Development Services Agency, in partnership with the Hong Kong Trade Development Council, are seeking Ohio companies to showcase their products and services at the International Medical Devices and Supplies Fair 2018 in Hong Kong, China.

With an increasing global demand for medical devices, Ohio businesses can participate in the USA Pavilion or the Startup Zone at one of the leading healthcare fairs in the Asia-Pacific region. With the opportunity to engage with more than 10,000 buyers from more than 60 countries, this an opportunity companies do not want to miss!

The USA Pavilion Booth Package includes:

  • Hotel accommodations
  • Marketing
  • Business matchmaking
  • Site-visits
  • Speaking opportunities
  • Access to media

For more information and to register, click HERE. For interested companies that have been in operating for less than three years, contact Thien.Bui@development.ohio.gov or Tom.Bainbridge@development.ohio.gov.

Grant Opportunity
The Ohio International Market Access Grant for Exporters (IMAGE) will provide a 50 percent reimbursement to qualifying companies for eligible expenses. For more information, click HERE.

2019 Annual Excellence Awards – Call for Nominations

The Ohio Economic Development Association’s annual Excellence Awards program recognizes the achievements of individuals and organizations in Ohio in the areas of economic and workforce development. Submit your nominations today and have excellence in your community recognized statewide!

A panel of judges will assess the nominations, determine finalists, and select a winner for each of the categories noted below. Award winners will be announced at a ceremony during the OEDA Annual Summit to be held October 16-18 at The Renaissance Columbus Downtown. All award finalists and winners will be notified prior to the Annual Summit so as to make appropriate arrangements.

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On April 24, 2019, the community celebrated the groundbreaking for a new paint facility that will improve efficiency and preserve the quality of The World’s Best Truck.  The project represents $140 million in capital investment and will bring 100 new, great paying jobs to Ross County upon its completion in 2021.  The Kenworth Chillicothe plant, which opened in 1974, currently employs more than 2300 people.  In addition to the new paint facility, a $30 million robotic cab assembly system will be installed this summer.

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