2020 Ohio Basic Economic Development Course Date Announced

Dec 12, 2019 | Events

The Ohio Basic Economic Development Course is an intensive training experience for economic development practitioners, community leaders, local government officials and others committed to building healthy economies for their communities.

The course meets for four days; April 28-May 1, 2020.  The location chosen for the 2020 course is Columbus Marriott Northwest, 5605 Blazer Pkwy, Dublin, Ohio.

The Ohio Basic Economic Development Course is a prerequisite for participating in OEDA’s Ohio Economic Development Institute (OEDI) that provides top-tier Ohio focused advanced training for professionals in the area of real estate, finance and incentives, retention and expansion and site selection/site development.  For more information about OEDI, visit https://ohioeda.com/programs/#institute.

CLICK HERE for more details about the course, including the course agenda.

The course fee is $700 per person.  A $650 discounted fee is available for multiple attendees from the same organization.  Before choosing this option, please ensure that three or more are registering.  Both registration rates include all instruction, course manual and materials.  Registration is required no later than April 7, 2020.

Registration is available online at https://ohioeda.com/events/You may pay via credit card or check via this online system.

Payment/Refund Policy:  Payment must be received on or before the first day of the course.  Registrations are refundable, less a $50 processing fee, for cancellations made by April 7, 2020.  Sorry, no refunds will be given after this date.  Registrations with payment pending will be responsible for full payment if cancellation is received after April 7, 2020.


A limited number of hotel rooms have been booked for the nights of April 27, 28, 29 and 30.  Please call 1-888-801-7133 and make your reservation at the Columbus Marriott Northwest by March 16th to receive the discounted rate of $139.00 per night.  Please be sure to reference the Ohio Economic Development Association to receive this discounted rate.

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