2018 Ohio Basic Economic Course Date Announced

Jul 25, 2017 | Events |

The Save the date for the 2018 Ohio Basic Economic Development Course!  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 10-13, 2018. The location chosen for the 2018 course is the Columbus Marriott Northwest, 5605 Blazer Pkwy, Dublin, Ohio 43017.

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/side development.  For more information about OEDI, click HERE.



A limited number of hotel rooms have been booked for the nights of April 9, 10, 11 and 12.  Please call 1-888-801-7133 or Click Here and make your reservation at the Columbus Marriott Northwest by March 19th to receive the discounted rate of $147.00 per night.  Please be sure to reference the Ohio Economic Development Association to receive this discounted rate.

Economic Developers Earn Ohio Certifed Economic Developer Credential

The Ohio Economic Development Association is pleased to announce that seven economic development practitioners have been awarded the credential of Ohio Certified Economic Developer (Ohio CED) during the organization’s 2018 Annual Excellence Awards ceremony held Columbus, Ohio on October 17, 2018. The following individuals have been awarded the Ohio Certified Economic Developer (Ohio CED) credential:

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Thank You OEDI Capstone Mentors!

OEDA would like to take this opportunity to thank the following individuals who served as mentors for the first cohort of Ohio CED candidates:
Greg Davis, Ohio State University Extension
Harry Eadon, Economic Development & Finance Alliance of Tuscawaras County
Jeremiah Gracia, City of Dublin
Anthony Jones, City of Gahanna
Chris Lipson, City of Dayton
Lisa Patt McDaniel, Workforce Development Board of Central Ohio
David Zak, Tiffin-Seneca Economic Partnership

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