2019 Ohio Basic Economic Development Course Date Announced
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 2-5, 2019. The location chosen for the 2019 course is The Grand Event Center at Grandview Yard, 820 Goodale Blvd., Grandview Heights, OH 43212.
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.
A limited number of hotel rooms have been blocked for the nights of April 1, 2, 3 and 4 at the Courtyard by Marriott Columbus OSU, located at 780 Yard Street, Columbus, OH 43212. Please note that, for your convenience, the hotel is connected to the Grand Event Center, where the Basic Course sessions take place. You may contact the Courtyard at 1-888-787-1886 by the March 1st deadline to make your reservation at the discounted rate of $159.00 per night. Please be sure to reference the Ohio Economic Development Association to receive this discounted rate. For online reservations by March 1st, CLICK HERE.
The I 70 / 75 Economic Development Summit on May 30 will feature Heather E. McGowan is an internationally known speaker, writer, and advisor. McGowan prepares leaders to most-effectively react to rapid and disruptive changes in education, work, and society. As a Future of Work Strategist, Heather has worked with diverse teams to address these challenges.read more
Two advisors at the Ohio Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at the Summit Medina Business Alliance Inc. have received prestigious professional certifications after undergoing training through the National Development Council.read more
Students in the course have rated the course very highly. “Some great real world examples” “this was a great course. I learned a lot, not only about course content, but real life examples too.”read more