Dan Evers Scholarship and Tribute:

The OEDA leadership is happy to share that over $7500 was raised at the Annual Summit for the Dan Evers scholarship program!  This program was created by OEDA to honor Dan’s legacy and provide OEDI professional development opportunities to OEDA members.  Look for information soon regarding how to apply for a scholarship in 2023. 

Only One Month Away: Governor’s Cup Deadline November 22

The year is not even over yet, and 2022 has already proven to be a remarkable one for the state of Ohio. There is an influx of opportunities coming to Ohio that is shaping the future of not only the state but the entire nation.

From Intel’s announcement to onshore 3,000 jobs and create its most advanced semiconductor mega fab in Licking County to Honda’s commitment to building a new electric vehicle (EV) battery manufacturing facility in Fayette County, while also retooling its current facilities in Union, Logan, and Shelby counties for EV manufacturing, Ohio is meeting the needs of the world’s most influential companies. 

Export Interns Can Help Companies Grow

The Ohio Export Internship Program matches businesses interested in growing exports with highly motivated college students who have taken export-focused coursework. The Ohio Department of Development offers participating small to medium-sized businesses a 50 percent reimbursement for the wages of the intern.

Community Development Administrator – The City of Green

The City of Green is seeking an enthusiastic and motivated professional to join our Planning team. The successful candidate, under the direction of the Director of Planning, will develop and maintain City economic development programs; assist with marketing of the city; conduct research and analysis as needed to enhance economic development activities and programs; work with established boards, committees, and agencies; coordinate confidential matters with potential commercial developments; advise and assist business and industry; and make policy recommendations. This position focuses on Economic Development assistance and outreach to new and existing businesses .and administration of current incentive programs.

Economic Development Coordinator – Fairfield County Economic and Workforce Development

Help Central Ohio grow with this new position at Fairfield County Economic and Workforce Development. This position will serve as the main point of contact between developers and county departments to help ensure a smooth process with developments. The position will also respond to development leads from regional and statewide economic development partners to help bring new companies and jobs to Fairfield County. This individual will help identify properties for growth in the county and develop plans with utility and transportation partners to make these properties shovel ready. Position is based in Carroll, Ohio, just 25 minutes from downtown Columbus, and some remote work would be available.