Annual Excellence Awards Deadline Extended to Aug. 11, 2017

Jul 25, 2017 | News, Newsletter |

The deadline for submissions for OEDA’s Annual Excellence Awards has been extended to Aug. 11, 2017. But, wait—there’s more exciting news! Organizations now have the opportunity to have a video highlighting their project created at no cost. This is a tremendous opportunity to have excellence in your community and/or organization recognized state-wide. And, the video is yours to keep!

Winners will have a professional quality video that can be used for marketing, business attraction, retention and expansion efforts, and with community stakeholders and decision makers. Don’t miss this opportunity–submit your nomination today!

  • Nominations are free for current OEDA members. The nomination fee for non-members is $50.
  • Nominations can be done on a confidential basis. Just check the appropriate box on the nomination form.
  • Organizations can self-nominate.
  • A panel of OEDA members and previous winners will assess the nominations, determine finalists and select an overall winner.
  • OEDA will provide videographer services to the winners for the creation of a 2-3 minute video highlighting their project. This video will be featured at the awards luncheon at the Annual Summit and the organizations’ to keep.
  • The highlight video can become an excellent marketing tool for organizations and communities and is provided as an awards perk at no cost to the winners.
  • Deadline for nominations is Aug. 11, 2017. Payment for non-member submissions, $50, is also due at that time.
  • For more details and to access nomination forms click HERE.

 

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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