Ohio’s Joint Economic Development District (JEDD) program is the major state program that enables collaboration among municipalities and townships to encourage investment and job creation. Over the past few years, the JEDD program has undergone a number of significant changes that impact on its practical use.
OEDA has many interesting and dynamic professional development sessions coming up soon.
A critical part of economic and community development is understanding the potential impact of development projects, policies and incentives. OEDA’s Impact Services provides intensive grounding in how to use these tools. Great opportunity for elected officials, economic and community developers, planners, nonprofit development organizaitons and anyone who wants to be a strong advocate for their communities.
It sure has been a while… We are so excited to be back as the 2021 Annual Summit returns to an in-person event this year!
This 2021 Annual Summit is designed to help you re-connect and re-energize while making sure you have the information you need to achieve success in your community.
This year’s conference is built around two days of general sessions and multiple networking opportunities. It ends with a celebration of Ohio’s economic and workforce development community at the 2021 Excellence Awards. Stay tuned for more details; the final schedule will be released later this month.
The Ohio Economic Development Association is sponsoring a complimentary webinar on bringing equity and diversity to neighborhoods on July 26, 2021, 3 to 4:30pm. Sponsored in collaboration with the International Economic Development Council and the Brookings Institute, the Community-rooted Economic Inclusion Strategic Action Playbook argues that now is the time for community, city, and regional leaders to advance bold place-based solutions that foster long-overdue investment and opportunity within disinvested communities—and to do so in a way that benefits existing residents and small businesses within these communities.