At OEDA, we are thankful for our members who are passionately committed to the success of their communities and advancing Ohio’s economy. Over the past year, we’ve appreciated having you as part of our community of economic development professionals and are grateful for the opportunity to be your partner again in 2023.
As your partner for success at every step of your career, OEDA strives to provide high-impact training opportunities for our members each year. The foundation of that training is our Basic Economic Development Course (Ohio BEDC). This year’s course will be held from May 1-4 in Dublin, Ohio, and Early Bird Registration is open from now until March 1.
(Wilmington, Ohio) The Clinton County Workforce Collaborative hosted its first meeting of the year on Thursday, January 19. With almost 40 individuals present, representing schools, businesses, service providers, and community organizations, members reviewed accomplishments from 2022, established a new meeting structure for 2023, and discussed how their current efforts can continue to meet the needs of the local community.
For the past six years, the Ohio Manufacturers’ Association Workforce Roadmap has helped guide Ohio’s manufacturing sector by outlining top priorities and strategies aimed at protecting and growing Ohio manufacturing. The most recent Roadmap, which was released January 27, 2023, can be found here.
Bricker & Eckler LLP, OEDA’s legislative counsel, has announced plans to combine with Cincinnati-based law firm Graydon Head & Ritchey LLP. Once merged, the firm will operate under the name, Bricker Graydon LLP. By bringing together Bricker’s strong public sector practice with the strong private sector practice at Graydon, the merged firm will offer an expanded breadth and depth of skills and services.