Gubernatorial Candidates Forum: July 10, 2018

May 29, 2018 | Events, News

The Ohio Economic Development Association is excited to announce it has partnered with the Ohio Association of Regional Councils for the 2018 Gubernatorial Candidates Forum.  Be sure to save the date for this opportunity to hear directly from the candidates and/or their staff about their platforms related to transportation, infrastructure, and economic development.

Tuesday, July 10, 2018
Hilton Columbus Downtown | 401 North High Street | Columbus, OH 43215
9 a.m. –3 p.m.

Mark your calendars and plan to attend.  Registration is expected to open in early June.

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