NEO Rising: Celebrating Today. Building Tomorrow.

Apr 23, 2019 | Events, Newsletter

Featuring Keynote Speaker Governor Mike DeWine

 

 

Celebrate Northeast Ohio’s Economic Development Achievements

In 2018, the regional economic development partners across the 18 counties of Northeast Ohio worked together to advance our region’s economy. It’s time to celebrate! On May 2nd, we will honor economic development professionals with Team NEO’s annual event.

May 2 from 4:30 pm to 7:00 pm at Embassy Suites – Independence

We will also recognize three individuals who have advanced the region’s strategy as Team NEO Regional Economic Development Champions:

  • Business Leader | Tracey Nichols, Director of Financial Services, Project Management Consultants LLC
  • Economic Development Leader | Patrick Kelly, Director, Economic Development, FirstEnergy
  • Community Leader | Jay Gershen, D.D.S., PhD., President, Northeast Ohio Medical University

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In Memoriam – The Life of Dan Evers

I first met Dan in the fall of 2016.  I had moved to Central Ohio over the late holiday season in 2015 to begin serving as the new Director of GROW Licking County CIC, Dan’s former role.  I was immediately struck by many in the community who worried that I would “not be enough,” that the “shoes were too big,” and that “Dan was larger than life.”  And they were right. 

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OEDA 2022 Annual Excellence Awards – Call for Nominations

The Ohio Economic Development Association’s annual Excellence Awards program recognizes the achievements of individuals and organizations in Ohio in the areas of economic and workforce development.  Submit your nominations today and have excellence in your community recognized statewide!

A panel of judges will evaluate the nominations, determine finalists, and select a winner for each of the categories noted below.  Award winners will be announced in conjunction with the 2022 OEDA Annual Summit, being held October 3-6 at the Exchange at Bridge Park in Dublin, Ohio. 

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