NEO Rising: Celebrating Today. Building Tomorrow.
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
Join a discussion, hosted by the Greater Ohio Policy Center (GOPC), to learn about the recently passed HB168, which establishes the bona fide purchaser defense (BFPD) into Ohio law. The establishment of the BFPD into Ohio law better aligns Ohio law with federal standards, and aims to encourage the redevelopment of lightly contaminated brownfield sites.read more
In between our email newsletters and event updates, be sure to go follow OEDA’s new and updated social media channels to ensure you stay up-to-date with our events, economic development news, and other communications!read more
OEDA has been listening and learning as the issues around systemic racism have been brought to the forefront and captured the nation’s attention. It is devastating that the deaths of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and George Floyd—and, sadly, the indisputable video evidence of their killings—became the catalysts for our country to collectively pay attention and admit that systemic racism exists. What is also indisputable is that the time for change is now.read more