NEO Rising: Celebrating Today. Building Tomorrow.

Mar 23, 2018 | News, Newsletter

Save the Date:  May 10, 4p.m. – 6p.m.
Be sure to mark your calendar for this year’s celebration that will correlate with International Economic Development Corporation (IEDC) National Economic Development Week, an opportunity to honor and celebrate you!

In 2017, the regional economic development partners across the 18 counties of Northeast Ohio worked together to exceed most goals set by JobsOhio in four categories: projects completed, jobs created/committed, payroll added/committed and capital investment.

We’ve come so far.  Let’s keep the momentum going!
You won’t want to miss Keynote Speaker Tim Timken, CEO & President of TimkenSteel Corporation. We will also  recognize three individuals – a business leader, an economic development leader and a community leader – that are playing a major role in advancing the region’s strategy. More details to come!

HB168/BFPD Informational Webinar

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.

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An Open Letter to OEDA’s Members and Ohio’s Economic Development Community

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.

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