OEDA 360 Slated for March 7, 2018

Nov 15, 2017 | Events

Mark your calendars to attend OEDA 360 on March 7, 2018! The event will be held at the Renaissance Downtown Columbus Hotel.

One of OEDA’s newest programs, OEDA 360 brings together the entire economic development community to give you a comprehensive look at the state of economic development in Ohio. OEDA 360 brings together the economic developers on the front lines, all the state agencies and JobsOhio to keep you current on current issues and emerging trends. The 360 degree view encompasses the state programs, services and tools impacting the work you do every day as well as valuable insight from thought leaders and decision makers.

OEDA 360 provides a unique opportunity to interface with state agency, JobsOhio and REDO leadership and program managers and ask questions about critical state economic development programs and issues. The legislative update covers all of the legislation and issues impacting local economic development as well as how the political landscape may impact economic development policy.

Attendees can earn 4-6 credit hours towards the Ohio Certified Economic Developer credential.

Registration will open in January.  Be sure to check back often for more information and the program agenda.

Port Authority Celebrates Award-Winning SBDC Member

(Wilmington, Ohio) The Clinton County Port Authority is pleased to congratulate David Riggs, Director of the SBDC at Miami Regionals, for being named Ohio’s SBDC State Star in 2021.

America’s SBDC, the national association that represents the nationwide network of Small Business Development Centers (SBDCs), annually recognizes one outstanding SBDC employee from each of its 62 members. This outstanding employee exhibits exemplary performance, makes a significant contribution to their state or regional SBDC program, and shows a strong commitment to small business. Using a peer-based selection process, the Ohio SBDC network selected David Riggs for Ohio’s SBDC State Star.

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Tiffin Foundry and Machine to invest in new machinery and equipment

Tiffin Foundry and Machine has announced it will purchase new machinery and hire more staff with assistance from a $50,000 JobsOhio Inclusion Grant. Tiffin Foundry has eight employees in Tiffin, and has an additional operation in North Ridgeville, Ohio.

JobsOhio’s grant, secured with assistance from the Regional Growth Partnership, will support a planned $321,923 in machinery and equipment upgrades and three new jobs. In addition, Tiffin Foundry and Machine worked with Tiffin-Seneca Economic Partnership and OhioMeansJobs – Seneca County on other potential incentives to support the company’s growth.

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