PACENation Regional Ohio Conference – Sept 26, 2018

Sep 11, 2018 | Events, News

 

Join PACENation and the Council of Development Finance Agencies (CDFA) on September 25 and 26 in Columbus, OH.

Day 1: CDFA Roundtable, September 25
The CDFA Ohio Financing Roundtable will feature a special one-day conference that will cover bonds, TIF, tax credits, energy, redevelopment and small business finance. This event will feature a number of economic development finance experts from around the state discussing development finance tools, authorities, resources and approaches, and how these can affect the Ohio economy going forward. Register Today!

Day 2: PACENation Regional Ohio Conference, September 26
This conference is perfect for local governments and development finance agencies, building owners, contractors, PACE related service & finance providers, and other PACE stakeholders to get together and explore Ohio and surrounding regions. This provides an opportunity for learning, networking, and advancing PACE. Click here to learn more and register!

Groundbreaking Celebration in Chillicothe

Ninety percent of the Kenworth Class-8 global truck volume is built in Chillicothe, Ohio!

On April 24, 2019, the community celebrated the groundbreaking for a new paint facility that will improve efficiency and preserve the quality of The World’s Best Truck.  The project represents $140 million in capital investment and will bring 100 new, great paying jobs to Ross County upon its completion in 2021.  The Kenworth Chillicothe plant, which opened in 1974, currently employs more than 2300 people.  In addition to the new paint facility, a $30 million robotic cab assembly system will be installed this summer.

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A Message from JobsOhio President J.P. Nauseef Partner Engagement Update – We’re Listening!

In March 2019, I joined the JobsOhio team and determined my first priority was to meet with our local economic development partners across the great state of Ohio. My goal was to understand your experiences with us, learn where we exceeded your expectations, and hear your ideas on ways to improve our partnership. Economic development has always been a team effort, so I wanted to engage the team, and indeed you engaged with us!

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Business Incubation and Accelerators Significantly Add to Local Economies

Throughout southeastern Ohio, West Virginia, and across Kentucky, a series of business incubators, accelerators, makerspaces, and support organizations provide a network for entrepreneurs to start, grow, and expand their businesses. But, does the investment move the needle in the local economy? The data show that they do.

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