Register Now for OEDA’s 2022 Basic Economic Development Course, April 6 – 8, 2022

Jan 24, 2022News, Newsletter

The 2022 Ohio Basic Economic Development Course (OBEDC) is an intensive training experience for economic development practitioners, community leaders, local government officials and others committed to building healthy economies for their communities.

The 2022 Basic Course will return live this year, at Marriott Columbus Northwest 5605 Blazer Parkway, Dublin, OH 43017 .

OEDA is able to bring you the 2022 Basic Course through the generous support of Ice Miller, LLC, the Basic Course Presenting Sponsor. Appropriate health protocols will be in effect.

Here’s what a few of the students in last year’s on line course had to say:

“This was a great experience that allowed me to stretch my knowledge base.”
*Local Economic Development Professional

“Really liked the active participation of practitioners. I walked away with some great ideas to help my communities.”
*Regional Economic Development Professional

“I learned a lot more about economic development than I expected, especially the sessions about BRE and Attraction.”
*Local Economic Development Professional

“The sessions were great ‘how to’ classes that gave me practical information and help. Great to have the staff from JobsOhio and Development in the classes.”
*Local Chamber of Commerce Professional

“The classes were well organized, concise and to the point. Excellent practical advice.”
*Utility Representative

The Ohio Basic Course is accredited by the International Economic Development Council and provides intensive training in all of the key economic development skill sets.

Who should attend: The Basic Course is perfect for those who are new to economic development or who want to get caught up on the changing practices, including local and regional economic development professionals, elected officials, utilities, Chambers, CICs and more!

The Ohio Basic Course is made possible by JobsOhio and Ice Miller, LLC, the Basic Course Sponsor.

Registration and more information, including the detailed agenda, can be found HERE.

2024 Annual Excellence Awards Call for Nomination: Deadline: August 1, 2024

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 state-wide! A panel of OEDA members will assess the nominations, determine finalists, and select an overall winner. Award winners will be announced at a ceremony during the OEDA Annual Summit to be held September 5 – 6, 2024, in Toledo, Ohio. Award finalists will be notified prior to the Annual Summit. Winners and finalists will be promoted on OEDA’s website and in an OEDA e-newsletter

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