Register Now for the 2023 Ohio Business Matchmaker

Mar 23, 2023 | News, Newsletter

For a more than a decade, the Ohio Business Matchmaker has connected small businesses to government contracting opportunities. As one of the largest business to government matchmaking events in the state, businesses interested in working with the federal, state, or local government have the opportunity to meet with representatives to market and sell their goods and services.

This year, the event will be held May 3 and 4 at the Nutter Center on the campus of Wright State University in Dayton. This event is open to all businesses.

Register before April 11 to secure your spot for only $95. April 12, the price increases to $130, and it will cost $175 to register the day of the event.

For more information and to register, visit

Businesses interested in making the most of the Matchmaker event can participate in a series of webinars being offered by the Ohio Department of Development. Information about the webinars, including recordings of previous webinars and links to register for upcoming sessions, is available at

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