Save the Dates for the In-Person OEDA Annual Summit!
We can’t wait to see you this October!
OEDA is excited to announce the 2021 Annual Summit will be held:
Oct. 26-27, 2021*
at The Exchange at Bridge Park in Dublin, Ohio
It sure has been a while… We are so excited to be back as the 2021 Annual Summit returns to an in-person event this year!
This 2021 Annual Summit is designed to help you re-connect and re-energize while making sure you have the information you need to achieve success in your community.
This year’s conference is built around two days of general sessions and multiple networking opportunities. It ends with a celebration of Ohio’s economic and workforce development community at the 2021 Excellence Awards. Stay tuned for more details; the final schedule will be released later this month.
- OEDA members
- Full Summit – $399
- One Day – $229
- Full Summit – $529
- One Day – $309
- Join and save (new members only with full Summit registration) – $649
*Registration will include access to program-specific webinars the week after the Summit that will offer case studies and a “deeper dive” into Ohio-specific programs.
OEDA members will be able to take advantage of early registration in late August.
Non-member registration will open in early September.
You may BOOK YOUR HOTEL ROOM NOW for the 2021 Annual Summit at the AC Hotel Columbus Dublin located at Bridge Park! A limited number of rooms have been blocked for the nights of October 25 & 26 at the discounted rate of $159 per night for a standard room. The reservation deadline is October 5, 2021. Parking is complimentary.
Check out all that Dublin and Bridge Park have to offer!
COVID-19 Protocol: OEDA will follow CDC, state, and local guidelines, as well as facility-specific COVID-19 policies, for any in-person events to ensure the safety of all participants. The association will continue to monitor and assess the COVID-19 situation and make adjustments to our protocols. Final guidance related to COVID-19 and attending the 2021 Annual Conference will be issued this fall.
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