Upcoming OEDA Events

May 20, 2022 | News, Newsletter

OEDA has many interesting and dynamic professional development sessions coming up soon. Be sure to check out the following:

  • Economic Development Tools Webinars: Our OEDA / Bricker Webinar on CRA and Enterprise Zone tax incentives is coming up on June 6, from 9:30 to 11am, followed soon there after by the Webinar on Joint Economic Development Districts on July 11, 2022. These webinars provide an update on Ohio’s most popular programs, as well as basic “how to” perspective at the practical level.
  • The popular one-day in person session on Economic Impact Analysis will be on Tuesday, June 7, 2022 in partnership with Ohio University and Bowling Green State University in Perrysburg, Ohio. On July 22, we will be conducting the Fiscal Impact Analysis course on Friday, July 22 in partnership with Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland. Our third course on ROI and Gap Analysis for Incentives will take place Friday, September 2nd.
  • OEDA’s Core Courses continue with the Real Estate Development Course on June 23 – 23, taking place at the Ohio University Dublin Campus.

Finally, be sure to Save the Date for the Housing & Economic Development Convening, taking place on October 3 as a Pre-Con to OEDA’s Annual Summit.  This conference is being conducted in partnership with the American Planning Association Ohio Chapter, Ohio Capital Corporation for Housing, and Enterprise.

All of OEDA’s courses offer OhioCED credit. Many offer AICP Continuing Education Credit as well.

You can find more course and registration information at https://ohioeda.com/events/.

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A panel of judges will evaluate the nominations, determine finalists, and select a winner for each of the categories noted below.  Award winners will be announced in conjunction with the 2022 OEDA Annual Summit, being held October 3-6 at the Exchange at Bridge Park in Dublin, Ohio. 

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