Video Highlights Why Ohio is an Attractive State for Businesses

Jul 20, 2018 | News, Newsletter |

Renae Scott,
Director of Marketing and Communications,
JobsOhio

 

What happens in Ohio impacts the world. It is here, in Ohio, where talent, collaboration and world-class businesses and organizations transform big ideas into industry-changing products, services and solutions. When meeting with company executives who are unfamiliar with Ohio, it can be challenging to summarize in a few short minutes everything our state has to offer. That’s why JobsOhio produced the Make Ohio Home video, which highlights Ohio’s unique assets, ranging from its infrastructure to the state’s greatest resource: its people.

When communicating with potential clients through email or face to face, JobsOhio encourages you to share the Make Ohio Home video. Read more.

Senate President Obhof Appoints Kimberly Marshall to the Ohio Public Works Commission

Senate President Larry Obhof of Medina has appointed City of Medina Economic Development Director Kimberly Marshall to the Ohio Public Works Commission.

The Public Works Commission provides financing for local public infrastructure improvements through both the State Capital Improvement Program (SCIP) and the Local Transportation Improvement Program (LTIP). SCIP is a grant/loan program for roads, bridges, water supply, wastewater treatment, storm water collection and solid waste disposal. LTIP is a grant program for roads and bridges only.

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Ohio Economic Development Institute Graduates First Group of Certified Economic Developers

The Ohio Economic Development Institute, a continuing education program for experienced economic developers, has graduated its first seven participants. Another 16 will complete the program in six months.

The program offers hands-on, practical training in economic development to career professionals with at least three years of experience in the field. The institute is facilitated through a partnership between the Ohio Economic Development Association, the Ohio University Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs, and JobsOhio. Launched in 2016, it is the first state-level economic development certification program in Ohio.

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