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Elected Official Economic Development Training

October 10, 2018: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm


Elected Officials Training for Southeastern Ohio is October 10that Buckeye Hills. In the info below is the link to register for the training. Thank you!

Also if you are interested in attending and are in need of sponsorship to cover the registration fee, please contact the Southeastern Ohio Port Authority for more information.

Hope to see you there!


Elected and appointed officials work tirelessly to ensure their communities’ economic development futures are bright.  ED NOW! is a one-day conference to support them in their efforts by providing information about economic development strategies, resources, programs, funding, and opportunities specific to communities in Southern and Eastern Ohio.

Through panels, case studies, round tables, and presentations with plenty of opportunity for Q & A, attendees will be able to maximize their efforts to guide their communities’ economic development future. Topics to be covered include:


  • Site Selection
  • Public Infrastructure
  • The Regional Economy
  • Workforce Development
  • Economic Development Funding: Programs & Tools


Specifically, ED NOW! Act Today for Your Communities Economic Development Future, will let you know:

  • How communities in Southern and Eastern Ohio can be competitive for new business investment,
  • How they can tap in to funding and resources to support economic development in their communities, and
  • What they can do to take advantage of current and emerging industries and opportunities and overcome obstacles.

Who should attend?

  • County Commissioners
  • Mayors
  • City Managers
  • City Council Members
  • Township Trustees
  • School Officials and Board Members
  • Port Authority Directors/Board Members
  • CIC Directors/Board Members
  • Local ED and Private Sector ED Directors
  • Other Elected and Appointed Community Leaders Interested in ED

Click on the Register button below for more information and to register to attend one of the events near you.  Registration is only $25.  Please share with those who would be interested in this event in your community.
Brought to you by:

Bricker and Eckler, JobsOhio, APEG, OEDA
A special note of thanks to Buckeye Hills Regional Council, Ohio Valley Regional Development Commission (OVRDC) and Ohio Mid-Eastern Governments Association (OMEGA) for their assistance with this program.


October 10, 2018
8:00 am to 4:00 pm
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