JobsOhio/Ohio Development Services Agency Mid-Year Briefing

  • 06 Jun 2013
  • 9:45 AM - 2:15 PM
  • Marriott Columbus Northwest, 5605 Blazer Pkwy, Dublin, OH 43017



JobsOhio/Ohio Development Services Agency

Mid-Year Briefing

Presented by JobsOhio and its Regional Partners, The Ohio Development Services Agency, and The Ohio Economic Development Association.

Date:  Thursday, June 6, 2013

Location:  Marriott Columbus Northwest, 5605 Blazer Pkwy, Dublin, OH  43017

Who Should Attend:  All Economic Development Professionals and Elected Officials interested in current JobsOhio and DSA programs.  This event is open to OEDA members and non-members.

Schedule of Events

9:45 – 10:00 a.m. – Welcome & Opening Remarks from Ellen Heinz, 2013 OEDA President and John Minor, President & Chief Investment Officer, JobsOhio

10:00 - 11:30 a.m. – JobsOhio Update

  • Site  Selection – What’s Hot for Site Selectors Looking at Communities
  • Foreign Direct Investment – Where JobsOhio is Putting Its Global Effort…And Why
  • Business Retention and Expansion – The Latest on the Statewide Effort
  • JobsOhio New Program Details – The Priorities and Process for Using JobsOhio Funds

11:30 a.m. – Noon – Networking Lunch

Noon – 1:00 p.m. – Ohio Development Services Agency Update
  • New Business Financing Options – This is not just another fixed-asset financing program.  Learn more about ODSA’s new financing tools to support small, minority, and technology-based business growth.
  • Workforce Development Update – Demand for incumbent workforce training assistance continues to grow, and we have proof.  Get results on the first round of Incumbent Workforce Training Voucher assistance, and learn more about what’s next.
  • Community Services Update - Learn about the programs and services that are offered in the Community Services Division. Our toolbox can assist Ohio communities in building strong infrastructure capacity in community development, energy efficiency, deployment of advanced energy technologies and redevelopment. Our programs support a community’s ability to attract, retain and expand jobs throughout the state.
1:00 – 1:15 p.m. – Break

1:15 – 2:15 p.m. Regional Partner Updates

Join your region’s JobsOhio Network Representative to interact and share ideas specifically related to your region.

Registration Fee:  $35 per person (includes lunch).


Registration is available through May 29th at

 (You may register via credit card, check, or P.O., as well as print invoices, via our online system.)