NODE Virtual Meeting – August 2022

Where Are the Workers? An initiative led by The Fund for Our Economic Future in partnership with ConxusNEO, the Summit/Medina Workforce Area Council of Governments, Policy Bridge and Team NEO recently completed an analysis of Northeast Ohio’s talent landscape in the wake of the pandemic. Results of a survey of 5,000 adults in Northeast Ohio […]

NODE Virtual Meeting – June 2022

Ohio’s Competitive Advantage in an Era of Supply Chain Challenges Ohio’s strategic position at the heart of North America makes it a leading site for attracting global investment. This session will provide practical information on how recent trade developments such as the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) and supply chain disruption further strengthen that competitive advantage. A […]

Node Partner Meeting – April 2022

Environment, Social, Governance (ESG) Site Selection Tool Join us for the April NODE meeting where we’ll discuss the Environment, Social, Governance (ESG) site selection tool. Be the first to gain insights from Bryce Sylvester, Senior Director, Site Strategies at Team NEO, on the ESG site selection tool that supports organizations looking to expand their businesses […]

NODE Partner Meeting – March 2022

We hope you’ll join us for the March NODE meeting where we’ll discuss the impact of Sports and Entertainment in your community. Moderator: Michael Elliott, Director of Neighborhood Economic Development: Cleveland Neighborhood Progress Panelists: Allyson Bussey, President & CEO: Visit Canton Christopher Lewis, Marketing and Sales Director: Shores & Islands Ohio Mike Mulhall, Vice President, […]

NODE Virtual Partner Meeting – January 2022

Join us for January’s virtual NODE meeting to gain insights on how to use the JobsOhio American Rescue Plan (ARP) Guidebook in your community. JobsOhio representatives and Todd Wintner from McKinsey will discuss the newly updated rules for ARP funding and how local leaders can use the Guidebook to maximize the impact of ARP funds.

NODE Partner Meeting – November 2021

We hope you’ll join us for the November NODE meeting to gain insights about the best way to build your career. We’ve assembled a stellar panel with professionals that have had various backgrounds and experiences that led them to a career in economic development. We also hope you’ll also join us in wishing Harry Eadon […]

NODE Virtual Partner Meeting – November 2021

Economic Development Administration Overview – Opportunities for Communities Please note: The October NODE meeting has been moved to a virtual meeting on November 2nd. We hope you’ll be able to join us virtually as we accommodate schedules on this election day. With the tremendous amount of grant funding now available from the federal government, we […]

NODE Partner Meeting – September 2021

Professional Development: Why Economic Developers Need to Invest in Themselves Jennifer Price, Executive Director, Ohio Economic Development Association, will lead a panel discussion around educational opportunities and benefits, featuring: Alyssa Carpenter, Director, Economic Development: Greater Akron Chamber Barrett Thomas, Director, Economic Development: Richland Community Development Group Mark Barbash, Director, Ohio Economic Development Institute: OEDA Agenda 8:30 […]

NODE Partner Meeting – July 2021

Fostering an Inclusive Economic Development Organization In this month’s NODE presentation, the Greater Cleveland Partnership will discuss their experience with equitable economic development strategies; and share tools and resources available to support corporations, institutions and organizations in developing their own diversity, equity and inclusion practices. Agenda 8:30 am – 9:00 am: Networking 9:00 am – […]

NODE Partner Meeting – June 2021

With restrictions lifted and many fully vaccinated, we feel it is safe to hold in-person meetings again. The Brecksville Community Center requests guests to follow the guidance of the CDC and Ohio Health Department and wear a mask if you have not been vaccinated for COVID-19. While we appreciate your participation in the virtual meetings, […]