NODE Virtual Meeting – May 2023

“Doing More Together” Case Studies in Strategic Doing and Economic Development As economic development practitioners, we face “wicked problems,” problems that are complex with no clear pathway and cannot be done alone. In their book Strategic Doing, Ten Skills for Agile Leadership, authors Edward Morrison and Janyce Fadden provide a new framework for thinking about […]

NODE Virtual Meeting – January 2023

Economic Development Trends, 2023 The economy in 2022 produced major upheaval in the sectors that impact economic development. Please join NODE and the Montrose Group to learn about the impact of this economic shift on the economic development environment in 2023.

Investor / NODE Holiday Reception

We invite you to a special holiday reception for the first time combining our investor group and the Northeast Ohio Development Exchange (NODE) group.  We’re excited to bring these two groups together that are vested in the people, companies, and communities that comprise our 18-county region to create economic vibrancy for all. The event will […]

NODE Virtual Meeting – October 2022

Opportunities for Clean Tech in Northeast Ohio Whether to combat rising energy costs, meet sustainability goals or add resiliency, this presentation will examine the various business cases for adopting on-site renewable energy, EV charging, and battery storage systems. We’ll shed light on aspects of the recently passed Inflation Reduction Act set to boost both adoption […]

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 […]