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Mid-Ohio Development Exchange (MODE)


The Mid-Ohio Development Exchange (MODE) is a membership organization of local economic development organizations from throughout the 11-county Columbus Region. MODE provides programming meant to increase awareness of economic development issues and best practices to continue to strengthen and grow local economies throughout Central Ohio.

MODE membership offers the opportunity to create partnerships with regional organizations and creates an environment for networking. 
 

Programming

MODE programs are generally held every other month. 

Have a great idea for a program? Thinking of sponsoring? Contact the programming chair, Quinten Harris at 614-645-6390 or qlharris@columbus.gov.
 

2017 SCHEDULE
JANUARY FEBRUARY MARCH APRIL MAY JUNE
January 26
Annual Meeting
Strongwater
RSVP here
  March 3: GASB77 Reporting
MORPC

 

May 5:  MODE Program
TBD
 
JULY AUGUST SEPTEMBER OCTOBER NOVEMBER DECEMBER
 

August 18: 
TBD Program
TBD

 




 
November 3: TBD Program
TBD
December 1: Economic Development 411 (ED411)
TBD

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2016 SCHEDULE
JANUARY FEBRUARY MARCH APRIL MAY JUNE
January 21:
Annual Meeting
COSI
  March 17:
Importance of Economic Development Strategies
 
April 21:
Ohio Bioscience Growth Report with BioOhio

May 19: 
Impact Technology is Having on Economies

June 24: 
Downtown Development Updates & Clippers Game

 

 

JULY AUGUST SEPTEMBER OCTOBER NOVEMBER DECEMBER
July 15:
JobsOhio/OEDA Mid-Year Review
 
August 30: Global Fluency, Italy, Israel & India

 

 

September 15:
GASB 77 Reporting

 

October 25:
Global Fluency, Italy, Israel & India
November 10: 
The Point at Otterbein University
 
December 2: Economic Development 411 (ED411)

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2015 SCHEDULE
JANUARY FEBRUARY MARCH APRIL MAY JUNE
January 15:
Annual Meeting
COSI
 
  March 19:
Honda's Impact on the Columbus Region
Honda Heritage Center
    June 18:
PACE and Energy SIDs Program
JULY AUGUST SEPTEMBER OCTOBER NOVEMBER DECEMBER

July 17:
OEDA Mid-Year Briefing
Dublin Marriott
 

August 20:
Media and your Message
September 23:
Agribusiness

September 28:
Competitive Advantage Process
  November 19:
MODE's 20 Year Anniversary Happy Hour
December 4:
Economic Development 411 (ED411)

Contact MODE

Paul BenedettiPaul Benedetti
MODE President

937-599-5121
Contact

Membership and Leadership

MODE Membership and Leadership
MODE membership includes municipalities, counties and other public sector organizations throughout the Columbus Region. Private-sector businesses and utility providers also participate as associate members.

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