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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. They are free for members and $20 for non-members.

Have a great idea for a program? Thinking of sponsoring? Contact the programming chair, Joe Henderson at 614-583-5046 or jhenderson@uaoh.net.
 

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

 

May 19:  Impact Technology is Having on Economies Details (PDF) June 24:
Downtown Development Updates & Clippers Game 
JULY AUGUST SEPTEMBER OCTOBER NOVEMBER DECEMBER
July 15:
JobsOhio/ OEDA Mid-Year Review 
at Dublin Mariott
Register here

August 30: 
Global Fluency, Italy, Israel & India


 


 

October 25: Global Fluency, Italy, Israel & India




 
November 17:
STEAM Innovation Center at Otterbein University
 
December 2: Economic Development 411 (ED411)
More info here

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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 Details (PDF)

 

 

JULY AUGUST SEPTEMBER OCTOBER NOVEMBER DECEMBER
July 17:
OEDA Mid-Year Briefing
Dublin Marriott
 
August 20: Media and your Message Details (PDF)

 

 

September 23:
Agribusiness

September 28: Competitive Advantage Process

 

  November 19: 
MODE's 20 Year Anniversary Happy Hour
 
December 4: Economic Development 411 (ED411)
More info here

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2014 SCHEDULE
JANUARY FEBRUARY MARCH APRIL MAY JUNE
January 16:
MODE Program
COTA Update (PPT); Gahanna CIC Innovation Strategies (PPT)
  March 20:
MODE Program
No presentation
  May 8:
Export Training
Details (PDF)
June 6:
Export Training
Details (PDF)
JULY AUGUST SEPTEMBER OCTOBER NOVEMBER DECEMBER


 

August 21:
MODE Program
Sunshine Law Changes (PPT)
  October 29:
MODE Program
Barry Moltz
  December 6:
Economic Development 411
Details

Connect With Us

Kelly
Winzenread
Executive Coordinator
614-225-6945

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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