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Mid-Ohio Development Exchange (MODE)


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 networking partnership opportunities and programming that increases awareness of economic development issues and best practices to continue to strengthen and grow local economies throughout Central Ohio.

MODE Programming

MODE programs are 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


JANUARY: January 26 | Annual Meeting | Meeting Slides

MARCH: March 3 | GASB77 Reporting | Meeting Slides

JUNE: June 16 | ED Organizational Structures & Funding | Meeting Slides

JULY:  July 14 | MODE + OEDA YP Social | BrewDog DogTap

AUGUST: August 18 | Marketing | Columbus Board of REALTORS       

SEPTEMBER: September 27 | Global Fluency Training: China 2.0 | Dublin Entrepreneurial Center | RSVP


November 3 | Topic TBD | The Columbus Foundation

November 9 | Global Fluency Training: Japan 2.0 | Dublin Rec Center | RSVP

DECEMBER: December 1 | Economic Development 411 (ED411) | The Ohio Union at Ohio State University | RSVP