Building a resilient economy

The Columbus Partnership’s mission is to build an increasingly strong and resilient regional economy, by engaging private sector leaders in advancement of community issues, creating and sustaining cross-sector collaborations, and enhancing the overall competitiveness of the Columbus Region.

Areas of Impact

The Partnership along with our One Columbus and Smart Columbus teams focuses on several areas of impact to advance the Columbus Region.

Economic development is the cornerstone of all of the Partnership’s work. Through the One Columbus team, we help growing businesses navigate the process of expansion and location throughout the 11-county Columbus Region.

Through the team at Smart Columbus, we serve the Columbus Region by advancing what is new and next at the intersection of technology and community good.

The Columbus Region is committed to equitably increasing sustainability throughout the Region, including access to greener solutions for both businesses and residents. Through both public and private efforts, including the work of Clean Energy Partners, our community becomes greener every day.

The Columbus Partnership represents the Columbus Region’s people and businesses by advocating for their interests at the local and national level.

The Columbus Partnership invests in the Columbus Region’s future by cultivating our next generation of leaders.

The Columbus Partnership is guided by, and committed to, the Columbus Way. This practice of community and stewardship informs the values and principles that power progress in the Columbus Region.

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Our team is on hand to help your business find its place in the Columbus Region. Together we’ll secure your growth and future in our thriving ecosystem.