Mid-Ohio Development Exchange
The Mid-Ohio Development Exchange (MODE) is a membership-based organization that facilitates economic development within the Columbus Region by encouraging cooperation between member communities and businesses for the betterment of the Region.
MODE provides networking partnership opportunities and monthly programs to help increase awareness of economic development opportunities and provide best practices to strengthen and grow our local economies.
Attend meetings, events and trainings with individuals who share your goals
Complete training opportunities for development professionals
Make connections with regional organizations
Address issues that affect the development and business community
Utilize One Columbus’ marketing materials, data and site selection services
Track legislation that affects development and receive briefings on new developments
Types of membership
MODE members includes municipalities, counties, public sector organizations, private-sector businesses and utility providers throughout the Columbus Region.
Any individual government, association of governments, public sector organization or non-profit public sector organization that is engaged in or supports economic development activities and located within (or serving) the Columbus Region. Public sector members may have up to four attendees per organization at programming events.
Any company or organization—public or private sector—engaged in economic development activities with an interest in the mission of MODE. Associate membership is usually extended to entities with a primary interest in economic development within the Columbus Region. Associate members may have up to two attendees per organization at programming events.
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