How We Can Help

How We Can Help


One Columbus Services

Consistently named among the best economic development organizations in the country, One Columbus expertly guides companies through the location decision process. Through strategic business outreach and customized research, the One Columbus team leverages public, private and institutional partnerships to grow the Columbus Region’s economy and strengthen its national and international competitiveness.

For qualifying companies, our team of location experts can secure or identify:

  • Funding sources
  • Incentive programs
  • Workforce training and recruitment resources
  • Meetings with local public sector leaders, local economic development organizations, private sector executives and academic leaders

We also provide:

  • Market research including demographic information, workforce analysis and customized data
  • Specialized assistance to foreign-owned companies and domestic companies who are looking to increase exports, to help them navigate the myriad of considerations specific to international business
  • Information about available land and properties, and coordination of site tours
  • Marketing, communications and events support when it’s time to announce an expansion

There is no fee for the services One Columbus provides.

Contact the One Columbus team to learn more.

What We Do

Working as part of a network of state and local partners, the One Columbus team works every day to:

  • Help existing businesses expand and become more competitive
  • Attract investment from market-leading companies worldwide
  • Develop a distinct identity and brand that raises awareness of the Columbus Region as a business location
  • Accelerate startups and high-growth businesses by connecting them with local resources, venture networks and consumers
  • Identify economic development challenges and opportunities through customized, objective research

One Columbus reveals the Columbus Region as an ideal business destination to market-leading, economic base companies from around the world, and we help them navigate the process of expanding an existing operation or locating a new one.

One Columbus Funding

One Columbus is a private nonprofit organization, funded by over 300 private organizations, 50 local governments, four academic institutions and JobsOhio.

Our investors have contributed funding, time and effort to support economic growth in the Columbus Region. They believe it’s critical to support our work in order to ensure the growth of our regional economy.

Learn about how One Columbus serves growing companies, and how we can give you peace of mind through an informed decision in one of the nation’s best locations.

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