Economic Development 411 (ED411)

Bringing together individuals and companies from across the 11-county Columbus Region.

We are the Center of Economic Transformation

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Why does Economic Development Matter in the Columbus Region?

It fosters new job opportunities

Allowing our residents to have a stable income or career advancement, ultimately enhancing their quality of life.

It increases tax revenue

Allowing for vital investments in essential services such as education, infrastructure, and public safety – that benefit all citizens.

It develops a diversified economy

While also fostering greater innovation and competition, empowering the Columbus Region to be more resilient to economic headwinds as they come.

It creates a vibrant economy

A vibrant economy boosts property values, attracts skilled workers, and encourages cultural and recreational activities, making the Columbus Region a more attractive place to live, work, and raise a family.

“It’s powerful to see peers, elected officials, civic leaders, and business leaders come together to share a collective vision for the future of the Columbus Region. Events like ED411 strengthen our profession and our communities.”

Jenna Goehring / President of MODE, Economic Development Administration for the City of Dublin

The event is recognized by the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) as a professional development event that counts towards the recertifications of Certified Economic Developers (CEcD).

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