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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 is accepting applications for membership. Learn about MODE membership and how to join this impactful group of economic development professionals.

MODE Programming

MODE programs are held every other month.

Have a great idea for a program? Thinking of sponsoring? Contact Nathan Strum at 740-281-3463 or

2020 MODE Programs

JANUARY: January 9 | Preparing for 5G: the Next Generation of Mobile Networks | MORPC

FEBRUARY: February 26 | MODE Annual Meeting | Cherry Valley Hotel

JUNE: June 11 | Federal CARES Act: Recovery Assistance Programs to Support Your Community  | Zoom

AUGUST: August 24 | Ethics in Economic Development | Zoom

AUGUST: August 27 | Implicit Bias Training | Zoom

SEPTEMBER: September 24 | Workforce | Zoom

OCTOBER: October 7 | Implicit Bias Training | Zoom

Other Professional Development/Networking Opportunities

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