Annual Economic Development Summit


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With an average attendance of over 200 individuals, this is southwest Ohio’s most comprehensive professional development event.  The 2017 Annual Summit was held on May 25, 2017 at Sinclair’s Ponitz Center.

The event includeed representatives from various fields making it one of the best opportunities for networking around. These can include industries of all types including development companies, real estate firms, government, economic development organizations, financial institutions, utility companies, institutions of higher learning and students.

This day-long economic development conference features respected keynote speakers discussing topics such as finance, real estate, regional cooperation, workforce development, infrastructure construction and other areas of interest.

The Summit and post-Summit reception are structured in a  way to provide all participants with an opportunity to grow their business and network with other successful professionals in your region.  The I-70/75 Development Association was pleased to have a great group of sponsors for this annual event.  For a listing of our sponsors and the agenda for the day, please click here.

This year’s speakers included Tracey Hyatt Bosman, Managing Director, Biggins Lacy Shapiro & Co. (BLS & Co.), a Chicago IL based site selection firm.  Tracey has twenty years of professional experience across a wide range of sectors, including manufacturing, headquarters, back office and contact center operations, logistics, and data centers. Other sessions during the day will include Miller Valentine’s Annual Regional Real Estate Update & Analysis, a conversation on the Trends in Economic Development & Their Impact on Communities with Nate Green of the Montrose Group, a Logistics Panel Discussion featuring Representative Niraj Antani, Workforce Development Initiatives in Manufacturing, and Downtown Development Activity.

A full agenda can be found by clicking the “ATTEND THE SUMMIT” button below.