Economic development agencies, chambers of commerce, and other organizations and businesses to help with your relocation or expansion:
Ohio Department of Development
The 1st Stop Business Connection, a program sponsored by the Department's Small Business Development Centers and the U.S. Small Business Administration, provides free state-level information needed to get started or continue on an entrepreneurial journey.
77 South High Street, Columbus, OH 43216 (Map & Aerial View)
Community Improvement Corp., Belmont County Dept. Of Development
Belmont County is the center of Eastern Ohio, sharing development in the Ohio River Valley with Pennsylvania and West Virginia. Situated in the Buckeye State's Appalachian foothills, it is a key region of Ohio's economic development. The Community Improvement Corporation (CIC) is located in the Belmont County seat of St. Clairsville, and is your prime point of contact for regional economic development.
117 E. Main St., St. Clairsville, OH 43950 (Map & Aerial View)
(740) 695-1536 Fax
Wayne Economic Development Council
Formed in 1991, the WEDC is a private organization dedicated to the economic development of Northeast Ohio. As the lead economic development organization for Wayne County, its role is to stimulate new investment and job growth through business expansion and attraction initiatives. Its funding is derived from public and private sources and it is governed by a 30 member Board of Directors representing a diverse set of interests.
542 E. Liberty St., Wooster, OH 44691 (Map & Aerial View)
(330) 264-2412 Fax
Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber
The Partnership is responsible for attracting new business, jobs and investment to the 3-state, 15-county region. This is achieved by marketing the region domestically and internationally, generating and managing prospects, identifying retention issues and opportunities and partnering with local communities to win projects.
441 Vine Street, Suite 300, Cincinnati, OH 45202 (Map & Aerial View)
Columbus Chamber of Commerce
Its mission is to lead and support economic growth and development in the Columbus Region. It works to attract new businesses; retain and expand businesses; and cultivate startups. It works to connect small, medium and large corporate businesses with people, resources and information.
150 South Front Street, Columbus, OH 43215 (Map & Aerial View)
Greater Cleveland Partnership
With more than 15,000 members, the GCP is a membership association of Northeast Ohio companies and organizations and one of the largest metropolitan chambers of commerce in the nation. Its organizational core includes a small-business partner, the Council of Smaller Enterprises, a one-stop resource for our small-business member companies.
1240 Huron Road East, Suite 300, Cleveland, OH 44115 (Map & Aerial View)
Grove City Area Chamber Of Commerce
To create a positive environment for the development and success of business.
4069 Broadway, Grove City, OH 43123 (Map & Aerial View)
Hamilton County Chamber Of Commerce
P.O. Box 42250, Cincinnati, OH 45242 (Map & Aerial View)
Massillon Area Chamber Of Commerce/Massillon Development Foundati
Addtl. Web: www.massillondevelopment.com | Massillon Development Foundation is a non profit development corporation responsible for recruiting new industry to Western Stark County and assisting local business to grow and succeed in the Massillon Area. The primary goal of the organization is to help companies create and maintain jobs for the people of the community.
137 Lincoln Way E., Massillon, OH 44646 (Map & Aerial View)
Progress Alliance, an economic development partnership between Jefferson County, the City of Steubenville and the Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce, makes it easy for businesses to locate and expand in the Steubenville-Jefferson County Area. A public-private partnership, Progress Alliance was established in 1996 to spark and coordinate economic development activity in Jefferson County.
630 Market St., Steubenville, OH 43952 (Map & Aerial View)
(740) 283-2607 Fax
Saint Mary Development Corp.
St. Mary Development Corporation is a faith-based non-profit organization that creates sustainable affordable housing solutions in southwest Ohio through real estate development and management; homeownership and supportive housing services; and community revitalization initiatives.
713 W. Grand Ave., Dayton, OH 45406 (Map & Aerial View)
(937) 277-8230 Fax
Ohio Industrial News:
Industrial Directory Reports Ohio Gained Manufacturing Jobs Over Past Year (10/24/2012)
Ohio Manufacturing Jobs Remained Steady Over Past Year According To Industrial Directory (10/18/2011)
Ohio Industrial Employment Declined 12% Over Past Two Years (10/5/2010)
Ohio Industrial Employment Shrinks By 106,000 Jobs Over Past 24 Months (10/9/2009)
Ohio Manufacturing Jobs Down 2.7% Over Twelve Month According To State Industrial Directory (10/6/2008)
Cleveland, Cincinnati Manufacturing Holds Top Spots Among Nation's Cities According To Industrial Directory's 12- Month Report (10/18/2007)
Manufacturers' Guide Reports Ohio Industrial Jobs Down 34,203 (10/9/2006)
Industrial Guide Reports Ohio Manufacturing Jobs Down 32,337; Plants Down 93 (1/24/2006)
Looking to reach Ohio manufacturers? Access the Ohio Manufacturers Database compiled by MNI.
*Manufacturing stats updated on 5/17/2013. All other stats updated on 5/17/2013. Listings updated on 5/23/2013.