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Is your company deciding whether to export?  This workshop helps you decide whether exporting is for you by focusing on the fundamentals, such as how to get started and where to go for assistance.  The session also provides an overview of the various facets of exporting, while exploring the benefits, costs, rules and risks of doing business.

October 21, 2014 - 10:30am

Join us for a presentation by Mr. Timothy Sarko, US Census Data Disseminatino Specialist on how to obtain and use the free information available from the U.S. Census Bureau.

October 24, 2014 - 9:00 am

Many companies expect their export compliance managers, both Empowered Officials and Compliance Officers to be the beest educated, most excperienced, and highest prepared person in the company when it comes to ITAR and EAR compliance...

October 29, 2014 - 9:00 am

Wright State University.  This workshop is for exporters who want to achieve significant savings of U.S. income taxes related to your export business.

November 7, 2014 - 10am

The Dayton Region has become globally recognized as a hub for logistics and distribution companies.  As new logistics and distribution companies are calling the Dayton area home...

The Ohio Commission of Hispanic/Latino Affairs and 

The Dayton Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

 invite you to participate in  

AMIGOS LATINOS BUSINESS SUMMIT

The Amigos Latinos Business Summit is a great opportunity to learn about businesses and entrepreneurship in our area.  The event will allow participants to access the experience of:

  • Business-to-Business Networking. Meet and connect with local entrepreneurs.   
  • Economic Development Workshops. Learn from top caliber business leaders who will share their personal tips on building successful enterprises and help you boost your business strategies.     
  • Internship and Job Fair. Know regional businesses eager to recruit college interns and to offer employment opportunities. 

 

The workshops will be offered from 1:00-3:00 p.m., and the job fair will be conducted from 3:00- 6:00 p.m.

Event Admission is free, but registration is required at http://www.eventbrite.com/e/amigos-latinos-business-summit-registration-13578255929 

For more information about exhibit tables registration and sponsorship opportunities, please contact Tony Ortiz at tony.ortiz@wright.edu

Compression Planning is a seven-step visual planning process designed to ignite your group's energy and thinking to rapidly resolve a specific issue. It gets everyone heading in the same direction in a short amount of time. Major projects get underway. Important decisions are made quickly and effectively.

2 1/2 days that will dramatically increase the effectiveness of your organization.

Monday, December 15, 2014 through Wednesday, December 17, 2014.

Presented by Pat McNellis, the McNellis Compression Planning Institute.

Sessions will be held at Sinclair Conference Center

Price: $1,995 (Early Bird Price of $1,795 available through November 17).

Click Here for more information.

 

 

Join us online! The first of four webinars on federal subcontracting conducted by the Ohio Procurement Technical Assistance Centers. Register at no cost, visit http://development.ohio.gov/bs/bs_ptacwebinars.htm to learn more!

Dayton Metro Library  - Segment One Outreach Event for Small Businesses and Contractors

 

Please join us for an Outreach Event!

The event will include a project overview and networking opportunities for minority, women, local, Montgomery County and Dayton local small businesses and prime contractors for the Dayton Metro Library Segment One project.

*Includes the following counties:  Shelby, Darke, Miami, Clark, Preble, Montgomery, Greene, Butler, and Warren

 

Thursday, December 18, 2014

5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Crowne Plaza Dayton

33 E. 5th Street, Dayton, OH 45402

  • Free Parking at the Transportation Center Garage attached to the Crowne Plaza Hotel
  • Light refreshments will be served

 

For more information, contact Alisha Wix at Alisha.wix@skanska.com

BusinessFirst! Outreach Specialist Meeting (For Jurisdictions & Resource Partners)

January 15, 2015
9:30am - 11:00am

County Administration Building
451 West Third Street, 10th Floor
Dayton, Ohio 45422

BusinessFirst Outreach Specialist Meeting (For Jurisdictions & Resource Partners)

March 17, 2015
9:30am - 11:00am

Fifth Third Field
220 North Patterson Blvd.
Dayton, Ohio 45402

Login information for the webinars will be emailed to BF! memebers prior to each event. Each session will last 30-45 minutes.

Login information for the webinars will be emailed to BF! members prior to each event. Each session will last 30-45 minutes.

BusinessFirst Outreach Specialist Meeting (For Jurisdictions & Resource Partners)

May 21, 2015
9:30 am - 11:00 am (Refreshments will be provided)

Benham's Grove
166 North Main Street
Centerville, Ohio 45459

 

Login information for the webinars will be e-mailed to BF! members prior to each event. Each session will last 30-45 minutes.

The location will be at Aileron, 8860 Wildcat Road, Tipp City, Ohio

Please RSVP to Angela Swartz at 225-4351 or Swartza@mcohio.org by July 6, 2015.

Best Practices to Keep and Grow Jobs

By Carol Johnson cdialog.com

Action Steps for Successful Teams

Best Practices to Keep and Grow Jobs

This training equips those experienced and those new to economic development to take action to keep and win quality jobs in today’s fierce competition.  The morning starts with an engaging, straight forward and often funny workshop for Elected and Appointed Officials titled Investment to Crank Your Job Engine.  All participants in the training also attend this morning session as it provides the economic development team a best practice approach to job retention and attraction. Elected and Appointed Officials are encouraged to stay for the rest of the training and join the BusinessFirst! Team in interactive workshops.

This training holds participants’ attention, enables individuals to apply new approaches, builds confidence and competence, shares best practices and provides practical tools that can be used immediately.  During the workshops and in the days following the training, participants will be actively involved in demonstrating the skills that winning economic development teams need in this market.

The training identified in this proposal is customized to address opportunities and challenges of the Dayton Region.

Interested in learning how you can grow your business and explore collaborative opportunities in Israel?  If your company creates, manufactures or delivers technology related products, attend this FREE event on August 20, starting at 4:00 p.m. at Tech Town in Downtown Dayton.

 

Presented by The Dayton Region Israel Trade Alliance (DRITA), in partnership with DRMA, you will have the opportunity to hear from Hadas Bar-Or, the Dayton Ohio Region Trade Representative located in Israel.  Hadas will be speaking individually to those interested in the “Start Up Nation” and explaining how companies here in the Dayton region could benefit from arising opportunities in Israel.

 

Sponsored by TechTown and the Ohio Innovation Summit this event will comprise of an hour long program where you will hear, not only from Hadas Bar-Or, but also many local business leaders on how you can work with DRITA to make that critical connection. A Q & A session will be followed by a networking hour.  Drinks and heavy hors d’oeuvres provided on the rooftop garden at Tech Town.

 

Date: Thursday, August 20

Time: 4:00 p.m.

Location: Tech Town, 711 East Monument St.  Dayton, OH 45402

 

The event is free to attend.

 

To RSVP contact Pamela Fannin, at fanninp@mchohio.org by August 14, 2015.

 

News Bits:

 

  • Interested in exploring collaborative business opportunities in Israel?  Attend a FREE networking event on Tuesday, August 20, at Tech Town.  Presented by DRITA, in partnership with DRMA.  RSVP to Pam Fannin by August 14.

 

BusinessFirst Outreach Specialist Meeting (For Jurisdictions & Resource Partners)

September 17, 2015
9:30am - 11:00am

Montgomery County Administration Building
451 West Third Street, 10th Floor
Dayton, Ohio 45422

BusinessFirst Outreach Specialist Meeting (For Jurisdictions & Resource Partners)

November 17, 2015
9:30am - 11:00am

DAVE Lab, Located in Rike Hall at WSU
You MUST RSVP to Swartza@mcohio.org if you plan to attend! Space is limited to 25 people.

Meetings will be held from 9:30 - 11:00 am at various BusinessFIRST! jurisdictions.

January's meeting will be held at at the Entrepreneurs Center. 714 E Monument Ave., Dayton, OH 45402

 

 

Login information for the webinars will be e-mailed to BF! members prior to each event.

Each session will last 30-45 minutes.

Login information for the webinars will be e-mailed to BF! members prior to each event.

Each session will last 30-45 minutes.

The March meeting will be held from 9:30 - 11:00 am at Sinclair Community College, building 12 Room 120. Please park under building 12, passes will be provided.

Login information for the webinars will be e-mailed to BF! members prior to each event.

Each session will last 30-45 minutes.

Login information for the webinars will be e-mailed to BF! members prior to each event.

Each session will last 30-45 minutes.

A Half-Day Summit for Small Business Owners and Entrepreneurs
How can you access capital to grow your business? How can your business be considered
for State of Ohio and Fifth Third Bank procurement projects? On Monday, May 16th, you
are invited to attend a free, half-day business development summit. “Building Capacity
to Create Access” attendees will have the opportunity to learn about accessing capital to
grow your business and the procurement process for Fifth Third Bank and State of Ohio
projects. You will also be able to network with local business bankers and community
partners interested in your business’ development.

Register by May 6 at http://buildingcapacitytocreateaccess-dayton.eventbrite.com 

Meetings will be held from 9:30 - 11:00 am at various BusinessFIRST! jurisdictions.

Clark State Community College

3775 Pentagon Blvd, Dayton, OH 45431

in room 232, which is located upstairs and to the right.

BusinessFirst! is hosting a night out at the Dayton Dragons on June 1!  We’ve gotten businesses from our jurisdictions who are looking to attend the game, but we still have about 20 tickets left.  So as Resource Partners, do you have a business who would like to join us on the Party Deck for a fun, summer evening of sports, networking and dinner?  If so, contact Angela or Gwen with their information and the number of tickets they would like  (max of four per business).  If you want to join them that works too.  Jurisdictions this also means that you have one more chance to invite a business to the game.  This is a great opportunity to show a business how much you appreciate them.  If you have a question or need more details, call Gwen at 937-776-3017.

 

Login information for the webinars will be e-mailed to BF! members prior to each event.

Each session will last 30-45 minutes.

Register for this FREE Conference which is a full day of small business development with workshops for marketing your business, winning government contracts, networking with buyers, how to get capital and resources to grow your business.  Registration will open on-line at www.DaytonHRC.org/MWEC begining on April 25th.

For more information please visit www.DaytonHRC.org/MWEC or call 937.333.1403

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BUSINESS NETWORKING HAS NEVER BEEN EASIER

The Ohio Business Opportunity Fair (OBOF) places you in the right place at the right time to build new business relationships.  With excellent businesss networking opportunities such as Matchmaker, Top Trending Business Topics, Workshops, to name a few, the OBOF is the most anticipated B2B networking event of the year in Ohio.  Both new and seasoned business owners and Supplier Diversity Professional attend our event to find new business contacts, network with new vendors and build long-lasting business relationships.

http://www.ohiomsdc.org/aws/SCOMSDC/pt/sp/obof_home

When: July 19, 2016 9:30-11:00

Where: The Andersons Marathon Ethanol LLC

             5728 Sebring Warner Road

             Greenville, OH 45331

             (Use 5728 Sebring Warner Road East for your GPS)

**Enter the second drive, located along the railroad tracks on the East side of the property. The Admin building is the front building where parking is located.

 

July 20, 2016 at Kittyhawk Golf Course

See attached flier for more details.

RSVP to SmithMN@mcohio.org

Small Business Resource Rally

7:30am-8:00am Registration & Networking Breakfast

August 24, 2016 8:00am-11:30am

Presidential Banquet Center

4572 Presidential Way, Kettering, 45429

Login information for the webinars will be e-mailed to BF! members prior to each event.

Each session will last 30-45 minutes.

Small Business Resource Rally

September 14th, 2016 8:00-11:30 am

7:30-8:00 am Registration, Networking Breakfast

Plaza Theatre

33 S. Main Street, Miamisburg, OH 45342

Meetings will be held from 9:30 - 11:00 am at the

Russ Innovation Gateway Conference Center

2794 Indian Ripple Road

Beavercreek, OH 45440

Attached is a map for parking.

 

OhioMeansJobs | Montgomery County &

Wright-Patterson Air Force Base present

 

2016 Fall Job Fair

 

Wednesday - October 5, 2016

Noon to 4:00 pm

University of Dayton Arena

1801 S. Edwin C. Moses Blvd

Dayton, OH 45417

 

Login information for the webinars will be e-mailed to BF! members prior to each event.

Each session will last 30-45 minutes.

Montgomery County BusinessFIRST! will hold its last Small Business Resource Rally October 14th from 8-11:30 am at the Montgomery County Business Solutions Center 1435 Cincinnati Street, Suite 300 Dayton, OH

7:30-8:00 Registration & Networking Breakfast

Please RSVP Swartza@mcohio.org

Dayton SCORE Presents:

Small and Medium Business (SMB) Executive Technology Briefing Conference

Special Conference: Thursday, October 20, 2016 at the new Montgomery County Business Solutions Center, 1435 Cincinnati St. Suite 300, Dayton, Ohio 45417  

Come be a part of an inaugural event at the new Montgomery County Business Solutions Center (www.mcobiz.com), a collaboration between the county, Sinclair Community College, Wright State University, the Dayton Chamber of Commerce, Dayton SCORE, Dayton Public Library and other area resources focused on economic growth through workforce development, entrepreneurship and business development. This free lunch and learn conference presents a practical guide to Information (computers/data) and Communications (phones/voice) Technology (ICT) alignment to drive business performance and support business operations.

 

Registration: www.daytonscore.org    www.comnetsolutions.us

Dates/Location: Visit one of our websites above for conference details, location, date and times

Seminar Duration: 3 Hours (Free Lunch and learn from 10:30am to 1:30pm sharp)

Registration information
Click: SBDC Financial Models
Or Call: 937-281-0118 or
937-813-1200

A strong business plan should answer these questions:
1. Can I provide a financial picture of my business?
2. How much money do I need to reach the business goals we have set – and how shall we raise it?
3. How long will it be before we are cash flow positive? Net income positive?
Come learn about a simple planning tool built on information you can readily find or identify about your business.
Presenter:
Pat Newcomb, CBA, MBA
Ohio SBDC at The Entrepreneurs Center

Montgomery County Business Solution Center

1435 Cincinnati Street, 3rd Floor Dayton, OH 45406

 

 

 

 

 

 

The November meeting will be held from 9:30 - 11:00 am at the

Business Solutions Center

1435 Cincinnati Street - Suite 300

Dayton, OH 45417

 

Login information for the webinars will be e-mailed to BF! members prior to each event.

Each session will last 30-45 minutes.

~~This Week’s Items:
SBA Upcoming Events
The Ohio SBDC Export Assistance Network
ProMark Ribbon Cutting
Ohio TechNet Partner Update - Dec 2016
Development Services 4th Quarter Newsletter 2016
 

This Week’s Items:
• 1/17/17 BusinessFirst! January  Meeting Agenda
• BIZCAP January 2017 Program Update
• 1/26/17 Export Strategies for Manufacturers
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BusinessFirst! Regional Current Events/Fast Facts

 We are currently working on updating the 2017 Resource Partner Directory.  If you have not  sent your changes to Gwen or to me, please do so by January 17th by e-mail or at our meeting.

Thank you,

Angela Swartz

The January meeing will be held The Entrepreneurs Center located at 714 East Monumnet Avenue, Dayton, OH 45402

 

This Week’s Items:
2/10/17 Clark State ISO Transition course
2/15/17  DRG Sustainability Luncheon
SBA Upcoming Events
Hobart Institute of Welding Technology Newsletter January 2017
Dayton CVB JANUARY 2017 NEWSLETTER
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BusinessFirst! Regional Current Events/Fast Facts
Great news came from Forbes this week.  It was announced that Ohio ranks
No. 1 in quality of life and No. 11 overall in rankings! 

This Week’s Items:
2/15/17  DRG Sustainability Luncheon
The Southwest Ohio P2 Internship Program
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BusinessFirst! Regional Current Events/Fast Facts
“Ohio has moved up the Best States rankings in five straight years from a low of 38 in 2011 to No. 11 this year. Credit lower business costs and a dramatically improved economy. Five-year economic growth was second worst in the U.S. in 2011 and now is ninth best. Ohio ranks No. 1 in Forbes quality of life metric thanks to low living costs, short commutes and a plethora of top-rate colleges and cultural and recreational opportunities. Manufacturing and financial services account for the largest sectors of Ohio’s $608 billion gross state product.”

If you have any open projects you can use this for, or just want to share, the article can be found at: http://www.forbes.com/places/oh/.

http://www.businessfirstdaytonregion.com/events

This Week’s Items:
• The Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce—applications for
    the Soin Award for Innovation
• Ohio Means Jobs—Dislocated Worker
• Symposium on Sustainability in Health Care
 

This Week’s Items:
• 2017 Ohio Economic Development Institute
• Ohio Means Jobs Youth Works Program
• SBA Upcoming Events
 

This Week’s Items:
• Elements of Business
• BizCap February 2017 Rates
• Youth Works—Student Flyer
• Youth Works— Employer Flyer
 

This Week’s Items:
Youth Works—Student Flyer
Youth Works— Employer Flyer
Tree City USA Application
Tree City USA Community Grants from DP&L
 

**For All Montgomery County Jurisdictions**

2017 has gotten off to a fast start!  To keep you up to date on program changes, we are hosting a meeting from 8:30 to 10:30 on February 28 at the Business Solutions Center, 1435 Cincinnati Street, Dayton, OH. 
 
We will talk about:
 
Building Regulation Process Improvement

Business Attractions and Retention Efforts

County Trends in Finances and Property Taxes

EDGE Settle Up

Workforce Programs for your businesses
 
The goal, as always, is to give you the tools you need to be successful. 
 
We are planning to hold two more of these meetings on June 21 and October 18. 
 
If there are topics you would like covered or questions you need answered, let me know. 
 
I look forward to seeing you on the 28th.
 
Sincerely,
 
Erik Collins, Director
Montgomery County
Community & Economic Development
937-225-4642 (o)
937-901-5574 (m)
www.businessfirstdaytonregion.com
 
 

This Week’s Items:
-City of Riverside Economic Development Specialist Position
-BusinessFirst! Agenda for 3-14-17 Meeting *Please RSVP to Angela Swartz* swartza@mcohio.org
-Accelerant Investor Boot Camp and Proposed Agenda  3-22-17
-Regional LEDO Quarterly Meeting 3-23-17
-February 2017 ISSCM Department Newsletter
-Hobart Institute of Welding Technology Newsletter-February 2017
-March Business and Career News Dayton Metro Library
-March 2017 - Dayton SCORE Newsletter
 

This Week’s Items:

-BusinessFirst! Agenda for 3-14-17 Meeting *Please RSVP to Angela Swartz*
-SBDC Elements of Business 3-15-17
- Accelerant Investor Boot Camp and Proposed Agenda  3-22-17
-Regional LEDO Quarterly Meeting 3-23-17
 

Meetings will be held from 9:30 - 11:00 a.m. at various BusinessFirst! jurisications.

Location: Helix Innovation Center, 40 W. Stewart Steet, Dayton, OH 45409

The Helix Innovation Center will need a list of attendees for this event.

Please be sure to RSVP to Angela Swartz swartza@mcohio.org 

** If you have any items you would like sent out for 3/24 & 3/31, please send them to
Mike Norton Smith SmithMN@mcohio.org  by close of business 3/23 & 3/30.
I will be on vacation.**

This Week’s Items:
 Accelerant Investor Boot Camp and Proposed Agenda  3-22-17
Regional LEDO Quarterly Meeting 3-23-17
SBA Upcoming Events
BIZCAP March 2017 Rates
2017 YouthWorks Program
 

This Week’s Items:

  • 2017 YouthWorks Program
  • Dayton Metro Library  April News
  • 4-17 Bring Your Green 2017 Kickoff  & Press Conference
  • Dayton SCORE Newsletter April 2017
  • SBA Upcoming Events
  • 5-4 2017 Dayton Job Fair
  • Hobart Institute of Welding Technology Newsletter-March 2017
  • Dayton Market Update - MVG
     

This Week’s Items:

4/20-22 Washington Centerville Public Library Book sale
4/26 Montgomery County Development Services   2017 Spring Career Fair
4/27 Bring Your Green 2017 Kickoff  & Press Conference
4/27 Dayton Dragons Game for BF! Jurisdictions and Their Companies**
SBA Upcoming Events
April ISSCM Newsletter
April BizCap
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BusinessFirst! Regional Current Events/Fast Facts
http://www.businessfirstdaytonregion.com/events
Join your fellow BF! Outreach Professionals and Resource Partners on April 18 at 8:30am at the Business Solutions Center, 1435 Cincinnati Street, Dayton, for a training program with Laith Wardi, ExecutivePulse.  Laith will talk about what is happening in economic development on a national basis, how other communities are dealing with workforce issues, and how to get the most benefit from the data we collect. 
Since 1996, ExecutivePulse has been working with communities to grow their business retention programs.  He has a great perspective on where business retention is heading as well as a strong familiarity with our region.
Please RSVP  swartza@mcohio.org

Thank you,
Angela Swartz
Secretary to the Director of C&ED                       
451 West Third Street, 10th floor
Dayton, Ohio 45422
(937) 225-4351
 

This Week’s Items:

4/26 Montgomery County Development Services   2017 Spring Career Fair
4/27 Dayton Dragons Game for BF! Jurisdictions and Their Companies**
4/27 Bring Your Green 2017 Kickoff  & Press Conference
YouthWorks
5/10 ITASWO World Trade Day
5/24 Quarterly Sustainability Luncheon
FASTLANE-CEP Engineering Survey news release
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May 9th is our next BF! Outreach Meeting 9:30 am at the
Business Solutions Center, 1435 Cincinnati St, Dayton, OH 45417

MARK YOUR CALENDARS 6/6/17
Join your fellow BF! Outreach Professionals and Resource Partners on June 6th at 8:30am at the Business Solutions Center, 1435 Cincinnati Street, Dayton, for a training program with Laith Wardi, ExecutivePulse.  Laith will talk about what is happening in economic development on a national basis, how other communities are dealing with workforce issues, and how to get the most benefit from the data we collect. 
Since 1996, ExecutivePulse has been working with communities to grow their business retention programs.  He has a great perspective on where business retention is heading as well as a strong familiarity with our region.
Please RSVP  swartza@mcohio.org

Looking for a way to show your companies that they are important to you? To say thank you for being part of a board? Or are they celebrating an anniversary?  

BusinessFIRST! is working with the Dayton Dragons to host jurisdictions and companies at the April 27th game against the Great Lakes Loons. This is a great opportunity for you to treat some of the companies in your community to something special!

This will be a fun networking event for our regional businesses, economic development professionals, and resource partners.

Email Angela Swartz (swartza@mcohio.org) to register or for more information about the event. Be sure to include the business name, company contacts, and number of tickets in your email.

We have 50 tickets available, so act fast!

Game doors open at 6:00 and the game starts at 7:00. Refreshments will be provided.

 

This Week’s Items:
Upcoming Events from SBA
 5/25 Sunrise Series—Sinclair Breakfast Briefings
DRG3 Challenge—Bring Your Green
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BusinessFirst! Regional Current Events/Fast Facts
http://www.businessfirstdaytonregion.com/events
May 9th is our next BF! Outreach Meeting 9:30 am at the
Business Solutions Center, 1435 Cincinnati St, Dayton, OH 45417

MARK YOUR CALENDARS 6/6/17
Join your fellow BF! Outreach Professionals and Resource Partners on June 6th at 8:30am at the Business Solutions Center, 1435 Cincinnati Street, Dayton, for a training program with Laith Wardi, ExecutivePulse.  Laith will talk about what is happening in economic development on a national basis, how other communities are dealing with workforce issues, and how to get the most benefit from the data we collect. 
Since 1996, ExecutivePulse has been working with communities to grow their business retention programs.  He has a great perspective on where business retention is heading as well as a strong familiarity with our region.
Please RSVP  swartza@mcohio.org

This Week’s Items:

  •  5/5 River Run Grand Opening
  • FASTLANE Upcoming Events
  • 5/10 ITASWO World Trade Day
  • 5/10 May 2017 - Dayton SCORE Newsletter
  • Dayton Metro Library May Business and Career News
  • DACC Up Coming Events
  • 5/24 Quarterly Sustainability Luncheon
  • 5/25 I-70 I-75 Economic Development Summit
  • 5/25 Sunrise Series—Sinclair Breakfast Briefings
  • 5/25 Dayton succession planning workshop
  • Hobart Institute of Welding Technology Newsletter-April 2017

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BusinessFirst! Regional Current Events/Fast Facts

http://www.businessfirstdaytonregion.com/events
May 9th is our next BF! Outreach Meeting 9:30 am at the
Business Solutions Center, 1435 Cincinnati St, Dayton, OH 45417
MARK YOUR CALENDARS 6/6/17
Join your fellow BF! Outreach Professionals and Resource Partners on June 6th at 8:30am at the Business Solutions Center, 1435 Cincinnati Street, Dayton, for a training program with Laith Wardi, ExecutivePulse.  Laith will talk about what is happening in economic development on a national basis, how other communities are dealing with workforce issues, and how to get the most benefit from the data we collect. 
Since 1996, ExecutivePulse has been working with communities to grow their business retention programs.  He has a great perspective on where business retention is heading as well as a strong familiarity with our region.
Please RSVP  swartza@mcohio.org

Thank you,
Angela Swartz
Secretary to the Director of C&ED                       
451 West Third Street, 10th floor
Dayton, Ohio 45422
(937) 225-4351
          

Meetins will be held from 9:30-11:00 a.m. at various BusinessFirst! jurisdictions.

Location: Business Solution Center, 1435 Cincinnati Street, Dayton, OH 45417

This Week’s Items:

  •  Youthworks
  • SBA Upcoming Events
  • 5/24 Quarterly Sustainability Luncheon
  • 5/25 Sunrise Series—Sinclair Breakfast Briefings
  • 5/25 I-70 I-75 Economic Development Summit
  • 5/25 INVITATION Ribbon Cutting - Wright Brothers Institute 2nd Street
  • 6/1 Fast Lane Cyber Security Awareness Event Flyer
  • Registration Now Open Life Cycle Industry Days (LCID) - 13-15 September 2017

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BusinessFirst! Regional Current Events/Fast Facts

MARK YOUR CALENDARS 6/6/17
Join your fellow BF! Outreach Professionals and Resource Partners on June 6th at 8:30am at the Business Solutions Center, 1435 Cincinnati Street, Dayton, for a training program with Laith Wardi, ExecutivePulse.  Laith will talk about what is happening in economic development on a national basis, how other communities are dealing with workforce issues, and how to get the most benefit from the data we collect. 
Since 1996, ExecutivePulse has been working with communities to grow their business retention programs.  He has a great perspective on where business retention is heading as well as a strong familiarity with our region.
Please RSVP  swartza@mcohio.org

This Week’s Items:

  •  Youthworks
  • 5/24 Quarterly Sustainability Luncheon
  • 5/25 Dayton Succession Planning Workshop  7:30 am—10:30 am
  • 5/25 I-70 I-75 Economic Development Summit 7:45 am—2:30 pm
  • 5/25 Sunrise Series—Sinclair Breakfast Briefings  8:00 am– 9:30 am
  • BizCap Report May 2017
  • May 2017 ISSCM Department Newsletter
  • WSU SBDC China: Managing Risks and Expanding Export Opportunities Program

_____________________________________________________________
BusinessFirst! Regional Current Events/Fast Facts

MARK YOUR CALENDARS 6/6/17
Join your fellow BF! Outreach Professionals and Resource Partners on June 6th at 8:30am at the Business Solutions Center, 1435 Cincinnati Street, Dayton, for a training program with Laith Wardi, ExecutivePulse.  Laith will talk about what is happening in economic development on a national basis, how other communities are dealing with workforce issues, and how to get the most benefit from the data we collect. 
Since 1996, ExecutivePulse has been working with communities to grow their business retention programs.  He has a great perspective on where business retention is heading as well as a strong familiarity with our region.
Please RSVP  swartza@mcohio.org

Thank you,
Angela Swartz
Secretary to the Director of C&ED                       
451 West Third Street, 10th floor
Dayton, Ohio 45422
(937) 225-4351
 

This Week’s Items:

  •  5/31/17 Columbus Logistics Conference (CLC)
  • Drug Free Workplace Grants - Looking for 10 Montgomery County Businesses
  • 6/7/17 DACC Access to Counseling
  • EDA Funding Announcement
  • SBA—Upcoming Events
  • Sinclair Workforce—Upgrade Your Industrial Maintenance Skills
  • 9/18-20/17 U.S. Department of Commerce Discover Global  Markets

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BusinessFirst! Regional Current Events/Fast Facts
http://www.businessfirstdaytonregion.com/events

MARK YOUR CALENDARS 6/6/17
Join your fellow BF! Outreach Professionals and Resource Partners on June 6th at 8:30am at the Business Solutions Center, 1435 Cincinnati Street, Dayton, for a training program with Laith Wardi, ExecutivePulse.  Laith will talk about what is happening in economic development on a national basis, how other communities are dealing with workforce issues, and how to get the most benefit from the data we collect. 
Since 1996, ExecutivePulse has been working with communities to grow their business retention programs.  He has a great perspective on where business retention is heading as well as a strong familiarity with our region.
Please RSVP  swartza@mcohio.org

Thank you,
Angela Swartz
Secretary to the Director of C&ED                       
451 West Third Street, 10th floor
Dayton, Ohio 45422
(937) 225-4351
          

Join your fellow BF! Outreach Professionals and Resource Partners on June 6th at 8:30am at the Business Solutions Center, 1435 Cincinnati Street, Dayton, for a training program with Laith Wardi, ExecutivePulse.  Laith will talk about what is happening in economic development on a national basis, how other communities are dealing with workforce issues, and how to get the most benefit from the data we collect. 

Since 1996, ExecutivePulse has been working with communities to grow their business retention programs.  He has a great perspective on where business retention is heading as well as a strong familiarity with our region.
Please RSVP  swartza@mcohio.org

Meetins will be held form 9:30-11:00 a.m. at various BusinessFirst! jurisdictions.

Location BSC 1435 Cincinnati Street Dayton, OH 45417

Meetins will be held from 9:30-11:00 a.m. at various BusinessFirst! jurisdictions.

Location:  Business Solution Center, 1435 Cincinnati Street, Dayton, OH 45417

        

 

Meetings will be held from 9:30-11:00 a.m. at various BusinessFirst! jurisdictions. Location TBD.

May



BusinessFirst! Weekly Information Items for May 5, 2017

This Week’s Items:

  •  5/5 River Run Grand Opening
  • FASTLANE Upcoming Events
  • 5/10 ITASWO World Trade Day
  • 5/10 May 2017 - Dayton SCORE Newsletter
  • Dayton Metro Library May Business and Career News
  • DACC Up Coming Events
  • 5/24 Quarterly Sustainability Luncheon
  • 5/25 I-70 I-75 Economic Development Summit
  • 5/25 Sunrise Series—Sinclair Breakfast Briefings
  • 5/25 Dayton succession planning workshop
  • Hobart Institute of Welding Technology Newsletter-April 2017

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BusinessFirst! Regional Current Events/Fast Facts

http://www.businessfirstdaytonregion.com/events
May 9th is our next BF! Outreach Meeting 9:30 am at the
Business Solutions Center, 1435 Cincinnati St, Dayton, OH 45417
MARK YOUR CALENDARS 6/6/17
Join your fellow BF! Outreach Professionals and Resource Partners on June 6th at 8:30am at the Business Solutions Center, 1435 Cincinnati Street, Dayton, for a training program with Laith Wardi, ExecutivePulse.  Laith will talk about what is happening in economic development on a national basis, how other communities are dealing with workforce issues, and how to get the most benefit from the data we collect. 
Since 1996, ExecutivePulse has been working with communities to grow their business retention programs.  He has a great perspective on where business retention is heading as well as a strong familiarity with our region.
Please RSVP  swartza@mcohio.org

Thank you,
Angela Swartz
Secretary to the Director of C&ED                       
451 West Third Street, 10th floor
Dayton, Ohio 45422
(937) 225-4351
          

Event Details


May 2017 BusinessFirst! Meeting

Meetins will be held from 9:30-11:00 a.m. at various BusinessFirst! jurisdictions.

Location: Business Solution Center, 1435 Cincinnati Street, Dayton, OH 45417

Event Details


BusinessFirst! Weekly Information Items for May 12, 2017

This Week’s Items:

  •  Youthworks
  • SBA Upcoming Events
  • 5/24 Quarterly Sustainability Luncheon
  • 5/25 Sunrise Series—Sinclair Breakfast Briefings
  • 5/25 I-70 I-75 Economic Development Summit
  • 5/25 INVITATION Ribbon Cutting - Wright Brothers Institute 2nd Street
  • 6/1 Fast Lane Cyber Security Awareness Event Flyer
  • Registration Now Open Life Cycle Industry Days (LCID) - 13-15 September 2017

_____________________________________________________________
BusinessFirst! Regional Current Events/Fast Facts

MARK YOUR CALENDARS 6/6/17
Join your fellow BF! Outreach Professionals and Resource Partners on June 6th at 8:30am at the Business Solutions Center, 1435 Cincinnati Street, Dayton, for a training program with Laith Wardi, ExecutivePulse.  Laith will talk about what is happening in economic development on a national basis, how other communities are dealing with workforce issues, and how to get the most benefit from the data we collect. 
Since 1996, ExecutivePulse has been working with communities to grow their business retention programs.  He has a great perspective on where business retention is heading as well as a strong familiarity with our region.
Please RSVP  swartza@mcohio.org

Event Details


BusinessFirst! Weekly Information Items for May 19, 2017

This Week’s Items:

  •  Youthworks
  • 5/24 Quarterly Sustainability Luncheon
  • 5/25 Dayton Succession Planning Workshop  7:30 am—10:30 am
  • 5/25 I-70 I-75 Economic Development Summit 7:45 am—2:30 pm
  • 5/25 Sunrise Series—Sinclair Breakfast Briefings  8:00 am– 9:30 am
  • BizCap Report May 2017
  • May 2017 ISSCM Department Newsletter
  • WSU SBDC China: Managing Risks and Expanding Export Opportunities Program

_____________________________________________________________
BusinessFirst! Regional Current Events/Fast Facts

MARK YOUR CALENDARS 6/6/17
Join your fellow BF! Outreach Professionals and Resource Partners on June 6th at 8:30am at the Business Solutions Center, 1435 Cincinnati Street, Dayton, for a training program with Laith Wardi, ExecutivePulse.  Laith will talk about what is happening in economic development on a national basis, how other communities are dealing with workforce issues, and how to get the most benefit from the data we collect. 
Since 1996, ExecutivePulse has been working with communities to grow their business retention programs.  He has a great perspective on where business retention is heading as well as a strong familiarity with our region.
Please RSVP  swartza@mcohio.org

Thank you,
Angela Swartz
Secretary to the Director of C&ED                       
451 West Third Street, 10th floor
Dayton, Ohio 45422
(937) 225-4351
 

Event Details


BusinessFirst! Weekly Information Items for May 26, 2017

This Week’s Items:

  •  5/31/17 Columbus Logistics Conference (CLC)
  • Drug Free Workplace Grants - Looking for 10 Montgomery County Businesses
  • 6/7/17 DACC Access to Counseling
  • EDA Funding Announcement
  • SBA—Upcoming Events
  • Sinclair Workforce—Upgrade Your Industrial Maintenance Skills
  • 9/18-20/17 U.S. Department of Commerce Discover Global  Markets

_____________________________________________________________
BusinessFirst! Regional Current Events/Fast Facts
http://www.businessfirstdaytonregion.com/events

MARK YOUR CALENDARS 6/6/17
Join your fellow BF! Outreach Professionals and Resource Partners on June 6th at 8:30am at the Business Solutions Center, 1435 Cincinnati Street, Dayton, for a training program with Laith Wardi, ExecutivePulse.  Laith will talk about what is happening in economic development on a national basis, how other communities are dealing with workforce issues, and how to get the most benefit from the data we collect. 
Since 1996, ExecutivePulse has been working with communities to grow their business retention programs.  He has a great perspective on where business retention is heading as well as a strong familiarity with our region.
Please RSVP  swartza@mcohio.org

Thank you,
Angela Swartz
Secretary to the Director of C&ED                       
451 West Third Street, 10th floor
Dayton, Ohio 45422
(937) 225-4351
          

Event Details


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