News and Events

Join Us at an Event!

Monday, August 06, 2018

There are many events in Montgomery County designed to help business owners and entrepreneurs. The Business Solutions Center hosts many events free of charge. BusinessFirst!...
Visit Our Offices. We Are Here to Help!

Monday, July 30, 2018

Montgomery County Development Services is here to help you and your business. We offer free support, consulting, resources and tools that can be used to...
Tweet to @MCOhio

Monday, July 23, 2018

Share stories about your business, community organization and local news by tweeting to Tweet to @MCOhio. We want to hear from you and would be...
Connect with Us on Facebook

Monday, July 16, 2018

Stay up-to-date on what is happening in Montgomery County, Ohio by connecting with us on Facebook. Here, we will be posting regular updates, community information,...
Incentives to Help Grow Your Business

Monday, July 02, 2018

Take advantage of the many free resources and incentives available for growing your business in Montgomery County. These incentives include the CDBG Small Business Loan...
Post Your Job Openings Here

Monday, June 25, 2018

Are you expanding? Do you need help finding the right employees? Ohio Means Jobs is here to help. Businesses can post available job openings on...
Assistance for Developers and Property Owners

Monday, June 18, 2018

Developers, property owners, and non-profit agencies can receive financial assistance when trying to build or renovate a property for low or moderate-income housing. Montgomery County...
Free Resources for Your Business

Monday, June 11, 2018

The BusinessFirst! program is designed to connect your business with the tools, resources, and assistance you need to grow. Over 7,000 businesses have benefited from...
Why the JobsOhio Model Works

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

With a unique business model, JobsOhio operates unlike any other state economic development organization. JobsOhio has a unique business model. Unlike other state economic development organizations, JobsOhio...
Ohio's Biomedical Industry Is a Leader in the Midwest

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

BioEnterprise's report of Midwest biomedical investments ranks Ohio one of the leaders Every year, BioEnterprise, an Ohio organization that helps Northeast Ohio bioscience companies with growth,...
Ohio’s Workforce Supply Tool

Monday, May 28, 2018

The State of Ohio recently updated the Workforce Supply Tool to include approximately 200 in-demand occupations. The Workforce Supply Tool provides both employers and job seekers with...
Opportunity Zones Program Update

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Opportunity Zones Program Update: The Opportunity Zone Program is a new federal economic development program approved in December’s tax reform law.  The program establishes “Opportunity Zones”...
It’s Easy to Get Anywhere from Ohio

Monday, May 21, 2018

It’s easy to get anywhere from Ohio. Whether your business is moving finished goods across the country or importing raw materials, Ohio is an excellent...
Foreign Businesses are Investing in Ohio

Monday, May 14, 2018

The economic outlook for Ohio is bright and foreign corporations are participating in the growth of Montgomery County. Through the Foreign Direct Investment program, companies...
Trade Alliance Brings Business to the Area

Monday, April 30, 2018

The Dayton Region Israel Trade Alliance creates opportunities for international trade, collaboration, and partnerships. Founded in 2010, the DRITA enhances joint ventures, partnerships, and investment...
Community Demographics Available Here

Monday, April 09, 2018

Are you interested in locating a business in Montgomery County, Ohio or growing one that is already here? If so, demographic data can help you...
Find Available Properties for Purchase or Lease

Monday, April 02, 2018

Finding available commercial properties can be challenging but not with this FREE search tool. You can easily view available office, warehouse, manufacturing and retail spaces...
Chamber Award nominees sought

Monday, February 19, 2018

VANDALIA — The Vandalia-Butler Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominees for its Ambassador, Business Professional, and Marvin Link Distinguished Service Awards. The Chamber is also...
Steven Reed agency officially opens

Friday, February 16, 2018

VANDALIA — Many things come full circle in life, and that was the case on as members of the Vandalia-Butler Chamber of Commerce welcomed the...
2017 was the year of the red-hot job market

Wednesday, February 07, 2018

America's job market is hotter than Taylor Swift's new album. The country has added jobs for 86 consecutive months -- the longest streak on record -- according...
County unveils development portal

Friday, December 22, 2017

Montgomery County is unveiling a new marketing and economic development web site, www.selectmcohio.com. The online portal, designed by a Minnesota company, is meant to attract business site...
OUEDI IEDC Certification Prep

Monday, December 11, 2017

Whether you are just starting your pathway to becoming a Certified Economic Developer (CEcD), have taken the required classes, or have taken the CEcD exam...
As profits soar industrywide, Ohio is a top state for aerospace manufacturing

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Aerospace manufacturing is big business in the Dayton region, with a study commissioned by the Dayton Region Manufacturers Association showing the manufacturing industry employs more than 110,000 people in a 14-county area surrounding Dayton and its companies here combine for more than $44 billion in annual sales. Among the top aerospace manufacturing companies in the Dayton region are GEAviation, the General Electric unit, as well as United Technologies Corp.'s UTC Aerospace...
Dayton Area Earns Prestigious Award

Monday, June 26, 2017

Knowing where to locate your business can be challenging. In Ohio, it becomes a lot easier. In addition to having a pro-business climate, skilled workforce...
Ohio, Dayton take the stage at drone event

Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Dayton and Ohio are being represented at a global drones conference. Ohio experts on unmanned aerial systems (UAS) arrived at XPONENTIAL 2017 ready to make the case...
An Affordable Education

Monday, April 24, 2017

Have you recently graduated from high school? Are you a working adult looking to advance your skills? If so, Edison Community College provides numerous opportunities...
Ohio adds 15K jobs in February

Friday, March 24, 2017

Ohio employers posted a net gain of 15,200 jobs last month — the second-highest statewide increase in the nation — while the February unemployment rate...
Local housing markets among “healthiest” in Ohio

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Three communities in the Dayton-area have been named among the Top 10 “healthiest” housing markets in Ohio, including one local market that ranks third nationally. Northridge,...
Growing Startups in Ohio for 180+ Years

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Nearly 1,500 FounderCon attendees converged in Greater Cincinnati October 17 through 19, creating new energy in the region. During the three-day event, entrepreneurs filled the streets,...
Self-driving cars coming to Ohio

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Self-driving cars could be taking to Ohio roads in the next month, WVXU reports. The Buckeye State has been marketing itself as a testing ground for...
Business Climates Matter; Here’s Why

Monday, November 21, 2016

By SIte Selection Magazine I’m writing this note less than a week before the national election, and I’ll bet you were as campaign-fatigued at the beginning...
Real Value of $100 in Each State

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Ohio is a low-price state. There, $100 will buy you stuff that would cost $111.98 in a state at the national average price level. You...
What is Ohio?

Monday, May 30, 2016

By Site Selection Magazine Google the route through Ohio from Cincinnati to Wooster to Columbus to Findlay to Toledo, and you’ll find that it takes about...
Developing Recession-Proof Industries

Monday, May 30, 2016

By Site Selection Magazine While no industry is immune to the forces of economic recession, some sectors hold up better than others. It’s knowing where and...
Wellness at Work Initiative

Friday, October 27, 2017

Montgomery County Alcohol, Drug Addiction, and Mental Health Services (ADAMHS) is launching the Wellness at Work Initiative, which is focused on promoting health and safety...
Ohio Attracts Millennials

Monday, May 15, 2017

  Cities throughout Ohio are taking additional steps to attract millennial talent. They’re providing the market with more affordable housing. They’re developing more appealing downtowns filled...