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Akron-Canton Regional Conference

February 9, 2023 |

Friday, February 249:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Through a partnership between the Ohio Chamber of Commerce, University of Akron, and Greater Akron Chamber, this unique event will bring together key government officials, business leaders, and community stakeholders to discuss important issues and opportunities facing the Greater Akron region. During this information-packed conference, attendees will hear first-hand from…

2022 Post General Election Conference

October 5, 2022 |

The Impact Ohio Post General Conference offers the first post-election opportunity to hear directly from the leaders who will shape Ohio’s policy and political agenda for the upcoming biennium. Please feel free to contact Lindsey Perkins with any questions at (614) 629-0911.

Thank You for a Great 2021!

January 15, 2022 |

We want to say thank you for a great 2021. Thank you, especially, to our 2021 sponsors, speakers, and all of you who joined us at conferences this year. 2021 marked the third year that Impact Ohio held regional conferences across the state. The regional conferences continue to grow in number of attendees, speaker participation, media stories, sponsorship, and…

2021 Impact Ohio Headlines

December 12, 2021 |

Impact Ohio had an exciting 2021 visiting Akron-Canton (virtually), Dayton, Mahoning Valley, Southeast Ohio, and Toledo. You can check out some the news articles from the conferences below. Toledo Toledo Mayor Candidates Face Off on Job Creation, Policing – The Blade Impact Ohio Hosts Bipartisan Conversations in Toledo Conference – NBC24 Impact Ohio Conference Coming…

In Recognition of Our 2021 Speakers

December 8, 2021 |

In recognition of our panelists and speakers who participated in the 2021 Impact Ohio Regional Conferences, Impact Ohio makes a charitable donation in lieu of personal tokens of appreciation. This year’s donation is to Ohio YMCA Youth & Government.  Ohio YMCA Youth & Government is a three-day learning conference in which students participate directly in…

Thank You 2021 Speakers!

December 5, 2021 |

The 2021 Regional Conferences wouldn’t have been possible without our outstanding presenters and speakers. Thank you! Akron-Canton The Honorable Frank LaRose, Ohio Secretary of State The Honorable Matt Dolan, Chair, Senate Finance Committee The Honorable Vernon Sykes, Ranking Member, Senate Finance Committee The Honorable Erica Crawley, Ranking Member, House Finance Committee The Honorable Bill Roemer,…

Thank You 2021 Sponsors!

December 1, 2021 |

The 2021 Regional Conferences were possible thanks to the generous support of our sponsors.  Our events would not be possible without their support and participation.  Thank you, sponsors!

Southeast Regional Recap

November 30, 2021 |

The conference began with welcomes from Dr. Mark Weinberg, the Founding Dean of Ohio University’s Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Service, and Scott Frank, the City Manager of Nelsonville. In the first session, Enhancing the Region’s Workforce Ecosystem, panelists Representative Jay Edwards, Rachel Johanson, Dr. John McCarthy, and Kara Willis, and moderator Thomas Hodson discussed how the region’s workforce is evolving and…

Impact Ohio Coming to Southeast Ohio Friday

November 15, 2021 |

Impact Ohio will hold an in-person regional conference in Southeast Ohio on Friday, November 19 in The Grand Lobby at Stuart’s Opera House in Nelsonville from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The 2021 Impact Ohio Southeast Regional Conference is a partnership effort with the Success Group, The Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Service at…