Ohio Around the World

Across the globe, JobsOhio stays involved with domestic and international trade shows and events to support its nine key industries. Attending these events allows our team to network with company leaders and global investors while also staying on top of industry innovations and trends, which can benefit current and future companies invested in Ohio. Here you will find a list of events where JobsOhio is playing an active role, ranging from exhibiting to thought leadership.

Area Development Consultants Forum 24

Vinoy Renaissance Hotel
501 5th Ave NE
St Petersburg, FL, U.S.
December 4–6th, 2017

The Consultants Forum unites leading voices in site consulting programs and discussions on trends, strategies and solutions that influence site selection for businesses. Our Director of Global Business Development, Lee Crume, will be in attendance.


The Joy Theatre
1200 Canal Street
New Orleans, LA, U.S.
December 5–6th, 2017

Economix is a mix of economic development professionals sharing insights on what drives economic development in their states, regions and communities. To further drive capital investment and job growth within Ohio, we believe in connecting with a diverse array of economic development professionals. Justin Kocher, the JobsOhio Manager of International Business Development, will be attending.

Fintech Connect Live

ExCeL London
Royal Victoria Dock, 1 Western Gateway
London, UK
December 6–7th, 2017

Like all industries driven by technology revolutions, fintech is filled with rapidly evolving innovations. Fintech Connect Live is a gathering of some of fintech’s brightest minds. Our Managing Director of Financial Services, Valentina Isakina, will be at the event to share her expertise and meet others in the fintech space.

Transportation Research Board

Walter E. Washington Convention Center
801 Mt Vernon Pl NW
Washington, D.C., U.S.
January 7–11th, 2018

Policy makers, administrators, practitioners, researchers, and representatives of government, industry and academic institutions gather to discuss all aspects of transportation. To understand where the nation and the world are heading, we at JobsOhio value staying on top of industry-critical information and lending our voices to the discussion.

Consumer Electronics Show (CES)

Las Vegas Convention Center
3150 Paradise Rd.
Las Vegas, NV, U.S.
January 9–12th, 2018

CES is the largest technology trade show in the world. It is, as they say, “Where Innovation does Business.” For the latest and greatest in technology, CES is a must-attend event, which is why we encourage companies to attend. Don’t just stay on top of current innovation, stay ahead of the curve.

North American Auto Show

Cobo Center
1 Washington Blvd
Detroit, MI, U.S.
January 14–28th, 2018

The North American Auto Show is a mix of the world’s top automotive and technology executives, designers, engineers and thought leaders. It is the stage where global mobility innovation and industry-shaping announcements are debuted.

AutoMobili-D will also be celebrating its second year at the show, connecting tech startups, venture capitalists, automakers, universities and suppliers to the future of urban mobility.

JobsOhio’s senior managing director of automotive, Kristi Tanner, and director of automotive, Jonathan Bridges, are attending. Find them at booth UA06.

Automotive News World Congress

Detroit Marriott Renaissance Center
400 Renaissance Dr.
Detroit, MI, U.S.
January 16–17th, 2018

Learn what the future holds for automotive. Where industry leaders come together to discuss automotive’s changing landscape, suppliers, smart mobility, technology and the future of NAFTA. JobsOhio’s director of automotive, Jonathan Bridges, will be in attendance.

SAE Govt/Industry Meeting

Walter E. Washington Convention Center
801 Mt Vernon Pl NW
Washington, D.C., U.S.
January 24–26th, 2018

Government players influence every aspect of the automotive industry. This annual gathering is where government policy and regulatory makers, and auto industry representatives come together to discuss the influence of government action on future vehicle design, including safety, emissions and energy conservation. Where will the automotive industry go from here and what with influence its progression? Ohio stays abreast on what is to come.