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Ohio University's Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs will host the 3rd Annual Appalachian Ohio State of the Region Conference scheduled for May 20, 2014.  The event will be held in the Walter Hall Rotunda on the campus of Ohio University. This day-long conference will address the region’s current status and opportunities in the manufacturing sector by bringing together national leaders and industry experts to discuss recent trends and developments. 

Registration is now open

For additional information about the conference, please contact: Trenia Twyman 740.597.1460 or

View the video highlights of the 2013 conference here.

The annual event is part of the Voinovich School's U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) University Center activities and is sponsored by the Appalachian Partnership for Economic Growth (APEG) and the Ohio Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP).  Local Development Districts (LDDs), local governments, and area businesses are also strong partners in planning and participating in the program.




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Chet Burdette
Co-Founder GhostBlind

“It was important for us to be certain we were making the right moves, and TechGROWTH helped give us that confidence.”

Neill Lane

“We were once a small group of inventors. Now, we plan to grow to about 100 employees, all based out of our Athens facility.”

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The mission of TechGROWTH Ohio is to significantly increase revenue growth and capital investments in technology-based businesses within the 20-county region of southeast Ohio.

Funded by the Third Frontier Initiative – a $1.6 billion Ohio Development Services Agency – it is a part of the Entrepreneurial Signature Program.

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