We have countless community partners who enable smart and innovative organizations to realize their dreams in Dublin, Ohio. The list below is not meant to be exclusive, but simply highlights a few of our community partners.
JobsOhio is a private, nonprofit corporation guided by a business-minded Governor and a highly accomplished board of directors, designed to lead Ohio’s job-creation efforts by singularly focusing on attracting and retaining jobs, with an emphasis on strategic industry sectors. Using a private-sector approach, JobsOhio speaks the language of business, enabling Ohio to be more nimble, flexible and competitive in its economic development efforts.
The Columbus Region is guided by Columbus 2020, an aggressive economic development strategy. Columbus 2020 is a bold regional public-private partnership that leverages Central Ohio’s research and academic institutions, diverse industries to position the State Capital to become the fastest growing economy in the country and one of the nation´s leaders in economic development. The initiative grows our economy by ensuring that our existing companies are growing and thriving, that the world´s leading companies are attracted to the region, and that innovations are cultivated and commercialized. Columbus 2020 supports the region´s distinctive open, young, and diverse culture as a key competitive advantage, ensuring that Columbus is the place where talented people want to live, work and play.
TechColumbus is the catalyst for technology-driven economic growth in Central Ohio. TechColumbus runs a world-class technology business incubator and works with entrepreneurs and investors to develop and launch technology start-up companies, as well as grow young companies that will provide the jobs of tomorrow. Our partnership with TechColumbus has resulted in a 4x return on investment through grants and follow up investments for Dublin based companies.
Dublin Chamber of Commerce
The Dublin Chamber of Commerce is your one-stop business resource committed to marketing and promoting local businesses, and providing networking opportunities to help companies grow their business. With nearly 1,100 members, the Dublin Chamber of Commerce serves as the voice of the business and professional community.
Dublin Convention & Visitors Bureau
The Dublin CVB invites you to explore the city where Irish in an Attitude. European features like rolling golf courses, one-of-a kind boutiques, and cozy neighborhood pubs contrast with world-class attractions and festivals. Come discover Dublin, where you don’t need Irish in your blood…Just in your soul!
Dublin City Schools
The Dublin City School District consists of 47 square miles and parts of Columbus, Hilliard, Upper Arlington, Delaware County, and Union County. The district has received the State of Ohio’s highest possible rating for eight consecutive years, bolstering its statewide reputation for academic and extracurricular excellence. According to Ohio Department of Education statistics Dublin City Schools is the 12th largest district in the state.
The Ohio State University
The Ohio State University – the state’s flagship university and the largest university in the U.S. – has over 56,000 students at its main campus in Columbus. With 170 undergraduate majors and more than 250 masters, doctoral, and professional degree programs, Ohio State provides the region with a diverse and talented workforce for the future.
Columbus State Community College
Through its dynamic curriculum and commitment to diverse learners, Columbus State Community College serves as a catalyst for creating and fostering linkages among the community, business and educational institutions. The College has grown from an initial enrollment of 67 students in 1963, to its current thriving campus of more than 30,000 students. Columbus State’s Career & Technical Programs division offers two-year career programs in more than 55 areas of business, health, public service, human service, and engineering technologies. Students can also take the first two years of their bachelor’s degree here through our College of Arts and Science, then transfer to a four-year college. Our Community Education and Workforce Development division offers continuing education classes, licensure courses and personal enrichment courses.
Franklin University was founded in 1902 in Columbus, Ohio, to serve the needs of adult students who have the ambition to continue their education in combination with other responsibilities. Today, Franklin has grown to be Central Ohio’s foremost educator of working adults and the third-largest private university in the state. Annually, we serve more than 11,000 students from across the country and around the world. As an accredited, student-centered leader in online learning, Franklin University offers respected, in-demand undergraduate and graduate degree programs. Classes are taught online and at five Midwest locations, and our MBA has broad international reach.
Tolles Career & Technical Center
At Tolles, educational lines between academic classes and career skills is blurred, creating an exciting blend of workforce preparation and enhanced learning for both teens and adults.
Metro Data Center
Metro Data Center, LLC is a strategic business development and support firm dedicated to solving your business needs. The City of Dublin has partnered with Metro Data Center, LLC through a professional services agreement to assist the City’s Economic Development Division through the establishment and creation of a High Tier Data Center that is capable of providing a multitude of services while supporting business growth and integration of IT services. This newly created Technology based Entrepreneurial Center was established for the sole purpose of fostering health and growth within local IT businesses by creating an environment that contributes directly to their individual success.