We’re growing Dayton by working to:
RETAIN AND RECRUIT TALENT
We partner with businesses, government organizations, and higher education institutions to advance job growth throughout the region.
EXPAND R&D AND COMMERCIALIZATION
We foster connections between research and industry to support innovation and entrepreneurship.
REGIONAL ADVOCACY AND STEWARDSHIP
We actively promote our region’s assets at the state and national levels.
How We Help
We maintain close connections with local, state, national, and international networks to keep our stakeholders informed on emerging needs, opportunities, and trends.
We deliver personalized assistance to businesses at all stages of development, whether they are looking to launch, relocate, or expand within the Dayton region.
We align the right resources and partnerships to link our stakeholders with solutions that bolster their continued growth and the region’s long-term health.
It’s all in the numbers
The best of Dayton truly lies before us. If we work together, we will continue to achieve great things for our nation and our region!
Wright State University
Executive Dialogue Event- A Conversation with Site Selectors
Please join The Dayton Development Coalition’s executive team for a regional conversation with site selectors. This event continues our year-long series of programs on the collaborative economic development efforts in the Dayton Region. On March 15-16, Dayton Development Coalition will host a group of site selection consultants to familiarize them with our Dayton Region. These professionals will learn more about major assets, recent business attraction and expansion projects, talent, educatio...40 N Main St Dayton, OH 45423Wednesday 16 march 2016 from 15:30 to 17:30
Economic Development Forum- Greene County
The Dayton Development Coalition is pleased to invite you to attend a complimentary regional economic development forum. The event will highlight the National Museum of the United States Air Force and their 4th building grand opening. Click here to RSVP!3500 Pentagon Blvd, Beavercreek OH 45431Friday 25 march 2016 from 8:00 to 9:30
DDC Member Investor Bike Ride
Join the Dayton Development Coalition and our member investors on a bike ride (up to 24 miles) beginning and ending at the Carillon Brewing Company. RSVP here today! Must wear a helmet All abilities welcome Recommend bringing water bottle Ride organized in part by the Dayton Cycling Club *In case of inclement weather, ride could be canceled day of the event. In this case, event will be rescheduled.1000 Carillon Blvd, Dayton OH 45409Friday 20 may 2016 from 14:00 to 17:00
Economic Development Forum- Clark County
The Dayton Development Coalition is pleased to invite you to attend a complimentary regional economic development forum. The event will focus on a regional update highlighting Clark County. Click here to RSVP!275 S Limestone St, Springfield OH 45501Friday 27 may 2016 from 8:00 to 9:30
Member Tour of WPAFB
Open to members of the DDC only. Click here to RSVP!--Tuesday 14 june 2016
Click here to RSVP!1360 Technology Court #100 Beavercreek, OH 45430Wednesday 15 june 2016 from 14:00 to 16:00
Economic Development Forum – Darke County
The Dayton Development Coalition is pleased to invite you to attend a complimentary regional economic development forum. The event will focus on a regional update highlighting Darke County.--Wednesday 6 july 2016 from 8:00 to 9:30
UAS Roundtable444 W 3rd St, Dayton OH 45402Thursday 21 july 2016 from 15:00 to 17:00
Executive Dialogue Breakfast – Jobs Ohio Talent Acquisition
Open to members of the DDC only.1 W 2nd St, Dayton, OH 45402Friday 29 july 2016 from 8:00 to 9:30
Executive Dialogue- A Regional Conversation with Site Selectors1700 South Patterson Blvd Dayton, OH 45409Friday 12 august 2016 from 12:15 to 14:00
Hometown Heroes™ American Celebration Night--Saturday 13 august 2016 time 19:00
Executive Dialogue Breakfast – PDAC/Advocacy
Open to members of the DDC only.1 W 2nd St, Dayton, OH 45402Thursday 22 september 2016 from 8:00 to 9:30
ADC Ohio Regional Forum281 W. Lane Ave., Columbus, OH 43210From wednesday 5 october 2016 to thursday 6 october 2016
Economic Development Forum – Montgomery County--Thursday 20 october 2016 from 8:00 to 9:30
Executive Dialogue Breakfast – Defense & Aerospace
Open to members of DDC only.444 W 3rd St # 12, Dayton, OH 45402Wednesday 9 november 2016 from 8:00 to 9:30
UAS Roundtable1435 Cincinnati St. Dayton, OHTuesday 20 december 2016 from 15:00 to 17:00
DDC’s Annual Meeting and 2016 Regional Economic Review
The Dayton Development Coalition’s Feb. 1 Annual Meeting will feature a panel discussion on the Dayton Region’s global influence. To register, go to: https://secure.utcdayton.com/ddc_annualmeeting2017/attendee/attendee.asp Doors open at 3 p.m. Program begins at 3:45 p.m.1 W 2nd St, Dayton, OH 45402Wednesday 1 february 2017 from 15:45 to 19:00
Regional Economic Development Forum- Fayette and Clinton Counties
The Dayton Development Coalition is pleased to invite you to attend a complimentary regional economic development forum. The event will focus on an update for Montgomery County as well as an overview from DP&L on their Site Certification program. We hope you can join us! Space is limited. RSVP is required. CLICK HERE TO RSVP!213 Fairview AveFriday 3 march 2017 from 11:15 to 13:15
A Regional Conversation with Site Selectors
On March 14-16, the Dayton Development Coalition will host a group of site selection consultants to familiarize them with our Dayton Region. These professionals will learn about major assets, recent business attraction and expansion projects, talent, educational and workforce development resources, real estate availability, and will visit with a sampling of existing businesses. The executive dialogue program is an opportunity for the consultants to share with you their observations of our region...444 W Third StFrom tuesday 14 march 2017 time 8:30 to thursday 16 march 2017 time 10:30
Dayton Region Investor Boot Camp
Our goal is to bring a broad range of experienced investors to share their best practices and lessons learned with our local investment community. We're also working with local entrepreneurs to share details of their success. Our speakers will be announced in the coming weeks, and we believe you will find the line-up compelling. Our investment community is alive and well within the Dayton Region, and we're experiencing tremendous growth in both deal flow and investment levels. The growth is l...1435 Cincinnati St. Dayton, OHWednesday 22 march 2017 from 7:45 to 16:45
Community Leader Fly In
Click HERE to view event website! Join us for the 32nd annual Dayton Region Community Fly-In! This event helps educate the community about the federal government and to promote an exchange of ideas between Washington DC officials and community leaders. Over one and a half days, we will hear from economic development experts, our Congressional delegation and other senior federal government leaders discussing topics relative to the resources and federal facilities in the r...--From monday 24 april 2017 to wednesday 26 april 2017
Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Tour
Open to members of the DDC only.Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, OhioThursday 8 june 2017
Visit the event website! UAS Midwest – “UAS Aviation: A Partnership for the Future!” Formerly known as the Ohio UAS Conference, this year’s event will reflect the advancements in this fast-paced industry not only in Ohio, but in the greater Midwestern region. Our new name highlights all of the UAS capabilities, applications and developments present in the Midwest.11 E. Fifth St, Dayton OH 45402From wednesday 16 august 2017 to thursday 17 august 2017
Membership: It’s Good for the region. It’s good for your business.
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Enhance your profile through key networking opportunities with the region’s top business, government, and higher education leaders.
Strengthen your capacity with programs that support business strategy and address high-impact regional initiatives.
Take advantage of events that showcase our region’s top assets and partnerships.
From Jobs Ohio West, to Accelerant, to our Defense initiatives. DDC’s membership programs will help you grow.