Category: Ohio Government

Ohio Business Gateway is revamped

Ohio Business Gateway is revamped A modernized version of the Ohio Business Gateway is scheduled to go live Monday, July 2 at 7 a.m. The modernization project will transform the current Gateway into a more user-friendly, reliable and secure portal that provides Ohio businesses with online access to business-related services provided by the state. Some of…

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SOS Husted names May at “Main Street Ohio” Month

SOS Husted names May at “Main Street Ohio” Month Secretary of State Jon Husted has announced May as “Main Street Ohio” Month. Throughout the month, Ohio Business Profile will highlight select family-owned or independently operated businesses that are considered staples in their community. “In almost every city or small town, there’s a business that provides pride and…

Ohio program provides preferences to veteran-owned companies

Ohio program provides preferences to veteran-owned companies The State of Ohio’s Veteran-Friendly Business Enterprise (VBE) procurement program provides preference or bonus points to certified companies that compete to contract with the state to supply the goods or services it needs, including eligible construction services. The Ohio departments of Administrative Services (DAS) and Transportation developed the…

OFCC requests participation in survey

OFCC requests participation in survey The Ohio Facilities Construction Commission (OFCC) is requesting participation in a short survey regarding the State of Ohio’s EDGE participation program, specifically regarding OFCC-administered construction projects. From the surveys listed below, please complete the survey that best applies to your firm: Project Owner: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/EDGEProjOwner Project Lead (A/E, CM, Contractors): https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/EDGEProjLead EDGE Certified…

Ohio Invites Global Technology and Innovation Community to Advance Solutions to Curb Drug Abuse and Addiction

Ohio Invites Global Technology and Innovation Community to Advance Solutions to Curb Drug Abuse and Addiction Launch of the Second Phase of Ohio Opioid Technology Challenge Ohio is one step closer to finding new solutions in the battle against drug abuse and addiction. The second phase of the Ohio Opioid Technology Challenge will accelerate the development of technology…

MLK Statewide Oratorical Contest expands into three new regions

MLK Statewide Oratorical Contest expands into three new regions The Ohio Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Commission has some exciting news to share! The MLK Statewide Oratorical Contest is growing! The 2018 contest will mark the 19th anniversary of the statewide oratorical contest. This year we have expanded into three new regions, growing the number…

Husted Declares February As “Minority-Owned Business”

Husted Declares February As “Minority-Owned Business” COLUMBUS – Secretary of State Jon Husted has announced February as “Minority-Owned Business” Month. Throughout the month, Ohio Business Profile will feature minority-owned businesses from across the state. In Ohio, there are more than 120,000 minority-owned businesses employing over 130,000 people. “Entrepreneurship and small business are the backbone of our state’s economy,”…