Columbus will grow its economy by ensuring that existing companies are growing and thriving, that the world’s leading companies are attracted to the region, and that innovations are cultivated and commercialized. The Columbus Partnership is leading this effort through Columbus 2020 – a regional, public-private partnership leveraging central Ohio’s research and academic institutions and 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.
Setting High Goals
Columbus 2020 has accepted the challenge to meet the following economic goals by the year 2020:
- Add 150,000 net new jobs
- Increase personal per capita income by 30%
- Add $8 billion of capital investment
- Facilitate the Columbus Region being recognized as a national leader in economic development.
Showcasing our Assets
Telling the Columbus story to the nation and the world.