Each of Pickerington’s stakeholders contributes to the overall success of the City’s strategic economic development efforts. Below are partners that the Economic Development Department collaborates with to ensure the community’s economic growth:
Columbus 2020 serves as the economic development organization for the Columbus Region. Columbus 2020 collaborates with state and local partners to generate opportunity and build capacity for economic growth.
The Columbus Chamber provides connections, resources, and solutions to help businesses thrive. The Columbus Chamber leverages a customized, consultative approach to support members that range from small businesses to Fortune 500 enterprises.
The Columbus Partnership
The Columbus Partnership is a nonprofit, membership-based CEO organization of 52 CEOs from Columbus’ leading businesses and institutions. The Columbus Partnership’s primary goal is to improve the economic vitality of the Columbus Region.
Fairfield 33 Alliance
The Fairfield 33 Alliance serves as a liaison between businesses interested in the State Route 33 Corridor and the many resources available to assist with business development in the area.
JobsOhio is a private, non-profit corporation that leads Ohio’s job-creation efforts by focusing on attracting and retaining jobs, with an emphasis on strategic industry sectors.
Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission (MORPC)
MORPC is a voluntary association of Central Ohio governments which envisions and embraces innovative directions in transportation, energy, housing, land use, the environment and economic prosperity.
The Ohio Development Service Agency (ODSA)
ODSA supports Ohio’s businesses, large and small, as they maneuver in the global economy. ODSA resources include the Small Business Development Centers, the Minority Business Development Centers, and Ohio Third Frontier. For companies looking to relocate or expand in Ohio, ODSA works with JobsOhio to offer businesses comprehensive packages of financial and technical assistance resources for job creation and retention.
Pickerington Area Chamber of Commerce (PACC)
PACC is a member organization uniting business entrepreneurs, professionals, government and the community. The PACC provides a vital link to support local businesses through advocacy, networking, education, marketing, and leadership opportunities.
Thoughtful multijurisdictional planning and land use decision making are critical to the vitality of a community, a region, and the state. Together, Violet Township and the City of Pickerington are partnering to create a unified vision for land use to ensure the economic prosperity of the area.