Economic development leader to share update at forum

Thursday, May 17, 2018

8 - 9:30 a.m.

Wade Gottschalk, executive director, Wood County Economic Development Commission (WCEDC), will discuss the local and county economy, demographics, and provide an update on economic development and the relationship to agriculture at the Northwest Ohio Ag-Business Breakfast Forum, Thursday, May 17, 2018 from 8 – 9:30 a.m. The event is hosted by the Center for Innovative Food Technology (CIFT) at the Agricultural Incubator Foundation (AIF).

WCEDC, a public/private partnership to grow the employment and tax base of Wood County, Ohio, has attracted more than $2.5 billion of private sector investment and 7,000 jobs since becoming an Ohio non-profit corporation in 1993.

Arrive early, as breakfast and informal networking will start at 8 a.m., with the program to follow.

The Northwest Ohio Ag-Business Breakfast Forum is an educational networking opportunity to provide information on current issues, trends and programs available to the agricultural community and those who support its advancement.


Wood County EDC

Wade Gottschalk
Executive Director
Wood County Economic Development Commission


$10 per person when you RSVP in advance, or $12 per person at the door without RSVP (cash or check) which includes breakfast and networking opportunities. Walk-ins are welcome, but guests are encouraged to reserve a seat in advance by visiting

Make checks payable to CIFT.


The AIF/NOCK is located at 13737 Middleton Pike (St. Rt. 582) in Bowling Green.


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Bowling Green, OH