Industry Events

Ohio Around the World

Across the globe, JobsOhio stays involved with domestic and international trade shows and events to support its nine key industries. Attending these events allows our team to network with company leaders and global investors while also staying on top of industry innovations and trends, which can benefit current and future companies invested in Ohio. Here you will find a list of events where JobsOhio is playing an active role, ranging from exhibiting to thought leadership.


McCormick Place
Chicago, IL
April 30-May 2nd, 2019

Join 8,500 technologists, regulators and users across commercial and defense sectors for AUVSI XPONENTIAL 2019, the largest, most comprehensive trade show for unmanned and autonomous systems. XPONENTIAL brings together the entire unmanned systems community to share ideas, collaborate across markets, capitalize on next practices and emerging trends, and harness the power of unmanned technology for your business.

JobsOhio Director of Advanced Manufacturing, Aerospace & Aviation, Tim Sweeney, will be at AUVSI.

IAMC Spring Forum

Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort
Santa Barbara, CA
May 4-8th, 2019

Innovation culture is redefining commercial real estate. From dynamic workforces and smart real estate to big data and advanced technology, how are you and your company dealing with the latest disruptions? Join IAMC to discuss real-life challenges including Site Selection, Technology Applications, Construction Management, C-Suite Issues and more.


Hilton San Francisco Union Square
San Francisco, CA
May 8-10th, 2019

Hear from the best behind the Bay Area’s fintech initiatives through unique, short-form demos. Gain insight from expert speakers on banking, payments, lending, community banking, AI and customer experience. FinovateSpring will help keep you informed and find the next big advantage –before your competition does.

The JobsOhio financial services leadership team, Valentina Isakina and Terry Gore, will be at FinovateSpring.

IMPACT Spring Manufacturing Summit

Red Rock Resort & Spa
Las Vegas, NV
May 19-21st, 2019

Hear strategic endeavors and skillful insights from 40+ manufacturing leaders as they make way in today’s changing landscape. Thousands of manufacturing executives have joined us over the years for what has been voted the “most effective trade show” for over a decade. Coordinated by a personal concierge, a schedule is tailored to your professional goals and company priorities.

JobsOhio Director of Advanced Manufacturing, Karthik Avadhanula, will be at IMPACT.


Cobo Center
Detroit, MI
May 21-23rd, 2019

RAPID + TCT 2019 is a comprehensive event where the entire additive manufacturing community comes together to share knowledge and learn what’s new. Learn the advantages of 3D technologies, visit 375+ 3D technology providers in one room and discover how 3D technology is evolving. At RAPID + TCT, you’ll witness some of the biggest product announcements of the year firsthand, discover the latest applications and hear from the industry’s most respected experts on where the industry is headed next.

JobsOhio Director of Advanced Manufacturing, Karthik Avadhanula, will be at RAPID + TCT.

BIO International

Pennsylvania Convention Center
Philadelphia, PA
June 3-6th, 2019

The BIO International Convention attracts 16,000+ biotechnology and pharma leaders who come together for one week of intensive networking to discover new opportunities and promising partnerships. Connect with and gain insights from influential decision-makers in a wide spectrum of life science and application areas including drug discovery, biomanufacturing, genomics, biofuels, nanotechnology, and cell therapy.

The JobsOhio healthcare leadership team, Aaron Pitts and Severina Kraner, will be at BIO International.

Money20/20 Europe

Rai Amsterdam
Amsterdam, Netherlands
June 3-5th, 2019

Money20/20 is where the payments, fintech and financial services industries come together to connect and build the future of money. From industry institutions to up-and-coming innovators, a variety of brilliant minds will be at Money20/20. Explore unique regional insight, trailblaze enterprises and seize the opportunity to meet the person or land the deal that will change the trajectory of your business.

The JobsOhio financial services leadership team, Valentina Isakina and Terry Gore, will be at Money20/20 Europe.

ITS America

Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Washington, DC
June 4-7th, 2019

ITS America’s 28th Annual Meeting will highlight the business challenges around the federal, state, and local policy and legislation for intelligent mobility. Become a part of the conversation that will determine the regulatory and legal environment for data sharing, privacy, security, safety, testing, workforce and automation.

JobsOhio Director of Automotive, Jonathan Bridges, will be at ITS America.


Washington Hilton
Washington, DC
June 10-12th, 2019

The SelectUSA Investment Summit is the highest-profile event dedicated to promoting foreign direct investment (FDI) in the United States. It connects qualified foreign firms directly with U.S. economic development organizations to facilitate business investment and job creation. The Investment Summit plays a vital role in attracting and facilitating international investment into the U.S. by raising awareness of the wide range of opportunities and positive business climate and coordinating vital direct connections between investors and EDOs.

JobsOhio Senior Manager of International Business Development, Justin Kocher, will be at SelectUSA, booth 410.

Paris Air Show

Le Bourget
Paris, France
June 17-23rd, 2019

Over a hundred years old, this event is the largest and longest-running aerospace trade show in the world. The show has been at the very heart of developments in the global aerospace market since its beginning, for which it has become the most important meeting place over the years. Open to professionals and the general public alike, it inspires a large number of vocations. The show also takes place during the 50th anniversary of the Apollo program and when the Ohio-born Neil Armstrong stepped on the moon!

JobsOhio Managing Director of Advanced Manufacturing, Aerospace and Aviation, Glenn Richardson, will be at the Paris Air Show, Hall 3, booth B-109.