2016 Press Releases

  • 2016 Athena Award Nominees, Event Keynote Speaker Announced

    Mar 31, 2016
    Agnus Berenato, television sports analyst and the winningest women’s basketball coach at both the University of Pittsburgh and Georgia Tech—and, who was just named head women’s basketball coach at Kennesaw State University in Georgia on Wednesday—will keynote the 24th annual Athena Award Dinner on May 19, when the Regional Chamber and co-presenter The Vindicator/vindy.com honor and recognize 21 Athena nominees.
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  • Chamber Submits 40 Land Sites to New SiteOhio Program

    Mar 16, 2016
    Through a new program created by the State Of Ohio and Insight Consulting to increase business attraction opportunities across the state, the Regional Chamber’s Economic Development team—in partnership with JobsOhio and TeamNEO—has submitted 40 land sites in Mahoning and Trumbull counties for review and consideration to be marketed as client-ready for future investment and job opportunities.
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  • Regional Chamber, Valley Leaders Visit Cuba to Explore Exporting Opportunities

    Mar 04, 2016
    Regional Chamber Senior Vice President of Economic Development Sarah Boyarko was part of a group of eight leaders—including three from the Valley—who traveled to Cuba last week to explore exporting opportunities. The group, comprising elected officials, companies and consultants, was exposed to Cuban culture, specific business opportunities and Cuban education and government officials.
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