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Ohio TechCred Offers Grants for Employee Trainings

Businesses can apply for TechCred, Ohio’s grants program that reimburses employers for the cost of technology training for employees, now through September 29. Ohio TechCred helps employees learn new skills while enabling employers to build a stronger workforce with competencies needed in a tech-infused economy. Training for approved credentials may

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Popular Octoberfest Signals Fall’s Arrival

The annual Oktoberfest, a two-day community festival presented by the New Albany Chamber of Commerce, will take place Friday and Saturday, October 6 and 7 at 175 W. Main Street. This free family event features food trucks, live entertainment and a beer garden. On Saturday, visitors can watch the OSU

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New Park, Pickleball Complex, Concerts Add to Summer Fun

New Albany continues to invest in new opportunities to get out and enjoy the summer. The City is preparing to open the first phase of Taylor Farm Park, which includes leisure trails, wetlands and an exciting playground. City Council invites the community to join them in officially celebrating the opening

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ODOT Begins Construction on New SR 161 Lanes

The Ohio Department of Transportation will begin construction on State Route 161 between Interstate 270 and the U.S. Route 62 interchange in July to accommodate increased traffic from future commercial development throughout the area. The improvements include widening SR 161 between I-270 and the U.S. 62 interchange and widening the

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State’s TechCred Offers Grants for Tech-Focused Employee Training

The Ohio TechCred grant application process opens July 3 and closes on July 31 for Ohio private companies seeking to cover the cost of technology-focused training programs for employees. TechCred helps employees learn new skills while enabling employers to build a stronger workforce with competencies needed in a tech-driven economy.

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Local Firms Recognized for Corporate Citizenship

Several New Albany businesses were recently recognized by Columbus Business First for their contributions of both time and money to support the central Ohio community. Personal care and beauty brand, Bath & Body Works, ranked fifth among extra-large companies, while home exterior contractor, Feazel, ranked fifth among large

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Foundation Announces 2023-2024 Lecture Series Schedule, Speakers

The New Albany Lecture Series’ 2023-2024 season offers something for everyone–from Laura Linney, actress and cancer research advocate, to Misty Copeland, principal American Ballet Theatre dancer and best-selling author, to General Wesley Clark, retired four-star Army General and former Supreme Allied Commander. The series runs from October 3 to March

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Get Insights, Get Involved at New Albany 101: ‘Appy’ Hour

Want to learn how New Albany evolved from charming village to world-renowned community? The City of New Albany is hosting “New Albany 101: Appy Hour “ on July 12 from 6 to 7 pm at the Heit Center for Healthy New Albany. Get a behind-the-scenes tour of some of New

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Chamber Hosts Taste of New Albany, Seeks Volunteers

The New Albany Chamber of Commerce will host the Taste of New Albany, its annual event featuring food, fun, friends and entertainment on July 30 from 5 to 10 pm. The event showcases area restaurants, caterers and specialty food vendors. In addition to sampling signature menu items, guests can enjoy

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New Vision Dance Company Hosts Annual Festival

New Vision Dance Company will host its 2nd Annual New Albany Dance Festival at the Charleen & Charles Hinson Amphitheater from July 28 to 30. The Festival Concert features adult performance troupes from across the Midwest, a Central Ohio Dance Studio Showcase, and free dance, fitness and health classes and

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COTA, SmartRide New Albany Improve Transit Experience

The Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA) has recently made route changes to Express Line 45 to improve travel times. The transit lines are part of SmartRide New Albany, a partnership with COTA that provides commuter bus service with free shuttle service from the New Albany Park & Ride to and

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New Albany Cybersecurity Firm, Anchor, Wins National Awards

New-Albany startup, Anchor, a cybersecurity company at Innovate New Albany, continues to receive recognition for its subscription software that protects companies from data breaches. The security solutions innovator was recently named the gold winner in the 2023 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards: Best Cybersecurity Startup – North America and Data Security

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Red Roof Celebrates 50 Years of Hospitality  

Red Roof®, an award-winning leader in the lodging industry, culminated the yearlong celebration of its 50th anniversary at a recent luncheon program with state and local officials and business and community leaders. New Albany Mayor Sloan Spalding joined the hospitality brand’s senior leadership, Lt. Gov. Jon Husted, State Senator

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Video Describes Robust Progress at City’s Silicon Heartland

2023 was a monumental year for the Silicon Heartland project as the City of New Albany made incredible infrastructure progress – 10 miles of new roads, 4 miles of water pipes, and more! Check out our latest update video to see what’s in store for the project in 2024. VIEW

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AmplifyBio Adds Innovative Laboratory & Manufacturing Outsourcing Solution

AmplifyBio, a contract research organization with laboratory and manufacturing operations in New Albany, will hold a grand opening January 25 for its new Amplify Manufacturing Enablement Center (AMEC) that will expand the production of next-generation therapies. Phase one of the center, a 350,000-square-foot manufacturing facility for cell, gene, mRNA,

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Ohio Global Market Grants Available to Local Small Businesses

The Ohio Department of Development is offering grants of up to $10,000 for small businesses through its International Market Access Grants for Exporters (IMAGE) program. IMAGE program grants cover a wide variety of activities that businesses engage in to promote their products internationally. Eligible expenses include international trade show exhibitions,

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TechCred Offers Grants for Employee Technology Training

The state has announced its 2024 application schedule for Ohio TechCred grants that cover the cost of technology-focused training programs for private employees. TechCred helps employees learn new skills while enabling employers to build a stronger workforce with competencies needed in a tech-infused economy. The first TechCred application deadline is

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Chamber Announces 2023 Delta Award Winners

The New Albany Chamber of Commerce honored Delta Award recipients that “set the standard for excellence and innovation in business practices and community involvement” at its recent Annual Meeting & Delta Awards Reception. This year’s recipients include OhioHealth, Outstanding Large Business; Thomas| Riddle Real Estate Group, Outstanding Medium Business; Elliott

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QTS Invests $4.4 Billion in New Data Centers

New Albany City Council has approved community reinvestment area (CRA) agreements for Kansas-based QTS Data Centers that will allow the company to invest roughly $4.4 billion in new data centers totaling up to 4.7 million square feet for future end users. QTS is a colocation provider that leases data center

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ATG Launches Seamless Solutions for Business Travelers

ATG recently launched its new global platform, TravelSPACE, to provide business travelers with a seamless end-to-end solution proven to provide secure digital travel experiences. When travelers log on to their customized TravelSPACE they are presented with programs specific to countries or regions. The platform offers 30+ applications in 20+

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First “BizConnects” Event Attracts Many Businesses

New Albany recently hosted “BizConnect 2023” to give local businesses the opportunity to build connections with each other, City staff, and community partners. From the Fortune 500 companies in the New Albany International Business Park to entrepreneurs in the Innovate New Albany incubator, each business in New Albany plays a

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Companies Eligible for Export Internship Program

Companies have until February 1 to submit applications for the Ohio Export Internship Program designed to help businesses overcome the challenge of building new markets abroad by matching them to students with export-focused coursework from Ohio universities and colleges. The Ohio Export Internship Program helps companies that are looking to

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