INVESTOR UPDATE
December 6, 2013
PROGRESS: JOB CREATION

995,599
workers

More people are
working in our region
now than ever before
PROGRESS: JOB CREATION
2010 through August 2013
The Region is
growing jobs at an

unprecedented
pace

53,158

NEW JOBS

35...
PROGRESS: CAPITAL INVESTMENT
2010 through September 2013

$3.61
billion

$3.61 BILLION

Technology,
machinery, land and
bu...
CLOSING THE GAP: PER CAPITA INCOME
$45,000

$42,298
$40,000

$39,549

$35,000

$30,759
$30,000

$30,319

Our biggest
chall...
PROGRESS: PER CAPITA INCOME
Per capita income, 2013 YTD project wins vs. baseline

29%
increase
Average annual salary of a...
COLUMBUS REGION RANKINGS


No. 2 in the U.S. for Job Creation
-Gallup, March 2013



Top 10 Metro for Job Growth
-Wells ...
HOW ARE WE DOING IT?
WE ARE MEETING THE MARKET
45 business development missions to 31 cities and 6 countries
WE ARE TAKING CARE OF OUR OWN


More than 40% of our pipeline consists of existing companies



Personal interviews with...
WE ARE WINNING EVERY DAY
WE ARE WORKING TOGETHER

Coming together is a beginning.
Keeping together is progress.
Working together is success.
Henry ...
WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE?
LOOKING AHEAD



Continue to execute the plan



Become a global center for investment and trade



Prepare, prepare, p...
THANK YOU
Columbus 2020
150 S. Front St., Suite 200
Columbus, OH 43215

columbusregion.com | 614-225-6063
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Columbus 2020 chief economic officer Kenny McDonald presented the latest progress toward the organization's goals to investors and ED411 attendees on December 6, 2013.

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Investor Update - December 2013 - Kenny McDonald Presentation

  1. 1. INVESTOR UPDATE December 6, 2013
  2. 2. PROGRESS: JOB CREATION 995,599 workers More people are working in our region now than ever before
  3. 3. PROGRESS: JOB CREATION 2010 through August 2013 The Region is growing jobs at an unprecedented pace 53,158 NEW JOBS 35.4% of goal 150,000 GOAL 0 20,000 40,000 60,000 80,000 100,000 120,000 140,000 160,000
  4. 4. PROGRESS: CAPITAL INVESTMENT 2010 through September 2013 $3.61 billion $3.61 BILLION Technology, machinery, land and buildings
  5. 5. CLOSING THE GAP: PER CAPITA INCOME $45,000 $42,298 $40,000 $39,549 $35,000 $30,759 $30,000 $30,319 Our biggest challenge $25,000 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 Columbus Region U.S.
  6. 6. PROGRESS: PER CAPITA INCOME Per capita income, 2013 YTD project wins vs. baseline 29% increase Average annual salary of all jobs created or retained in 2013 is $49,656 – 29 percent higher than the 2010 baseline
  7. 7. COLUMBUS REGION RANKINGS  No. 2 in the U.S. for Job Creation -Gallup, March 2013  Top 10 Metro for Job Growth -Wells Fargo, September 2013  Top 10 Metro for Facility Location -Site Selection, March 2013  No. 5 in the U.S. for Job Opportunities -Forbes, April 2013  Top 10 City for Finding Employment -Forbes, July 2013  Top7 Intelligent Community -Intelligent Communities Forum, April 2013  Top 10 Coolest Cities in the Midwest -MSN, February 2013
  8. 8. HOW ARE WE DOING IT?
  9. 9. WE ARE MEETING THE MARKET 45 business development missions to 31 cities and 6 countries
  10. 10. WE ARE TAKING CARE OF OUR OWN  More than 40% of our pipeline consists of existing companies  Personal interviews with nearly 500 local companies  Surveys of our economic base to determine challenges and opportunities  Analysis of our regional workforce  Analysis of our region’s export economy  Analysis of our international connections
  11. 11. WE ARE WINNING EVERY DAY
  12. 12. WE ARE WORKING TOGETHER Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success. Henry Ford
  13. 13. WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE?
  14. 14. LOOKING AHEAD  Continue to execute the plan  Become a global center for investment and trade  Prepare, prepare, prepare
  15. 15. THANK YOU Columbus 2020 150 S. Front St., Suite 200 Columbus, OH 43215 columbusregion.com | 614-225-6063
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