Governor DeWine to address CCAO/CEAO Winter Conference
We are looking forward to having everyone join us at the 141st CCAO/CEAO Annual Conference next week at the Hyatt Regency Columbus.
We have an impressive schedule of events prepared for this year’s conference, including a lunchtime address from Governor Mike DeWine. We’re excited to also welcome state leaders including Lt. Gov. Jon Husted, House Speaker Bob Cupp and Senate President Matt Huffman who will be addressing events throughout the conference.
Some key events you won’t want to miss include:
Wednesday, December 8th at 9:00 a.m. – Ohio Counties Interactive Display Dedication at the Ohio Statehouse.
All are welcome to attend this open house event as we dedicate a permanent interactive county display in the Statehouse Map Room. The event will run from 9:00 a.m. through 10:30 a.m. and include breakfast and coffee.
- Dedication ceremony – will take place at 9:30 a.m. and will include remarks from Governor Jon Husted, Senate President Pro Tempore Jay Hottinger and House Speaker Robert Cupp and be hosted by CCAO President Tim Bubb.
- Statehouse Gift Shop – will be open and offering a 25% discount off most items to those who tell them they are with CCAO or CEAO.
- Shuttle transportation from the Hyatt or Sonesta hotels – will board just outside the main lobby off Nationwide Blvd. The loop runs from 8:30 a.m. till 11:00 a.m.
Wednesday, December 8th at 11:00 a.m. – New Members Session
Our networking opportunity for CCAO’s newest members, hosted by CEBCO and CORSA Presidents Tony Bornhorst and Cory Noonan.
Wednesday, December 8th at 11:45 a.m. – Governor Mike DeWine
Gov. DeWine will address conference attendees at noon. We will have a grab-and-go lunch starting at 11:45 a.m. so that attendees will have time to join the meeting, grab a lunch and find a seat before noon when the governor arrives.
Wednesday, December 8th at 11:45 a.m. – Opening General Session
Ohio Department of Transportation Director Jack Marchbanks and National Association of Counties President Larry Johnson will provide remarks to conference attendees.
Thursday, December 9th at 11:45 a.m. – Annual CCAO/CEAO Luncheon
Featuring guest speaker Senate President Matt Huffman.
Thursday, December 9th at 5:00 p.m. – Annual CCAO/CEAO Banquet
The reception starts at 5:00 p.m. followed by dinner at 6:00 p.m. where Supreme Court Justice Jennifer Brunner will install the 2022 CCAO Officers. All members of the Ohio General Assembly have been invited to attend.
As always, our conference will feature many educational sessions and activities providing members the latest information on critical topics to county government, including ARPA, broadband expansion, workforce development, a legislative update and much more.