OCCD is a 170+ member statewide association of community and economic development professionals. Since 1965, we have dedicated ourselves to making our communities better places to live, work and enjoy life.
OCCD's objective is to enhance the livability of the cities, towns and communities of the state of Ohio through the following practices:
Through expert-led meetings, conferences, training events, and workshops, OCCD facilitates effective federal-state-local relations by achieving close coordination among agencies, associations and groups. Employees in the local development industry find opportunities for professional growth and networking through these events as well as opportunities to serve on committees.