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Workforce & community

Collaboration: the key to our success

With 2.1 million people and counting, the 11-county Columbus Region is one of the fastest- growing metropolitan areas in the United States. This growth provides a strong workforce for regional employers, including those in the Rickenbacker area.

As with the economic growth in the region, vital public-private partnerships are playing a key role in our area’s success. Together, we’re creating strategic opportunities for businesses and connecting the Columbus Region with the world in more ways than ever before.

Businesses selecting the Rickenbacker area for expansion can take advantage of these strengths to move ahead of their competition:

Collaborative partners

Rickenbacker has become a key logistics hub and a vital asset for the area due to the strategic vision of forward-thinking leaders. The Columbus Region, the region’s economic development organization, is at the center of these collaborative and progressive partnerships. In partnership with Columbus Regional Airport Authority, they work locally and statewide.

Workforce networks

Due to its proximity to Columbus and its vast, highly skilled talent pool, Rickenbacker has attracted many notable employers. Dedicated human resources professionals work collaboratively to strengthen the region’s workforce.

The Rickenbacker Employer Assistance Program (REAN) connects employers to resources to help them attract and retain employees. To learn more about REAN, its complimentary membership, or to attend the next meeting, contact Columbus Regional Airport Authority.