On March 13th the Portage Development Board, in partnership with the local economic development directors and chambers of commerce, held its first Portage County Business Round Table of 2018. The program was held at The NEW Center in Rootstown and had over 60 attendees. The topic for the event was Utilizing Social Media to Find and Recruit Employees, presented my Shon Christy of Shon Christy Social Media. The program offered impactful takeways to enhance organizations social media recruiting and retention tactics.

Portage County Business Round Tables  focus on business climate issues that companies have identified as having a major impact on their ability to conduct business.  The goal of these round tables is to find ways to improve and maintain a business climate that will enable companies to locate, stay and grow in Portage County, Ohio.