Economic Development - Business and Industry
The Marietta Area Chamber of Commerce is a leading force in Economic Development throughout Southeastern Ohio and the entire Mid-Ohio Valley.
Through the Chamber staff and our Economic Development sub-committee of the Board of Directors, the Chamber works in partnership with member business, local government and economic development agencies, industry associations and other organizations to gather, organize and articulate quality information about our area, its resources and opportunities.
In collaboration with other Economic Development agencies, we are working to improve and sustain an economic framework for the people of the Mid-Ohio Valley to
retain and expand existing businesses
attract new businesses
expand exporting and trade
develop resources for financing, workforce training and optimization of land and facilities
establish and maximize peer-to-peer business opportunities among all Chamber members and our friends in neighboring counties throughout our region.
If you need assistance with business development, regardless of your business size, or if you want to start-up or relocate a business to Mid-Ohio Valley area, please contact the Marietta Area Chamber of Commerce in confidence for assistance.
Washington County - Top Employers as of July 2012
Marietta Memorial Hospital - 2,300
Thermo Fisher - 500
Kraton Polymers - 428
Marietta College - 394
Wal-Mart - 394
Peoples Bank - 259
Solvay Advanced Polymers - 255
RJF International - 241
Washington State Community College - 200
Eramet - 210