Intelligent Edge

Moving Your Business Forward

From digital acumen to revitalized green spaces, Hudson is committed to providing the type of experience that attracts top talent, increases economic vitality and cements our position as the premier place to do business in Northeast Ohio.

2018 Smart21 Community
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Hudson is proud to announce that we are the only U.S. city to be recognized by the Intelligent Community Forum (ICF) as a 2018 Smart21 Community. Based in New York City, ICF selects communities for this international honor based on their economic, social and cultural advancements in the digital age. Read more.

Velocity Broadband — City-owned and Operated

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As one of Ohio’s first Gigabit cities, Hudson offers high-speed, 100% fiber-optic broadband to our local businesses. With faster and more reliable internet services, we empower our local businesses to compete in today’s high-speed, data-driven world. In fact, our Velocity Broadband provides speeds up to 10 gigabits per second! Read more.

The District at Downtown Hudson

The District

Vibrant and walkable, the District serves as Hudson’s newly renovated downtown core. It’s the ideal blend of our historic heritage and our commitment to innovative technology and infrastructure. The area features modern office space, housing options and green spaces to attract both young professionals and empty nesters. Read more.

Heritage Meets Innovation

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"I applaud Hudson for celebrating the past, while thinking in the future."
— Kent State University Professor

The City of Hudson is known for its rich history and New England-style charm. We are equally proud to have struck a balance that preserves our legacy while embracing the lifestyle-enhancing advancements of the digital age. Our residents and businesses can look forward to seeing the City capitalize on our fiber-optic investment. In the near future, we will roll-out smart municipal lighting, automated parking solutions and guidance, and intelligent traffic signals. The next phase of downtown development will feature smart office space, homes, and a hotel. Our investment in and commitment to innovation is just beginning. Read more.

Interested in learning more about our smart initiatives? Get in touch!

Hudson appears to be aggressively embracing the future, positioning itself to win in the coming decades. Hudson takes an innovative, pro-business approach to recruiting tech companies, directly supports their growth and development with distinctive resources like high- speed fiber, and seems committed to building out a cluster of early- and mid-stage technology ventures. ForTec wants to be part of that vision. ForTec Medical, Inc.