TEAM NEO...Attracting businesses worldwide to the 16-county Cleveland Plus region.
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Team NEO advances Northeast Team Northeast Ohio unites the region to
Ohio’s economy by attracting accelerate economic growth by serving as
businesses worldwide to the the central point for business attraction. We
16-county Cleveland Plus region. are a nonprofit joint venture of the region’s
largest metro chambers, privately funded to
market the 16-county Cleveland Plus region.
We are a central resource, informing and serving
those considering their initial investment with
expansion or relocation into Northeast Ohio.
Team NEO collaborates
across 16 counties to:
• Generate high-quality,
targeted business attraction
• Successfully manage leads
with state and local partners
• Promote regional teamwork
Cleveland Akron Canton Youngstown
one vital region
We serve companies and site consultants by Northeast Ohio’s economy is diverse and
acting as the single point of entry into the growing. Building from our proud and profit-
powerful Cleveland Plus $170 billion economy able heritage in manufacturing, today our
—one that includes four metropolitan core core expertise and opportunities include:
cities, more than 6,000 square miles, a work-
force of more than 2 million, a diverse and • Biomedical : Imaging, Cardiovascular,
Stem Cell, Orthopedic
growing industry base, and a unified region
• Medical Devices
that knows no boundaries.
• Professional Services : IT, Data and Call Centers
• Financial & Legal Services
• Advanced Manufacturing
• Advanced Energy : Wind, Fuel Cells, Solar
one professional staff
For businesses looking to expand into
Northeast Ohio, our team provides:
Confidentiality Market entry
Team NEO takes a private sector approach to • Customer and supplier networks
the location selection process. We understand • Public/private partnership development
and respect the need to remain confidential. • Public relations and media relations
• Financial and legal services
• Relocation assistance
Team NEO employs a full-service PhD-led
econometric research staff that provides Taxes, Incentives & Financing
relevant and insightful information through • Tax comparison analysis
the site selection process. With GIS mapping, • Local tax structures
REMI, Lexis/Nexis and other key data sources, • State and local incentives/grants
Team NEO provides unique and complete • Financing alternatives
data, as well as timely and quality turnaround
on all Request-for-Information needs. To provide
• Land and building options
the optimum solution for each client’s needs,
• GIS mapping
we provide extensive information for the region
• Site history
equally, remaining one neutral source for
• Zoning and land use
the entire Cleveland Plus region.
Collaboration • Environmental
As a collaboration of the region’s economic • Soils testing
development organizations, we harness the • Utilities
combined strengths of the major city chambers • Transportation and logistics
and bring together the groups that will help
Talent and Demographics
• Market and demographic analysis
Connections • Talent availability
We have the connections to bring the appro- • Future labor pipeline analysis
priate state, local and private sector resources • Wage/compensation analysis
into the relocation process. We help expedite • Labor panel development
the process by making necessary local • Education assessment and programming
connections for the clients we serve. • Labor trends
• Recruiting support
significant impact Team NEO employs 15 profes s ional staf f
members and operates with a $3 million annual
budget. Based on historical results, Team NEO’s
regional average annual economic impact is
nearly $70 million, a 20:1 ROI on each dollar
our annual impact
$3 million annual budget
Generating more than 85 new qualified
business attraction opportunities annually
Attracting more than 10 new companies per year
Creating more than 1,100 new jobs each year
More than $35 million in new payroll annually
Nearly $70 million in regional annual
Funding Partners Include
be part of
• Greater Cleveland Partnership
• Greater Akron Chamber
• Stark Development Board
• Team Lorain County • Support Team NEO and Cleveland Plus.
• Youngstown-Warren Regional Chamber • Sponsor Team NEO regional events.
• Medina County Economic • Advise us of companies looking
Development Corporation to expand into our region.
• Fund for Our Economic Future
• Spread positive facts about
• FirstEnergy the region’s great assets.
• Timken Foundation
• Grow your business in the
• Charter One Foundation Cleveland Plus region.
• Cleveland Plus Marketing Alliance
For more information Contact us at marketing @ clevelandplusbusiness.com or 888.NEO.1411.
be part of
• Support Team NEO and Cleveland Plus.
• Sponsor Team NEO regional events.
• Advise us of companies looking to expand into our region.
• Spread positive facts about the region’s great assets.
• Grow your business in the Cleveland Plus region.
Geauga Chicago New York City
737 Bolivar Road, Suite 2000, Cleveland, Ohio 44115
888.NEO.1411 • clevelandplusbusiness.com
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