International Business Development

Competing in a Global Market



The City of Solon's economic development marketing plan includes strategies for international business development. The plan involve 2 major goals: assisting Solon businesses to be globally competitive and attracting international business investment to Solon.


Resources

Certificates of origin - available through the Solon Chamber of Commerce 

Demographic profile of Solon's diverse community
   
 International newsletter - mailed to companies and international trade organizations around the world 

International business resources offered by national, regional and local agencies 

U.S. Export Assistance Center - Cleveland Office
      Basic Guide to Exporting
      Country Commercial Guides - Information on specific countries written by U.S. Embassy trade experts worldwide.
      Topics include market overviews, market entry strategies, trade regulations & customs, political environment, business travel 
      and etiquette, and trade financing.

 Ohio International Trade Assistance Center at Cleveland State University
 
Seminars & Specials Events sponsored by various international trade organizations


Cultural Organizations / Schools



Chinese Professional Entrepreneur Association - Great Wall Enrichment Center
 
Chinese Senior Group - Meets weekly at Solon Senior Center for activities and conversation - For information, call the Great Wall

Enrichment Center at 216-744-6008 or the Solon Senior Center at 440-349-6363
 
Cleveland Contemporary Chinese Cultural Association - Chinese School
 
Hindu Heritage School
 

Solon Italian Club