Seminars & Events

Please see below for upcoming seminars, workshops, and special  events for businesses, sponsored by various economic development and business organizations.

Cuyahoga County Solid Waste Management District

-  Business Recycling Seminars

MAGNET (Mfg. Advocacy & Growth Network)

- Upcoming events for manufacturers 

MEDNEXT -  A program of workshops, assistance, and networking sponsored by the JP Morgan Chase Foundation and created by MAGNET for companies wanting to explore manufacturing for the biomedical industry.  

Western Reserve Safety Council

- The Western Reserve Safety Council (WRSC) provides a forum for the presentation of health and safety issues and the exchange of ideas and concepts for best practices in accident prevention. The information and resources available through the WRSC will increase awareness and, with implementation of strategies learned, the likelihood of reduction of workplace accidents and injuries. The monthly meeting topics focus on regulatory compliance (e.g. OSHA, EPA rules and regulations, et. al.) The WRSC is open to all public and private companies in the Solon area and surrounding communities.

Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Initiative

Are you a small manufacturer, restaurateur, landscaper, accountant or other small business owner who wants to take your company to the next level? If you’re generating at least $150,000 per year in revenue and have a few folks you employ, you could benefit from Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses. Business owners eligible to apply for the program generally have been in business for 2 years or more and typically have at least 4 employees and a revenue stream of $150,000 to $4 million per year.

The Goldman-Sachs 10,000 Small Business initiative is a practical business management education program that helps you develop the skills you need to grow your company. It is a $500 million national program designed to help small businesses in the United States create jobs and economic growth by providing entrepreneurs with a practical business education, access to capital and business support services. If selected, you will have access to 1-on-1 advising sessions from dedicated professionals, peer learning and greater access to business support services. Classes are held at the Tri-C Corporate College East campus in Warrensville Heights. 

If you have any questions or need assistance preparing your application, please contact Pat Grospiron, 216-456-2643.

International Trade

International Trade Administration - Upcoming Events

Northeast Ohio Trade & Economic Consortium (NEOTEC)

- Upcoming Events

Ohio International Trade Assistance Center (ITAC)

located at CSU Monte Ahuja College of Business

-Upcoming Events

Ohio Development Services Agency

- Upcoming Events 

Ohio District Export Council

The comprehensive website is a user-friendly tool providing information on trade-related events taking place all over Ohio and acts as a registration portal to ensure your company has access to the best opportunities and resources to develop internationally.

District Export Council

U.S. Export Assistance Center / U.S. Commercial Service

- Upcoming Events

and get an in-depth view of how to grow your business and increase your competitive advantage in the evolving manufacturing sector