Minority-Owned Businesses

Minority-Owned Businesses

The Cleveland Plus region offers an ideal environment for minority*-owned businesses. This 18-county region is globally recognized for its supportive business network, logistics infrastructure, skilled workforce, corporate-friendly tax structure, low cost of doing business and exceptional quality of life. Locating your company in Cleveland Plus enables you to:

  • Participate in emerging and growing industries
  • Recruit an outstanding workforce
  • Access major markets readily
  • Move goods with ease
  • Connect to a robust supply chain
  • Capitalize on low business taxes and competitive state incentives

Moreover, the Cleveland Plus region is a cohesive community that actively supports growing local minority businesses, as well as attracting new minority-owned companies to Northeast Ohio.

  • A location in Cleveland Plus provides access to a variety of potential majority customers that are interested in diversifying their supply chain.
  • The minority network includes organizations such as the Commission on Economic Inclusion that are funded to promote growth and competitiveness of minority businesses in the region.

*Team NEO applies the term minority to all ethnicities and women.