Business Development

Team NEO Services and Programs

Business Attraction

We are the front line in attracting businesses to Northeast Ohio and provide a convenient, single point of entry for businesses and site selectors. We make it easy for them to navigate the region, connect with local economic development organizations and get the help and information they need to choose Northeast Ohio as their business expansion location.


Through its industry expertise and knowledge of emerging technologies, Team NEO is facilitating the growth and development of three regional innovation clusters: Additive Manufacturing, Energy Storage and Smart Devices and Systems. Each of these clusters is designed to to connect companies, academic and research institutions with opportunities to collaborate and take advantage of new technologies that build on the industrial, organizational and workforce strengths of the region.

Regional Business Development/JobsOhio Regional Partner

As the JobsOhio regional partner, we support the attraction, retention and expansion efforts of our partners in the 18 counties of Northeast Ohio. We provide local economic development organizations and their clients with information on and access to both state and JobsOhio support as well as resources across the region.

Regional Marketing

Team NEO takes the lead in marketing the 18-county Northeast Ohio region to attract new businesses and talent. Through the Cleveland Plus campaign, we speak with a strong, unified voice to create an accurate and positive impression at home, across the country and around the world of the many opportunities in Northeast Ohio.


We are experts on the region and a resource for information, insights on Northeast Ohio’s economy, and support services that help our partners and clients succeed.  Our research department provides data-based insights and information that helps make the case for Northeast Ohio. Our well known regional reports are a trusted source of information on the region’s economy and competitive position that help tell the regional story and improve perceptions.