Global Cleveland is the only organization in the region with a full array of services to help international newcomers thrive in their new home.

Your membership directly benefits your company while supporting the efforts of Global Cleveland to create a diverse and prosperous economy.

ENGAGE

Our International Community

Cleveland is a diverse and cultural hub with a rich international population.

A membership is your key to connecting with the international community. At Global Cleveland, it’s our job to be in-tune with our international population. A Global Membership will help you engage with our international newcomers, whether you’re looking to hire new talent, reach a new demographic, volunteer, or learn how you can be more culturally diverse and welcoming.

HIRE

International Talent

There’s an untapped talent pool in Northeast Ohio: International Newcomers.

Immigrants, refugees, and international students are ready to work.

International newcomers recognize Global Cleveland as a resource when searching for quality employers who can best utilize their talents and fulfill their career aspirations.

Once your company is engaged with our team, we will ensure that any international newcomers seeking employment are aware of your status as a global-friendly employer.

Support

Our Economy

Are you invested in the growth of Northeast Ohio’s economy?

In order to improve our economy, we need to bolster our population. The answer to our persistent population problem? International newcomers.

A thriving international community means a thriving economy.

As a member, you will make Northeast Ohio a more welcoming, diverse, and cultural place to call home, allowing us to attract and retain talent in our economy.

Ready to Connect With Our International Community?

Benefits of the Global Membership Program

Job Marketing

  • Representation on our website’s Global Employer Directory for the duration of one year.
  • Promotion of your job ad through Global Cleveland’s social media network (65,000+ reach) twice a year.*
  • Featured placement of your job ad in a Global Cleveland Monthly Newsletter twice a year.*
  • Logo recognition on our website and newsletters for one year.
  • Distribution of your job ad to refugee agencies and other relevant organizations.
  • One highlighted international success story in Global Cleveland Monthly Newsletter.
  • Opportunity for an immigrant employee interview on “Landed: Stories of Newcomers” podcast.
  • Reoccurring promotion of your company’s designation as a Global Employer once a quarter.

* Additional ads can be placed on a fee-per-ad basis.

Workplace Advancement

  • Receive a complimentary consultation with HR/C-Suite executives to provide pathways for hiring international talent.
  • Opportunity for a Global Cleveland staff member host an educational, international newcomer-based DEI session with your employees.
  • Access to and/or consultation on meaningful volunteer opportunities.

Exclusive Access to Global Cleveland Events & Services

  • Early registration privileges for Global Cleveland events.
    • Includes 2 complimentary tickets to our Annual Meeting.
  • Exclusive access to advance copies of bi-annual data reports.
  • Quarterly check-ins with Global Cleveland staff.

Hiring International Talent in Northeast Ohio

5%

of Ohio’s workforce is made up of immigrants – together, we can make that number climb even higher.

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Top-10

state for attracting international students

35,508

international students call Ohio their home

82.2%

immigrants in Ohio speak English “well” or “very well”

156,800+

immigrants live in Northeast Ohio

Becoming A Member

A Global Membership is your key to engaging with the international community in a way that best benefits your organization. Have questions or want to dig a little deeper into what a Global Membership can provide you? Our team is ready to answer any questions and ensure that you’re positioned to succeed.

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