Annual Meeting 2019 – Presented by Medical Mutual

Thank you to all who helped us, Global Cleveland, share our good work in our community and honor four community leaders positively impacting our region’s economic prosperity.

Burt Saltzman, Owner, Dave’s Supermarkets, received the Albert B. and Audrey G. Ratner Community Leader Award, named for our esteemed founder.

Valarie J. McCall, Chief of Communications, Government & International Affairs, City of Cleveland, received Global Cleveland’s Volunteer of the Year Award.

Karson Baldwin & Israel Kambomba, ONÈ RESPÈ, received the Youth Leader Award.

Thank you to all our sponsors


  • When: Thursday, December 12th, 2019
  • Time: 7:30 – 9:00 a.m.
  • Where: Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association

We are a non-profit economic development organization working to increase economic and social mobility for international newcomers in Greater Cleveland. We help companies figure out how to best utilize global talent to bolster and strengthen our region as a whole. Our organization continues to be a welcoming friend and force in Cleveland, promoting equity and inclusion practices throughout the region.

Please consider sponsoring and attending our event in support of our incredibly important efforts to bolster our economy through our distinct programming.

For more information please contact Michelle A. Carver at [email protected] or 216-487-1833.

We strengthen our city by welcoming our world.