Global Employer Summit


2020 (Webinar)

Understanding the current immigration world “Right Here – Right Now” 

This one hour long webinar will show case amazing speakers who will provide essential information for employers, international employees, international students and immigrant businesses during these challenging times.

Date: Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Time: 10:00 A.M. – 11:00 A.M.

Venue: Online event – Webinar (The link to register will be provided with confirmation email – please scroll email all the way down.)


Andrew Lim, New American Economy

Up to date information on workforce needs and changing and how immigrants are critical to the fight, response and recover that we face in the coming months.

David Leopold, Ulmer & Berne LLP

What international students and employees in the U.S. should know during COVID-19 and how it may impact their visas and status.

Nancy Mendez, United Way of Greater Cleveland

Learn how a universal way of linking nnonprofits/ foundations/ private sector to collaborate would make Northeast Ohio an inviting city for immigrant entrepreneurs.

Magda Gomez, Cuyahoga Community College

Resources available at Tri-C for the international community now and post COVID-19 .

William J. Kishman, Of Counsel, Cleveland Labor and Employment practice, Squire Patton Boggs

How Employers can stay compliant and their responsibilities to Workers on Visas during COVID-19.

Jacob Duritsky, Team NEO

Learn about the region’s talent misalignment between employers and credentials being conferred, and the impact that international talent could play in closing the talent gap.


Realizing the Untapped Potential of Global Talent in Northeast Ohio (2019)

Join us as we show employers how to take advantage of the global talent being educated, resettled or immigrating to Cleveland to fill workforce needs and become a driver of economic growth.

Many Cleveland companies are benefiting from high-skilled immigrants to enhance their competitiveness. Find out what you need to know about:

  • Hiring international how-to’s: The basic steps for hiring an international student, scientist or executive
  • How to partner with resettlement agencies to secure refugee workers renowned for loyalty and a strong work ethic
  • Making the business case for international hires
  • The keys to building a globally competitive team and retaining international employees

Key Dates

2020: May 19, 2020 (Webinar)

Time: 10:00 A.M. – 11:00 A.M.


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