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CIIM Cleveland

c/o Roetzel & Andress
1375 East Ninth Street
One Cleveland Center
Ninth Floor
Cleveland, OH 44114

Phone: +1-216-820-4240
Fax: +1-216-623-0134
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About CIIM Cleveland

Cleveland is located in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, the most populous county in the state. According to the 2000 Census, Cleveland is part of the Cleveland-Akron-Elyria Combined Statistical Area, which is the 14th largest in the country with a population of over 2.9 million residents. Cleveland is centrally and ideally located along the southern shore of Lake Erie. Cleveland has consistently been found to be one of the most livable cities in the United States.

Cleveland was founded in 1796 near the mouth of the Cuyahoga River, and became a manufacturing and transportation center. Cleveland remains a manufacturing center, but its economy has diversified into the service economy, including financial services, insurance and healthcare. Cleveland is also noted for its association with rock music and serves as the home for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Cleveland is the corporate headquarters for many large corporations such as National City Corporation, Eaton Corporation, Forest City Enterprises, The Sherwin-Williams Company and KeyCorp. Moreover, Cleveland is an emerging area for biotechnology and fuel cell research, led by Case Western Reserve University, the Cleveland Clinic and University Hospitals of Cleveland.

Italians have a long and vibrant history in Cleveland. As of the 2000 Census, over 4.6% of Clevelanders claimed to be of Italian heritage. Ohio itself has the eighth most Italians in the United States.

News & Announcements

Mon Nov 10, 2008
Costa Rican Companies Explore Connections in Cleveland
(Source: The Cleveland Plain Dealer)
Fri Oct 31, 2008
Richfield Operation Could Yield 400 Jobs
(Source: The Cleveland Plain Dealer)
Fri Oct 24, 2008
Cleveland in washington DC
Wed Oct 22, 2008
Cleveland is Second in Midwest in Health Investment
(Source: The Cleveland Plain Dealer)
Thu Oct 9, 2008
CIIM Cleveland Publishes Information on Ohio's Economy
Mon Jul 28, 2008
[Italian] CIIM Cleveland featured in "In rete con l'Italia"
Mon Jul 14, 2008
CIIM Cleveland publishes a comprehensive report of state and county level business incentives
(Source: CIIM Cleveland)
Sun May 11, 2008
CIIM Comes to Cleveland
(Source: La Gazzetta Italiana in Cleveland)