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Climate Change and International Business- – Presented by IBN and the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)

Climate change is a big issue that can change both your personal life and how you conduct your business.  Reduction of green-house gases is a recognized goal, but what else?  Will you have to change where you obtain your supplies and services?  Will you have to redesign your products to meet new specifications and regulations?  […]

China and the Coronavirus, How the outbreak may impact your international business

The coronavirus appears to be rapidly spreading around the world.  Chinese manufacturing entities are having a difficult time fulfilling their orders, but the situation may not be as bad as reported by the media.  This seminar will provide attendees with a current update from individuals with in-country, on-the-ground experience, who are currently working with companies […]

Currency Chaos- A Survival Guide

Financing and getting paid is critical in international trade deals. Trends in exchange rates can impact our relative competitiveness. Tariff battles are adding another dimension. This was our opportunity to get an update on the current dynamics. Thank you KeyBank Corporate Foreign Exchange for the informative insights!

IBN Annual Reception at Cleveland Hopkins Airport

The CLE Crowd History and Its Bright Future Speaker: Director Robert Kennedy, Cleveland Hopkins International Airport What do airports do?  They connect people with people and people with places.  The statistics for Cleveland Hopkins are positive.  Traffic levels are increasing, just about back to their historic peak.  Seats available and destinations are increasing, and fares are […]

20 Ways To Embarrass Yourself Around The World

When the Sherman brothers wrote “It’s A Small World (After All)” in 1962, they had no idea how true that sentiment would become. Technology and ease of travel have made international enterprises out of almost every business. Today, if you’re going to succeed in advertising, you need more than a plane ticket and directions to […]

Top 10 Things to Be Mindful Of When Working Across Cultures

Industry Insights- Tips and advice from the global talent mobility community By Dean Foster In more than 30 years of intercultural consulting, I’ve often been asked, “What’s the one thing someone working across cultures needs to know about, no matter what culture they are in?” Good question! While the differences between cultures can be so complex […]

Iceland Air Reception was a Success!

Since the announcement of Iceland Air’s entry into the Cleveland market, NEOIBN has been excited to create new ties at the airport to increase international travel. Frequent flyer Ingrida Bublys, a board member of Cleveland’s International Business Network, is among those who are eager to connect through Reykjavik instead. “I think it will be more […]

3 Tips to Help You Hire Your Replacement

After a project with the Digital Marketing Clinic at Baldwin Wallace University, the Northeast Ohio International Business Network decided to bring on a Marketing Intern. For the past year, we have been working to increase our social media and internet presence to attract new members and increase awareness of the network. This has meant a […]

International Service Award Recipient

On March 15, 2018 the International Service Award was presented to Honorary Consul General of Lithuania Ingrida Bublys, a past Honorary President of the Rotary Club of Cleveland. Ingrids is also a International Business Board Member. We proudly celebrate her global vision and her leadership in ensuring the City of Cleveland and the state of […]

International Business- It’s Nothing to be Afraid of

Taking your business global can be a big task and to those that haven’t thought long and hard about it, it can be scary. Mike Carlton, President of Carlton Associates Incorporated, can speak to the scariest parts with his nearly 30 years of experience in International Business. Not only is Carlton a part of NEO […]