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2014 Team NEO Awards: Life Lessons From … Luis Proenza
University of Akron
2014 Team NEO Awards: Attractor Factor
Tom Waltermire takes a look back at 2013 and discusses the national and international reach of Team NEO.
2014 Team NEO Awards: Asset Creation
By reaching out to the institutions that stood to take advantage of it, Cuyahoga County set the Global Center for Health Innovation on a path to completion.
2014 Team NEO Awards: Business Attraction (fewer than 100 employees)
Two brothers form a dynamic duo to attract a national food brand to Wooster.
2014 Team NEO Awards: Business Attraction (more than 100 employees)
Code names, aliases and a helped the city of Solon attract a major economic player.
2014 Team NEO Awards: Business Expansion (fewer than 100 employees)
A wider road and an Ohio Environmental Protection Agency grant let the village of Lexington help one of its largest employers continue to grow.
2014 Team NEO Awards: Business Expansion (more than 100 employees)
In the midst of lean implementation and double-digit growth, Vitamix needed to expand from its increasingly cramped production facility without interrupting production.
2014 Team NEO Awards: Business Retention (more than 100 employees)
A cross-county collaboration resulted in a much-needed expansion for Pepperidge Farm’s Goldfish crackers.
2014 Team NEO Awards: Foreign Investment
A group of Akron economic development and business leaders aim to return the Rubber City to its prominence as an international hub for manufacturing and technology.
2014 Team NEO Awards: Workforce Development
Towards Employment’s industry-specific workforce development program helps people get the skills needed to find careers in Northeast Ohio’s health care and manufacturing fields.
2014 Team NEO Awards: Regionalism and Cross Border Collaboration
NASA engineers provide free consultation to area small businesses struggling with manufacturing or technical issues.
2014 Team NEO Awards: Fostering Entrepreneurship
Through a local microenterprise program, the disabled develop greater self-worth while earning money doing something they love.
2014 Team NEO Awards: Fostering Entrepreneurship
A 2-year-old University Hospitals project is lowering the imposing barrier of entry for pharmaceutical startup companies.
2014 Team NEO Awards: Public Private Partnership
The Timken Co.’s new bearing testing center provides Stark State College students hands-on experience with new wind power technologies as they’re developed.
2014 Team NEO Awards: Minority Business Development
Community Benefits Agreements are helping to keep major development projects locally staffed while providing opportunity for minorities, female workers and students.
2014 Team NEO Awards: Finalists
We honor 12 Northeast Ohio leaders who uphold the Athena values of professional excellence, community service and actively assisting other women in achieving these goals. Recipients Marcia Wexberg and Laurie Zuckerman lead a 2014 class of finalists and young professionals.
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What started out as a way to fund a high school trip led to an online raffle company.
After his experience with NetGenics, Manuel Glynias has created GenomOncology to help doctors and researchers find better treatments for cancer by making it easier to understand genetic mutations in tumors.
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Thinking Inside the Box
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Meetings and Events
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As we enter the heart of the business meetings and events season, local event professionals offer their takes on new trends in event planning and everything you need to ensure a great event, indoors or out.
Magnet’s PRISM program connects small- and medium-sized manufacturers with local resources that can help them grow.
With a growing population and nearby Lake Erie College, Painesville is eager to jump at an opportunity to revitalize its downtown.
By working with local chambers of commerce, the Northern Ohio Area Chambers of Commerce helps companies from Ohio’s western border to its eastern border save money.
Beachwood continues to add to its impressive list of major corporations operating within its borders.
A new job posting board hosted by the Solon Chamber of Commerce gives Solon High School students — and eventually college students — a resource to find internships and more.