If you are interested in exploring science and industry frontiers as well as the ever-changing environment within the trade industry, the Greater Ohio region will satisfy your needs. The region represents the home of 27 fortune 500 companies, a major startup industry and some of the world’s most prominent universities, Case Western Reserve University and Ohio State University.
Our local presence gives us a unique understanding of the market, which makes SACC-Greater Ohio Region a suitable partner in your business adventure in the Greater Ohio Region.
Invest in the Greater Ohio Region
- The economy of Ohio nominally would be the 20th largest global economy behind Switzerland and ahead of Belgium according to the 2009 World Bank projections
- Ohio has 5 of the top 115 colleges in the nation, according to U.S. News and World Report’s 2010 rankings
- Ohio is ranked second in CNBC’s 2010 study of state transportation systems for its infrastructure, vitality, quality roads and ability to cost-effectively ship goods by land, air and water.
- The Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council ranked Ohio #10 for best business-friendly tax systems in their Business Tax Index 2009, including a top corporate tax and capital gains rate that were both ranked #6 at 1.9%
- Ohio is the biggest manufacturer of plastics and rubber in the country and has the largest bioscience sector in the Midwest.
- Ohio ranked fourth in the country for green economic growth through 2007.
- Ohio was second only to Texas in having the most U.S. cities in the top 30 best places for new college graduates, according to BusinessWeek in 2010.
- The state is recognized internationally as the “Fuel Cell Corridor”.
American statistics and business related resources
- Ohio Economy at a Glance – Economic statistics regarding Ohio
- FED Cleveland – Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
- Census Bureau – Quick, easy access to facts about people, business, and geography.
- Bureau of Economic Analysis
- US Economic and Statistics Administration
- Ohio Chamber of Commerce
- World Chambers Network – global network of Chambers of Commerce
- SACC-USA – Swedish American Chamber of Commerce – USA
American travel and visa information