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Are you interested in connecting with the international community in Cincinnati? You have come to the right place!

The Global Connections are a compilation of global businesses, organizations, and specialists in the Cincinnati region. Find anything from foreign-based trade associations to international festivals to language classes and translation to specialists in different international fields, and everything in between! These resources include arts and culture, education, health, immigration, social services and more! Engage with your world right here in Cincinnati!

What will I find under the Business Links?

Foreign chambers of commerce, government connections, Honorary Consuls, foreign trade and investment associations, Free Trade Zones, translations services and much more!

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Little Miami Area Chamber of Commerce

Work PO Box 164 Morrow OH 45152 Website:


As a member, you will receive an incomparable level of personal, intimate Business-to-Business Networking opportunity! Our members-list includes players in the business community ranging from the owners of small, local “Mom & Pop” stores to the representatives of major corporations and investment firms. The relaxed-nature and low-pressure atmosphere created at our regular after-hours networking events will allow you to “rub shoulders” with a diverse and dynamic crowd of people ranging from business owners and CEOs to School Board Members and Government Officials!

Loveland Area Chamber of Commerce

Work 123 S. Second Street Loveland OH 45140 Work Phone: 513-683-1544 Website:

Membership in the Loveland Area Chamber is not limited to businesses in the city limits.  Our membership has grown from 38 members when the Chamber began in 1969 to approximately 275 members today.  Nearly one-half of our members are businesses with 1 to 5 employees, and roughly 80% are from the city and surrounding townships.

Madeira Chamber of Commerce

Work PO Box 43333 Madeira OH 45243 Work Phone: 513-561-2400 Website:

The Madeira business district community is unique to the Cincinnati area and has many amenities to offer to the residents of Madeira. The task at hand for the chamber is to be able to communicate information about the great businesses to the residents of Madeira and surrounding communities, as well as bring in new customers to show them how great it is to shop and live in Madeira.

MainStrasse Village Association

Work 406 West 6th Street Suite 201 Covington KY 41011 Work Phone: 859-491-0458 Website:

MainStrasse Village’s Oktoberfest, one of Southeast Tourism Society’s Top 20 Festivals for September 2009 and one of Kentucky Tourism Council’s “Top Ten 2010 Fall Festivals”, invites families and travelers from throughout the Midwest to join with local crowds in enjoying this festival. A great mix of German and international foods, music and arts and crafts attracts approximately 150,000 people to this popular festival in historic MainStrasse Village, Covington, Kentucky.

Mason Deerfield Chamber

Work 316 West Main Street Mason OH 45040 Work Phone: 513-398-6371 Website: Blog:

The Chamber will be the catalyst organization that ensures the Mason Deerfield area is a vibrant place to visit, live, and do business.

Our mission is to advance the interests of business and make Mason Deerfield, and our surrounding communities, a great place to live, work, visit, play, and invest.

Paula McIntosh

International Service Coordinator International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Home 2111 Dana Avenue Cincinnati OH 45207 United States Work Phone: 5135793023

Red Cross International Services can help people connect with family members overseas when they have been separated by war/conflict and natural disasters. The services are: tracing inquiries, Red Cross messages, health and welfare inquiries, international disaster inquiries, securing International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) travel documents, and information and referral. In addition, the local Red Cross has information and learning opportunities about International Humanitarian Law available for both adults and young people.

Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce

Work 300 Buttermilk Pike, Suite 330 PO Box 17416 Fort Mitchell KY 41017 Work Phone: 859-578-8800 Website:

We are Greater Cincinnati’s leading business organization and a nationally accredited five-star Chamber. We are a chamber of all business types and sizes whether small, mid-size or large. Our history is full of success stories about people and companies who rose to the occasion and did something important. Our members are doers, whether blue chip or blue collar.The mission of the Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce is to develop strong businesses and a vibrant economy in Northern Kentucky and its surrounding region, through business advocacy and leadership, resulting in a better quality of life for all.

Northern Kentucky International Trade Association (NKITA)

Contact: Nancy A. Spivey Work 300 Buttermilk Pike, Suite 330 Ft. Mitchell KY 41017 Work Phone: 859-578-8800 Website:

The Chamber’s premiere trade association, NKITA is committed to enhancing economic opportunities for those members who are currently or want to be involved in international trade. The association connects members with global businesses and networking opportunities through programs, trade education seminars and special events – including the planning of several international trade visits and trade missions.

Norwood Chamber of Commerce

Work PO Box 12144 Norwood OH 45212 Work Phone: 513-956-7935 Website:

The Norwood Chamber of Commerce was established in 1957 and continues to promote Norwood businesses.  It is a great place to live, work, shop, play and grow. We welcome everyone to visit the City of Norwood which is known as the Gem of the Highlands.

Ohio SBDC: Export Assistance Network

Specialized Export Service Center Contact: Tracy Hawkins Home 4355 Ferguson Dr, Suite 150, Cincinnati, OH 45245 Cincinnati OH 45245 United States Work Phone: 513-576-5007

Ohio SBDC at Clermont County Chamber of Commerce in Cincinnati

Center Director: Tracy Hawkins

Comprehensive business management and education services.
Free, confidential, in-depth, one-on-one counseling and low- or no-cost training.

  • Strategic Planning
  • eCounseling
  • Technical Assistance
  • Quality-Based Assessments
  • Information about Federal, State and Local Programs
  • Loan Packaging Assistance
  • Business Start-up Planning and Training

Open Road Creative Marketing

Contact: Maureen Davies Work 212 Main Street, 2nd Floor Milford Ohio USA Work Phone: 513-703-6900 Website: Open Road Creative Marketing

We encourage clients to always look down the road and stay focused on the horizon. Of course, one truth about horizons is that you never reach them. They are always … well, on the horizon. It’s really all about the journey, the quality of the experience and the successes along the way.

Fom traditional disciplines of strategic development, branding, copywriting and design, to the ever-evolving web and social marketing arenas, Open Road offers a refreshing experience in marketing/ad agency relationships.

Over-the-Rhine Chamber

Work 1431 Walnut Street Cincinnati OH 45202 Work Phone: 513-241-2690 Website:

The mission of the Over-the-Rhine Chamber of Commerce is to represent our members by promoting economic vitality and fostering a socially and culturally diverse Over-the-Rhine Community. The OTR Chamber stays responsive to the needs of members and the community.

Reading Chamber of Commerce

Work P.O. Box 15164 Reading OH 45215 Work Phone: 513-741-7951 Website:

The Reading Chamber of Commerce  is comprised of business leaders who care about the economic, civic, and cultural well being of the City of Reading. Our Chamber is committed to providing Reading businesses educational, networking, and growth opportunities needed to make the Reading Business Community a vital influence in the marketplace.

REDI Cincinnati

Work 3 East Fourth St. Cincinnati OH 45202 Work Phone: 513-562-8474 Website:

Regional Economic Development Initiative (REDI) Cincinnati is the first point of contact for businesses interested in growing in or relocating to Greater Cincinnati, a three-state, 15-county region with 2.1+M residents and 120,000 businesses, including nine Fortune® 500 companies.

REDI Cincinnati, the region’s lead economic development group, works together with 125 local public and private economic development professionals, providing a unified response to the business growth needs of companies within key industry clusters and serves as a connector to financial and regulatory resources for new and emerging businesses.

Riley School of Irish Music

Work P.O. Box 9502 Cincinnati OH 45209 Work Phone: 513-549-3780 Website:

At the Riley School of Irish Music you will find a spirited and open community of children, teens and adults dedicated to the pursuit of Irish traditional music. We celebrate each person’s achievements and honor the individual and collective talents of our extended family.

Sharonville Chamber of Commerce

Work 2704 East Kemper Rd. Cincinnati OH 45241 Work Phone: 513-554-1722 Website:

The Sharonville Chamber of Commerce promotes member businesses by providing value through networking, benefits, education, and marketing opportunities. The Chamber works to attract and retain businesses and enhance the community.

Southern Ohio Chamber Alliance

Work PO Box 49358 Dayton OH 45449 Work Phone: 866-486-9482 Website:

Our membership is made up of Chambers of Commerce, not individual businesses. As we approach our 20th year of operation, SOCA membership now consists of more than 100 Chambers of Commerce throughout Ohio, representing Tens of Thousands of businesses throughout the State of Ohio!

Our Alliance gives you and your members buying power that you might not be able to achieve on your own!

Southern Ohio District Export Council (SODEC)

Contact: Marcia Brandstadt Work Cincinnati U.S. Export Assistance Center 36 E. 7th St., Suite 2650 Cincinnati OH 45202 Work Phone: 513-684-2944 Website:

District Export Councils (DECs) are organizations of leaders from the local business community, appointed by successive Secretaries of Commerce, whose knowledge of international business provides a source of professional advice for local firms. DECs serve the United States by assisting companies in their local communities export, thus promoting our country’s economic growth and creating new and higher-paying jobs for their communities. DECs volunteer their time to sponsor and participate in numerous trade promotion activities. They also supply specialized expertise to small and medium sized businesses that are interested in exporting. Each DEC’s Executive Committee works with the membership to create an annual strategic plan that involves all members in mission fulfillment.

The Chamber of Commerce Serving Middletown, Monroe, and Trenton

Work 1500 Central Avenue Middletown OH 45044 Work Phone: 513-422-4551 Website:

The Chamber of Commerce, Serving Middletown, Monroe and Trenton, is organized for the purpose of being a proactive advocate for the business and professional organizations of Middletown, Monroe and Trenton areas. The Chamber is dedicated to developing, nurturing and protecting a positive economic climate favorable to the business and professional communities.  The Chamber will be a provider of cutting edge member services. The highest priority efforts or initiatives of the Chamber are Economic Development, Legislative and Government Affairs and Education.