Economic and Business Development
The private-sector economic development system that the Greater Cleveland Partnership has helped create and continues to support, is composed of the GCP Business Development Team and these external partner organizations.
Meet our partners
More than 80 organizations, institutions and leaders from business, philanthropy, government and the civic arena are united behind Advance Northeast Ohio, an initiative of the Fund for Our Economic Future to strengthen the economic competitiveness of Northeast Ohio.
BioEnterprise is a business formation, recruitment and acceleration company committed to being a leader in supporting the growth of bioscience companies.
The Cleveland Plus Marketing Alliance, founded by the Greater Cleveland Partnership, Positively Cleveland (the Convention and Visitors Bureau of Greater Cleveland), and Team NEO, drives strategic, long-term marketing of Northeast Ohio.
JumpStart is a nationally recognized nonprofit accelerating the success of diverse entrepreneurs, their high-growth companies, and the ecosystems supporting them.
MAGNET’s (Manufacturing Advocacy and Growth Network) mission is to support, educate and champion manufacturing in Ohio with the goal of transforming the region’s economy into a powerful, global player.
As a catalyst for growing Northeast Ohio's emerging technology industries, NorTech is leading efforts to develop regional innovation clusters that create jobs, attract capital and have a long term, positive economic impact.
Team NEO markets the Cleveland Plus region to site selectors, real estate consultants and targeted companies across the globe to increase awareness of Northeast Ohio’s business assets to increase business opportunities for the region.
Through their accomplishments, our region is growing its capability to retain and create jobs and attract investment.