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Morning Conversation: U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown

GCP members are invited to a Morning Conversation with U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown.

He has served in the U.S. Senate for 10 years and is currently the Ranking Member of the Senate Banking Committee responsible for legislating on issues concerning, but not limited to, banking, financial markets, housing, mass transit, and economic policy. Click for details.

The GCP Morning Conversation series is sponsored by:

Advancing Workforce Development in Northeast Ohio

Please join us for an engaging conversation with key state leaders on Ohio’s efforts to transform its workforce development system to better meet the needs of employers and connect individuals to career pathways.

Our speakers will be Ryan Burgess from the Office of Workforce Transformation and State Senator Sandra Williams. Learn more.

PLEASE NOTE: This forum is closed to the media.

Entrepreneurship for Purpose and Social Impact

Entrepreneurial models as a method of driving social change are having a big impact around the country and here in Northeast Ohio.

Nationally recognized leaders such as Brandon Chrostowski, founder and CEO of the nonprofit Edwins Leadership and Restaurant Institute, a culinary arts job-training program for individuals re-entering the workforce after prison, are driven to impact and change the lives of others.

GCP Middle-Market Investors are invited to a memorable evening at Edwin’s, where Brandon will share his story and provide a sneak peek into what’s next in his growing endeavor to change lives and build a world-class business.

The entire Edwins restaurant will be reserved for our group for the evening. Please join us for exclusive access to this special presentation, hors ‘d oeuvres, networking and cash bar. Learn more.

Please join us at the 2017 Cleveland Internship Summit

Please join us at at the 2017 Cleveland Internship Summit, presented by the Greater Cleveland Partnership, on Thursday, February 9 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m at the Embassy Suites by Hilton, 5800 Rockside Woods Blvd. in Independence.

The Summit will bring together business community representatives and educators to discuss how to increase and improve internship opportunities in Northeast Ohio through a range of panels and conversations. Click for more information.

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Managing intercultural conflict in the workplace

The Commission on Economic Inclusion is, once again, teaming up with the Cleveland Society of Human Resource Professionals (CSHRM) to deliver a program you do not want to miss.

“Managing Intercultural Conflict in the Workplace: A Post Election Toolkit for HR Professionals” will take place on Friday, February 17 from 7:30 to 10 a.m. at the Center for Innovation and Growth at Baldwin-Wallace University.

The presenter is Damaris Patterson Price, a leadership consultant, executive coach and facilitator with more than 20 years of experience in the people-development business. Read more.

A GCP Accelerating Middle-Market Progress Forum: "Innovation and Competitive Intelligence"

Today’s business leaders push the status quo by reevaluating their business model—even a successful one—by continuously striving to challenge internal assumptions and cognitive biases.

They strive to encourage a culture of innovation that prevents stagnation and increases adaptability to market disruptions.

Greater Cleveland Partnership Middle-Market Investors are invited to hear thought leaders (photo left to right): Peter Grimm and Beau Oliver of Cipher Systems discuss how companies and organizations can incorporate out-of-the-box thinking to better understand their markets, identify opportunities, and drive innovation. Learn more.

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Please mark your calendar for the 2017 Greater Cleveland Middle-Market Forum, presented by the Greater Cleveland Partnership, on Thursday, May 11 at Corporate College East. Our program will offer insightful, dynamic and informative presentations on hot topics that are impacting middle-market companies like yours.

We'll also provide plenty of opportunities to network with more than 200 Northeast Ohio middle-market executives and decisions makers.

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Mark your calendar for the 2017 GCP Annual Meeting

Please mark your calendar and plan to join more than 1,100 business and community leaders at the Greater Cleveland Partnership Annual Meeting on Wednesday, June 7 from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Hilton Cleveland Downtown.

The program will feature an update on our priorities, an overview of the projects and initiatives that we will embark upon as a part of our new strategic plan, and more.

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3Q Middle-Market Forum

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Please mark your calendar for our third-quarter Middle-Market Forum. Topics and speakers TBA.

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54th Annual Public Officials Reception

The 54th annual Public Officials Reception, presented by the Greater Cleveland Partnership, brings together the region’s federal, state, and local elected officials with business and community leaders.