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2018 COSE Annual Meeting

Mark your calendars for COSE’s 2018 Annual Meeting! This year’s must-attend event features three all-stars from the Cleveland Indians: Owner/Chairman/Chief Executive Officer Paul Dolan, Manager Terry Francona, and The Official Voice of the Indians Tom Hamilton.

Healthy Growth Checkup: Uncover Savings and Opportunities for Your Business to Grow

Join the accounting experts from Apple Growth Partners for our first Healthy Growth Checkup© workshop! Our signature Healthy Growth Checkup© is a comprehensive instrument utilized by all AGP professionals to evaluate each area of your operation and uncover savings and opportunities for your business to grow. 

Procurement Professionals Group: Supplier Diversity Goes to College - Best Practices in Higher Education

Please join us for the next meeting of the Commission on Economic Inclusion’s Procurement Professionals Group on Wednesday, February 28, 2018 from 7:30 – 10:00 a.m. at Cleveland State University’s Levin College of Urban Affairs, 1717 Euclid Avenue.

The Procurement Professionals Group convenes those responsible for strategic purchasing at Greater Cleveland Partnership member organizations. The quarterly meetings provide educational programming, networking, and peer problem-solving for supplier diversity programs. All GCP members are welcome to attend this meeting.

Morning Conversation with U.S. Congressional Candidate Anthony Gonzalez

Greater Cleveland Partnership Members are invited to a Morning Conversation with U.S. Congressional Candidate Anthony Gonzalez

Anthony Gonzalez was born and raised in Northeast Ohio and attended The Ohio State University on a full football scholarship before going on to become a first-round draft pick by the Indianapolis Colts in 2007. 

He spent five seasons in the NFL before retiring to go back to school and earn his Master’s degree in Business Administration from Stanford University, and later worked as Chief Operating Officer at Chalk Schools, a high-growth, education technology company. Click to Register.

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Building the We: an Interpersonal Approach to Workforce Development

Business and community stakeholders who seek to promote a “We” perspective, over an “Us vs Them” or “Me vs You” stance, communicate a message of safety, trust and engagement.  But how does a business build an engaging and prosocial environment? Join GCP and OhioGuidestone as Psychologist and EVP Benjamin Kearney, PhD presents “Building the We- an Interpersonal Approach to Workforce Development”

Growth in the Middle Market

First Quarter Middle Market Forum: Building Cleveland

There’s a lot of development and overall activity happening within Cleveland’s core and its surrounding neighborhoods.  This work is impacting our community in various ways from adding new city of Cleveland residents to drawing new businesses to move into our expanding corridors to adding jobs and creating stronger connectivity and collaboration across our city.  Join us as we dive deep into the details of four specific corridors all focused on creating new infrastructure to continue the positive momentum within our region. Register here.

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Third Annual Cleveland Internship Summit

We invite you to be part of the discussions between business community representatives and educators about how to increase and improve internship opportunities in Northeast Ohio.

Please mark your calendars for the 2018 Cleveland Internship Summit on Tuesday, February 27, 2018 from 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Corporate College East.

CEO Forum: Northeast Ohio’s Leaders Recommit to Economic Inclusion

Business leaders play a critical role in ensuring that inclusion is core to workplace culture and to the community at-large. At this year’s annual CEO Forum, Tim Ryan will explain how top corporate leaders are taking on this work through The CEO Action For Diversity & Inclusion™ - the largest ever CEO-driven business commitment to driving equity. We invite you to join us moving the needle forward in Cleveland and leading the charge on inclusion in our community.

Investor Series: The Greater Cleveland Film Commission

GCFCOver 300 productions have filmed in Ohio since 2007, including commercials, documentaries, independent and studio feature films, music videos, public service announcements, photo shoots, television shows, video games, and web series.  As a result, local businesses have enjoyed significant increases in revenue from the media industry. Join us as Ivan Schwarz shares what’s coming next for Cleveland and how local businesses can continue to get involved.