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GCP 2016 Annual Meeting

Our 2016 Annual Meeting is sold out! We're pleased to welcome Governor John Kasich as our guest speaker at this evening's program, which will be held at the stunning new Hilton Cleveland Downtown.

Our program also will include an overview of the GCP’s impact from the past year; a discussion of our priorities for the coming year; and the presentation of the Commission on Economic Inclusion Best-in Class Awards.

Many thanks to our members and sponsors for your support!

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OHTec CIO Symposium

The OHTec 2016 CIO Symposium is next week! Have you RSVP'd?

Since 2000, the CIO Symposium has offered an exceptional forum for CIOs and IT executives to share insights on critical business issues and make important connections with their peers. Learn more.

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2016 Burke Corporate Aviation Expo

Greater Cleveland Partnership members are invited to the 2016 Burke Corporate Aviation Expo on Thursday, September 15, presented by the Cleveland Airport System.

Come see the latest offerings in executive aviation and socialize with the leaders of Northeast Ohio’s business community.

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Morning Conversation: Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel

The 48th Treasurer of the State of Ohio, Josh was elected in 2010 and re-elected in 2014. As State Treasurer, Josh has helped take Ohio’s financial ranking from 43rd up to 7th in the nation and helped move Ohio from an $8 billion deficit to a $1 billion surplus.

He also has been a leader in the cause of increasing government transparency. He recently launched, posting Ohio’s checkbook online for the first time.

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Cuba Forum: Understanding the Opportunities and Risks

With all of the talk on U.S.-Cuba relations in the media, many U.S. companies are excited about the Cuban market and potential trade opportunities.

So it's critical that companies wanting to do business with Cuba educate themselves about the market, the regulatory environment and the challenges of doing business with a country that is still sanctioned for most trade. Our forum on Sept. 21 will provide some answers. Click to learn more.

Customs Compliance

In 2013, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced a new initiative called “trade transformation.”

For U.S. importers, it was a significant and welcome change in philosophy, offering new advantages in international commerce and repairing significant barriers that had plagued importers in a post-9/11 world. 

Our panel of experts will provide a deeper dive into U.S. Customs compliance and insights on how to manage a complex and changing regulatory environment. Click for details.

Hong Kong Development Council

Join the Greater Cleveland Partnership and Global Cleveland for an insightful and informative program that explores how new and established companies can build business connections and opportunities in Asia, including one of the biggest consumer markets, China.

Ralph Chow, regional director, Americas, of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), will lead a panel of experts discussing how businesses can expand and take advantage of all Hong Kong has to offer including a wide range of business support services. Click for details.

Executive Caterers Corporate Club at Landerhaven

It’s official. The Cleveland “sports curse” is over.

Greater Cleveland Partnership members are invited to join us for lunch and hear what leading Cleveland sports journalists have to say about it at the next Executive Caterers Corporate Club at Landerhaven luncheon. Click for details.

A GCP Middle-Market Forum: “The Economic Outlook”

How is the national economy shaping up for the fourth quarter of 2016? What are some key economic trends to watch for in 2017 that could impact your middle-market company?

Please join us at our fall forum for middle-market CEOs with our speaker, GCP Board member Loretta J. Mester, president and CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland. You'll hear a monetary policymaker’s perspective on the economic outlook for the balance of 2016 and the onset of 2017. Click for event details.