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Joe Roman on WTAM

Greater Cleveland Partnership President Joe Roman’s monthly update on WTAM’s “Wills and Snyder” includes:

Why GCP is hosting a forum on May 21st about proposed marijuana legalization in Ohio; the business community’s concerns about tax reform proposed in the state budget; the need for ongoing collaboration among all stakeholders to continue improving education outcomes in the Cleveland Metropolitan School District; and our new internship initiative.  Click to listen.

Middle Market Forum Recap: Gen Y shaping our future, success strategies, responding to regulation and more

Ken Gronbach (photo right), one of the nation’s leading demographers, told more than 200 middle-market executives at last Friday’s Greater Cleveland Middle-Market Forum there will be a huge paradigm shift as Baby Boomers retire and members of Generation Y take their place in the workplace.

Bernie Moreno, chairman of GCP’s Middle-Market Committee (photo left), moderated the forum.

“Meet the Press” moderator Chuck Todd to keynote GCP Annual Meeting

We're pleased to announce that Chuck Todd, NBC News political director and moderator and managing editor of “Meet the Press,” will be the keynote speaker at the 2015 Greater Cleveland Partnership Annual Meeting on Wednesday, June 17 from 5 to 7:15 p.m. at the Cleveland Convention Center. To secure prime seating for your company, click to purchase a corporate table of 10.

NOTE: The purchase of a $2500 premium table includes admission for one person from your company to a pre-event VIP reception with Mr. Todd.

Launch of JetBlue service to Boston adds more options for CLE business travelers

Last week’s JetBlue Airways’ launch of twice-daily service between Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE) and Boston Logan International Airport is the culmination of months of work by the Greater Cleveland Partnership’s Air Service Demand Task Force (ASDTF) in collaboration with the City of Cleveland and CLE officials.

“The Greater Cleveland business community has indicated that the CLE-BOS route is an important one to companies in the region,” said GCP President and CEO Joe Roman. “Plus, Hopkins travelers can now enjoy the benefit of JetBlue’s best-in-class customer service and a modern fleet of equipment with outstanding in-flight amenities.” Read more.