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Joe Roman on WTAM

Topics in this month’s conversation on WTAM's “Wills and Snyder” program with GCP President and CEO Joe Roman include:

Why the NASA Glenn Research Center remains a top priority for the GCP, how hosting the Republican National Convention will give Cleveland city the opportunity chance to tell the story about its economic development progress to a global audience and more.

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Tackling the challenges of talent development and retention

Hiring and retaining a high-caliber workforce is a major concern for employers of all sizes.

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, which is hosting a sold-out “Talent Pipeline Management” conference on Wednesday, March 23 in Washington, D.C., notes that “The American economy is facing a serious crisis…U.S. businesses are leaving jobs unfilled because they cannot find qualified talent.”

Learn more about upcoming GCP and business community events that are addressing the challenges of talent development and retention.

 - Cleveland Health Means Business Forum on Wednesday, April 6

 - Linking IT Talent to Opportunity on Wednesday, April 20

 - Greater Cleveland Middle-Market Forum on Thursday, May 12.

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Hot topics for the C-suite: cyber security, export readiness and talent management

Please mark your calendar and plan to join us at the 2016 Greater Cleveland Middle-Market Forum on Thursday, May 12 from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Corporate College East.

Our program will feature expert insights into cyber security, export readiness and attracting top talent management—three top-of-mind topics for many C-suite executives and their direct reports.

Attendees will have the opportunity join the conversation during the Q&A sessions after each presentation.

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and take advantage of the GCP-member early-bird discount of $99 per person available through April 12.

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By contributing your company’s data to the aggregate report on diversity metrics in the region, you will acquire valuable data that can be incorporated into your growth and talent acquisition strategies.

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Advance Ohio president named to GCP Board

The Greater Cleveland Partnership Board of Directors approved the appointment of Advance Ohio President Timothy Knight to the Board at its quarterly meeting last week.

Before joining Advance Ohio, which operates, the Sun News and is responsible for all multimedia ad sales and marketing for The Plain Dealer, Knight held leadership positions at Tribune Company, Newsday and most recently the Chicago Sun Times. Read more.

Notice of Nomination: Greater Cleveland Partnership

Pursuant to the Greater Cleveland Partnership (GCP) Code of Regulations, the candidates for directorships will be recommended through the Nominating Committee chaired by Scott Chaikin.

Members desiring to nominate any candidate(s) to the GCP Board of Directors should submit these names and contact information by 5 p.m., Thursday, March 17, 2016, to: Secretary, Greater Cleveland Partnership, 1240 Huron Road East, Suite 300, Cleveland, Ohio 44115-1717

The GCP ballot, including the candidates for the GCP Board of Directors, is forthcoming, as is a confirmed date and venue for the Annual Meeting of Members to be held later this year.