Hosting the 2016 Republican National Convention brought an estimated 15,000 credentialed media to our city.
In addition to the convention and related activities, there were also stories about Cleveland, its comeback and its ability to successfully manage the gargantuan event and challenging logistics while providing visitors with a very warm welcome.
Here are a few of the positive stories —or at least those that end on a positive note—about Cleveland, suggesting that the message is getting through that city has moved well beyond its past.
Buffalo News: Cops in Cleveland keep their cool as they do a tough job
Chicago Tribune: Cleveland, a city on the rebound
Hartford Courant: As 'Forgotten City' basks in spotlight, its revived downtown shows the way for Hartford
Inside Edition (video): From doom to boom: Home to RNC, Cleveland is surging after years of urban decay
Wall Street Journal (video): The Cleveland business leaders behind the GOP convention
Cleveland 2016 Host Committee Co-chairs left to right: Chris Kelly, partner-in-charge, Jones Day; Alexander Cutler, retired chairman and CEO, Eaton; and Greater Cleveland Partnership Board Chair Beth Mooney, chairman and CEO, KeyCorp.