See What We Do

Our Accomplishments

Here are some highlights from our work in 2014 and those of our economic development partners.To learn more, click here to read or download our 2014 Annual Report.

Advocacy: Speaking with "one voice" for our members
and partners

  • Backed by GCP, three levies pass
  • GCP, chamber partners speak out for Common Core
  • Local projects funded in state capital bill
  • Efforts lead to continuation of New Market Tax Credit program

Business and Economic Development: Attracting investment, creating jobs

  • Regional partners collaborate on development of new competitiveness strategy
  • Tech companies connect with IT pros, students and recent graduates
  • Northeast Ohio biomed companies raise $398M in growth capital
  • Game-changing deals boost Northeast Ohio entrepreneurs
  • Northeast Ohio manufacturers' innovation, talent needs addressed

Infrastructure and Physical Development: Transforming our city through catalytic projects

  • Downtown redevelopment momentum continues
  • Investments target Cleveland's neighborhoods
  • Greater Cleveland continues investment in water and waterfronts

Economic Inclusion: Connecting diversity to business goals

  • Annual survey finds diversity progress among region's employers
  • Chief Procurement Officers group builds connections with diverse vendors

Education Reform: Leading business involvement in revitalizing public education

  • GCP informs business community of importance of education levies, mobilizes support
  • GCP leads committee charged with delivery of first progress report
  • Business volunteers recruited for school advisory boards
  • Northeast Ohio cities share million-dollar prize for post-secondary attainment
  • GCP supports Lubrizol audit of CMSD IT systems

Membership: Delivering value, connecting business leaders

  • Middle-market annual forum connects region's middle-market leaders
  • Quarterly forums offer insights, opportunities
  • New chair named for GCP Middle-Market Committee