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June 20 & 21, 2019

Greater Cleveland Partnership members are invited to the seventh annual Empowering Local Leadership Conference to be held June 20 & 21, 2019 in Washington, D.C. 

The event is presented by the Greater Cleveland Partnership with special guests Congressman Dave Joyce, Congresswoman Marcia L. Fudge, Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur, and U.S. Representative Anthony Gonzalez and in partnership with the Northeast Ohio Mayors and City Managers Association and the Cuyahoga County Mayors and City Managers Association.

The Conference Will Include*:

  • White House Tour or Briefing
  • Opening night reception
  • Breakfast with members of the Ohio Congressional delegation
  • Presentations on how local governments can leverage federal resources in their communities.

*Schedule subject to change. The Thursday evening Cocktail Reception as well as the Friday conference program are typically for adults only.

Current Agenda*:

Thursday June 20, 2019:

1:30 P.M. - 3:00 P.M.  White House Briefing
5:00 P.M. - 7:00 P.M.  Opening Night Reception

 

Friday June 21, 2019

8:30 A.M. - 9:00 A.M.  Ohio Delegation Breakfast
9:00 A.M. - 9:45 A.M.  Ohio Delegation Remarks
9:45 A.M. - 12:00 P.M.  Keynote and Conference Sessions

 

*Schedule subject to change. The Thursday evening Cocktail Reception as well as the Friday conference program are typically for adults only.

Registration Information:

Registration for the Empowering Local Leadership Conference includes 2 registrations for the event. All conference attendees are responsible for their travel and accommodations. Please note your registration purchase is non-refundable. If you have any questions please contact events@gcpartnership.com or 216-592-2390.

We apologize but at this time this event is open to Members of GCP only. If you have a question regarding your membership or wish to join please contact 216-592-2370. 

FAQ's:

Elected officials may bring a spouse or one guest. The Thursday evening Cocktail Reception as well as the Friday conference program is typically for adults only. Related fees are for Thursday evening reception. Conference sessions are free of charge.

Attire:

Suggested attire for the Conference is business casual.

Security:

All attendees will need to go through a security screening in order to enter the Capitol. Guests will not be permitted to bring liquid (including bottled water) or large bags (including luggage) into the Capitol Building. Click here for a full list of prohibited items and tips for visiting the Capitol Visitor Center.

Travel Information:

All attendees of the Empowering Local Leadership Conference are responsible for their own travel and hotel arrangements. We suggest you select a hotel on Capitol Hill, although you can catch a cab or take the Metro from hotels in downtown Washington, DC, or in Northern Virginia (i.e., Crystal City, Pentagon City, Old Town Alexandria).  Reagan National (DCA) is the closest airport to Capitol Hill. The airports at Dulles (IAD) and Baltimore (BWI) are about an hour from the city.