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2014 highlights: RNC: Next stop, Cleveland; a boost to Hopkins air service; a new regional economic development strategy and more
The decision to bring the 2016 Republican National Convention to Cleveland is the stand-out story among many highlights from this past year related to the Greater Cleveland Partnership and our strategic priorities. Read more.
GCP Board approves appointment of two new members
The Greater Cleveland Partnership Board of Directors has approved the appointment of two new members.
In action taken last week at its quarterly meeting, the Board welcomed Loretta Mester, president and CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, and Robert Patterson, president and CEO, PolyOne Corporation, as new members. Read more.
As Hopkins air service transitions, opportunities arise for more travel options
With additional service that other airlines—such as Frontier, Spirit, Southwest and Delta—are now offering at Hopkins Airport, last week’s announcement by United Airlines that it will end nonstop flights between Cleveland and Dallas/Fort Worth, Fort Myers, Fort Lauderdale and Tampa is not unexpected.
“This decision is based upon the competitiveness of the industry,” said Greater Cleveland Partnership President and CEO Joe Roman. “But this also presents an opportunity to offer an even more diverse range of options for Hopkins travelers." Read more.
Nation's top demographer to speak at 2015 Middle-Market Forum
Kenneth W. Gronbach, the nation’s leading demographer and nationally recognized author, expert and futurist in the field of demography and generational marketing, will be the keynote speaker at the 2015 Greater Cleveland Middle-Market Forum, presented by the Greater Cleveland Partnership on Friday, May 8 from 7:30 a.m. to 1: 30 p.m. at Corporate College East.
Ken makes the science of shifting demography come alive with real life examples that make it relevant to today’s culture, business climate and economy. Registration information will be available soon.