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Business and political leaders connect at 51st annual Public Officials Reception

Many thanks to our members for making the Greater Cleveland Partnership's 51st annual Public Officials Reception a tremendous success! More than 550 Northeast Ohio business and community leaders and elected officials attended the event last Friday at Windows on the River.

In addition, U.S. Senator Rob Portman spoke at a pre-event program attended by members of the GCP Board, GCP Government Affairs Council, Ohio Assembly, and Cleveland City Council and our event sponsors.

Four days to Cleveland's premier political event

RSVP now to lock in advance purchase discount

The GCP’s 51st annual Public Officials Reception on Friday, Nov. 21 is only four days away. If you haven't purchased your ticket(s), don't wait! Take advantage of the advance-purchase discount and save $25 per ticket off the cost of registering at the door.

Online registration closes at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 19. Click to register now!

Joe Roman on WTAM

In today’s interview, GCP President Joe Roman talks with “Wills and Snyder” co-host Bill Wills about next steps for Cleveland schools following voter approval of the capital levy, the positive region-wide economic impact the 2016 RNC will bring, ongoing economic development in the City of Cleveland and more.

Click to listen.

Construction diversity and inclusion updates now online

The Construction Diversity & Inclusion (CDI) initiative, managed by the Commission on Economic Inclusion, is focused on four target areas with the objective of increasing the use of Minority Business Enterprises (MBEs)and Female Business Enterprises (FBEs) firms on major construction projects in the City of Cleveland.

Information about the components and their subcommittees can now be found in the Economic Inclusion section of the GCP website.

Election 2014: What the results mean for the Northeast Ohio business community

Now that the voters have spoken, it’s time to interpret the results.

The Greater Cleveland Partnership’s Post-Election Report provides a comprehensive analysis of the Election 2014 results on GCP priorities, the Northeast Ohio business community and economic development in our city and region.

In addition to commentary on the re-election of Governor John Kasich (R) and the election of Armond Budish (D) as Cuyahoga County Executive, we discuss outcomes from the passage of Issue 4, the Cleveland Metropolitan School District capital levy, and Issue 6, the Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C) operating levy. Click to read or download.