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January

GCP congratulates NASA Glenn on its 75th anniversary

NASA Glenn Research Center is celebrating its 75th anniversary starting this month.

“The Greater Cleveland Partnership is proud to continue leading the advocacy efforts to maintain and build upon the viability of NASA in this region,” said GCP President and CEO Joe Roman.

“Lewis Field and Plum Brook Station, which comprise the Glenn Research Center, have added billions of dollars to our economy, attracted top talent to its workforce and continue to be a source of pride for our citizens.”  

To commemorate this milestone, the center has created a 75th anniversary logo featuring  an image of the center’s distinctive airplane hangar, a symbolic orbital trajectory, and the message “Our Past. Our Present. Your Future.” Read more.

Joe Roman on WTAM

In this month's "Wills and Snyder" interview with host Bills Wills, Greater Cleveland Partnership President and CEO Joe Roman talks about:

  • More dollars for downtown development: Developers are willing to invest because they see opportunities as Cleveland’s downtown population continues to grow.
  • The cost of airfare for Hopkins travelers continues to drop: The absence of a hub has meant a decline in ticket prices and other airlines adding routes. Cleveland is a strong market and they want to be here.
  • Positive trends in brain gain: A new study by Cleveland State University has found that Cleveland ranks eighth among cities in the growth rate of college-educated millennials and more.

  • Readiness to host the 2016 Republican National Convention: Projects such as the Public Square renovation & Convention Center Hotel are on time and on budget, while the 16,000+ hotel rooms needed have been secured.
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Supporting Northeast Ohio companies helps grow the region’s economy

With 40+ growth and expansion projects currently in the pipeline, the Greater Cleveland Partnership’s award-winning Business Development Team is gearing up for 2016.

“The growth of our regional economy is driven by the base of companies that call Northeast Ohio home,” says Deb Janik, the GCP’s senior vice president of business and real estate development. “Our team is focused on helping them solve problems and take advantage of growth opportunities." Read more.

Looking ahead in 2016: Accelerating progress and building positive momentum


The coming year promises to be a milestone in Cleveland’s history. The countdown is on with the start of the 2016 Republican National Convention only about 6 1/2 months away.

Working collaboratively to help our city successfully host this historic event is high on our 2016 priorities list. The collaborative effort of the private and public sectors is focused on ensuring that Cleveland is well-prepared and best-represented when the international media spotlight is on our community.
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