About The Event

The RNC Supplier Forum is SOLD OUT. To be notified of future RNC Forum events, email the events team at events@cose.org.



Join RNC Host Committee representatives for a complimentary event to get a status update on RNC planning and find out how your business can be listed as a resource and supplier to the RNC and convention attendees. This event is being hosted by COSE, GCP’s Commission on Economic Inclusion, The Hispanic Roundtable, Destination Cleveland and the RNC Host Committee. View the RNC Preferred Vendor Categories.



Diane Downing, COO, RNC Host Committee


José Feliciano, The Hispanic Roundtable

Brian Hall, Commission on Economic Inclusion

Mike Mulhall, Destination Cleveland

Steve Millard, COSE (Council of Smaller Enterprises)




3:00-3:30 - Registration & Networking

3:30-4:30 p.m. - RNC Program

5:30-8:00 p.m. - think spot Keynote event featuring Frans Johansson (Optional)


Attendees of the RNC Supplier Forum are invited to join COSE afterwards to hear Keynote Speaker Frans Johansson continue the dialogue about the importance of diversity and culture in business, strategy and innovation.



$8 Valet will be available at the Superior Avenue entrance right before the Grand Ball Room Entrance



In this new order of rising economies and beleaguered markets, understanding how to use diversity as power is more important than ever. Frans Johansson redefines diversity beyond traditional social identifiers, and demonstrates how today’s most innovative companies have used their existing diversity as a strategy to drive growth and profitability.



5:30 - 6:30 p.m. - Cocktails & Networking

6:30 - 8:00 p.m. - Keynote Presentation










$0 for members

$0 for non-members


Renaissance Cleveland

24 Public Square

Cleveland, Ohio 44113

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