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Winning the Talent War

Talented people seek out opportunities to grow and will flock to organizations that provide those opportunities. Does your middle-market company have the management systems that help motivate, measure, cultivate and retain talent?

We invite you to join us on Thursday, Dec. 12, as our panel of experts share their strategies to replace obsolete recruitment and retention efforts with breakthrough solutions that will give you a competitive edge for hiring and retaining the very best workforce.

Cleveland Clinic Ideas for Tomorrow: Don Berwick, former Administrator, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

GCP Investor members are invited to the Cleveland Clinic Ideas for Tomorrow Speaker Series event with Don Berwick, former Administrator, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, and founding CEO, Institute for Healthcare Improvement. The program will be held Monday, Dec. 2 at 5 p.m., at the InterContinental Hotel Bank of America Conference Center.

Register now to reserve your VIP ticket.

Dialogues on Diversity

The Commission on Economic Inclusion, a program of the Greater Cleveland Partnership, and the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association (CMBA) invite you to attend the second program in an exciting new series for senior leadership, "Dialogues on Diversity" at 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 4 at the CMBA offices in the Galleria.

The featured speaker is Marcus Glover, senior vice president and general manager of Horseshoe Casino Cleveland.

Morning Conversation: Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel

Greater Cleveland Partnership Members are invited to the next program in our Morning Conversation series with State Treasurer Josh Mandel. Elected as Ohio's 48th Treasurer in November 2010, he serves as the state's chief investment officer and is charged with managing and collecting public funds. In this role, Mandel is increasing transparency by expanding how Ohio taxpayers can monitor state spending.

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Senior Executives Forum

C-level executives from members of the Commission on Economic Inclusion are invited to attend our next Senior Executives Forum on Tuesday, November 12, with presentations on specific diversity and inclusion strategies that can be implemented by C-level executives who oversee key functional areas of their organizations.

Doing Business in Macedonia

The Government of the Republic of Macedonia, in cooperation the with City of Cleveland, Team NEO, the Greater Cleveland Partnership, the International Business Network and the Cleveland Council of World Affairs cordially invites you to a presentation on business and investment opportunities for U.S. companies in the Republic of Macedonia.

The event will bring together leaders of the Greater Cleveland business community and members of the government delegation, including Vladimir Peshevski, Macedonia's deputy prime minister (photo left).

Executive Caterers Corporate Club at Landerhaven

GCP Investors are invited to join us at the next Executive Caterers Corporate Club at Landerhaven luncheon program on "Emerging Leaders" on Thursday, November 14, starting at 11:30 a.m.

The program will feature a discussion with four of Greater Cleveland's dynamic young executives.

Diversity Professionals Group

The Commission on Economic Inclusion's Diversity Professionals Group's final program of 2013 on Wednesday, November 20, will feature Dani Monroe, CEO, CenterFocus International, discussing her new book, "Untapped Talent: Unleashing the Power of the Hidden Workforce."

The meeting also will include industry-cluster table discussions on how to apply her concepts in your own organization.

Cleveland Clinic Ideas for Tomorrow: Arianna Huffington

We’re pleased to extend a special VIP invitation to Greater Cleveland Partnership Investor members to the next program in the Cleveland Clinic Ideas for Tomorrow speaker series featuring Arianna Huffington, chair, president, and editor-in-chief of Huffington Post Media Group.

The program will be held Thursday, November 21, at 5 p.m. at the InterContinental Hotel Bank of America Conference Center. Register now to reserve your VIP ticket.

GCP 50th Anniversary Public Officials Reception

This marks the 50th year for the Greater Cleveland Partnership's Public Officials Reception, one of Northeast Ohio’s premier holiday gatherings.

Please join us for a night of networking on Friday, November 22, for GCP/COSE members and their guests with the region’s local, state, and federal officials along with business and community leaders.

Utica Summit 2014: The Next Step in Oil and Gas Advocacy

Utica Summit 2014 is a daylong event that brings people together to talk about what can be done to fuel transportation across the United States with Utica energy, to build sustainable businesses powered by Utica energy, and to grow businesses that use Utica energy as its raw product to create industrial and consumer goods.

The event, presented by the Canton Regional Chamber of Commerce and The Repository, will be held Wed.,October 23, 2013, at the Canton Memorial Civic Center.

Circle Neighbors: Designing the Opportunity Corridor

"Circle Neighbors: "Designing the Opportunity Corridor” on Wed., October 9, features a panel discussion about the proposed $324 million Opportunity Corridor, linking Interstate 490 with University Circle, and its impact on various constituencies—from home owners, to neighborhoods, local businesses to University Circle employees and visitors.

Circle Neighbors is a free lecture series sponsored by the Women’s Council of the Cleveland Museum of Art in collaboration with the Cleveland Botanical Garden, the Cleveland Museum of Natural History, The Women's Committee of The Cleveland Orchestra, and the Western Reserve Historical Society.

GCP Middle-Market Innovation Forum

The GCP Innovation Forum on Tuesday, October 8, is for middle-market C-suite executives and high-level managers searching for new skills to build an innovative organization. 

Our speakers: Gretchen Goffe, executive director, The Innovation Institute at Ohio State's Fisher College of Business, and Plante Moran's Cleveland Office Managing Partner Dan Hursh and Chris Jones who leads the firm’s national service industry practice.

Morning Conversation: State Senator Frank LaRose

Greater Cleveland Partnerships members are invited to our next Morning Conversation program on Monday, October 7, with State Senator Frank LaRose, who represents the 27th Ohio Senate District, which includes portions of Summit and Stark counties and all of Wayne County.

He serves as chairman of the Public Safety, Local Government & Veterans Affairs Committee and is a member of the Transportation, State Government Oversight & Reform, and Finance committees and the Finance Subcommittee on Medicaid.

Opportunity Corridor Public Hearing

The Ohio Department of Transportation invites you to attend a Public Hearing on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the Opportunity Corridor Project.

In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act , the hearing on Tuesday, October 1, will provide an opportunity for review and comment on the project’s DEIS and feedback through written or recorded verbal comments.

2013 BUGC Annual Meeting

Build Up Greater Cleveland (BUGC) will hold its 2013 Annual Meeting on Monday, August 26, U.S. Representative Bill Shuster (R-PA), chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, is the keynote speaker.

Dialogues on Diversity

The Commission on Economic Inclusion and the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association (CMBA) are launching a new speaker series for senior leadership, “Dialogues on Diversity.”  The first program on Thursday, August 15, will feature GCP Board member Paul Clark, president, Northern Ohio and Cleveland Region, PNC Financial Services Group.

Diversity Professionals Conference

The Commission on Economic Inclusion will hold its fifth annual Diversity Professionals Conference on Tuesday, August 20 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Corporate College East, 4400 Richmond Road in Warrensville Heights. Our featured speaker will be Dr. Rohini Anand, senior vice president and global chief diversity officer at Sodexo.

Greater Cleveland Partnership Chairman's Forum

Greater Cleveland Partnership Investors are invited to a members-only briefing on Tuesday, August 20, with GCP Board Chair Christopher M. Connor, chairman and CEO of The Sherwin-Williams Company.