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Great Lakes Commission and partners release action plan for growing Great Lakes Blue Economy

September 29, 2021 Ann Arbor, Mich. – An action plan released today recommends building blocks for growing the Great Lakes basin economy by leveraging the economic potential of the region’s freshwater resources. Leaders from more than 50 Great Lakes agencies and organizations, convened by the Great Lakes Commission (GLC), developed the action plan as roadmap …

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GCP Launches Apprenticeship Partnership to Build Tech Talent

September 27, 2021 Greater Cleveland Partnership (GCP) announced today during its annual Tech Week conference that it is partnering with Apprenti, a nationally recognized program intermediary, to launch tech apprenticeships designed to build an abundant and inclusive tech talent pipeline in the Cleveland region. “For years, Cleveland has had strong demand for IT employees that …

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GCP Tech Week Addresses Challenges Facing Tech Community

September 23, 2021 Cleveland is well-known as a health hub, but could it one day be known for its tech industry as well? GCP Tech Week organizers and presenters discuss this and other topics — including tech talent, inclusive opportunities in tech, the digital divide and a preview of this year’s Tech Week events — on the Sound …

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Congratulations, Cleveland Metroparks! “Best in the Nation” for Parks and Rec Management

September 21, 2021 Cleveland Metroparks is the winner of the 2021 National Gold Medal “Best in Nation” Award for Excellence in Parks and Recreation Management. The award, which was announced at the 2021 National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) Conference in Nashville, Tennessee, is the highest national honor in the parks and recreation field. Parks …

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Port of Cleveland addresses global supply chain issues with vessel

September 16, 2021 The Port of Cleveland this month responded to global supply chain problems by expanding the Cleveland-Europe Express service with a container-only vessel. This is the first Great Lakes container-only shipping route to and from Europe. When the Cleveland-Europe Express service first launched in 2014, the Port used multi-purpose vessels to manage both …

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Bedrock, the City of Cleveland Unveil Transformative Plan for Downtown Cleveland

September 15, 2021 The 20- to 30-year strategy sets the stage for historic development of a 15-minute neighborhood and 18-hour city along the Cuyahoga River, a counterpart to the Vision for the Valley plan September 15, 2021 [CLEVELAND] – Today, Bedrock and the City of Cleveland unveiled a comprehensive proposal to transform the Cuyahoga riverfront in …

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Welcome Newest GCP Members

September 12, 2021 Learn more about GCP’s newest investor members!  Welcome to: AmeriHealth Caritas Independence Excavating, Inc. Mars Electric Universal Polymer & Rubber, Ltd.   Wingspan Care Group Wright Brothers Institute GCP is driving the economic vitality of our region through building a strong and thriving climate for businesses of all sizes, including small businesses, middle-market …

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Cleveland Development Advisors awarded $50 million in Federal New Markets Tax Credits

September 10, 2021 Local nonprofit to leverage tax credits to attract hundreds of millions private investment, support new job creation, and revitalize neighborhoods Cleveland, Ohio (September 10, 2021) – Cleveland Development Advisors (CDA) was awarded $50 million in federal new markets tax credits (NMTCs) by the U.S. Treasury Department on September 8, 2021. The NMTC …

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