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Innovative apprenticeship program bridges employment and diversity gaps to build inclusive IT talent pipeline  

In 2021, the Greater Cleveland Partnership (GCP) partnered with Seattle-based Apprenti to launch apprenticeships designed to build an abundant and inclusive tech talent pipeline in the region. Available as a plug-and-play solution for employers seeking talent for in-demand tech jobs, companies in Greater Cleveland are leveraging the program to fill entry-level IT roles such as Computer …

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GCP announces vice chair and 14 new board members

January 10, 2022 – Greater Cleveland Partnership (GCP) announced today that Paul J. Dolan, Owner and Chief Executive Officer of the Cleveland Guardians, has been elected to serve as Vice Chair and Chair-Elect of the Board of Directors. He will become Chair in March 2022 at the organization’s annual meeting. “We are delighted that Paul …

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November is National Entrepreneurship Month: CLE Urban Winery

November 11, 2021 – After 20 years of active duty in the U.S. Navy, followed by 13 years as a business development executive in the defense industry in Washington DC, Destiny Burns returned to her native Cleveland to begin her entrepreneurial journey. With a passion for wine, advanced degrees in business, and training in the …

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Roads, airports, broadband and public transit to benefit from infrastructure investment

October 29, 2021 — Ohio is slated to receive more than $12 billion of the $550 billion available from the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act. The proposed funds will be used to further efforts regarding Roads & Bridges, Electric Vehicle Charging, Airports, Resiliency, Water Infrastructure, Broadband, and Public Transit; with notable investments being allocated to …

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Lakefront access investments continuing through collaboration and creativity  

October 24, 2021 — If you’ve ever been to Baltimore or Chicago and looked at the waterfront, you might have thought, “Why can’t we do this along Lake Erie?” “Well, we can do this,’’ said Cuyahoga County Executive Armond Budish. “Chicago and Baltimore each have a couple of miles of lakefront access. We can have …

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Workforce Connect manufacturing leadership team wins $50,000 award

October 12, 2021 MAGNET and Greater Cleveland Partnership won a $50,000 Deborah Vesy Systems Change Champion Award from the Deaconess Foundation. Together, they lead the Workforce Connect Manufacturing Sector Partnership, which is dedicated to bringing manufacturing jobs to underrepresented populations. The effort created an entry-level training program called ACCESS to Manufacturing. Created in collaboration with …

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INTRO Cleveland receives International Economic Development Council’s Public-Private Partnership Excellence Gold Award

October 5, 2021 CLEVELAND – INTRO Cleveland (INTRO CLE), developed by Harbor Bay Real Estate Advisors with support from Greater Cleveland Partnership, has been named the Gold Winner of the International Economic Development Council’s (IEDC) Public-Private Partnership Excellence Award for communities with a population of greater than 500,000. The largest mass timber building in the …

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Using the moon to address Earth’s digital inequality

October 5, 2021 Most Americans take access to reliable, fast wireless internet (Wi-Fi) for granted. Yet, in underserved communities, reliable internet access can be as elusive as it is on the Moon. NASA is working to solve both challenges. Digital inequality or inadequate internet access is a socioeconomic concern across the United States, and the pandemic …

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GCP announces 2021 Best of Tech Award winners

October 1, 2021 Greater Cleveland Partnership (GCP) announced last night during its annual Tech Week conference the winners of its annual Best of Tech Awards. The awards are a celebration of the technology community in greater Cleveland. The awards honor companies who are excelling and growing in the industry and those who support this dynamic …

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