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 companies and global Fortune 1000 corporations and institutions.
Corporate & Institutions
GCP is dedicated to accelerating regional growth and prosperity by advocating for critical public policy issues, supporting business growth, advancing aligned talent development, catalyzing efforts on diversity and inclusion, and leading the development of a vision, priorities and partnerships that will accelerate the region’s economic growth and prosperity.
With the support of our middle-market steering committee, GCP has been building and growing this initiative to include events, programming and content, and public policy specifically designed with the needs and interests of middle-market companies in mind. These reinforce GCP’s commitment to creating a vibrant business environment for middle-market companies.
As the small business division of GCP, COSE (Council of Smaller Enterprises) has supported and advocated for small businesses in the region since 1972. COSE offers networking and educational events, advocacy on legislative and regulatory issues and group purchasing programs. Through a deep understanding of small businesses, COSE provides solutions and resources to help members succeed.
Why Join GCP?
GCP is Cleveland’s most influential business organization, representing the perspectives and interests of small, mid-market, and Fortune 1000 companies, with a focus on economic development that accelerates the growth and prosperity of Greater Cleveland.
At the largest metro chamber of commerce in the country, GCP is dedicated to building regional prosperity by advocating for critical pro-business policy issues, advancing job growth through attracting and retaining business and talent, supporting inclusive opportunities for businesses and indivduals, catalyzing private and public investments to strengthen downtown, neighborhoods, and regional amenities, and positioning Greater Cleveland as a premier destination.
“Membership gave me an opportunity to get out in the community and to give back and that was really important to me.”
President and Owner, Food for Thought, Inc.