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Posted On: 9/13/2012

45 Communities Endorse Business Attraction and Anti-Poaching Protocol






FitzGerald Marks One-year Anniversary of Effort

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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Michelle Adams: 216-443-8158 or 216-698-2544 or mmadams@cuyahogacounty.us
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CLEVELAND - On the one-year anniversary of the Business Attraction and Anti-Poaching Protocol, Cuyahoga County Executive Ed FitzGerald will be presenting a progress report on the county's initiative to encourage cities to collaborate on economic development. FitzGerald will also announce the most recent signatories and kick-off the county-wide meeting of economic development directors: the Business Retention and Expansion Advisory Council (BREAC) meeting.

There are fifty-nine municipalities in Cuyahoga County; forty-five communities have signed the Business Attraction and Anti-Poaching Protocol. BREAC is designed to bring economic development directors together to interact, share ideas on best practices and receive updates on the counties economic development efforts.

WHAT:
New Cities Signing the Anti-Poaching Protocol and Recognition of One Year Anniversary of Anti-Poaching Protocol

WHO:
  • Ed FitzGerald, Cuyahoga County Executive
  • Mayors and Economic Development Directors from Cuyahoga County Cities
  • Deb Janik, Senior Vice President for Business Development, Greater Cleveland Partnership
  • Vince Adamus, Vice President for Real Estate and Business Development, Greater Cleveland Partnership
  • Larry Benders, Director, Cuyahoga County Department of Development
WHEN:
Thursday, September 13, 2012 – 9:30 a.m.

WHERE:
Independence Civic Center – Independence, Ohio
6363 Selig Drive, Independence

MAP:
http://goo.gl/maps/hL7kW