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2019 e.Builders Forum in Niagara Falls to Focus on Strengthening Entrepreneurial Ecosystems

May 21, 2019 | CGLR
The International Business Innovation Association (InBIA) partners with the Niagara Global Tourism Institute (NGTI) and the Council of the Great Lakes Region (CGLR) to share contemporary ecosystem building practices, particularly under the lens of multi-jurisdictional clusters and collaboration, diversity, and inclusion. Niagara Falls, NY – The International Business Innovation Association (InBIA), a global network for […]
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The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development and the Council of the Great Lakes Region Announce Partnership

May 15, 2019 | CGLR
Both organizations plan to leverage their respective strengths, networks, and activities to deepen Indigenous trade, investment, and innovation across Indian Country Toronto, Ontario and Cleveland, Ohio – The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (The National Center) is pleased to partner with the Council of the Great Lakes Region (CGLR) and work together on […]
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Winners of the first Great Lakes Changemaker Award Announced

May 8, 2019 | CGLR
Cleveland, Ohio – At the fifth Great Lakes Economic Forum, which is being hosted in Cleveland from May 6-8, the Council of the Great Lakes Region had the distinct pleasure of presenting its first Great Lakes Changemaker Awards to the following recipients: SC Johnson Congressman Dave Joyce, 14th District, Ohio Ambassador Bruce Heyman (retired) and […]
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SBA & Council of the Great Lakes Region Commit to Area Economic Development & Small Business Success with Strategic Alliance

May 7, 2019 | CGLR
CLEVELAND–Today Rob Scott, the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Great Lakes regional administrator,and Mark Fisher, president & CEO of the Council of the Great Lakes Regionsigned a Strategic Alliance Memorandum at the Great Lakes Economic Forum in Cleveland. The mutual commitment creates a framework in which the federal agency and CGLR will partner on programming and […]
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Great Lakes Economic Forum to Feature SBA’s Great Lakes Regional Administrator Robert Scott

March 26, 2019 | CGLR
White House Appointee to Highlight Key Role of Small Businesses in Region’s Economy and International Trade Cleveland, OH, March 26, 2019 – The Council of the Great Lakes Region is pleased to announce Robert Scott, the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Great Lakes regional administrator, will deliver remarks at the Great Lakes Economic Forum in Cleveland […]
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CGLR and WIN form a strategic partnership to advance and strengthen cross-border and cross-sector partnerships

January 22, 2019 | CGLR
The Council of the Great Lakes Region (CGLR) and the World Health Innovation Network (WIN), at the University of Windsor’s Odette School of Business form a strategic partnership to strengthen cross-border and cross-sector collaboration in Canada and the United States.
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Pollution Probe and the Council of the Great Lakes Region receive funding from RBC for an innovative project to support improved watershed management in the Great Lakes

December 20, 2018 | CGLR
TORONTO, 20 December 2018 – Pollution Probe and the Council of the Great Lakes Region (CGLR) are pleased to be partnering with the Royal Bank of Canada on an innovative project that will support an improved approach to
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Cleveland, Ohio announced as location of the fifth Great Lakes Economic Forum

November 6, 2018 | CGLR
November 6, 2018 Cleveland, Ohio and Toronto, Ontario – Today, the Council of the Great Lakes Region announced that Cleveland, Ohio will host the Great Lakes Economic Forum from May 6-8, 2019. The event engages business, governmental, political, academic and non-profit leaders from the eight Great Lakes states and the Canadian provinces of Ontario and […]
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