Preparing for the 2016 Republican National Convention is no easy task. David Gilbert, president and CEO of the Cleveland 2016 Host Committee, visited Business Insider's office at the end of October and discussed some of the operational challenges of the big event.
If you happen to be wandering downtown Cleveland during convention week next July, you could have breakfast or lunch with an assortment of political reporters, campaign operatives — or maybe even a politician or two — thanks to National Journal.
CLEVELAND -- The new Hilton Cleveland Downtown Hotel site's been bustling for about 21 months. And now the main structure of the 32-story, 600-suite hotel is almost complete, ready for a topping-off ceremony at the end of September.
The Cleveland Host Committee still needs a little more than 5,000 volunteers to meet its commitment to provide help for the 2016 Republican National Convention...
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The Cleveland group that's helping put on the upcoming Republican National Convention is assembling a team of on-demand speakers so it can try to keep up with continuing requests from community groups seeking updates, financial opportunities and other information about the July 2016 mega-event.
This Thursday, Cleveland’s Quicken Loans Arena hosts the first Republican Primary Debate. It’s a little less than a year before the RNC opens its doors to at least 50,000 people in the same venue.
The local committee that is planning the 2016 Republican convention is 60% of the way toward meeting its fundraising goal of $65 million, David Gilbert, president of the Cleveland 2016 Host Committee, told Cuyahoga County Council on Tuesday, Aug. 11.
A silver, articulated bus pulls into Cleveland’s Public Square, the first stop in a 7-mile journey that leads from the heart of the city’s downtown and center of $5 billion in re-development, to East Cleveland, the once tony suburban home of John D. Rockefeller that is now teetering on bankruptcy as violent crime and childhood poverty rates triple the state average.