Lake County Development Council

The mission of the Lake County Development Council is to raise awareness of economic issues and initiate a process to address problems and opportunities impacting Lake County business conditions.

JUNE 9, 2017 LUNCHEON

our area, much like the rest of the country, will be challenged to redirect a growing sector of its workforce into new skill sets to maximize ROI on future market opportunities. Good paying, purposeful jobs will be available… but will we be ready?
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Here are some of our friends from the 2017 Legislative Breakfast! Thank you to all who joined.


Lake County Development Council’s 2017 Membership Campaign

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1. New rates for 2017 (simplified to 3 options for you):

  • $65 – all individuals (including retirees, city officials, Gov reps)
  • $135 – nonprofits and small/mid companies (under 100 employees)
  • $300 – larger companies with 100+ employees

2. Benefits of Membership for 2017

  • Support an important non-profit that impacts Lake County’s economic vitality
  • Your support helps LCDC nurture grass roots objectives that stimulate growth, further big picture business initiatives, and assist other non-profits prosper
  • Enjoy a discounted rate for our popular luncheon series – bringing you the top “agents of impact” from Northeast Ohio (members pay $20 for luncheons, non-members pay $25)
  • Listing, with logo, in Membership Directory
  • eNewsletters (all 310 contacts in MailChimp will receive thru Dec 2016, then only Members)
  • NEW for 2017 – invites to quarterly member only FREE intimate “value added” morning small business resource breakfast sessions (first come first serve for 15, coffee and danish)
  • New sponsorship, marketing opportunities (see below)

3. New optional annual marketing & support opportunities:

  • Platinum Sponsor (only 7 offered) $1500 i. Platinum sponsorship for Legislative Breakfast and Economic Forum ii. Logo on website landing Homepage, preferred listing on L.B. & E.F. event pages iii. Two free attendees to both L.B. and E.F. iv. Sponsor for all 2017 luncheons with live mention v. Two free lunch passes to all monthly luncheons (excludes Leg Breakfast & Econ Forum) vi. Logo on monthly newsletters vii. Full benefits of normal membership
  • Gold Sponsor (only 15 offered) $750 i. Sponsor for all 2017 luncheons with live mention ii. One free lunch pass to all monthly luncheons (excludes Leg Breakfast & Econ Forum) iii. Logo on monthly newsletters iv. Logo on website Events landing page v. Full benefits of normal membership

To secure a Platinum or Gold sponsorship, use the online option that follows, or for more information contact LCDC Executive Director Kirk Stonebrook. 

  • 2017 LCDC Platinum Member Sponsor ($1500)
  • 2017 LCDC Gold Member Sponsor ($750)

Join or renew with one of our new premium options:

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JUNE 9, 2017 LUNCHEON

Our area, much like the rest of the country, will be challenged to redirect a growing sector of its workforce into new skill sets to maximize ROI on future market opportunities. Good paying, purposeful jobs will be available… but will we be ready?

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LCDC May Monthly Member Spotlight

LCDC MONTHLY MEMBER! Congratulations to Greg Sanders of Lake Health for being named LCDC’s May member of the month! Greg is the Executive Director of the Lake Health Foundation. Lake Health is a private, not-for-profit leader in the community health Read More

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MAY 12, 2017 LUNCHEON

Let’s celebrate progress in Lake County’s Central Corridor! Enjoy an engaging presentation on another example of job creation, capital expansion, and new educational opportunities.

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JUNE 9, 2017 LUNCHEON

Our area, much like the rest of the country, will be challenged to redirect a growing sector of its workforce into new skill sets to maximize ROI on future market opportunities. Good paying, purposeful jobs will be available… but will we be ready?

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The News-Herald on the Lake County Annual Legislative Breakfast

Thanks to The News-Herald for covering the 19th Annual Legislative Breakfast featuring U.S. Rep. Dave Joyce, state Sen. Nina Turner, state Sen. John Eklund, state Rep. Ron Young, state Rep. John Rogers, and Lake County Commissioner Dan Troy.

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Results of the Lake County Nursery Industry Survey

From the Summary
Total Lake County Nursery Industry (LCNI) employment is estimated at 1327 jobs, a payroll of over $30 million and total annual estimated sales of $87.5 million. The average LCNI firm has sales of $605,000 of container grown crops and $488,000 of field grown crops. The typical firm has been in business almost 35 years, is headed by an owner over 50 years of age, and employs about 2 family members, 11 permanent full time employees and about 23 seasonal employees.

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Manufacturing Data White Paper

Manufacturing is alive, well and prospering in Lake County. Browse our white paper for recent stats on manufacturing.

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