Downtown Cleveland Alliance Update With Michael Deemer - 3-24-21

Michael Deemer from The Downtown Cleveland Alliance spoke to Bill about As vaccinations become more readily available, how is Downtown Cleveland being impacted?

  • Shout Out to iHeart.
  •  More people every day
  • Downtown venues are reopening and hosting significant events. 
    • Music Box Supper Club: Music Box has announced that they will begin hosting in-person events in May, including brunches with live music. 
    • Huntington Convention Center is resuming operations, set to host its first in-person event in over a year next month. Today’s Bride Wedding Show, formerly set at the I-X Center.
    • Playhouse Squarewill reveal the 2021 Broadway Series lineup in April, Playhouse Square shared the news that they will welcome Choir of Man in June as the first live show in our theater district since last year. 
      • Theatres opened 100 years ago in the wake of the pandemic. People lined up around the block for shows. 

Building on the momentum we’ve had over the past decade, what kind of national event will we see returning this year?

  • Progressive Field: Cleveland Indians will be allowed to welcome fans to games this season at 30% of stadium capacity, with the potential to grow that capacity depending on case counts and the vaccine rollout--Full capacity by opening Day?
  • NFL Draft: Plans announced earlier this week
  • Rock Hall Induction Ceremony: The 2021 Induction Ceremonycould draw its largest audience ever; Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse for the first time.
  • 150+ businesses currently open in Downtown Cleveland
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