Downtown Cleveland Alliance Update With Michael Deemer - 4-7-21


Michael Deemer from The Downtown Cleveland Alliance spoke to Bill about The increased number of individuals able to get vaccinated is right on time for all the Downtown events in the pipeline.

Vibrant during the day and on weekends

Opening Day crowds

The2021 KeyBank Broadway Serieswill be announced this week. Playhouse Square boasts the largest number of Broadway season ticket holders in North America.

  • Cleveland International Film Festivalis set to make its new home at Playhouse Square next year, the 2021 festival will be completely virtual and kicks off this week on April 7.
    • NFL Draft:The NFL has released details on the lakefront events taking place during theNFL Draft April 29-May 1, including a large fan festival.

WAs the economy continues to open, when can we expect to see more employees returning to Downtown offices?

  • Already happening
  • According to DCA’s recent survey of downtown employers, 73% of companies are basing their decision to return to the office on the success of the vaccine. As the vaccine rollout accelerates, we expect a robust return of workers to the office. 
  • Downtown Cleveland’s ownWolstein Center is efficiently operating as a mass vaccination site, administering over6,000 vaccines per day. 
    • The Wolstein Centerleads Ohio as the state’s largest vaccination center and the only one sponsored by the federal government. 
  • The increased number of individuals able to get vaccinated is right on time for all the Downtown events in the pipeline, correct?
  • Vibrant during the day and on weekends
  • Opening Day crowds
  • The2021 KeyBank Broadway Serieswill be announced this week. Playhouse Square boasts the largest number of Broadway season ticket holders in North America.
    • Cleveland International Film Festivalis set to make its new home at Playhouse Square next year, the 2021 festival will be completely virtual and kicks off this week on April 7.
      • NFL Draft:The NFL has released details on the lakefront events taking place during theNFL Draft April 29-May 1, including a large fan festival.
  • This week’s edition of the Downtown Now! webinar series will feature Dr. Forrest Faison, who is overseeing vaccine distribution at the Wolstein Center. 

For more information, or if you are thinking of relocating or expanding your business into Downtown Cleveland, visit Downtowncleveland.com