CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Sneaker Con coined as “The greatest sneaker show on earth” will be in Cleveland Saturday, March 16, and sneakerheads can’t contain themselves. Tennis shoes have become a huge marketplace for for adults and teens alike. With designs becoming bolder, its where fashion meets expression. Purchase tickets here Two questions will be answered in […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – The City of Cleveland has delivered a list of “major event” waiver permit applications the Ohio Division of Liquor Control. This permit, once approved, allows the holder to extend service time from 1:00 a.m. or 2:30 a.m. to 4:00 a.m., the following day during a major event. Under the provisions of […]

CLEVELAND — Mayor Frank Jackson’s team and a Cleveland Police Department spokesman have kept a lot of information about security plans for the RNC under wraps. On Wednesday, some answers are expected at a meeting of the City Council Safety Committee. Deputy Cleveland Police Chief Ed Tomba is expected to provide the most comprehensive picture of […]

CLEVELAND, Ohio — The Republican National Committee has unveiled the official Republican National Convention logo, which pays homage to Cleveland’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The logo incorporates a guitar along with an elephant, which is the traditional symbol of the Republican party. It was designed by Cleveland-based Falls Communications. “Cleveland is a fantastic city and is […]

WASHINGTON, DC — There were high hopes from Ohio officials that the both political conventions would be hosted in the Buckeye State. But those dreams were dashed Thursday morning when the Democratic party revealed they had selected Philadelphia over finalist cities Columbus and Brooklyn, NY. The DNC will take place the week of July 25, […]

  CHICAGO (WOIO) – “The 2016 Republican National Convention is officially coming to Cleveland!” yelled Ohio Republican Party Chairman Matt Borges. The Republicans officially voted Friday to have their 2016 convention in Cleveland. The vote and signing came at the RNC’s annual summer meeting in Chicago. Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson was at the meeting and thanked […]

  CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – The American Bus Association (ABA) announced Thursday Cleveland will host the ABA’s annual Marketplace, to be held January 14-17, 2017 at the Cleveland Convention Center. The ABA’s Marketplace is the motorcoach, travel and tourism industry’s premier event. ABA members attending Marketplace produce substantial economic impact for the host city. When […]

  CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – The Republican National Committee and Cleveland are speaking today about the RNC’s 2016 site selection visit. Those in attendance at the “Q” include RNC Chairman Reince Priebus, RNC Site Selection Committee Chairwoman Enid Mickelsen, Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson, and Cleveland Host Committee Chair Terry Egger. Cleveland is one of four […]

  CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – The Republican National Committee narrowed down their list for which city will host the 2016 convention. And, Cleveland is still a contender! In addition to Cleveland — Dallas, Denver, and Kansas City rounds out the final four. Ohio is a hot swing state in primary elections. Following today’s meeting of […]

  The 2016 Republican National Convention officials say the 2016 Republican National Convention technical site visits will take place between April 16 — April 30. The purpose of the technical visits is for a small team of RNC staff and advisors to gather additional information about each city and their bid, prior to making a […]


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The Republican National Committee (RNC) announced this afternoon that Cleveland is one of six cities in the running to host the party’s 2016 presidential nominating convention.