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2017 Business Longevity Awards

This year’s Business Longevity Award honorees are proof that hard work and a commitment to excellence can pay off. These 44 companies were built on timeless values and principles that set the stage for generations of economic achievement.

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2017 Business Longevity Awards

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Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2017 Northeast Ohio

An entrepreneur is someone who bounds into the unknown, creating the future. They are visionaries who launch and reimagine businesses, employ millions and endow their communities, leaving legacies of accomplishment and enrichment.

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Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2017 Northeast Ohio

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Northeast Ohio’s 2017 Smart 50 Awards celebrate area’s top executives

This year’s honorees have made a difference in their organizations and in the region. Their positive impact on employment has reinvented the Northeast Ohio landscape into one of the most up-and-coming business regions in the country.

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Northeast Ohio’s 2017 Smart 50 Awards celebrate...

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ASPIRE 2017 – Entrepreneurial pathways

Every entrepreneur takes a different path to achieve success, but they all share some common traits: confidence, a willingness to take risks and the ability to see a need that other people didn’t even realize existed.

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ASPIRE 2017 – Entrepreneurial pathways

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Say ‘thank you’ to employees by wowing them with a great holiday party

Holiday parties are meant to thank employees for all the work they have done throughout the year. It’s also an opportunity for everyone in the company to step out of their work roles and spend time with each other in a social setting, says Rock The House Audio Visual's Matt Radicelli.

Conflict resolution program could be used to resolve workplace issues

Susan C. Stone and Kristina W. Supler, principals at McCarthy, Lebit, Crystal & Liffman, are confident restorative justice is a program that can be effectively used to address harm and conflict in the workplace.

How staffing firms work with HR departments to supercharge recruiting

Human resource management is a complex endeavor that often requires HR managers to make difficult decisions about which tasks to prioritize, says David Lockhart, Executive Vice President at Nesco Resource.

How multi-function printers can enhance your company’s mobility

Multi-function printers that incorporate printing, scanning, faxing, copying and document storage have yet another role they can take on — promoting your company’s mobility. Blue Technologies' Curtis Verhoff explains how the MFP can help organizations have a more mobile workspace.

How to get the most out of a corporate partnership

Kelly Manderfield, chief marketing officer at Cleveland Metroparks, offers advice on building better corporate partnerships.