Results tagged “Cleveland”

Marriott announces major sponsorship of 2014 Gay Games

By Troy Petenbrink
August 9, 2013 7:24 PM |
Marriott International announced today that it will be a platinum sponsor and exclusive hotel partner for the world’s largest and most popular LGBT sports and cultural event, the Gay Games, presented in 2014 by the Cleveland Foundation. “We’re thrilled to have Marriott as our official hotel partner. Marriott is a corporate leader in diversity and inclusion and it is ... [Read]

Many eyebrows raised in 2009 when it was announced that Cleveland beat out the bigger competing cities of Boston and Washington as the host city for the 2014 Gay Games. However, yesterday's announcement that the Cleveland Foundation has awarded a $250,000 grant to support the games should help remove any remaining doubts about Cleveland's ability to serve as a world-class host. As ... [Read]

Many people around the world were shocked when Cleveland beat Boston and Washington, D.C., in the battle to host the Gay Games in 2014. Previous Gay Games had been held in such major cities as Cologne, Chicago and Sydney. However, Ohio's second largest city is proving it is not just up for the task but ready to set the bar ... [Read]