About Greater Cleveland Sports Commission

Welcome to Greater Cleveland Sports Commission. 

Greater Cleveland Sports Commission (GCSC) prides itself on being one of the most distinguished sports commissions in the country, effectively leveraging sporting and competitive events to further economic impact in Northeast Ohio.

Since 2000, Greater Cleveland Sports Commission is responsible for attracting over 190 sporting events which provide more than $686 million in economic activity to Northeast Ohio. GCSC supports the local economy, utilizes sports as a vehicle to forward community agendas and maintains a goal of producing events that are more successful when held in Cleveland than in other cities.  

Beyond the Numbers

The mission of GCSC is to measurably improve the economy of Greater Cleveland and enrich the community by attracting, creating, managing and enhancing significant sporting and competitive events. By making Greater Cleveland the preferred destination for such events, GCSC becomes nationally-recognized as a premier economic impact organization.


Greater Cleveland Sports Commission offers a variety of services to support our hosted sporting events. Check out our partial list of services below: 

  • Sponsorship
  • Event Management
  • Marketing
  • Graphic Design
  • Merchandising
  • Media Relations
  • Facility and Site Selection
  • Volunteer Recruitment & Management
  • Fundraising

Interested in our event support services? Connect with our team at info@clevelandsports.org to learn more about how we can make your event a success in Cleveland.