• Location
  • Call
  • Favorites
  • Cart
Work Greater Circle Business Alliance

Greater Circle Business Alliance

The Uptown Business Association is now the Greater Circle Business Alliance! 

Read more about the announcement

Our Mission

The Greater Circle Business Alliance (GCBA) promotes and supports businesses in and around University Circle while enhancing the quality of life for our connected communities.

Fairfax, Hough, Buckeye-Shaker, Glenville, East Cleveland, Little Italy and University Circle are the individual neighborhoods that together are creating a renaissance throughout our region. All share a rich individual history and a common vision towards the future. They are striving for pedestrian friendly areas with expansive green space, stunning architecture, galleries, restaurants, museums, traditional and unique businesses, research and tech development, shopping centers, world renowned medical and educational facilities, a blending of old and new housing, historic buildings, recreational venues - a destination area for all ages, cultures and backgrounds.

Be a part of this vibrant, growing community where business, research, education, culture and neighborhoods work together towards economic prosperity and community revitalization.

Become a Member

Members of GCBA enjoy many benefits. Join today and show your commitment to the growth and future success of Greater University Circle.

Just some member benefits include:

  • Recognition as a GCBA member and contributor to the enhancement of our connected communities
  • Free monthly education and networking events
  • Business listing in GCBA Membership Directory
  • Access to all GCBA communications
  • Member Portal access on GCBA webpage

View All Benefits  Join/Renew Now

Upcoming Events & Workshops

GCBA is committed to providing valuable business development opportunities for members and nonmembers. Registration is required for all events. 

Strategies for Racial Inclusion in the Workplace

March 26 | 11:30am - 1:00pm
Judson Manor - Ballroom 
Speaker: Erica Merritt, Equius Group


Effective Workplace & Business Recycling

April 11 | 11:30am - 1:00pm
Courtyard by Marriott
Speaker: Doreen Schreiber, Cuyahoga County Solid Waste District


Lifemapping with MKM Consulting

May 21 | 8:30am - 10:00am
Judson Manor - Ballroom
Speaker: Monika Moss-Gransberry, MKM Consulting


Special Thanks

The work of the Greater Circle Business Alliance is underwritten by Citizens Bank. Citizens Bank has been dedicated to GCBA since inception, ensuring that all of our events and opportunities are at no or low cost.


Signup Be the first to know about special events, openings, news and more!