Greater Cleveland Trails & Greenways Conference

2016 Conference Thursday, June 2 in Brecksville
Eventbrite - Greater Cleveland Trails & Greenways Conference 2016

Trails & Greenways: Connecting Recreation and Transportation

Jay Walljasper
Jay Walljasper, keynote speaker

Recognizing the value of trails and greenways as pathways to healthy and successful communities, decision makers, planners and practitioners, and trail advocates from around Greater Cleveland will gather on June 2nd, 2016 in Brecksville, Ohio to share ideas, discover new tools, and set the stage to transform plans and concepts into successfully completed projects.

Building on feedback from successful past Conferences, this 4th Biennial event will include expert speakers, topic panels, peer learning, open discussions, and networking opportunities. Featured is Jay Walljasper, popular speaker, award-winning writer and community consultant (

Contact us—we welcome:

CEUs available for various professions.

2016 Trails & Programs Showcase

Included in the Conference, is the 2016 Trails & Programs Showcase and Conference reception. We want to put your project in the spotlight!

The 2016 Conference will provide an opportunity for professionals, trail & greenway advocates, community leaders, and tourism & business interests to:

Our 3rd Biennial Conference in 2014 was the best yet! If you joined us, we hope you found the sessions worthwhile and were able to make the most of sharing and networking opportunities. We value your participation—especially now as we are planning for 2016. We invite you to share your thoughts and ideas ( Selected presentations from 2014 are still available as well as the Trails Recognition Showcase. Here is what the media said:

"Trail and greenway planners envision a greener, healthier, more connected future for Cuyahoga County," Steven Litt, June 13, 2014; The Plain Dealer: June 16, 2014.

"Two Summit County trail projects win awards from Greater Cleveland conference," Beacon Journal staff writer, The Akron Beacon Journal • June 13, 2014.

"Awards highlight Greater Cleveland's expanding network of trails," Steven Litt, June 28, 2014 • The Plain Dealer: June 30, 2014.