Friday, March 31

Faith & Finance Breakfast

Featuring speaker, Dr. Marilyn Sanders Mobley, Vice President for Inclusion, Diversity and Equal Opportunity at Case Western Reserve University. Promote your business. Network with Christian entrepreneurs, executives, and professionals. Be inspired.
Saturday, April 1

The Success Of Failure

"The Success of Failure is not only a seminar, but a movement for many generations." - Felicia Peacock, Founder of Decisive Advocates Perhaps you want to start a new business or have recently done so and need help with defining your future goals. Maybe you've reached a glass ceiling in...
Monday, April 3

Neighborhood Grows, Session 1: Idea

This 4-week series combines the impact of an intensive business development and management series with the personalized attention and detail of one-on-one business counseling sessions to meet the needs of neighborhood-based retail businesses. The retail industry is nothing short of a rollercoaster ride, but with the right planning you can...
Wednesday, April 5

A Glimpse Inside The 10,000 Small Businesses Program

Interested in learning about the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses (10ksb) Program? Thinking of applying? This is an opportunity for you to get an inside peek at what the program is all about. You will learn about the program, meet lead faculty member, Larry Polena, participate in a mini-10ksb session, and engage with a panel of local small business...
Wednesday, April 5

COSE Day at the Capitol

Calling all small business owners!  Would you like direct access to members of the Ohio General Assembly and public policy staff? Join COSE in Columbus for COSE Day at the Capitol on Wednesday, April 5 where you will have the unique opportunity to meet with policymakers and discuss ways in...
Wednesday, April 5

2017 Union Club Leadership Summit: Multi-generational and Family Businesses

Some 90 percent U.S. businesses are family owned, and family businesses employ 62 percent of the nation’s work force. Hear how business leaders have taken corporations built by their family members to new heights through culture, planning, and strategic expansions. Panelists: John Kahl President & CEO ShurTech Brands Michael Ripich...
Thursday, April 6

SunDown RunDown – Canton

SunDown RunDown is one of Ohio’s premier entrepreneur pitch nights. It’s a great way to connect with investors, mentors, and community leaders. Entrepreneurs give a five-minute pitch followed by five minutes of Q&A. The SunDown RunDown Mansfield Chapter is independently operated by volunteers who have donated their time to help...
Thursday, April 6

Swap 35: Power Networking for Small Businesses

Get ready to add a few new business cards to your Rolodex. At this power networking event, you’ll make 34 new contacts in just 90 minutes! Throughout the evening, you will move to seven different tables meeting new people at each. Here you will have the opportunity to share your...
Thursday, April 6

Access to Capital: SBA Loans

Attend this free, one-hour program, led by Raymond Graves, to learn more about the U.S. Small Business Administration, how the SBA assists entrepreneurs, and the programs offered. After attending this program you will understand whether you are eligible for an SBA loan and how to go about applying for one....
Friday, April 7

CLE Housing Hackathon

For 24 hours on April 7th to 8th, 2017 CLE Housing Hackathon will bring together more than 200 tech enthusiasts, critical thinkers, civic leaders, and residents from across the county to brainstorm, ideate, and develop innovative solutions around a central question: How can we help Clevelanders in the Housing Choice...
Saturday, April 8

Women in Tech Conference

Back by popular demand! Hyland is hosting their second annual “Women in Tech” conference for females interested in learning about computer science and IT opportunities. The focus of this event is to learn about computer science, hear from women working in IT and interactive workshops to learn hands-on skills. This...
Monday, April 10

Neighborhood Grows, Session 2: Numbers

This 4-week series combines the impact of an intensive business development and management series with the personalized attention and detail of one-on-one business counseling sessions to meet the needs of neighborhood-based retail businesses. The retail industry is nothing short of a rollercoaster ride, but with the right planning you can...
Tuesday, April 11

Medina Lunch with a Notable Woman- Colleen Swedyk

Colleen Swedyk, Medina County Recorder & Hinckley Township Fiscal Officer Open to all Women's Network members. Guests are welcome to attend once to consider membership in the Women's Network.
Wednesday, April 12

Akron Roundtable Luncheon

Speaker Sam Quinones, Author Dreamland: The True Tale of America’s Opiate Epidemic
Thursday, April 13

Motivating Employees: Do You Know What it Takes

Learn what it takes to motivate employees by intentionally building trust through effective communication, giving thanks, and being a great supervisor.  The relationship between supervisor and staff can drive excellent performance and retention, or toxicity and turnover.  Positivelymotivated employees are the key to your success as a manager and a...
Monday, April 17

Neighbordhood Grows, Session 3: Marketing

This 4-week series combines the impact of an intensive business development and management series with the personalized attention and detail of one-on-one business counseling sessions to meet the needs of neighborhood-based retail businesses. The retail industry is nothing short of a rollercoaster ride, but with the right planning you can...
Wednesday, April 19

Watch Our “Pitch Your Business Competition”

Come to support 10 Core City: Cleveland entrepreneurs as they pitch their business to our panel of judges! Each business will have four minutes to share their business idea with the potential to win $1,000. * Registering means you will be a spectator only. To find out how to become...
Thursday, April 20

Smart Women Breakfast and Awards

The ​Smart ​Women ​Breakfast ​will ​combine ​a ​live ​event ​and ​content ​— ​digital ​and ​print ​— ​to ​address ​today’s ​issues ​facing ​women ​in ​the ​workplace. ​At ​this ​event ​we ​will ​also ​recognize ​the ​achievements ​of ​leading ​businesswomen, ​inspiring ​male ​advocates ​and ​effective ​women’s ​programs ​during ​the ​Smart ​Women ​Awards. The ​theme ​of ​the ​2017 ​Smart ​Women ​Breakfast ​is ​Intrapreneurship ​where ​we ​will ​explore ​new ​ways ​of ​doing ​things ​inside ​of ​an ​organization, ​using ​the ​qualities ​of ​an ​entrepreneur.
Friday, April 21

GiveBackHack Cleveland

GiveBackHack is the launchpad for social innovation in Cleveland. Have you ever had an idea to solve an issue in our community? GiveBackHack is the next step. Attend to partner up with the community and find the resources to make that idea a reality. The event will kick off Friday...
Sunday, April 23

BioOhio Annual Conference & 30th Anniversary Celebration

The 2017 BioOhio Annual Conference will be a celebration of statewide growth in all areas of bioscience, from medical devices, pharmaceuticals, lab equipment, and regenerative medicine, to agricultural compounds, alternative fuels, wellness products, clinical research, digital health, and wearables. Join BioOhio to celebrate what Ohio’s bioscience community has become, engage...
Monday, April 24

Health-Tech Corridor Pitch Night

Experience entrepreneurship from startup to exit. Hear from entrepreneurs Jeff Hoffman, co-founder of Priceline.com, and Maciej Zawadski, CEO and co-founder of UrbanCode, an IBM Company, whose startups took off and have since successfully exited their businesses. Then listen as six startups pitch their big ideas in hopes of achieving their...
Monday, April 24

Neighborhood Grows, Session 4: Operations

This 4-week series combines the impact of an intensive business development and management series with the personalized attention and detail of one-on-one business counseling sessions to meet the needs of neighborhood-based retail businesses. The retail industry is nothing short of a rollercoaster ride, but with the right planning you can...
Tuesday, April 25

The Medical Capital Innovation Competition

The Global Center for Health Innovation, Cuyahoga County, BioEnterprise, and HIMSS present the inaugural Medical Capital Innovation Competition – All Things Data in Healthcare. The Medical Capital Innovation Competition is open to and encourages participation from professional and collegiate teams. $100,000 in prizes, mentoring, and access to business advisors, including...
Tuesday, April 25

TechPint: Ten Pin Tech

TechPint returns on Tuesday, April 25th at Mahall's 20 Lanes in Cleveland. The event will kick off at 5:00pm and feature local startup heroes sharing their stories, startups showcasing their latest work, intimate Huddles conversations and plenty of pints. Over 2,000 people have attended TechPint over the past 3 years. Each...
Wednesday, April 26

Linking IT Talent to Opportunity

The Greater Cleveland Partnership’s Business Development Team, in collaboration with OHTec and the Northeast Ohio Council on Higher Education (NOCHE), will host "Linking IT Talent to Opportunity" on Wednesday April 26, 2017 from noon to 3:30 p.m. at the Brecksville Community Center. This career and professional development event allows leading...
Thursday, April 27

LaunchTown Entrepreneurship Awards

The LaunchTown Entrepreneurship Awards are an idea competition, seeking students with the BEST IDEA for a new business, product or service that addresses a significant market need. This is an open competition, available to all students, of all majors, from all colleges and universities. $10,000 in cash prizes available. The...
Thursday, April 27

Caffeinated Ideas in Mansfield

Do you think you have a great business idea?  Or do you already have a business and need some advice? Do you have business expertise and you are willing to help others? Are you a fan of the “Shark Tank” show? If any of these apply, then join Braintree for...
Saturday, May 6

Diversity Center’s 15th Annual Walk, Rock & Run

Walk Rock & Run unifies communities across Northeast Ohio and spreads messages of respect, acceptance and inclusion. Proceeds from Walk Rock & Run help to support The Diversity Center's School & Youth Programming throughout Northeast Ohio. Students learn how to become leaders and positive change agents in their schools and communities...
Tuesday, May 9

Women’s Network: Medina Lunch with a Notable Woman

Join us with guest speaker Linda Loveless, owner, Creative Show Promotions LLC & marketing coordinator, Medina Community Recreation Center. Open to all Women's Network members. Guests are welcome to attend once to consider membership in the Women's Network.
Wednesday, May 10

Caffeinated Ideas in Canton

Do you think you have a great business idea?  Or do you already have a business and need some advice? Do you have business expertise and you are willing to help others? Are you a fan of the “Shark Tank” show? If any of these apply, then join us for...
Tuesday, May 16

Impact Program Entrepreneur Showcase

Join us on 5/16 to meet our Core City: Cleveland Impact Program participants, along with a group of organizations dedicated to helping core city entrepreneurs all across Northeast Ohio. This event will feature a series of “demo day” style pitches from each of the current Core City: Cleveland Impact Program...
Thursday, May 25

Caffeinated Ideas in Mansfield

Do you think you have a great business idea?  Or do you already have a business and need some advice? Do you have business expertise and you are willing to help others? Are you a fan of the “Shark Tank” show? If any of these apply, then join Braintree for...
Wednesday, June 14

SunDown RunDown Mansfield

SunDown RunDown is one of Ohio’s premier entrepreneur pitch nights. It’s a great way to connect with investors, mentors, and community leaders. Entrepreneurs give a five-minute pitch followed by five minutes of Q&A. The SunDown RunDown Mansfield Chapter is independently operated by volunteers who have donated their time to help...
Thursday, June 22

Caffeinated Ideas in Mansfield

Do you think you have a great business idea?  Or do you already have a business and need some advice? Do you have business expertise and you are willing to help others? Are you a fan of the “Shark Tank” show? If any of these apply, then join Braintree for...
Thursday, July 27

Caffeinated Ideas in Mansfield

Do you think you have a great business idea?  Or do you already have a business and need some advice? Do you have business expertise and you are willing to help others? Are you a fan of the “Shark Tank” show? If any of these apply, then join Braintree for...
Thursday, September 14

INDUSTRY 2017 | The Product Conference

Take two days in September to step out of execution mode, get inspired by other makers and really think about your product. Product teams from across the world convene once again in the center of America’s industrial heartland on September 14th and 15th for INDUSTRY 2017. Join them in learning,...