Tuesday, January 23

Reputation Management

How do you manage a bad review? Every business has a product and/or service, which is what they deliver to their customers to meet their needs. Every business has a brand, which is how they want people to feel when they encounter or engage with it. Every business also has...
Tuesday, January 23

2018 COSE Annual Meeting

Join COSE for an evening focused on celebrating achievement and accomplishment through hard work, dedication, teamwork and a lot of grit. The COSE Annual Meeting will be a celebration of the organization’s 45 years supporting, advocating for, and promoting small businesses in Northeast Ohio by bringing them together to learn,...
Tuesday, January 23

Healthy Growth Checkup: Uncover Savings and Opportunities for Your Business to Grow

Join the accounting experts from Apple Growth Partners for our first Healthy Growth Checkup© workshop! The signature Healthy Growth Checkup© is a comprehensive instrument utilized by all AGP professionals to evaluate each area of your operation and uncover savings and opportunities for your business to grow. During this exclusive workshop...
Thursday, January 25

Lunch + Learn: 10 Things to Avoid When Building Your Website

Your website should be the hub of all your marketing efforts. Is yours a 24/7 lead generating machine or an out-of-date embarrassment? With years of digital marketing experience, the web gurus at Kiwi Creative—a Cleveland-based marketing studio for B2B software and technology companies—have seen the good, bad and downright ugly...
Thursday, January 25

Vision for 2018: Vision Board Creation Event for Entrepreneurs

Create your vision for 2018! You'll put your dreams, goals, and aspirations into action when you create a vision board with fellow entrepreneurs. Hang your masterpiece in your office, in your home, or somewhere where you'll be reminded why you work so hard to achieve your goals. For more details...
Friday, January 26

Certify Your Biz With Cuyahoga

Want to learn how to do business with Cuyahoga County? Join us for our Certification Workshop with Cuyahoga County. In this session, you will learn: The steps in registering as a vendor New “Quick Certify” certification process Diversity Goal Setting Process Required Bidders Documents Tips on how to bid on...
Tuesday, January 30

January DigitalC Learning Studios Data Analytics Workshop

Registration is now live for DigitalC's January Data Analytics Workshop held Jan. 30- Feb. 1 at the Washkewicz College of Engineering on CSU's campus. Over the course of three days, participants will be equipped with tools to collect, organize, access, and visualize data in order to achieve goals, drive community impact, and foster...
Tuesday, January 30

Co-Founder Speed Dating

Have a startup idea but need someone to help you build it? Great at developing cool stuff, but need a business savvy comrade to bring it all together? Need design help? Co-Founder Speed Dating will help you find the right group of people to complement your skills. The event will start with...
Wednesday, January 31

Spending Smart: How To Use Your Money To Grow Your Business

Whether you’re working with $10k in profits or a $100k small business loan, you need a good plan for using that money to grow your business the right way. Join us for a conversation about where, when and how to allocate money to your business in order to maximize its...
Friday, February 2

11th Annual Groundhog Day International Trade Forecast

Whether you have already been exporting or are a start-up that will be “born global,” it is good to know what non-US markets look like. The Eleventh Annual Ground Hog Day International Trade Forecast Breakfast will give you an around-the-world tour of what to expect in the global economy in...
Friday, February 2

Assessing Your Brand, Website & Marketing A Step By Step Approach

This seminar will give you a step-by-step approach to assessing both your company and its competitors in order to better understand if your marketing initiatives are doing you any justice. During this one hour, insivia will dive deep into the four primary assessments: Brand Website Marketing Competitors For each, they...
Tuesday, February 6

Better Your Online Brand (BYOB): Influencer Marketing

Topic: Marketing Planning Influencer marketing involves marketing products and services by using an individual's expertise, popularity, or reputation. Marketing to an audience of influencers is like word of mouth marketing, but it doesn’t rely strictly on explicit recommendations. Feel free to BYOB to enjoy and share with other attendees...it is...
Wednesday, February 7

Entrepreneurship Series: Search Engine Optimization

Learn how to leverage your website to reach clients with Leslie Carruthers, President of The Search Guru on Wednesday, February 7 at 6:30 p.m. Carruthers founded The Search Guru, a search engine marketing (SEM) and search engine optimization (SEO) company serving medium and large businesses who think big. Carruthers is...
Wednesday, February 7

Building the We: an Interpersonal Approach to Workforce Development

Environments that encompass a “We” perspective build and preserve healthy and effective employees. This translates into highly productive and successful organizations. Businesses who seek to promote a “We” perspective, over an “Us vs Them” or “Me vs You” stance, communicate a message of safety, trust and engagement. “Us vs Them”...
Thursday, February 8

Startup Stories: The Things I Wish I’d Known

Join local founders as they share startup lessons they’ve learned the hard way. From creating, validating and selling a product, to assembling a team and raising multiple rounds of capital, get personal advice on what it really takes to build a tech company in Ohio from people who’ve already been...
Tuesday, February 13

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...
Friday, February 16

Business Planning Workshop

Learn how to write an effective business plan for your business in the new year! We know how difficult it is to write an effective business plan, but we also know how to help! Follow them on social media @spacesandco Visit them online for more details at spacesandco.com
Tuesday, February 20

Managing a Multi-generational Workforce

Join Deborah A. Easton, Communication Skills Consultant, for a program on how to manage today’s multi-generational workforce. There are now five generations in today’s workforce, each with a different method of accomplishing asks, giving and following instructions, and communicating. For anyone who manages multiple generations, an understanding of these different...
Wednesday, February 21

Accelerate 2018

Accelerate is a pitch competition which gives northeast Ohio citizens the chance to win seed money to help launch their idea to make the region a better place. Accelerate 2018 will take place on Wednesday, February 21. Pitch applications are open from November 1 to November 30, 2017. If you...
Wednesday, February 21

How To Turn A Concept Into A Company (Transformar A Un Concepto A Un Negocio)

Event Description: Whether you’re launching a tech startup or building a traditional small business, there are crucial steps needed in order to turn your idea into a product/business. Join us at the Hispanic Business Center for a conversation focused on turning your big idea into a viable business with employees,...
Thursday, February 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...
Friday, February 23

Energy Hackathon Competition

On Friday, February 23, 2018, TBEIC will be hosting an Energy Hackathon through a partnership with the City of Warren's Waste Water Department. The goal of the hackathon is to solve current issues and create new solutions for everyday operations. Anyone can register to participate in the Hackathon, an event...
Friday, February 23

Engage! Cleveland Lunch with Leaders

Have you been dreaming about having a conversation with that C-level executive? If you’ve ever wanted to know how Cleveland’s leaders got where are they are today, now is your chance! Lunch with Leaders provides the opportunity to grab lunch and chat with our city’s top leaders representing diverse industries...
Tuesday, February 27

Third Annual Cleveland Internship Summit

Mark your calendar and SAVE THE DATE for the 2018 Cleveland Internship Summit, presented by the Greater Cleveland Partnership, on Tuesday, February 27 from 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Corporate College East. The Summit will bring together business community representatives and educators to discuss how to increase and...
Monday, March 12

LIFT Polymers Lightweighting Certificate

Polymers Lightweighting Learning Objectives: • Understand Practical Uses of Various Polymer Characterizations Methods and the Structure-Property Relationships as applies to lightweighting • Learn to Diagnose and Solve Practical Problems in Polymer Synthesis, Characterization, Mechanical Properties and Processing as applies to lightweighting • Gain Breadth of Knowledge of Polymer Science, Polymer...
Monday, March 12

LIFT Polymers, Additive Manufacturing, & Advanced Materials Lightweighting Certificates Course Combo

Courses Overview: LIFT Polymers Lightweighting Certificate Course Duration: One and a half days of training. Course Dates: March 12-13, 2018 Course Times: 9 a.m. to 5p.m. (March 12); 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. (March 13) Instructor(s):  Gary Wnek Polymers Lightweighting Learning Objectives: • Understand Practical Uses of Various Polymer Characterizations...
Wednesday, March 14

LIFT Additive Manufacturing for Lightweighting Certificate

Additive Manufacturing Lightweighting Learning Objectives: • Understand Practical Uses of Additive Manufacturing (AM) as applies to Lightweighting • Learn to Diagnose and Solve Practical Problems Using AM (as applies to Lightweighting • Gain Breadth of Knowledge of AM as applies to Lightweighting in various industries • Gain insights into practical...
Monday, March 26

LIFT Advanced Materials for Lightweighting Certificate

LIFT Advanced Materials: Learning Objectives: • Understand Practical Uses of Advanced Materials as applies to Lightweighting • Learn to Diagnose and Solve Practical Problems in Advanced Materials as applies to Lightweighting • Gain Breadth of Knowledge of Advanced Materials as applies to Lightweighting in various industries • Gain insights into...
Monday, April 9

Explore Spring 2017 Cohort

Do you have a business idea but don’t know how to pursue it? Are you in the process of launching a business? Or do you own a very new business and want to make sure it is off to a good start? Join Aviatra Accelerators for the Explore Accelerator Program!...
Monday, April 16

An Evening with Joe Pulizzi

Joe Pulizzi, founder of Content Marketing Institute, returns to the library to discuss his latest book, Killing Marketing. In Killing Marketing, Pulizzi reveals the next level of breakthrough success - transforming your marketing strategy into a standalone profit center. Killing Marketing rewrites the rules of marketing and enables you to...
Wednesday, April 18

Watch Our “Pitch Your Business Competition”

Come 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 $2,500. * Registering means you will be a spectator only. To find out how to become eligible to...
Thursday, April 19

2018 Best of Tech Awards

2018 marks the 12th anniversary of the Best of Tech awards and we’re proud to have recognized so many great companies, innovative products and inspiring leaders over the years. Please use the link below to submit your nominations for the Best of Tech Awards. Deadline for submission is February 16,...
Monday, April 23

MCICSpring18 – The 2nd Annual Medical Capital Innovation Competition

The Medical Capital Innovation Competition is a two-day business plan competition open to professional and collegiate teams from around the world that are working with big data, artificial intelligence, enhanced reality and other disruptive technologies to improve healthcare. $100,000 in prizes, mentoring, and access to business advisors, including world-class healthcare...
Thursday, May 17

In the Company of Women: A Celebration of Female Entrepreneurs

The Women’s Business Center Presents: ‘In the Company of Women; A Celebration of Female Entrepreneurs.' In the Company of Women event is an opportunity to recognize, highlight, and celebrate the success of WBC members, volunteers, and women in the community. The event will feature a unique showcase of WBC members highlighting...