Cleveland’s Emerging Leaders Participate in NOCA Event

If you attend any of these events, pass along your comments. Also pass along any networking events that might be of interest to readers.

Industry Events

10/27 Web Association Utilizing Search for Fun and Profit, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Windows on the River, Cleveland, $25 professionals, www.webassociation.org. I have been to some of its lunches. Trade group for internet professionals.

10/27 Women in Sports and Events (WISE) Cleveland Chapter Power Networking, 5:30 p.m.-8 p.m., Holiday Inn, Strongsville,$15 nonmembers,  www.wisecleveland.com. I went to a Spring networking event this chapter cohosted with Women In Networking (WIN). I need to go.

10/28 NOCA OneIndustry Forum: What Cleveland Could Be…And Is, 7:30 a.m., The Plain Dealer, Cleveland, $20, www.plaindealer.com/noca or call 216-999-4028. Panel Discussion featuring Cleveland emerging entrepreneurs and civic leaders. NOCA is group that brings together all area communications and marketing industry groups. I attend its networking events.

10/29 Cleveland Digital Publishers Users Group meeting “Digital Photography,” 6 p.m.-8 p.m., Dodd Camera, Cleveland, $10 nonmembers, cdpug.org. I have only been to one of its meetings.

10/29 Society for Professional Journalists Cleveland Chapter Lunch, noon-1:30 p.m., City Club Cleveland, $25 nonmembers, www.spj.org/cleveland. Reservations: contact Tom Moore at tmoore56@msn.com or 440-454-3282, Speaker: Sheryl Harris, The Plain Dealer Consumer Affairs Columnist, I have been to some SPJ events, most recent was a September “Meet the Officers” event.

10/29 SME Business After Hours, 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m., Happy Dog, Cleveland, free, www.smecleveland.com. I have not attended, yet.

11/11 American Marketing Assoc. Cleveland Chapter: Buzz Marketing: Converting The Buzz Into Sales, 5:30 p.m., Doubletree Hotel Downtown, Cleveland, $45 nonmembers, http://cleveland.marketingpower2.com. I have to some of this chapter’s events.

11/11 NEO Society for Technical Communicators Networking Lunch, noon, Fat Fish Blue, Cleveland, www.neostc.org. One of my “Go-To” events; don’t have to be a member to attend.

11/12 NEOSTC monthly meeting: Why Publishing Is No Longer The Last Step In The Process, 5:30 p.m.-8 p.m., Parker Hannifin, Mayfield Heights, $20-meeting, $35 with dinner, nonmembers, www.neostc.org. I have been to monthly meetings that interested me.

Non-industry events

10/26 Twinsburg Chamber of Commerce Night at Blue Canyon, 5 p.m.-6:30 p.m., Blue Canyon Restaurant, Twinsburg, www.twinsburgchamber.com. Free munchies; turnout fluctuates.

10/27 Twinsburg Chamber of Commerce Connects Networking Group, 7:30 a.m.-9 a.m., Twinsburg Fitness Center, Twinsburg, www.twinsburgchamber.com. I have been to some meetings. Prefer to go to monthly evening networking event.

10/27 YNPN Cleveland Chapter “Trustees in Training: Perspectives on Engaging the Next Generation of Board Leaders,” 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m., Malachi House, Cleveland, www.ynpn.org, chapters button, Cleveland. Panel discussion about how to get young professionals’ involved in nonprofits. Could be way to network into work by volunteering?

10/28 Cleveland Startup Businesses and Entrepreneurs Meet and Greet, 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m., Boneyard, Broadview Heights, Found this on LinkedIn events section. New group that “targets current and aspiring small business owners.”

10/29 Cleveland Professionals Group weekly meeting, 7:30 a.m.-8:30 a.m., One Cleveland Center, Visit as guest, contact Bob Nemeth or Christopher Ernst,www.clevelandprofessionals.com. I have not attended these meetings.

10/30 Chipotle Networking Group, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Chipotle, Hudson, found it on LinkedIn events section. Recently formed networking group.

10/30 Cleveland Professional 20/30 Weekly Networking Breakfast, 8 a.m., West Side Market Cafe, Cleveland, free and don’t need to be a member, www.cleveland2030.org. Good excuse to also go to West Side Market.

10/30 Happy Hour Business Meet Up, 4:30 p.m.-7 p.m., Champp’s Crocker Park, Westlake, found on LinkedIn events, “No need to RSVP…Just show up!” Westlake, for me now, is too far to travel, unless I have something else drawing me there.

11/03 Twinsburg Chamber of Commerce Connects Networking Group, 7:30 a.m.-9 a.m., Twinsburg Fitness Center, Twinsburg, www.twinsburgchamber.com. I have been to some meetings.

11/04 LinkedIn event, 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m., Champp’s Americana, Lyndhurst, Found it on LinkedIn events section. I have been to similar events. My advice: Plan ahead; get in and out quickly.

11/05 Cleveland Professionals Group weekly meeting, 7:30 a.m.-8:30 a.m., One Cleveland Center, Visit as guest, contact Bob Nemeth or Christopher Ernst,www.clevelandprofessionals.com. I have not attended these meetings.

11/05 Cleveland Professional 20/30 Around Town at R.J. Bolands, 6 p.m.-9 p.m., R.J. Bolands, Cleveland, www.cleveland2030.org. First look VIP party at new hot spot.

11/05 Heart-Link Network – Ohio Chapter first meeting, 6 p.m.-8:30 p.m., private residence, Strongsville, $20, www.44149.theheartlinknetwork.com. Found it on LinkedIn events. “Women’s networking at its best.” Price appears high for first meeting.

11/05 NEO IT Think Tank Face-to-Face, 7:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m., PC Helps Offices, Cleveland, RSVP on LinkedIn events feature. Found it on LinkedIn events. Recently formed networking group for IT and IT services professionals.

11/05 Networking Breakfast for Chamber members, 7 a.m.-9 a.m., Cuyahoga Valley Career Center, Brecksville, free register at http://www.cvccworks.com. Breakfast for members of Brecksville, Broadview Heights, Cuyahoga Valley, Garfield Heights, Nordonia, North Royalton, Richfield, Solon, and Twinsburg Chambers of Commerce.

11/05 Young Professionals of Akron Mix & Mingle, 6 p.m.-9 p.m., Blue Fig, Akron, free, www.ypakron.org.

11/06 Cleveland Professional 20/30 Weekly Networking Breakfast, 8 a.m., West Side Market Cafe, Cleveland, free and don’t need to be a member, www.cleveland2030.org. Good excuse to go to West Side Market.

11/09 Pamper Me Pretty – Professional Women’s Networking, 5:30 p.m.-8 p.m., Solstice Salon, Lakewood, $5 donation to Purple Lights Nights, found it on LinkedIn events; some of my connections indicated an interest, “Meet plenty of new business contacts while being pampered.”

11/10 CLE Tech Night 2.0, 6:30 p.m.-9 p.m., Market Avenue Wine Bar, Cleveland, some of my LinkedIn connections are interested in this; on LinkedIn events section. Open social event for Cleveland’s technology community.

11/10 Beachwood Chamber of Commerce Home Office Link: Technology Stress Reduction, 8:30 a.m.-9:45 a.m., Beachwood Business Development Center, Beachwood, $5, www.beachwood.org. Thanks to Sherri H. for alerting me to these events.

11/10 Cleveland Professional 20/30 monthly luncheon, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., The Club at Key Tower, Cleveland, $20 nonmembers, www.cleveland2030.org. This month cohosted with National Society of Hispanic MBAs; guest speaker: Andrew Jackson, Greater Cleveland Partnership Sr. VP and Executive Dir., Commission on Economic Inclusion. I have not attended this lunch series.

11/10 Twinsburg Chamber of Commerce Connects networking group evening event, 5 p.m.-7 p.m., Mavis Winkle’s, Twinsburg, www.twinsburgchamber.com. Also doubles as the restaurant’s monthly networking event. I have attended this; small turnout and hoping attendance improves.

11/12 Cleveland Professionals Group weekly meeting, 7:30 a.m.-8:30 a.m., One Cleveland Center, Visit as guest, contact Bob Nemeth or Christopher Ernst,www.clevelandprofessionals.com. I have not attended these meetings.

11/12 COSE Home Business Network Social: My Ugly Home Office Finale, 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m., Today’s Business Products, Cleveland, $20 nonmember, www.cose.org.

11/13 Cleveland Professional 20/30 Weekly Networking Breakfast, 8 a.m., West Side Market Cafe, Cleveland, free and don’t need to be a member, www.cleveland2030.org. Good excuse to go to West Side Market.

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