Where To Go After The Holidays

Please comment if you attend any of the listed events.

Industry events

12/15 American Advertising Federation (AAF) Cleveland Chapter: Cocktails and Cannes, 5:30 p.m.-8 p.m., Windows on the River, Cleveland, $40 nonmembers,www.aafcleveland.com. Annual showing of reel from Cannes International Advertising Festival.

12/15 American Marketing Assoc. Akron-Canton Chapter Annual Holiday Social and Silent Auction, 5:30 p.m.-8 p.m., The River Brasserie and Bar, Cuyahoga Falls, $40 nonmembers, $5 off if you bring gently used coat for donation, www.akroncantonama.org. I have not attended this chapter’s events.

12/15 PRSA Cleveland Chapter Young PRos Holiday Event, 6 p.m., Light Bistro, Cleveland, RSVP on Facebook page, www.prsacleveland.org. Holiday party for young professionals unit.

01/07/2010 Women in Sports and Events (WISE) Cleveland Chapter Masters Event, 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m., La Strada, Cleveland, nonmember pricing not listed, www.wisecleveland.com. Sharing goals and aspirations for 2010.

01/14  Northeast Ohio Society of Technical Communications (NEOSTC) monthly meeting: Using WordPress for Your Professional Website, 5:30 p.m.-8 p.m., Bar Louie, Legacy Village, Lyndhurst, nonmember cost TBA, www.neostc.org.

Nonindustry Events

12/16 Cleveland Professional 20/30 Happy Hour, 5 p.m.-8 p.m., Saucy Bistro, Westlake, free and don’t need to be a member, www.cleveland2030.org. To be a monthly event for westside members, on third Wednesday.

12/16 National Assoc. of Women Business Owners Cleveland Holiday Party, 6 p.m.-9 p.m., House of Blues, Cleveland, $25, www.nawbocleveland.org.

12/17 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.

12/17 Greater Akron Chamber of Commerce Breakfast Event, 8 a.m.-9 a.m., Panera, Akron, www.greaterakronchamber.org. Network and learn more about Akron’s Chamber of Commerce.

12/17 Sprout Connections Holiday Lunch, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Mallorca, Cleveland, $38, www.sproutconnections.com. Ten percent to be donated to Cleveland nonprofit. Latest networking group to hit NE Ohio.

12/17 Young NonProfit Professionals Network Cleveland Chapter Happy Hour, 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m., Crop Bistro, Cleveland,www.ynpn.org, chapters button, Cleveland.

12/18 Cleveland State Uni. Alumni Assoc. TGIF Alumni Night, 6:30 p.m.-9 p.m., Howl at the Moon, Cleveland, free, RSVP 216-687-2078. Monthly event; found it on LinkedIn events section.

12/18 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.

12/28 Twinsburg Chamber of Commerce Night at Blue Canyon, 5 p.m., Blue Canyon Restaurant, Twinsburg, free, www.twinsburgchamber.com. Free munchies; I have attended this; attendance fluctuates.

01/05/2010 Jewish Business Alliance Speed Networking, 8 a.m.-9:30 a.m., Huntington Green Meeting Room, University Heights, $5 and registration, www.localjewishnews.com. First such event for this group.

01/12 Twinsburg Chamber of Commerce Connects Networking Night, 5 p.m.-7 p.m., Mavis Winkle’s, Twinsburg, free, www.twinsburgchamber.com. The networking group’s evening event; also doubles as the restaurant’s monthly networking event. I have been to this; free munchies.

01/14 National Assoc. of Women Business Owners Networking Lunch, noon, Vaccaro’s, Bath/Akron, nonmember price TBA, www.nawbocleveland.org.

01/14 Young Professionals Akron Annual Kickoff Meeting and Networking, 6 p.m.-8 p.m., Akron-Summit County Main Library/Crave, Akron, nonmember price not listed, www.ypakron.org.

Pat Ropchock is a Writer/Editor who provides online and/or print content. Her background includes content to business-to-business magazines, including their e-newsletters and websites, newsletters and newspapers. If you need website copy, blog posts, articles, e-newsletters, or other materials, contact Pat at propchockatyahoo.com or go to www.linkedin.com/in/patropchock.


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