What Are Web Trends of 2010?

Industry Events

01/19 International Assoc. of Business Communicators (IABC) Cleveland Chapter: Online Meeting Using Twitter, 2 p.m., www.iabccleveland.com. Features two communications experts and conducted on Twitter. I have attended events that interest me.

01/19 American Marketing Assoc. (AMA) Akron-Canton Chapter: Understanding The Psyche Of Suburbia: What Olive Garden Doesn’t Want You To Know, 5:30 p.m.-8 p.m., Mustard Seed Market and Cafe, Fairlawn/Akron, $40 nonmembers,www.akroncantonama.org. I have not attended this chapter’s events.

01/20 American Advertising Federation (AAF) Cleveland Chapter: Jedi Copywriter or Everything I needed To Know About Advertising I Learned From Star Wars, 11:30 a.m., Windows on the River, Cleveland, $40 nonmembers,www.aafcleveland.com.

01/20 NEO STC monthly Networking Lunch, noon, The Rusty Bucket Tavern, Solon, free, www.neostc.org. One of my “Go-To” events; membership not necessary.

01/25 Listening and Social Media, 7:30 p.m.-9 p.m., Barry Health and Wellness Center, Westlake, clevelandsmc.ning.com. Cleveland Social Media Club Member Heidi Cool discusses how to use Google Reader and custom social media searches to monitor brands, products and services.

01/25 Sales and Marketing Executives of Cleveland (SME) Networking Lunch, 11:30 a.m.-1:15 p.m., Windows On The River, Cleveland, $40 nonmembers,http://smecleveland.com. Guest speaker: Chris Ronayne, President, University Circle Inc. I have not attended these lunches.

01/26 Web Association: Web and Technology Trends of 2010, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Windows On The River, Cleveland, $25, webassociation.org. I have attended events that interested me.

01/27 NOCA One Industry Forum: Selling Cleveland, 7:30 a.m., The Plain Dealer, Cleveland, $20, register at http://www.plaindealer.com/noca, mynoca.com. I have attended this group’s networking events.

01/27 Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Cleveland Chapter: A Billion Dollars Of Developments And What They Mean To Downtown Cleveland, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Windows On The River, Cleveland, $40 nonmembers,www.prsacleveland.org. Panel discussion featuring scheduled representatives from MMPI, casino and Flats East Bank projects. I have been to lunches that interested me.

01/28 Cleveland Digital Publishing Users Group (CDPUG): The Google Chronicles:CDPUG Edition, 6 p.m., Dodd Camera downtown, Cleveland, $10 nonmembers, http://cdpug.org. I only attended one meeting.

01/28 SME Cleveland Business After Hours, Morton’s the Steakhouse, Cleveland, contact Kristen at 216-621-6200, http://smecleveland.com.

01/29 Press Club of Cleveland Lunch, 11:30 a.m., Terrace Club, Progressive Field, Cleveland, $30 nonmembers, www.pressclubcleveland.com. Meet new Indians Manager Manny Acta. I have attended lunches that interested me.

02/03 American Advertising Federation Cleveland Chapter 32 Below Happy Hour, 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m., Table 45, Cleveland, free, www.aafcleveland.com. Young professionals unit social event.

Nonindustry Events

01/19 Beachwood Chamber of Commerce Networking After Five, 5 p.m.-7 p.m., Sushi Rock, LaPlace, Beachwood, $10 nonmembers, www.beachwood.org. Still need to try this!

01/19 Entrepreneurs For Sustainability (E4S) Third Tuesday Networking Event: Beyond Copenhagen: What Can We Do Together, 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m., Great Lakes Brewing Co., Cleveland, free, www.e4s.org. I need to go to this!

01/20 Cleveland Professional 20/30 Happy Hour at Saucy Bistro, 5 p.m.-8 p.m., Saucy Bistro, Westlake, free and nonmembers are welcomed, www.cleveland2030.org. New monthly event for westside members and others.

01/20 Hour of Power Speed Networking, 9 a.m.-10 a.m., Mama Rosa’s, Brecksville, $20, hourofpowernetworking.com. Brecksville chapter meeting of regional networking group.

01/20 Young Professionals Akron Night with the Zips, 5:30-7 p.m., networking followed by University of Akron Zips basketball game, James A. Rhodes Arena, Akron, $6, pre-register required, www.ypakron.org. Networking and night out with five other Akron young professional groups.

01/21 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. Recently denied opportunity to attend as a guest.

01/22 Cleveland Professional 20/30 Weekly Networking Breakfast, 8 a.m., West Side Market Cafe, Cleveland, free , www.cleveland2030.org. Good excuse to go to West Side Market.

01/25 Twinsburg Chamber of Commerce Night at Blue Canyon, 5 p.m.-7 p.m., Blue Canyon Restaurant, Twinsburg, free, www.twinsburgchamber.com. I have attended this; free munchies and attendance fluctuates.

01/26 Tuesday Morning Talkers Toastmasters Group Open House, 7:30 a.m.-8:30 a.m., Corporate College West, Westlake, free, www.toastmasters.org .

01/27 Northeast Ohio Software Assoc. (NEOSA) Networking Night, 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m., Wooltex Gallery, Tower Press Building, Cleveland, $20 nonmembers,www.cose.org. I attended this one year ago; quarterly event. Go if you want to work in Tech.

01/27 Sprout Connections Speed Networking, 6 p.m.-8 p.m., Bar Louie, Legacy Village, Lyndhurst, $18 advance or $25 at door, www.sproutconnections.com. Ten percent of proceeds usually goes to a  Cleveland nonprofit. Possible stop for me.

01/28 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. Recently denied opportunity to attend as a guest.

01/28 Link to Hudson Kickoff, 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m., The Country Club of Hudson, Hudson, $15, Found it on LinkedIn events section; LinkedIn group “for those interested in connecting with other people in the Hudson area.” First face-to-face event; some of my connections indicated an interest. Some proceeds now to go to Haiti disaster assistance.

01/28 Northeast Ohio Young Professional Women, 6 p.m.-8 p.m., Champp’s, Crocker Park, Westlake, www.meetup.com/northeast-ohio-young-professional-women. “Networking group for women, 22-35, maneuver the business world and to help foster young professional women’s growth.”

01/29 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.

02/02 NEO Green Building Social Networking Session, 5 p.m.-7 p.m., Prosperity Social Club, Cleveland, free, www.neogbc.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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  1. Maria Shine Stewart on

    This is a great listing. Thank you!


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