Cleveland Social Media Tweetup Thursday

Please comment on this blog if you made a meaningful contact or if you attend a listed event.

Industry Events

02/16 American Marketing Assoc. Akron/Canton Chapter: Revitalizing And Relaunching Your Brand From the Inside Out, 5:30 p.m.-8 p.m., Mustard Seed Market and Cafe, Fairlawn/Akron, $40 nonmembers, I have not attended these meetings.

02/18 American Marketing Assoc. Cleveland Chapter: Wine Flight School Marketing Mixer, 6 p.m.-8:30 p.m., Wine Bar, Rocky River, $35 nonmembers limited seating, I have been to events of interest to me.

02/18 Cleveland Social Media Tweetup, 6 p.m.-8 p.m., Gillespie’s Map Room, Cleveland, free, I have attended events that interested me.

02/18 International Assoc. of Business Communicators Cleveland Chapter: The Changing Face of Healthcare Communications, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Chancellor University, Cleveland, $35 nonmembers, Panel discussion featuring representatives from this area’s major hospital systems. I have been to events that interested me. Possible stop.

02/18 NEOSTC Networking Lunch, noon, Bravo!, Canton, free, A “Go-To” event for me; nonmembers welcome.

02/18 Sales and Marketing Executives Cleveland Business After Hours, 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m., Fatheads Brewery, North Olmsted, free, I have not attended this event.

02/18 Women In Sports and Events Cleveland Chapter: The NEW Dos and Don’ts of Event Marketing, noon-1:30 p.m., Council of Small Enterprises, Cleveland, $25 nonmembers, I attended this group’s networking events.

02/22 SME Cleveland Networking Lunch, 11:30 a.m.-1:15 p.m., Windows On The River, Cleveland, $40 nonmembers, Topic: The School That Works. I have not attended these lunches.

02/24 NOCA One Industry Forum: The Future of Broadcasting, 7:30 a.m.-9:15 a.m., The Plain Dealer, Cleveland, $20, 216-999-4028 or,

02/24 NOCANites Networking Soiree, 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m., Nighttown, Cleveland Heights, $15 advance or $20 door, I have attended these.

02/25 Cleveland Digital Publishing Users Group (CDPUG): Greening Your Business, 6 p.m.-8 p.m., Dodd Camera & Video downtown, Cleveland, $10 nonmembers, I have only been to one meeting.

02/25 Web Association: The Year of The Mobile, 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m., DigiKnow, Cleveland, $10,

Nonindustry Events

02/16 Women’s Professional Networking Night, 6:30 p.m.-8 p.m., Brecksville United Methodist Church, Brecksville, free, found on LinkedIn events section. Bring enough brochures and cards for 25 to 30 women, as well as elevator speech.

02/16 Beachwood Chamber of Commerce Networking After 5, 5 p.m.-7 p.m., McCormick and Schmick’s, Beachwood Place Mall, Beachwood, $10 nonmembers, Need to go to this just once.

02/16 E4S: Universities Putting Sustainability To Work, 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m., Great Lakes Brewing Co., Cleveland, free,

02/17 Cleveland Professional 20/30 Happy Hour at Saucy Bistro, 5 p.m.-8 p.m., Saucy Bistro, Westlake, free and don’t need to be a member,

02/17 COSE Networking Night, 5:30 p.m.-7:30  p.m., Fox and Hound, Parma, $20 nonmembers, “Entire evening dedicated to helping you make new connections…” Possible stop for me.

02/17 Meet Bioenterprise CEO and Network, 6 p.m.-8 p.m., 1211 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, free(?), RSVP 216-241-5840 check if still accepting, by Northwestern Mutual and Temple De Finis. Found on LinkedIn events section. Members of Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland Leadership Center and CSU MBA Alumni are to attend.

02/17 Society of Urban Professionals (SOUP) Networking Event, 5:30 p.m.-9 p.m., Bier Market, Cleveland, free, “Where professionals in Northeast Ohio can socialize, connect and enrich their lives both personally and professionally.”

02/18 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, I have not attended these meetings.

02/18 Networking Power Hours, 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m., Champp’s Americana, Valley View, $5, Some of my connections are interested in this event.

02/18 Young Nonprofit Professionals Network Cleveland Chapter Happy Hour, 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m., The Treehouse, Cleveland, free, /chapters/ynpn in your area.

02/18 Young Professionals of Akron Mingle and Bowling, 6 p.m.-8 p.m., Stonehenge Family Fun Center, Akron, $12 unpaid members and guests,

02/19 Cleveland Professional 20/30 Weekly Networking Breakfast, 8 a.m., West Side Market Cafe, Cleveland, free and don’t need to be a member, Good excuse to go to West Side Market.

02/19 Cleveland Professionals Group: Networking for Good…and Wagner, 5 p.m., Severance Hall, Cleveland, $50,contact Cleveland Orchestra for tickets,, First 2010 networking/fundraising event for the group. Proceeds to go to the Orchestra. Orchestra concert followed by percussionist and admission to the Ginn Suite for networking with Cleveland’s “best professionals.”

02/19 Elite Women Around The World 2nd meeting, 6 p.m.-9 p.m., Miraj Int. Office, Pepper Pike, $20 + $5 donation for Haiti relief, found on LinkedIn events section; “regional effort with global reach; to create collaboration and alliances…for economic advancement and empowerment of women.”

02/19 TGIF Alumni Night Out, 5:30 p.m.-8 p.m., Becky’s, Cleveland, free, RSVP to 216-687-2078 or Monthly event for Cleveland State Uni. Alumni Assoc.

02/19 WECO Fund: Cocktails For A Cause, 5 p.m.-9 p.m., Warehouse Loft, Cleveland, $20-$40 or donation (some tax-deductible), Found on LinkedIn events section, not listed on group’s website; some of my connections indicated an interest in this event.

02/22 Twinsburg Chamber of Commerce Night at Blue Canyon, 5 p.m.-6:30 p.m., Blue Canyon Restaurant & Tavern, Twinsburg, I have been to this; free munchies.

02/23 COSE Arts Network Social, 6 p.m.-8 p.m., Lake Erie Artists Gallery, Shaker Square, Cleveland, $10 nonmembers,

02/23 Greater Akron Chamber of Commerce: Coffee, Tea and Contacts Networking, 7:30 a.m.-9 a.m., Panera, Fairlawn/Akron, Cost:?, limited seating, calendar.

02/24 Cleveland Professional 20/30: Women and Networking, 6 p.m.-8 p.m., Market Avenue Wine Bar, Cleveland, $25 nonmembers, Annual, women only networking event.

02/24 Emerging Green Builders Networking Fundraiser, 5 p.m.-8 p.m., Bier Market, Cleveland, 15 percent of food and drinks bill goes towards future EGB works,

02/24 Sprout Connections Networking, 6 p.m.-8:30 p.m., Fox and Hound, Parma, $5 advance or $10 door, I recently attended the group’s speed networking event.

02/25 Cleveland Claims Assoc. February Meeting, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., DelSangro’s, Parma, $15, Guest speaker: Crystal Thies. Organization founded in 1934 that unites claims adjusters and appraisers, attorneys, utilities and other insurance-related vendors.

02/25 LIFE 101 Business Before Basketball, 5:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m., Wolstein Center-4th floor, Cleveland, $10 donation, space limited, RSVP 216-687-2078. CSU Alumni Assoc. event that includes networking and business tips for young professionals, then CSU Vikings game.

02/25 NAWBO Cleveland Chapter Networking Brown Bag Lunch, noon, Dollar Bank conference room, Galleria, Cleveland,  free,

02/26 Cleveland Professional 20/30 Weekly Networking Breakfast, 8 a.m., West Side Market Cafe, Cleveland, free and don’t need to be a member, Good excuse to go to West Side Market.

03/04 Women In Networking (WIN) Open Networking Event, 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m., Hilton Garden Inn, Mayfield, $10, Features speed networking for first 40 attendees. I attended meetings as a guest when I started networking.

03/05 Cleveland Professional 20/30 Weekly Networking Breakfast, 8 a.m., West Side Market Cafe, Cleveland, free and don’t need to be a member, Good excuse to go to West Side Market.

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 or go to


1 comment so far

  1. Jason Murphy on

    Awesome, list, tweeted and shared with my network.
    Thanks for putting it together. 😀

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