IABC Holds Social Media Measurement Workshop

Please comment if you attend any listed event.

Industry Events

04/21 American Advertising Federation (AAF) Cleveland Chapter: How to Make The Smart Phone Smarter, noon, Windows On The River, Cleveland, $40 nonmembers, www.aafcleveland.com.

04/22 International Assoc. of Business Communicators (IABC) Cleveland Chapter: Social Media Measurement Luncheon and Workshop, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Akron General Health and Wellness Center, Fairlawn/Akron, $45 nonmembers lunch/$75 lunch and Workshop, iabccleveland.com. There will be a happy hour at 5:30 p.m., D’Vine Wine Bar, Cleveland, for workshop presenter Katie Paine. $10 nonmembers.

04/22 SME of Cleveland Afterhours, 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m., Liquid/Suite Sixx/Ultra, Cleveland, free, www.smecleveland.com.

04/22 Women In Sports and Events (WISE) Cleveland Chapter: Cleveland In Sports – Beyond The Major Leagues, 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m., Gymnastics Room, Cleveland State University, $15 nonmembers, RSVP,  www.wisecleveland.com.

04/27 Web Association: Social Media Marketing, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Windows On The River, Cleveland, $25, www.webassociation.org. I attend when I have an interest.

04/29 Cleveland Digital Publishing Users Group (CDPUG): Demystifying Digital Asset  Management, 6 p.m., Dodd Camera and Video Downtown, Cleveland, $10 nonmembers, cdpug.org.

05/04 Tweetup, 6 p.m.-11 p.m., Progressive Field, Cleveland, $8 bleacher seats, http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=103227796382184&index=1. Julie D., one of my contacts and owner of SpiderCat Marketing, is hosting a Tweetup with PoshWork at the Cleveland Indians game with Toronto. Networking before and after the game. Contact Julie for tickets.

05/07 Emarketing Techniques Conference, 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Corporate College East, Warrensville Heights, $199, cleveland.emarketingtechniques.com. Big, annual conference that features the biggest local names in social media. Should I go? The price is steep.

Nonindustry Events

04/20 Entrepreneurs For Sustainability (E4S): Startup Business Showcase, 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m., Great Lakes Brewing Co., Cleveland, free, RSVP, www.e4s.org. Rapid-fire presentations from member startups.

04/20 Professional Women’s Networking Night, 6:30 p.m.-8 p.m., United Methodist Church, Brecksville, free, on LinkedIn events section. Sponsored by area Mary Kay Sales Directors, be prepared to give elevator speech and have business cards.

04/21 Cleveland Professional 20/30 Happy Hour at Saucy Bistro, 5 p.m.- 8 p.m., Saucy Bistro, Westlake, free, www.cleveland2030.org.

04/21 Copeco’s Work It Out Wednesday, 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m., Tangier, Akron, free, register, http://workitoutwednesdayakron.eventbrite.com. “Power networking at Tangier.” Some of my contacts expressed an interest in this.

04/21 ichagrin.com Chagrin Valley Monthly Networking Event, 4:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m., The Hillbrook Club, Chagrin Falls, free, www.ichagrin.com. “Free and fun(low-key) event where local Chagrin Valley individuals, area executives, job seekers, and business owners can meet to connect.”

04/21 Project Management Institute (PMI) NEO chapter: Communication Issues – How to “Talk Less, Say More” with Connie Dieken, 6 p.m.-8:30 p.m., Holiday Inn, Independence, $36 nonmembers, www.pmineo.org. Professional association for project managers and the profession.

04/21 Warrensville Heights Area/Tri-City Chamber of Commerce: Women In Business – Afterhours Networking, 4:30 p.m., Corporate College East, Warrensville Heights, free, RSVP, www.whacc.org. Guest speaker: Diane Helbig.

04/22 NAIOP Northeast Ohio Chapter Membership Mixer, 5 p.m.-7 p.m., Anatomy Nightclub and Ultra Lounge, Cleveland, free, www.naiop.org/northern_ohio. Area chapter of  ”commercial real estate development association for developers, owners and related professionals in office, industrial and mixed-use real estate.”

04/22 NEOAFF accounting and finance professional group: Spring Value Add Networking Event, 6 p.m.-9 p.m., Shula’s Steak 2, Independence, free(?), on LinkedIn events sections, has LinkedIn group.

04/22 National Assoc. of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) Cleveland Chapter Networking Brown Bag Lunch, noon, Dollar Bank, Galleria, Cleveland, free,www.nawbocleveland.org.

04/23 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.

04/24 All You Can Eat and Drink Cleveland, 8 p.m.-11 p.m., The Blind Pig Speakeasy, Cleveland, $20, advance register, 21 and over, need to show ID to enter, threecitiesbaseball.webs.com. Networking and fundraising event for a men’s baseball club. Some of my contacts expressed interest.

04/26-29 NA2010-North American Material Handling and Logistics Show, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., I-X Center, Cleveland, free, online register, www.nashow.com. A FREE trade show that includes a big networking event 04/28 on East 4th Street. There are rules to attend this event, so read up on them! If you want a career in these fields or are trying to get back in, go to this!

04/26 Twinsburg Chamber of Commerce Night at Blue Canyon, 5 p.m.-6:30 p.m., Blue Canyon Restaurant and Tavern, Twinsburg, free, www.twinsburgchamber.com. I have attended; attendance fluctuates; free munchies.

04/27 EcoTuesday Cleveland Chapter event, 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m., Club at Key Center, Cleveland, free(?), www.ecotuesday.com/city/cleveland. Guest speaker: Chris Clark, Sunflower Solutions.

04/27 The Ripple Effect- Cleveland: Social Media Marketing, 8:30 a.m., Boundless Flight, Rocky River, free, collecting donation for monthly cause, found on Meetup.com. Professional Women’s social club combined with fundraising for local nonprofits.

04/28 Heights-Hillcrest Regional Chamber of Commerce: Spring Into Networking, 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m., The Waterford, Richmond Heights, $20 nonmembers, RSVP,hrcc.org. Afterhours mixer and win-win fundraiser.

04/28 NEO Usability Professionals Assoc. (NEOUPA): Meet Your Users: Learning From iPad, iPhone and Facebook, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m., Progressive Insurance, Mayfield Village, $10 nonmembers, www.neoupa.org. Exploring where user interface is heading and role the professionals will play. I attended a presentation in March but did not get the information I wanted.

04/29 Association of Independent Information Professionals 24th Annual Conference – Taking Charge of Your Business, Hilton Garden Inn Downtown, Cleveland, registration, single day and special event rates, aiip.org. Trade group for those in online and manual research, document delivery, database design, library support, and consulting.

04/29 Cleveland Professional 20/30: Get On Board With Cleveland Nonprofits, Part 2- Meet The Nonprofits, 6 p.m.-8 p.m., R.J. Bolands, Cleveland, $10 nonmembers, www.cleveland2030.org. Nonprofit leadership recruitment event.

04/29 Linked Local Akron: Survival Revival Networking Event, 5 p.m.-8:30 p.m., The Art Factory, Akron, $25 advance/$35 door, http://linkedlocalakronapril.eventbrite.com. Thanks to Mike S., group leader, for info about this face-to-face event for the LinkedIn group. Portion of proceeds to go to Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Akron.

04/29 Ohio Women’s Bar Assoc. and Women’s Initiative at Reminger: Leading with Style, 5 p.m.-8 p.m., The Club At Key Center, Cleveland, $50 nonmembers,owba.org. Proceeds to go to YWCA Greater Cleveland. “An evening with colleagues, friends, legal and business professionals with an opportunity to evaluate and refresh your professional and personal image.” If you have the money, go.

04/29 Society of Urban Professionals (SOUP) @Nite, 5:30 p.m.-9 p.m., Natural History Museum, Cleveland, free(?), www.thesoupnetwork.com.

05/03 Beachwood Chamber of Commerce Networking After 5, 5 p.m.-7 p.m., Costco, Mayfield Heights, $10 nonmembers, RSVP, www.beachwood.org. I attended the February edition.

05/03 Local Food Cleveland Network Happy Hour, 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m., The Greenhouse Tavern, Cleveland, free, www.e4s.org.

05/04 NAWBO Cleveland Chapter Means Business Breakfast Seminar Series: Guerrilla Marketing, Panera Bread, Beachwood/Warrensville Heights, free, limited space, RSVP, www.nawbocleveland.org.

05/04 NEO Software and Systems Process Improvement Network (SPIN): Kanban Explained with John Stahl, 6 p.m.-8:30 p.m., LeanDog Software Studio, Cleveland, nonmember fee?, www.neospin.org. Rescheduled event.

05/04 NEO United States Green Building Council (USGBC) Professional Networking Session, 5 p.m.-7 p.m., Blue Canyon Restaurant and Tavern, Twinsburg, free, RSVP, www.neogreenbuilding.org. Quarterly social networking event for the area’s green building community.

05/05 COSE Networking Night, 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m., Marriott Cleveland Airport, $20 nonmembers, www.cose.org. Big networking event. Possible stop for me.

05/05 Key 4 Women Forum, 7:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m., Holiday Inn, Independence, $25, www.key.com/html/business-owner-forum.html /ohio. Proceeds to go to Susan G. Komen Foundation.

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