Local Groups To Cohost Social Media Speech

Where did I go last week? The Social Media Measurement lunch and workshop held by International Association of Business Communicators Cleveland Chapter.

Industry Events

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.

04/28 Bowlin’ PRos, 6 p.m., Corner Alley, Cleveland, free(?), RSVP cleveland.youngpros@yahoo.com, www.prsacleveland.org. Bowling night for the Young PRos, PRSA chapter young professionals unit.

04/28 Northeastern Ohio Communication Advocates (NOCA) One Industry Forum: The Changing Role of Government, 7:30 a.m., The Plain Dealer, Cleveland, $20, http://www.plaindealer.com/noca, mynoca.com.

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.

05/06 International Assoc. of Business Communicators Cleveland Chapter: Video Tips and Tricks, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Cinecraft, Cleveland, $40 nonmembers, iabccleveland.com. I go to events of interest to me.

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.

05/11 American Marketing Assoc. Akron/Canton Chapter: Come Revel In Food, Wine and Friends, 5:30 p.m.-7 p.m., Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse, Fairlawn/Akron, $40 nonmembers, www.akroncantonama.org. Celebrating the chapter’s programming year, as well as past presidents and sponsors.

05/12 Lake Communicators: eMarketing Workshop, 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Lake Metroparks Pine Ridge Country Club, Wickliffe, $30 nonmembers by 04/30, $35 after, www.lakecommunicators.com. Workshop by Brad Kleinman and lunch speaker will be Connie Dieken. This must be the third or fourth event I’ve listed that she is the guest speaker.

05/13 American Marketing Assoc. Cleveland Chapter Bowling Night, 5:30 p.m., Winking Lizard, Lakewood, $35 nonmembers, cleveland.marketingpower2.com. I go to events that interest me.

05/13 Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Akron Chapter: Great Personal Brands Lead To Great Organizational Brands, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., The Martin Center, University of Akron, Akron, $30 nonmembers, akronprsa.org.

05/14 PRSA Cleveland Chapter: Building Community With Social Media with Katie Morse, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Windows On The River, Cleveland, $50 nonmembers, www.prsacleveland.org. BIG event cohosted with Cleveland Social Media Club and IABC Cleveland Chapter. Should go to this.

05/18 Cleveland Social Media Club Meeting, 6 p.m.-8:30 p.m., Time Warner Cable Sales/Sportstime Ohio, Cleveland, RSVP, clevelandsmc.ning.com. Some breakout sessions.

05/19 NEO Society of Technical Communicators (STC) Networking Lunch, noon, Abuelo’s Mexican Food, Warrensville Heights, free, RSVP,  www.neostc.org. One of my Go-To events; don’t need to be a member.

05/20 Press Club of Cleveland: Web Writing with Ann Wylie, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Corporate College East, Warrensville Heights, $200, www.pressclubcleveland.com. Wylie was part of the Press Club’s November writing workshops I attended and she’s back to talk about writing for the web. I have to go to this!

05/20 Sales and Marketing Executives of Cleveland Afterhours, Paladar Latin Kitchen and Rum Bar, Eton at Chagrin, Woodmere, free, www.smecleveland.com. I attended the March event; good attendance and usually free munchies.

Nonindustry Events

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!

04/27 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.

04/28 Women Making Moves: Network In Morocco, 6 p.m.-8 p.m., Darna Moroccan Fusion, Shaker Square, Cleveland, free, on LinkedIn events section, www.nirvanamarketing.biz.

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.

04/30 Cleveland Professional 20/30 Networking Breakfast, 8 a.m.-9 a.m., Westside Market Cafe, Cleveland, free, www.cleveland2030.org.

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 Mingling and Jingling – A Networking Night Out For The Ladies, 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m., Potomac Bead Co., Medina, $11.54 (includes Eventbrite fee), http://www.minglingandjingling.eventbrite.com, on LinkedIn events section. Social and professional networking opportunity.

05/04 National Association of Women Business Owners (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 Working Women Connection Combined Teams Luncheon, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Rustic Hills Country Club, Medina, $25 nonmembers, joinworkingwomen.com. Also check out the area team pages for meeting times and locations for more networking opportunities.

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.

05/07 Cleveland Professional 20/30 Networking Breakfast, 8 a.m.-9 a.m., Grumpy’s, Cleveland, free, www.cleveland2030.org.

05/12 Ladies Who Launch Networking, 6:30 p.m.-8 p.m., Stitches, etc., Bay Village, $15, www.ladieswholaunch.com/cleveland.

05/12 Tech Savvy Women: Goal Achievers: Setting and Achieving Your Goals with Lisa Pustlak, 5 p.m.-8 p.m., Crown Centre, Independence, $22, RSVP, www.techsavvywomen.org

05/13 Coffee, Tea and Contacts, 7:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m., Don Umerley Civic Center, Rocky River, $20 nonmembers, rockyriverchamber.com. Featuring guest lecture on networking and speed networking session.

05/13 NAWBO Cleveland Chapter Networking Lunch, noon-1:30 p.m., Vacarro’s Trattoria, Bath/Akron, free, RSVP, www.nawbocleveland.org.


1 comment so far

  1. Dumont Owen on

    Thanks, Pat

    This is such a valuable service!


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