Social Media Talk on Friday

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Industry Events

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, 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, 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, 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,

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, BIG event cohosted with Cleveland Social Media Club and IABC Cleveland Chapter. Should go to this.

05/17 Press Club of Cleveland Afterwork Party and Hall of Fame Alumni Reception, 5 p.m.-6:30 p.m., Nighttown, Cleveland Heights, $10 nonmembers,

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

05/19 American Advertising Federation (AAF) Cleveland Chapter: MadMen Yourself: A Social Media Case Study, 11:30 a.m., Windows on the River, Cleveland, $40 nonmembers,

05/19 NEO Society of Technical Communicators (STC) Networking Lunch, noon, Abuelo’s Mexican Food, Warrensville Heights, free, RSVP, 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, 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 (SME) of Cleveland Afterhours, Paladar Latin Kitchen and Rum Bar, Eton at Chagrin, Woodmere, free, I attended the March event; good attendance and usually free munchies.

05/22 Ohio Professional Writers Spring Meeting, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., WKSU Radio, Kent, free, limited seating, RSVP, Vivian, 216-289-5138.

05/24 SME Cleveland Networking Luncheon: Real Age and You with Dr. Michael Roizen, 11:30 a.m.-1:15 p.m., Windows on the River, Cleveland, $40 nonmembers,

05/26 Northeast Ohio Communications Advocates (NOCA) One Industry Forum: You’d Have To Be Crazy To Live In Cleveland, 7:30 a.m., The Plain Dealer, Cleveland, $20,, Usually go to the group’s networking events. I need to go to one of these forums.

05/27 Cleveland Digital Publishing Users Group (CDPUG): Ignite Your Career: 6th Annual May Show, 6 p.m., Kalman and Pabst Photo Group, Cleveland, $10 nonmembers, Members showcasing their businesses using Ignite presentation system. Thinking about doing this.

05/27 Web Association: Social Media Real World Case Study: Akron-Canton Airport, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Akron-Canton Airport, $20, I attend meetings of interest to me.

Nonindustry Events

05/11 Young Nonprofit Professionals Network Cleveland Chapter: Conversations: Stigma, Social Marketing and Social Media, 5:30 p.m.-7 p.m., AIDS Taskforce of Greater Cleveland, Cleveland, free(?), /chapters/ynpn in your area. “Discussion of how nonprofits can use innovative marketing strategies to promote causes and change public opinion.” With AIDS Taskforce.

05/12 Cleveland Professional 20/30 Networking at Noon, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., The Club at Key, Cleveland, $20 nonmembers or $25 door, Guest speaker: Terri Hamilton Brown, Project Director, Opportunity Corridor Project.

05/12 Hudson Chamber of Commerce Business Afterhours, 5 p.m.-7 p.m., St. Mary Catholic Church, Hudson, free, RSVP,

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

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,

05/12 Women Making Moves Network In Morocco, 6 p.m.-8 p.m., Darna Moroccan Fusion, Shaker Square, Cleveland, free, I went to the first one. Up and coming networking group.

05/13 Coffee, Tea and Contacts, 7:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m., Don Umerley Civic Center, Rocky River, $20 nonmembers, 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,

05/13 Society for Human Resource Management Cleveland Chapter Networking Social, 5:30 p.m.-7 p.m., House of Blues, Cleveland, $5 advance or $10 door,

05/14 American Institute of Architects Cleveland Chapter Happy Hour, 5:30 p.m.-8 p.m., Shooters, Flats, Cleveland, free, RSVP, Cohosting with two affiliated groups.

05/14 Cleveland Professional 20/30 Networking Breakfast, 8 a.m.-9 a.m., Grumpy’s, Cleveland, free,

05/14 Cleveland Staffing Management Assoc. Spring Conference, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m., The Plain Dealer, Cleveland, $89 nonmembers, $49 SHRM professionals in transition, Special interest group (SIG) of Society for Human Resource Management Cleveland Chapter.

05/17 International Institute of Business Analysts (IIBA) Cleveland Chapter: Surprise and Delight Your Customers by Applying Six Sigma Best Practices, 5:30 p.m.-8 p.m., Cole Center, Cleveland State University, free, limited seating, RSVP,

05/18 Cleveland Young Arts Professionals Network Building Bridges Mural Project, 6 p.m.-8 p.m., meeting site TBA, $5-10 donation, on Linkedin events section, has Facebook page. Young professionals group for the Arts and Culture set.

05/18 Professional Women’s Networking, 6:30 p.m.-8 p.m., United Methodist Church, Brecksville, free, on LinkedIn events section. By Mary Kay independent professionals; prepare an elevator speech.

05/19 Cleveland Professional 20/30 Happy Hour at Saucy Bistro, 5 p.m.-8 p.m., Saucy Bistro, Westlake, free,

05/19 Society of Urban Professionals (SOUP) Lunch, 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m., Embassy Suites Downtown, Cleveland, $20, Guest speaker: Dr. Jerry Sue Thornton, President, Cuyahoga Community College.

05/20 Cuyahoga Valley Chamber of Commerce After Hours, 4 p.m.-6 p.m., Budapest Blonde, Independence, $12 nonmembers, RSVP,

05/20 Financial Planning Assoc. of Northeast Ohio Annual Networking Event, 3 p.m.-6 p.m., The Club At Key Center, Cleveland, free(?), Guest speaker is Michael DeAloia on Networking With Social Media.

05/20 Greater Akron Chamber of Commerce Coffee, Tea and Contacts, 7:30 a.m.-9 a.m., Panera Bread, Fairlawn/Akron, free, limited space, current members only (so check can attend), /event calendar.

05/20 YNPN Cleveland Chapter Happy Hour, 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m., Table 45, Cleveland, free, /chapters/ynpn in your area. With Cleveland Clinic young professionals unit.

05/21 Playhouse Square Partners: Grease Young Professionals Night, 10 p.m., $10, /give your support/young professionals-partners. After performance networking event hosted by Playhouse Square’s young professionals group.

05/25 EcoTuesday Meeting, 5:30 p.m., The Club at Key, Cleveland, free(?), Monthly meeting, with guest speaker, of the sustainability-social networking group.

05/26 The Cleveland Bucket List, 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m., Terminal Tower, Cleveland, $36, limited seating, Tour the Greenbrier Suite, private apartment of Terminal Tower complex builders, the Van Sweringen brothers. The Bucket List is partnering with Zealous Schools on this outing.

05/26 NEO IT Think Tank meeting, 4 p.m.-6 p.m., Corporate Plaza I, Independence, free(?), on LinkedIn events section. Face-to-face meeting for LinkedIn group. Topics include how we can save Cleveland top tech talent, covering virtualization and impacts on disaster recovery and aligning IT and corporate strategy.

05/26 Young Professionals of Akron Summer Kick-Off Networking Event, 6 p.m.-8 p.m., Northside Bar and Grille, Akron, $5 nonmembers,

05/27 Linked to Hudson Relay For Life Networking Event, 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m., The Country Club of Hudson, Hudson, $20, on LinkedIn events section. Proceeds to go to Hudson’s American Cancer Society Relay for Life. Face-to-face event for LinkedIn group.

05/27 National Assoc. of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) Cleveland Chapter Networking Brown Bag Lunch, noon, Dollar Bank, Galleria, Cleveland, free, Monthly FREE event that usually includes guest speaker.

06/08 COSE Swap 25/Power Networking, 4:30 p.m.-7 p.m., Sweetwater Landing, Rocky River, $10, limited seating, RSVP, Represent yourself as a small business for speed networking. Held quarterly; I went to the September edition; small business owners. Sign up now if you want to attend; only 25 spots.


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