2nd Annual State of the Young Professional Community
Sep
12
8:00 AM08:00

2nd Annual State of the Young Professional Community

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What do young professionals view as the greatest strengths of our area? In what ways can we improve Greater Cleveland to better attract, engage and retain diverse talent to our community? Be one of the first to hear the exclusive results of our second State of the Young Professional Community survey which builds on last year’s findings and provides our organization with the answers to critical questions like the above and more. These results will stay under wrap until September 12…

We want to invite you to be a part of the exclusive release of our survey results discussing why young professionals choose Cleveland to live, work and get civically involved. For the second year in a row, we will gather our employer members and the community to report on our organization and the Cleveland young professional community. Join other like-minded employers to network and learn how we can make Cleveland a lasting home for the next generation.

Agenda:

8:30am - Opening Remarks

8:40am - Engage! Cleveland Year in Review

8:55am - State of the Young Professional Community Survey Results

  • Survey Overview

  • Choosing Cleveland

  • Employment Preferences and Attributes

  • Civic Engagement

 9:45am - Emerging Trends Keynote

10:35am - Q&A

10:45am - Closing Remarks

Price:

$50 - General Admission

* Employer Members of Engage! Cleveland receive a 20% discount on ticket purchases. Please reach out to info@engagecleveland.org for your Employer Member code.

** Groups of 8 receive a $50 discount on ticket purchases. Please email info@engagecleveland.org for your promo code.

*** Breakfast is included in your ticket price. It will be served buffet style and include scrambled eggs, bacon, link sausages, assorted mini muffins, croissants and scones with butter and jam, fresh fruit platter, orange juice, tea and coffee.

This event is auditorium-style. No food or drink is permitted in the auditorium but attendees are welcome to enjoy breakfast before and after the event in an adjacent room.

Registration closes on September 9th at 11am.

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2nd Annual Professional Development Week
Nov
5
to Nov 7

2nd Annual Professional Development Week

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The 2nd Annual Professional Development Week is all the career development a young professional could ever need to prepare themselves for success. This 3-day event includes valuable workshops on leadership, effective communication, career planning and so much more to help young professionals grow not only personally, but professionally in Cleveland. Throughout a series of sessions offering practical advice, we’ll provide them with the tools to do just that.

Registration coming soon!


Day 1

November 5th

8:30am - Registration & Refreshments

9:00am - Session 1: Leadership Style Assessment

10:30am - 10 Minute Break

10:40am - Session 2: Power & Influence

12:10pm - Lunch & Short Break

12:30pm - Session 3: Effective People Management

2:00pm - End of Day

Day 2

November 6th

11:30am - Registration & Refreshments

12:00pm - Session 1: Masterful Communications

1:30pm - 10 Minute Break

1:40pm - Session 2: Building Your Personal Brand

3:10pm - Short Break & Snacks

3:30pm - Session 3: Difficult Conversations/Creative Problem Solving

5:00pm - End of Day

Day 3

November 7th

8:30am - Registration & Refreshments

9:00am - Session 1: How to Plan an Intentional Career Path

10:30am - 10 Minute Break

10:40am - Session 2: Leveraging Networks Effectively

12:10pm - Lunch & Short Break

12:30pm - Session 3: Crafting a Real Work/Life Balance

2:00pm - End of Day


Price:

General Admission (per day) - $75

Week Bundle (all 3 days) - $200

* Employer Members of Engage! Cleveland receive a 20% discount on ticket purchases. Please reach out to info@engagecleveland.org for your Employer Member code.

** Nonprofit staff receive a 10% discount on ticket purchases. Please reach out to info@engagecleveland.org for your nonprofit code.

Thank you to our sponsors!

Silver Sponsors

 
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E!C Employer Members ONLY: Discover the CLE Orientation
Jul
29
3:00 PM15:00

E!C Employer Members ONLY: Discover the CLE Orientation

E!C Employer Members ONLY: Discover the CLE Orientation

Whether you’re new to Cleveland or a lifer, it can be intimidating to figure out how to become involved in our city. Engage! Cleveland is here to help. Twice per year, we put on an event for you, the young professional, to learn more about your community and what we’re doing here at Engage! Cleveland to get you engaged with the city.

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As part of your employer’s commitment to engaging young professionals, we offer this free semi-annual employer presentation and networking opportunity. Learn all about young professionals in Cleveland and get to mix and mingle with other young professionals involved with Engage! Cleveland.

We hope you will join us on Monday, July 29 from 3:00-4:30 p.m. to learn about the Cleveland community and all the exciting things taking place at Engage! Cleveland.

To register, click here.

*This is an exclusive event only offered to young professionals at our Employer Member organizations. This event is free, but registration is requested. Please use your employer email address when registering.

Is your organization not an employer member with us yet? This is the perfect time to join! For more information, please visit: https://www.engagecleveland.org/employer-membership-information

Questions? Please contact Megan Baechle, Programs Assistant at megan@engagecleveland.org or 216-264-5648.

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Next Generation of Women Follow-Up: A Conversation with Jan Murphy
Jul
24
8:30 AM08:30

Next Generation of Women Follow-Up: A Conversation with Jan Murphy

When being pulled in a million directions, how do you take the time to care for yourself? Join us for a conversation with Jan Murphy, Vice President of Mission & Ministry at Sisters of Charity Health System on July 24 from 8:30am – 11:00am to dive deeper into how to create greater balance by taking care of your body, mind, and spirit while avoiding negative self-chatter, over-committing, and body shaming.

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Photo captured by Maria Sharp Photography

You asked, we answered. This event is a follow-up from our 2nd annual Next Generation of Women event held on March 28, 2019. Here, you will hear esteemed speaker, Jan Murphy, who took the stage by storm and filled the room with laughter and inspiration, as our first speaker of the event.  

Jan joined the Sisters of Charity Health System, after 40 years at the Cleveland Clinic in many leadership roles, as the Senior Vice-President of Mission and Ministry, where she leads the integration of the philosophy and values of the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine, into the daily operations of the health system in all its operating units. Areas of responsibility include, mission formation, leadership development, sponsorship, ethics, pastoral care, palliative care and diversity inclusion for all ministries.

If you have any questions, please contact Cheyenne at cheyenne@engagecleveland.org.

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SOLD OUT: Sip & Spin Workshop
Jun
29
4:00 PM16:00

SOLD OUT: Sip & Spin Workshop

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Want to switch up your typical Saturday night plans? Grab your date, friend, family member or come solo and meet some new friends at our Sip & Spin workshop. Hang out, pour a drink and try your hand at the potter's wheel as the instructor walks you through the art of making a cup or bowl. No experience is necessary to make your new creation (it could be a coffee mug, a new water bowl for your favorite furry friend or maybe just an artistic creation open to interpretation). Come ready to have fun, get a little messy and laugh while having the exclusive opportunity to learn about the store owner, Gina DeSantis and hear her story.

Tickets for this event are sold out.

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About Gina DeSantis

After completing her MFA in ceramics from Kent State University in 2006, Gina went on to become a visual merchandiser in home furnishings while continuing to teach ceramics part-time. In 2013, she opened her classroom space in Lakewood, Ohio and since its conception, it has become the premier clay classroom in the Cleveland area. She has created one of a kind products for Rising Star Coffee and Fresh Fork Market. Her dinnerware can be found at Cork Tree Restaurant and Ushabu in Tremont. In addition, Gina's work has been featured Ceramics Monthly, Better Homes & Gardens, Midwest Living, Uncommon Goods, Edible Cleveland, and Cleveland Magazine.

Price: $30

What do you need to know?

  • The event is BYOB and you are welcome to bring snacks too. Treats will be provided on the premises by Sweet Designs Chocolatier.

  • The cost includes all of your supplies (glaze and clays) and your firings.

  • You will get to throw a cup or bowl on the wheel then decorate your work with slips and underglazes. The staff will clear glaze and fire your work for you so that everything is food, microwave, and dishwasher safe.

  • Your work can be picked up from the store 3-4 weeks after the event.

Parking: On-site in the West Parking lot.

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SOLD OUT: Revival Facial Bar (12:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.)
Jun
29
12:00 PM12:00

SOLD OUT: Revival Facial Bar (12:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.)

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Self-care isn’t just for Sundays. You deserve a break from the day-to-day grind no matter the day of the week! Join us for a Revival Retreat on Saturday, June 29 to experience a self-service, fully customized DIY GODDESS Facial guided by Revival Body Care Founder, Nicole Dzurko.

This relaxing experience includes a clay-based facial that's mixed up fresh just for you, by you. Choose from four of the Revival GODDESS clay masks and a variety of mask mixers. You'll leave with glowing skin and fresh techniques to use at home that will help you take your self-care game to the next level. The Lineup includes: Cleanse /Mask/Radiant/Serum/ Lip Serum/Body Scrub/Covet/Lip Balm/Jade Roller

Tickets for this event are sold out.

Price: $35

What do you need to know?

  • Attendees are permitted to bring their own bottle of wine/champagne/etc. with treats provided in-house by BigMouth Donut.

  • All Revival products at the event are handcrafted in small batches, in-house, with Organic, Fair Trade, 100% Vegan food-grade ingredients.

  • Attendees will have an opportunity to shop the full Revival Collection at a VIP discount.

Parking: Street parking is available.

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Balance & Brews
Jun
29
10:00 AM10:00

Balance & Brews

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Welcome to your new favorite social yoga experience! At Balance & Brews, you'll find a strong body, a balanced mind, and a full pour. Get ready to pair yoga with post-practice brews, creating a space to connect with yourself and others.  Join Balance and Brews on Saturday, June 29th at Fat Head’s Brewery as you balance work and play, ending your practice with Fat Head’s brews.

To register for this event, please click the button below and select the Balance & Brews' ticket option.

What do you need to know?:

  • Bring a yoga mat and water.

  • The cost does not include drinks. Alcohol must be purchased separately.

Parking: On-site parking available.

Cost: $10

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SOLD OUT: Revival Facial Bar (10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.)
Jun
29
10:00 AM10:00

SOLD OUT: Revival Facial Bar (10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.)

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Self-care isn’t just for Sundays. You deserve a break from the day-to-day grind no matter the day of the week! Join us for a Revival Retreat on Saturday, June 29 to experience a self-service, fully customized DIY GODDESS Facial guided by Revival Body Care Founder, Nicole Dzurko.

This relaxing experience includes a clay-based facial that's mixed up fresh just for you, by you. Choose from four of the Revival GODDESS clay masks and a variety of mask mixers. You'll leave with glowing skin and fresh techniques to use at home that will help you take your self-care game to the next level. The Lineup includes: Cleanse /Mask/Radiant/Serum/ Lip Serum/Body Scrub/Covet/Lip Balm/Jade Roller

This event is sold out.

Price: $35

What do you need to know?

  • Attendees are permitted to bring their own bottle of wine/champagne/etc. with treats provided in-house by Bigmouth Donuts.

  • All Revival products at the event are handcrafted in small batches, in-house, with Organic, Fair Trade, 100% Vegan food-grade ingredients.

  • Attendees will have an opportunity to shop the full Revival Collection at a VIP discount.

Parking: Street parking is available.

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SOLD OUT: Bungee Fit
Jun
29
10:00 AM10:00

SOLD OUT: Bungee Fit

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Fly into fitness with this low-impact, maximum-fun workout! Bungee Fit hooks you up to a harness and bungee cord to help you increase calories burn, improve muscle tone, increase weight loss, and increase strength all while decreasing joint impact and stress to the joints.

This event is sold out.

What do you need to know?:

  • Bring water.

  • All fitness levels are invited.

Parking: Parking available on-site.

Cost: $15

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Closing Party
Jun
28
5:30 PM17:30

Closing Party

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The Cleveland Young Professionals Week closing party is a night to remember. Grab your friends and join us for an exciting evening at FWD Day + Nightclub in the Flats East Bank. Come sit poolside, sip on drinks, sway along to some mixes from the DJ and celebrate the end of the 6th annual Young Professionals Week with fellow Cleveland YPs.

Price: $20

What do you need to know?:

Parking: Parking is on your own and available at meters, lots and garages nearby.

To register for this event, please click the button below and select the 'Closing Party' ticket option.

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SOLD OUT: Women in Leadership
Jun
28
12:00 PM12:00

SOLD OUT: Women in Leadership

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Photo captured by Maria Sharp Photography

Cleveland is a place that you can’t help but fall in love with. It is a place that offers young professionals an opportunity to grow both personally and professionally, while following in the foot steps of those who have come before us. Join us for our Women in Leadership panel, where inspirational female leaders from various industries in Cleveland will speak on their careers, the trajectory of their lives, and advice on both.

To register for this event, please click the button below and select the 'Women in Leadership' ticket option.

Our esteemed panel includes:

State Senator Nickie J. Antonio, Ohio Senate District 23

Dr. Marcia Ballinger, President, Lorain County Community College

Debbie Donley, Principal, Vocon

Congresswoman Marcia L. Fudge, 11th Congressional District of Ohio

Deborah Vesy, President & Chief Executive Officer, Deaconess Foundation

Kristin Warzocha, President and CEO, Greater Cleveland Food Bank

Tiffany Tarpley (Moderator), Anchor, WKYC

Price: $20

What do you need to know?

  • Lunch is included in your ticket price.

  • Menu options are available when you register.

  • Food is being provided by Driftwood Restaurants and Catering

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Photo captured by Maria Sharp Photography

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Harness Cycle
Jun
28
6:00 AM06:00

Harness Cycle

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Harness cycling offers all participants - whether learning to clip in for the first time or riding five days a week—a chance to move for 45 minutes to heart-pounding dance music in a sanctuary setting with candlelight. There’s no competition—just you and a bike.

What do you need to know?

  • Bring water.

  • Cycling shoes are available for rental on-site for a charge.

  • All fitness levels welcome

Parking: No parking available on-site. Meters, lots and garages are located within the area.

Cost: $10

To register for this event, click here and select the 'Indoor Cycling' ticket option.

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YP Employment, Education and Civic Engagement Fair
Jun
27
5:30 PM17:30

YP Employment, Education and Civic Engagement Fair

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Calling all YPs! Are you looking for a way to get involved in your community, find a new career or learn more about opportunities to further your education? Then come out to the 5th Street Arcades on Thursday, June 27th and see all that Cleveland has to offer. Numerous employers, nonprofit organizations, young professional groups and institutions will be in attendance to share more information about available opportunities with their organization in a typical job fair-style format.

Employers:

Alexander Mann Solutions

Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Cleveland Cavaliers Holdings LLC

City Year

Cleveland Foundation

CrossCountry Mortgage

Dix & Eaton

ESPN Cleveland

Falls Communications

Fathom

Global Technical Recruiters

General Services Administration

Hunter International Recruiting

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JACK Entertainment

Jewish Federation of Cleveland

National General Insurance

Nestle USA

New York Life Insurance Company

Oak Street Health

Oatey Company

Oswald Companies

St. Adalbert School

Staffing Solutions Enterprises

StatDDS

The Lincoln Electric Company

The NRP Group

WESS

Civic Engagement Organizations:

American Red Cross

Bellefaire JCB

Child and Family Advocates of Cuyahoga County

Christ Child Society

Cleveland Playhouse

Cleveland Zoological Society

College Now Greater Cleveland

Connect Y.O.U.

Cuyahoga County Board of Developmental Disabilities

Engage! Cleveland

Greater Cleveland Food Bank

Greater Cleveland Habitat for Humanity

Hunger Network of Greater Cleveland

Junior Achievement of Greater Cleveland

MetroHealth/ N.E.T. Executive Committee - Emerging Professionals

Neighborhood Leadership Institute

Playhouse Square

Providence House

Republican Party of Cuyahoga County

The Cleveland Professional 20/30 Club

Western Reserve Historical Society

Graduate Programs:

Ashland University MBA Programs

Baldwin Wallace University

Cleveland State University Monte Ahuja College of Business

John Carroll University

Kent State University

Price: FREE
Parking: No parking available on-site. Meters, lots and garages are located within the area.

To register for this event, click here and select the 'YP Fair' ticket option.

If you are an organization looking to register for a table at this event, please see below:

If you are an employer or organization interested in hosting a table to recruit interns or employees, please click here.

If you are a higher education institution interested in hosting a table to showcase educational opportunities and graduate programs, please click here

If you are a non-profit or young professional organization interested in hosting a table to recruit volunteers, please click here.

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Campbell’s Sweets Factory Tour
Jun
27
5:00 PM17:00

Campbell’s Sweets Factory Tour

Have you ever wondered how Campbell's Sweet Factory makes its popcorn? Now is your chance! Get some sweet treats and enjoy a behind the scenes look at one of Cleveland's most popular dessert establishments. Come join Engage! Cleveland for a private tour of Campbell's Sweets and hear from owners Jeff and Lynn Campbell.

To register for this event, please click the button below and select the 'Campbell’s' ticket option.

Back in 2004, Jeff and his wife Lynn opened their first Campbell's Popcorn Shop in Cleveland's West Side Market. What started as a small business with only a microwave, a few bowls, cooking utensils, and some raw products quickly evolved into a booming sweet spot in Cleveland. Today, Campbell's is sold in three retail locations, several Giant Eagle stores, the Hard Rock Rocksino in Northfield, local Heinen’s locations, B.A. Sweetie’s candy warehouse and even CLE Hopkins Airport (in their Hudson News stores)!

Our event will feature a Behind the Scenes tour and Q&A with Jeff Campbell. After the presentation and tour, attendees can network and enjoy some sweet treats.

Price: $15

What do you need to know?

  • Ticket price includes a $5 certificate to be spent on anything inside the store

Parking: Metered street parking available. West Side Market lot is available at your own expense.

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SOLD OUT: A Home Run for Cleveland: Scoring the All-Star Game
Jun
27
12:00 PM12:00

SOLD OUT: A Home Run for Cleveland: Scoring the All-Star Game

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The MLB All-Star Game is coming back to Cleveland. Are you curious about what it takes to plan a game of this magnitude and what it means for all of Cleveland? Now is your chance to ask the experts over a lunch conversation.

Join Engage! Cleveland on Thursday, June 27 for a lunch and learn with Paul Dolan (Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of the Cleveland Indians), David Gilbert (President & CEO of Greater Cleveland Sports Commission) and Dennis Lehman (Executive Vice President, Business of the Cleveland Indians) about the planning of the All-Star Game. The session will be moderated by Mandy Bell, the Cleveland Indians beat reporter for MLB.com.

To register for this event, please click the button below and select the 'All-Star' ticket option.

Price: $20

What do you need to know?

  • Lunch is included in your ticket price.

  • Menu options are available when you register.

Parking: No parking available on-site. Meters, lots and garages are located within the area. Valet parking is available on East 4th Street.

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Zen Barre
Jun
27
6:00 AM06:00

Zen Barre

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Zen Barre follows along with the principles of barre, yoga, and Pilates with an emphasis on ballet and strength training. The class provides a challenging and unique workout designed to sculpt and strengthen your entire body as well as increase flexibility. Zen Barre will provide the ultimate workout using a combination of barre and pilates moves connecting with the mind, body, spirit philosophies of yoga.

What do you need to know?:

  • Shoes are not worn during class. Barre socks are recommended but not required.

  • Bring water.

Parking: Parking available on-site.

Cost: $10

To register for this event, click here and select the 'Zen Barre' ticket option.

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SOLD OUT: Rowing for Fitness
Jun
27
6:00 AM06:00

SOLD OUT: Rowing for Fitness

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Learn about the sport of rowing in the unique facilities of The Foundry Community Rowing and Sailing Center. Classes include a warmup, introduction to rowing technique, rowing drills, a workout of the day and a cool down.

Tickets for this event are sold out.

Time: 6:00-7:00 a.m.

What do you need to know?

  • Event takes place indoors.

  • Dress in layers.

  • Bring water.

  • All fitness levels welcome.

Parking: On-site, as well as nearby street parking, is available.

Cost: $10

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Sibling Revelry Tasting & Tour
Jun
26
5:30 PM17:30

Sibling Revelry Tasting & Tour

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Are you curious about the ins and outs of what goes into brewing the 16 beers on tap at Sibling Revelry? Do you know where its name originated or why it was established on Cleveland’s westside? Join Engage! Cleveland on Wednesday, June 26 for a private tour and tasting that gives you the exclusive opportunity to have your questions answered by the Brewmaster himself, Pete Velez.

Sibling Revelry Brewing was founded by a family of brothers and cousins from Cleveland who wanted to share their passion for great beer with others. The relatives set out to create a unique taproom and drinking experience rooted right in their own backyards. Sibling Revelry’s sophisticated taproom offers a full selection of craft beers including year-round brews, seasonal varieties, limited releases, and taproom exclusives.

Price: $20

What you need to know:

  • Our event will be in a private room.

  • A beer flight including four, 5 ounce samples and refreshments is included in your ticket. Additional beverages may be purchased on site.

Parking: On-site parking available.

To register for this event, click here and select the 'Sibling Revelry' ticket option.

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SOLD OUT: Custom Candle Making
Jun
26
5:30 PM17:30

SOLD OUT: Custom Candle Making

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Light up your Wednesday night by joining us at Cleveland Candle Co. to blend your own custom candle. Choose your favorite smells from over 150 to 200 scents, select a jar and then consult with a master mixologist to create the perfect blend. While your candle sets, you have the exclusive opportunity to sit down and hear from the co-owners of Cleveland Candle Co., David Gin & Tanya McCollister.

This event is sold out.

Price: $25

What do you need to know?

  • Rebol will be providing refreshments.

  • Attendees are also welcome to bring their own food and drink (alcohol included).

  • Candles will take 1-2 hours to cool. If you’d like to wait for your candle, you can check out the great places to eat, shops to explore and places to hang out and relax while you wait! If that doesn't work for you, feel free to come back another day - whichever is most convenient for you.

Parking: Street parking is available nearby.

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SOLD OUT: Lunch with Leaders
Jun
26
12:00 PM12:00

SOLD OUT: Lunch with Leaders

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Photo captured by Kamron Khan Photography

Have you been dreaming about having a conversation with that C-level executive? If you’ve ever wanted to know how Cleveland’s leaders got where are they are today, now is your chance!

Our 7th annual Lunch with Leaders provides the opportunity to grab lunch and chat with our city’s top leaders representing diverse industries including accounting, banking, philanthropy, marketing, healthcare, and much more to learn about their careers. Attendees have the opportunity to speak with three leaders in a small group setting.

This event is sold out.

Our leaders include:

Rick Batyko, Executive Director, Marketing & Communications, YMCA of Greater Cleveland

Richard Buoncore, Managing Partner, MAI Capital

Diana Centeno-Gomez, Chief, Smart Sensing and Electronics Systems Branch at NASA Glenn Research Center

Lisa Codispoti, Chief People Officer, Cleveland Museum of Art

Colleen Cotter, Executive Director, The Legal Aid Society of Cleveland

Peggy Zone Fisher, President & CEO, The Diversity Center of Northeast Ohio

Adam Fishman, Principal, Fairmount Properties

Katie Gallagher, Mayor, City of Brooklyn

Rachel Johnson, Chief Information Officer at The NRP Group LLC

Robert Littman, Office Managing Partner, BDO

Jeff Linville, CEO/Partner, TH Cleveland, a Tim Hortons Independent Area Developer

Michael Murphy, Chief Marketing Officer, Cleveland Foundation

Chris Nehez, Chief Information Officer, Oatey Co.

Michelle Polinko, Regional Chief Development Officer, American Red Cross

Tony Prinzo, AVP of HR, National Interstate

Bobby Rutter, Chief Operating Officer, FWD Hospitality Group

Fabio Salerno, Chef, Salerno Restaurant Group

Chris Schmitt, Senior Director of Strategic Development, National Association of Manufacturers

Patrick Shepherd, Associate Director, Cleveland International Film Festival

Janus Small, President & Founder, Janus Small Associates LLC

April Thompson, Chef/Business Owner, Wild Thymez Personal Chef Service, Sweet Chicks, Canine Couture & Tiny Tots

Judy Tobin, Chief Human Resources Officer, Holden Forest & Garden

Sean Wenger, Executive Vice President, Fathom

Ryan White, CEO & President, INSIGHT2PROFIT

Zulma Zabalal, Chief Executive Officer, East End Neighborhood House

Price: $25

What do you need to know?

  • Lunch is included in your ticket price.

  • Menu options are available when you register.

  • You pick your first lunch spot and then two additional leaders will rotate to your table. Conversations are brief, but informative. (Example: Leader at table 1, moves to table 2 and then table 3.

  • Please come prepared with potential questions to ask leaders.

  • Food is being provided by Winking Lizard Restaurant & Tavern.

Parking: No parking available on-site. Meters, lots and garages are located within the area.

Photo captured by  Kamron Khan Photography

Photo captured by Kamron Khan Photography

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Wake Up (Yoga Flow)
Jun
26
6:00 AM06:00

Wake Up (Yoga Flow)

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Starting your day on the right foot is everything! Strengthen your body, mind, and soul with this 45-minute inclusive yoga class. Start with flow and intention to improve your mental clarity and focus throughout the entire day. If 90% of top CEOs say early AM workouts are what gives them an edge…we are jumping on that bandwagon!

At Yoga Strong, they embody that yoga actually IS for everyone and strive to offer you diversity and variety in their classes so that every student can feel supported on their journey.

Date: Wednesday, June 26

Time: 6:00 a.m.-6:45 a.m.

Location: Yoga Strong, 1104 Prospect Ave E, Cleveland, OH 44115

Cost: $10

What do you need to know?:

  • Bring a mat and water

Parking: Paid parking on-site or street parking available.

To register for this event, click here and select the ‘Wake Up (Yoga Flow)’ option.

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Y-Cycle
Jun
26
6:00 AM06:00

Y-Cycle

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Join us at the new(ish) YMCA in downtown Cleveland for an indoor cycling class that will take you on a ride through the flatlands to the mountain tops. Come see why the popularity of cycling continues to endure. Since you control your own pace and resistance, you can make this work out as easy or as challenging as you desire.

What do you need to know?

  • Bring water.

Parking: Entrance to the Galleria parking garage is off of Lakeside Ave. Parking is free until 8 a.m.

Cost: $10

To register for this event, click here and select the 'Y-Cycle' ticket option.

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SOLD OUT: Speed Networking
Jun
25
5:30 PM17:30

SOLD OUT: Speed Networking

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Are you struggling to find the time to set up coffee meetings every other week or attend weekend conferences to network? Maybe you just don’t know where to start when it comes to networking. Don’t worry. Engage! Cleveland has made it easy for you.

Grab your business cards and join us for an evening of speed networking at ConnectedHR to get to know other Cleveland YPs and start building connections. Our event is a professional form of speed dating that gives you a structured opportunity to meet accomplished young professionals just like yourself, face-to-face, one person at a time. In just under two hours, you can connect with dozens of other Cleveland YPs. Whether you’re a business, finance, legal or medical professional, in the public, nonprofit or private field - this event offers the perfect occasion to expand your business and social contacts.

Price: $20

What do you need to know?

  • Your registration includes light appetizers, beer and wine.

  • Attire is the clothing you feel most comfortable in for a networking event. Some young professionals will come dressed in suits, business casual or jeans.

  • The entrance to ConnectedHR is in the back of the building facing the West Side Market parking lot.

Parking: Paid parking is available on-site in the lot behind the West Side Market on your own. Street parking and lots are also available.

This event is sold out.

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SOLD OUT: Ohio Wine Tasting
Jun
25
5:30 PM17:30

SOLD OUT: Ohio Wine Tasting

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Explore the five basic tastes to learn how dominant tastes can have a profound effect on the flavors and textures in wine. This exploration will set the stage for a four-part wine and cheese pairing experience. The program will be hosted by Susan Myers, publisher of TheWineBuzz and feature local Ohio wines from M Cellars located in the Grand River Valley. And did we mention the pairing will take place in the Skylight Financial Group Penthouse with amazing views of our beloved downtown.

To register for this event, please click the button below and select the 'Wine Tasting' ticket option.

About Susan Myers, Publisher of The Wine Buzz

If you can’t find Susan Myers among the vines she planted in the Grand River Valley, you’ll likely find her at work publishing TheWineBuzz® magazine. Celebrating its 15th year in circulation, TheWineBuzz® is distributed to more than 500 retail locations and 100,000 readers throughout the State of Ohio. Passionate about all things wine, Susan has thoroughly enjoyed contributing as subject matter expert, speaker, and instructor for wine enthusiast tastings and educational programs at Cleveland’s Fabulous Food Show, and at Music in the Valley at Hale Farm and Village in Bath, Ohio.

Price: $30

What do you need to know?:

  • Admission is for those 21 and over.

  • Your admission includes wine and cheese samples as well as light appetizers. Food is being provided by M Cellars, Great Lakes Cheese & Heinen's.

  • It is recommended you plan for dinner before or after the event.

Parking: Parking is on your own and available at nearby lots and meters.

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The Intersection of Community & Neighborhoods in the CLE
Jun
25
12:00 PM12:00

The Intersection of Community & Neighborhoods in the CLE

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Cleveland’s neighborhoods each have their own unique feel with each community advocating that theirs is simply the best. Join us as we bring together community leaders to discuss the uniqueness of different neighborhoods, their history, and new/ongoing projects.

To register for this event, please click the button below and select the 'The Intersection' ticket option.

Our esteemed panel includes:

Michael Deemer, Executive Vice President, Business Development, Downtown Cleveland Alliance

Dawn Mayes, Director of Neighborhood Planning and Engagement (Buckeye), Burten, Bell, Carr Development, Inc.

Thomas McNair, Executive Director, Ohio City Inc.

Catondra Noye, Assistant Executive Director, Fairfax Renaissance Development Corporation

Jason Russell, Neighborhood General Manager, Van Aken District

Jeffrey T. Verespej, Executive Director, Old Brooklyn Community Development Corporation

Tiffani Tucker (Moderator), Anchor, 19 News

Price: $20

What do you need to know?

  • Lunch is included in your ticket price.

  • Menu options are available when you register.

Parking: Parking is on your own and available on-site at One Cleveland Center. In addition, meters, lots and garages are located within the area.

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Barre
Jun
25
6:15 AM06:15

Barre

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Set up to the (ballet) barre and see what everyone is raving about. This is a traditional full body toning class using a high rep and low weight method. Every class will kill your core, upper body, legs and glutes. This is a classic for a reason, it works!

What do you need to know?

  • A mat is required for all classes. If you don’t have one, you can rent one at the studio for $2.

  • Class is for all fitness levels

  • Grip socks are NOT required

Parking: Street parking available.

Cost: $10

To register for this event, click here and select the 'Barre Fly' ticket option.

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Beat Box
Jun
25
6:00 AM06:00

Beat Box

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GrooveRyde has combined boxing and high-intensity interval training (HIIT) into a class they call Beat Box. They’ll take you through 3-minute rounds of boxing followed by 3-minute rounds of “boot camp”' style circuit-training. Cardio meets strength and conditioning for this vigorous workout.

What do you need to know?:

  • Gloves and hand wraps are essential to participating. Gloves are available free-of-charge on-site, hand-wraps are available for purchase. Please arrive early to purchase hand-wraps.

  • All fitness levels welcome.

  • Bring water.

Parking: No parking available on-site. Meters, lots and garages are located within the area.

Cost: $10

To register for this event, click here and select the 'BeatBox' ticket option.

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Behind the Scenes Tour: Playhouse Square
Jun
24
6:00 PM18:00

Behind the Scenes Tour: Playhouse Square

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You will become a VIP during this private behind-the-scenes tour of Playhouse Square. You’ll head backstage and learn all about what happens to host nearly 1,000,000 guests and 1,000 curtains at the largest performing arts center in the United States outside of New York. With five fully restored historic theaters, Playhouse Square is the largest theater restoration project in the world. This tour lets you find out how these gems were saved from the wrecking ball. You might even get the opportunity to journey through secret tunnels and stand on stage!

Price: $10

What you need to know:

  • Tour starts promptly at 6:00pm, so please do not be late!

  • Attendees will be divided into smaller groups.

Parking: On-site parking garage with attached walkway is available on your own. Additional meters, lots and parking garages are in the area.

To register for this event, click here and select the ‘Playhouse' ticket option.

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SOLD OUT: Mitchell's Ice Cream Tour
Jun
24
5:00 PM17:00

SOLD OUT: Mitchell's Ice Cream Tour

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Cool off from the hot summer days by treating yourself to a behind the scenes look at one of Cleveland's most popular ice cream establishments. Join Engage! Cleveland for a private tour of Mitchell's Ice Cream and hear from owner and ice cream chef, Pete Mitchell.

Known for their small batch approach, Mitchell's Ice Cream uses local suppliers and fresh seasonal ingredients to handcraft their one-of-a-kind ice cream. Mike and Pete Mitchell started Mitchell’s Ice Cream in 1999, thinking it would be a fun way to work together. Today, they serve kids, families, seniors, and everyone in between.

Our event starts with a presentation and Q&A with Pete Mitchell to learn more about the ice cream creation process. After the presentation, attendees will receive a bird’s eye view into the production at Mitchell's as well as a Free Scoop Certificate to use that day or during a later visit.

Price: $15

Parking: Paid parking is available in the West Side Market lot on your own. Street parking is also available nearby.

To register for this event, please click here and select the 'Mitchell’s Ice Cream Tour' ticket option.

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Lessons in Leadership with Paul Clark
Jun
24
12:00 PM12:00

Lessons in Leadership with Paul Clark

Have you wondered how some of the top Cleveland executives got where they are? It’s likely you’d never guess how their journey began to the ladder of success. Join Engage! Cleveland as we speak with Paul Clark, Retired regional president of PNC for Cleveland and discuss his remarkable career that he made happen right here in Cleveland as a community and industry leader.

To register for this event, please click the button below and select the 'Lessons in Leadership' ticket option.

Price: $20

What do you need to know?

  • Food and drink are not permitted in the auditorium. Lunch will be available beforehand beginning at 11:30am or afterwards at 1:30pm.

  • Lunch is included in your ticket price. Menu options are available when you register.

  • Arrive early to go through security. Your driver’s license or another form of identification is required.

Parking: No parking available on-site. Meters, lots and garages are located within the area.

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Paul Clark, retired Regional President, PNC

Paul Clark is a recent retiree after serving for 14 years as regional president in Cleveland for PNC. During his tenure, Clark successfully led the local conversion for PNC’s customers, employees and community partners following its merger with National City. In addition, he has served over 24 local non-profits, led a number of successful capital campaigns, and spearheaded economic development and advocacy work that continues to make the region a great place to live, work and visit.

Homa Bash, News 5 | Reporter

Homa Bash is an Emmy-nominated anchor and reporter at News 5 Cleveland, with previous stops in Dallas, Tulsa, and Bend, Oregon. 

She earned her bachelor's degree in Broadcast Journalism, Middle East Studies and Political Science from the University of Arkansas, and a Master's in Journalism from Northwestern University in Chicago. She will be moderating this event.

 

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SOLD OUT: Rooftop Mat Pilates
Jun
24
6:30 AM06:30

SOLD OUT: Rooftop Mat Pilates

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Start your week off on the right foot by breaking a sweat as you watch the sun rise over the Cleveland skyline. Join Callie’s Pilates at the Azure Rooftop Lounge for a morning of Pilates in the sky. Come experience what Pilates is and how it can benefit you while taking in a breath of fresh air to begin your Monday morning.

What do you need to know?

  • Mats will be provided.

  • Bring water.

Parking: Parking is on your own and available in parking lots, garages and at meters.

Cost: $10

To register for this event, please click here and select the 'Rooftop Mat Pilates' ticket option.

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SOLD OUT: TITLE Boxing
Jun
24
6:00 AM06:00

SOLD OUT: TITLE Boxing

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TITLE Boxing Club is an authentic full-body boxing workout that changes your body, clears your mind and completely engages your spirit. If you want to explore a type of exercise that strengthens and tones your arms, legs, back, core, stamina, and confidence, join us for a TITLE workout!

To register for this event, please click the button below and select the 'TITLE Boxing' ticket option.

What do you need to know?:

  • Gloves and hand wraps are essential to participating. Gloves are available free-of-charge on-site, hand-wraps are available for purchase.

  • If you need to purchase handwraps, we recommend arriving 15 minutes early to class.

  • Bring water (and possibly a towel!).

Parking: No parking on-site, street parking available.

Cost: $10



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