Experience the CLE Silent Auction
Jun
20
to Jul 1

Experience the CLE Silent Auction

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Snag some of Cleveland's best and help support Engage! Cleveland. We have everything to plan the perfect date night in Downtown Cleveland to attending your favorite Cleveland sports team's game. This is the perfect opportunity to support an awesome organization while grabbing an amazing deal.

This silent auction helps support the mission of Engage! Cleveland, a 501c3 nonprofit. We aim to attract, engage and retain young, diverse talent to Greater Cleveland by connecting young professionals to people, organizations and events. By bidding on these items you help offset costs for our annual signature Cleveland Young Professionals Week happening from June 22 - June 29.

The silent auction will run from Thursday, June 20 at 4:30 p.m. until Monday, July 1 at 8:00 p.m.

This event was made possible through donations from the generous sponsors listed below:

9 Round · Angelo's Pizza · Anne Cate · Balance & Brews · Be fitness · Birdtown Crossfit · Callie's Pilates · Campbell's Sweets Factory · Century Cycle · Chagrin Falls Popcorn Shop · Change for Charity - Legacy Village · Circle of Life Yoga · Cleveland Browns · Cleveland Cavs · Cleveland Orchestra · Cleveland Skydiving Center · Cohen & Co. · Cycle bar · Fierce Fitness CLE · Fire · Flow Yoga Studio · Gervaci Vineyard · Great Lakes Theater · Grooveryde · Harness Cycle · Hofbrauhaus · Homage.com · Inner Bliss Yoga Studio · Innovative Fitness · Jenny's Ice Cream · Laurie Myers Yoga · Music Box Supper Club · Nosotros Rock Climbing Gym · Oatey · Parker Hannifin Downtown YMCA · Play: CLE · Sherwin Williams · Swagelok · The Movement Factory · Title Boxing Club · Tremont Athletic Club · Tremont Scoops · Where I'm From Clothing Company

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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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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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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: 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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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: 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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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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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.
Participating organizations to be announced soon!

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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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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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

Photo captured by Maria Sharp Photography

Photo captured by Maria Sharp Photography

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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: 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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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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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 (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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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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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.

Photo captured by Maria Sharp Photography

Photo captured by Maria Sharp Photography

You asked, we answered. This event is an exclusive follow-up opportunity for attendees of 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.

To register, follow the link here and click on the green ticket button by May 31. If you have any questions, please contact Cheyenne at cheyenne@engagecleveland.org.

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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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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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Photo captured by Kamron Khan Photography

In our 2nd Annual State of the Young Professional Community, Engage! Cleveland will bring together our employer members and the community to report on our organization and the Cleveland young professional community. We invite you to save the date of September 12, 2019 to learn about best practices regarding young professional employees. Is your company curious how to better market to millennials or are you eager to find more ways to engage your young professionals? This event is for you! Join other like-minded employers to network and learn the best practices from the experts here at Engage! Cleveland to take back and get to work engaging your young professionals.

We invite you to join us for this year’s event being held on September 12, 2019.


Our 2nd Annual State of the Young Professional Community Survey is a comprehensive look at what young professionals in the Greater Cleveland area want and need from our region. This first-of-its-kind survey looks at why young professionals choose to live, work and play in Cleveland. If you are between the ages of 22-40 and living in Cleveland, we would love to hear about your experience as a young professional here in our survey. Please click the button below to let your voice be heard.

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Photo captured by Kamron Khan Photography

Thank you to our sponsors!

Silver Sponsor

Medical Mutual

 
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2nd Annual Professional Development Week
Nov
5
to Nov 7

2nd Annual Professional Development Week

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Photo captured by Maria Sharp Photography

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.

We invite you to save the date for this year’s event taking place from November 5-7, 2019.

Past topics have included:

  • Crafting a Real Work/Life Balance

  • Creative Problem Solving

  • Difficult Conversations

  • Effective Communication

  • Effective People Management

  • How to be a Highly Effective Leader

  • How to Develop a Professional Development Plan

  • Introduction to Community Engagement

  • Leadership Style Assessment

  • Leveraging Networks Effectively & Professional Influence

  • Power/Influence & Business Presence

  • Mentoring & Sponsorship

  • Sales Skills for Non-Sales People

  • Understanding & Developing a Professional Brand

  • And many more...

    View a recap of our Inaugural Professional Development Week below.

Thank you to our sponsors!

Silver Sponsors

 
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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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Build Your Own Bouquet
Jun
23
3:00 PM15:00

Build Your Own Bouquet

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Have you taken the time to stop and smell the roses lately? Flowers shouldn’t just be for birthdays, anniversaries or holidays. Join us at Cleveland’s first-ever flower bar Blossom Cleveland to pick some flowers and design a floral arrangement that fits your own unique style. You don’t need to be a florist or have a flower garden to build your own fresh bouquet for your office, your home or a loved one. Grab your girlfriends, a date or a family member for an afternoon full of laughter, wonderful aromas and an exclusive opportunity to hear from founder, Megan Robinson about the first flower bar in Cleveland.

Price: $35

What do you need to know?

  • You may bring your own food and drinks (alcohol included)! Treats will be provided by Cake Bites & Other Delights.

  • You will make a 10-12 stem arrangement.

Parking: Street parking available.

To register for this event, please click here and select the 'Build your own bouquet' ticket option.

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Hikyoga
Jun
23
12:00 PM12:00

Hikyoga

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Head on over the Forest City Brewery for an afternoon of yoga, hiking, and beer. What’s not to love? Enjoy a 45-minute yoga flow before you head out down the Towpath Trail. You’ll hike along the Cuyahoga River taking in the fresh air and beautiful views of the city. You’ll then pass by the famous Cleveland script sign before making your way back to the brewery. Cool down by enjoying a beer while mixing and mingling with other young professionals or grab a bite to eat in the kitchen.

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

What do you need to know?

  • Bring a yoga mat and water.

  • Dress for the weather.

  • The hike will take approximately a half hour.

  • Drinks are not included in the price.

Parking: Free street parking is available but spaces are limited so consider carpooling with friends.

Cost: $10

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Fat Head's Tasting & Tour
Jun
23
12:00 PM12:00

Fat Head's Tasting & Tour

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If you’ve always wanted to get into the back of Fat Head’s brewery and learn all about how their beer is made, what ingredients go into the brewing process and the history of how Fat Head’s ended up in Cleveland without having to beat the crowds at their newest location, we’ve got you covered. Join Engage! Cleveland on Sunday, June 23 to get a private tour of Fat Head’s Middleburg Heights location and taste a flight of their latest brews all while getting the exclusive opportunity to have a Q&A session with the Brewmaster himself.

To register for this event, please click the button below and select the 'Fat Head’s Tasting & Tour' ticket option.

Fat Head’s newest facility in Middleburg Heights was a four-year-long project. The complex is 75,000-square feet and houses a retail store, barrel-aging room, and production facility capable of producing 65,000 barrels of beer annually.

Location: Fat Head’s Brewery, 17450 Engle Lake Drive Middleburg Heights, OH 44130

Price: $25

What do you need to know?: Your admission includes a tour, tasting and lunch consisting of pulled pork sliders, beans and appetizers.

Parking: Parking available on-site.

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Open Gym Adventure
Jun
23
10:00 AM10:00

Open Gym Adventure

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Play CLE has developed the largest indoor adventure park of its time right here in Cleveland. Unwind and get your playtime in before the work week begins by exploring Play CLE’s open gym on Sunday, June 23 from 10-11am. Who ever thought burning calories could be so much fun?

To register for this event, please click the button below and select the 'Open Gym Adventure' ticket option.

What do you need to know?:

  • Event is child-friendly. Please register them at checkout.

  • Bring water and wear comfortable clothes.

  • All levels of fitness are welcome.

Parking: Onsite parking available.

Cost: $10

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Rock Climbing
Jun
22
3:00 PM15:00

Rock Climbing

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NOSOTROS Rock Climbing Gym is a rad non-profit climbing gym dedicated to growing a social (and socially conscious) community around bouldering. Bouldering is an addictive way to exercise while challenging yourself mentally. Come climb with us!

Check out a 1 minute video here!

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

Location: Nosotros Rock Climbing Gym, 14321 Detroit Ave, Lakewood, OH 44107

What do you need to know?

  • All levels welcome

  • Bring water.

Parking: On-site parking available.

Cost: $10

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SOLD OUT: Community Service Project: Cleveland Kids' Book Bank
Jun
22
1:00 PM13:00

SOLD OUT: Community Service Project: Cleveland Kids' Book Bank

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Did you know studies show that being read to as a child and having books in the home are the two most important predictors of future academic success yet two-thirds of low-income families do not own a single children’s book? Join us for a community service project at the Cleveland Kids’ Book Bank to give back to the community we all love. Help sort and box books that go to hundreds of children in need. With your help, the Cleveland Kids’ Book Bank can keep providing thousands of books to children of all ages and their parents.

Price: FREE

What do you need to know?: Dress comfortably and bring water.

Parking: On-site parking

This event is sold out.

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Rooftop Yoga
Jun
22
10:00 AM10:00

Rooftop Yoga

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Take in the sensational Cleveland summer skyline while your instructor leads you in 45 minutes of stretching, breathing and relaxation.

To register for this event, please click the button below and select the ‘Rooftop Yoga’ ticket option.


What do you need to know?

  • Bring your own mat and water

  • Wear comfortable clothes

  • In the event of inclement weather, this event will be held indoors in the studio.

Parking: Parking is onsite. Street parking also available.

Cost: $10

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Elite Hops
Jun
22
10:00 AM10:00

Elite Hops

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Elite Hops is a fun, innovative way to get fit! Jump boots are suitable for any age and have a number of health benefits such as decrease stress on your joints, the ability to burn up to 20 calories per minute, increased endurance and many more!

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

Location: Innovative Fit (2nd Fl) 21220 Center Ridge Rd, Rocky River, OH 44116 (indoors)

What do you need to know?

  • All fitness levels are invited.

  • Registration fee includes class and boot rental.

  • Please bring water.

Parking: Parking available on-site.

Cost: $15

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E!C Employer Members ONLY: Discover the CLE Orientation
Apr
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.

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, April 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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CIFF Partner Event - Kate Nash: Underestimate the Girl
Mar
29
7:35 PM19:35

CIFF Partner Event - Kate Nash: Underestimate the Girl

Engage! Cleveland is excited to be a community partner with the Cleveland International Film Festival again this year!

The Cleveland International Film Festival promotes artistically and culturally significant film arts through education and exhibition to enrich the life of the community.

They present the newest and best films from around the world, and they do everything in their power to make sure that their audience learns something along the way – about other cultures, about the topic at hand, or about the experience from the filmmakers themselves.

Check out our partner film, Kate Nash: Underestimate the Girl, on Thursday, March 28, 2019 at 3:45pm or Friday, March 29, 2019 at 7:35pm. Be sure to use our code EMERGE for $1 off any of your CIFF tickets.

How to redeem your $1 discount:

Tickets go on sale to the general public Friday, March 15, 2019 at 11 a.m.

Online: Use the code EMERGE when purchasing tickets at www.clevelandfilm.org (available 24 hours a day).

Phone: Use the code EMERGE when calling the Film Festival Box Office at 877.304.FILM (3456).

In-person: Use the code EMERGE at the Film Festival Box Office in the Tower City Cinemas lobby.

Ticket Prices (before $1 discount):

$14 Cleveland International Film Festival Members / $16 Non-members / $14 Students and seniors (in-person only)

Store Hours for the CIFF Box Office, which is located inside the Tower City Cinemas lobby:

• March 15 - 27: Monday – Saturday, 11 AM – 7 PM, and Sunday, 12 Noon – 5 PM

• March 28 to April 6: Sunday – Thursday, 8:30 AM – 10 PM, and Friday – Saturday, 8:30 AM – 12 Midnight

• Sunday, April 7: 8:30 AM – 7 PM

About Kate Nash: Underestimate the Girl

In 2007 British popstar Kate Nash rose to fast and short-lived international fame with her hit song Foundations. Not long after, she began to experiment with more unconventional songs, exploring artistic norms and boundaries. But instead of receiving continued success, she was quickly dropped from her record label. Twelve years after reaching number one on the UK charts, Kate Nash is out to reclaim and reinvent herself as an artist. With courage and vulnerability, she grapples with the changing world of music. The cut-throat industry has always been grueling, but with the streaming services and social media of today, making it as an artist has become even more difficult… especially when your manager is caught stealing all of your money. Ripe with failures, fears, and frustrations, KATE NASH: UNDERESTIMATE THE GIRL is not just a portrait documentary, but also an unflinching and personal look into the costs of fame and the exhaustive process of keeping it. —G.S.

For more information or to view the trailer, visit: https://www.clevelandfilm.org/films/2019/kate-nash-underestimate-the-girl

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CIFF Partner Event - Kate Nash: Underestimate the Girl
Mar
28
3:45 PM15:45

CIFF Partner Event - Kate Nash: Underestimate the Girl

Engage! Cleveland is excited to be a community partner with the Cleveland International Film Festival again this year!

The Cleveland International Film Festival promotes artistically and culturally significant film arts through education and exhibition to enrich the life of the community.

They present the newest and best films from around the world, and they do everything in their power to make sure that their audience learns something along the way – about other cultures, about the topic at hand, or about the experience from the filmmakers themselves.

Check out our partner film, Kate Nash: Underestimate the Girl, on Thursday, March 28, 2019 at 3:45pm or Friday, March 29, 2019 at 7:35pm. Be sure to use our code EMERGE for $1 off any of your CIFF tickets.

How to redeem your $1 discount:

Tickets go on sale to the general public Friday, March 15, 2019 at 11 a.m.

Online: Use the code EMERGE when purchasing tickets at www.clevelandfilm.org (available 24 hours a day).

Phone: Use the code EMERGE when calling the Film Festival Box Office at 877.304.FILM (3456).

In-person: Use the code EMERGE at the Film Festival Box Office in the Tower City Cinemas lobby.

Ticket Prices (before $1 discount):

$14 Cleveland International Film Festival Members / $16 Non-members / $14 Students and seniors (in-person only)

Store Hours for the CIFF Box Office, which is located inside the Tower City Cinemas lobby:

• March 15 - 27: Monday – Saturday, 11 AM – 7 PM, and Sunday, 12 Noon – 5 PM

• March 28 to April 6: Sunday – Thursday, 8:30 AM – 10 PM, and Friday – Saturday, 8:30 AM – 12 Midnight

• Sunday, April 7: 8:30 AM – 7 PM

About Kate Nash: Underestimate the Girl

In 2007 British popstar Kate Nash rose to fast and short-lived international fame with her hit song Foundations. Not long after, she began to experiment with more unconventional songs, exploring artistic norms and boundaries. But instead of receiving continued success, she was quickly dropped from her record label. Twelve years after reaching number one on the UK charts, Kate Nash is out to reclaim and reinvent herself as an artist. With courage and vulnerability, she grapples with the changing world of music. The cut-throat industry has always been grueling, but with the streaming services and social media of today, making it as an artist has become even more difficult… especially when your manager is caught stealing all of your money. Ripe with failures, fears, and frustrations, KATE NASH: UNDERESTIMATE THE GIRL is not just a portrait documentary, but also an unflinching and personal look into the costs of fame and the exhaustive process of keeping it. —G.S.

For more information or to view the trailer, visit: https://www.clevelandfilm.org/films/2019/kate-nash-underestimate-the-girl

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Next Generation of Women presented by The Sherwin-Williams Company
Mar
28
11:00 AM11:00

Next Generation of Women presented by The Sherwin-Williams Company

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Navigating your career and personal life in your 20s and 30s can be rough. We’ve carefully crafted a women’s forum tailored to the emerging female professional in Cleveland. Unlike your typical women in leadership event, we’ve created a half-day experience consisting of nothing but professional and personal advice to help guide the up-and-coming women in Cleveland, featuring some of the area’s most noteworthy female professionals across all industries.

Register for Next Generation of Women by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, March 25, 2019

Agenda:

  • 10:00 a.m. - Optional Entrance to Cleveland Metroparks Zoo

  • 11:00 a.m. - Doors Open, Registration & Lunch

  • 11:45 a.m. - Opening Remarks

  • 11:55 a.m. - Caring for Your Whole Self

    • Jan Murphy, Senior Vice-President of Mission and Ministry, Sisters of Charity Health System

      • Moderated by Tori Carras, Senior Fan Development Coordinator, Cleveland Cavaliers

  • 12:45 p.m. - Charting a Course: A Financial Guide for Women

    • Emily Drake, Advisor, Fairport Asset Management & Luma Wealth Advisors

      • Moderated by Anna Gibson, Talent Acquisition Specialist, Lincoln Electric

  • 1:35 p.m. - Being Authentic - Leading with Your Own Personality Style

    • Jennifer Cohen, Senior Vice President, Leadership Development, Ratliff & Taylor

  • 2:25 p.m. - Refreshment Break

  • 2:50 p.m. - What Happens Outside of the Work Place

    • Margaret Bernstein, Director of Advocacy and Community Initiatives, WKYC Channel 3

      • Moderated by Laurel Wilder, Marketing and Communications Manager, College Now Greater Cleveland

  • 3:40 p.m. - How to REALLY Network

    • Cathy Belk, President, JumpStart Inc. & Shanelle Johnson, Deal Flow Analyst, JumpStart Inc.

  • 4:30 p.m. - Closing Remarks, Dismissal & Optional Entrance to Cleveland Metroparks Zoo

Topic Description:

Caring for Your Whole Self - When being pulled in a million directions, how do you take the time to care for yourself? Learn lessons to create greater balance by taking care of your body, mind and spirit while avoiding negative self-chatter, over committing and body shaming.

Charting a Course: A Financial Guide for Women - You've heard it time and time again...you need to be investing, thinking about retirement, etc. Learn how to create a financial plan that will work for you.

Being Authentic - Leading with Your Own Personality Style - ENTJ, ISTP, D, etc...what do these leadership style assessments mean? How can you learn at a young age to deal with all types in order to be your authentic self while managing a team with different personality types?

What Happens Outside of the Work Place - Cleveland is a philanthropic community where many are involved civically. Learn some tips for getting involved and how it can help to advance your career.

How to REALLY Network - Nowadays, everyone must be a good networker. This goes beyond attending an event and exchanging a business card. Learn how to effectively network and build lasting relationships.

Speakers:

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Cathy Belk, President, JumpStart Inc.

Cathy works across all areas of the organization to help achieve JumpStart’s core mission. Alongside the CEO and other senior leaders, she helps to manage JumpStart’s relationships with collaborators, funders and other community partners.

To JumpStart, she brought 20 years of experience in consumer and business marketing and business management from companies such as American Greetings, Coca-Cola Company, Procter and Gamble and Bank of America. Cathy was a Keller Scholar and received an MBA from Duke University; she earned a BA in Economics from Davidson College.

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Margaret Bernstein, Director of Advocacy and Community Initiatives, WKYC Channel 3

Margaret is a Los Angeles native who earned her bachelor’s degree in Journalism from the University of Southern California. She worked as a reporter, editor and columnist at The Plain Dealer from 1989 to 2013, prior to her arrival at WKYC. A devoted champion of literacy, Margaret earned a 2016 Emmy for her #WeReadHere campaign at WKYC, which encourages parents to read every day with their children. She serves on the national board for Little Free Library, was named National Big Sister of the Year in 2000 by Big Brothers Big Sisters of America and is the writer of a series of storybooks designed to tighten the bond between fathers and their young children.

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Jennifer Cohen, Senior Vice President, Leadership Development, Ratliff & Taylor

Jennifer brings 30 years of diverse Human Resources experience to her role as Practice Lead for Ratliff & Taylor’s Leadership Development group.  She has worked in corporate, public and non-profit organizations with a focus on Leadership Development, Executive Coaching, Talent Acquisition, Training & Development, and Human Resources Management. Jennifer practices a holistic coaching methodology focused on aligning mind, body and emotion to bring out one’s best self and generate new outcomes. Jennifer is a sought-after presenter and is regularly featured at industry meetings.

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Emily Drake, Advisor, Fairport Asset Management & Luma Wealth Advisors

Emily is a Certified Financial Planner with more than 30 years of industry experience. She is known not only for her in-depth financial expertise, but also for her empathy for the emotional aspects of financial decision making, especially in times of challenging transitions like the loss of a spouse or divorce. Her career began in New York City with two Wall Street firms. Emily holds a B.S. from Grand Valley State University and is a graduate of the National Trust Graduate School of Northwestern University. She holds a Certified Financial Planner TM (CFP®) certification and an Accredited Estate Planner® (AEP®) designation.

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Shanelle Johnson, Deal Flow Analyst, JumpStart Inc.

Shanelle serves as the onboarding resource for applicants seeking services from JumpStart and its network of partners. Her role involves engaging with early-stage and small business clients, identifying their service needs, providing value-added feedback, maintaining continued engagement with clients and partners to track continued progress made and making referrals with a primary focus on Core City: Cleveland clients. Shanelle received her Master’s in Business Administration and her Bachelor’s degree in Finance from Cleveland State University.

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Janice G. Murphy, RN, MSN, FACHE, Senior Vice-President of Mission and Ministry, Sisters of Charity Health System

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.

Price:

Ticket Information:

General Admission - $75

Employer Members: - $60

Tickets include complimentary admission to the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo on the day of the event.

We are offering a 10% discount to all non-profit organizations and to organizations purchasing 10 tickets or more. If you meet those qualifications, please contact info@engagecleveland.org to set up a discount code.

To register, click here.


Thank you to our sponsors!

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Partner Event: Attracting and retaining talent in a Millennial World
Mar
21
11:30 AM11:30

Partner Event: Attracting and retaining talent in a Millennial World

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Millennials are quickly becoming the largest portion of the workforce around the globe. Understanding the millennial generation is not only important to ensure you are attracting top talent, it is vital to the longevity of any business. Please join McDonald Hopkins along with our President, Ashley Basile Oeken, for a discussion on attracting, retaining, and engaging millennials.

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Agenda:

  • 11:30 a.m. - Registration and Lunch

  • 12:00 p.m. - Business Hour and Webcast

Topics:

  • How millennials differ from previous generations in the workforce

  • The importance of employer branding

  • HR issues that millennials and organizations face

  • The role of startups and incentive equity in the changing business environment

Speakers:

** Complimentary Valet Parking is available on Superior Avenue in front of the Fifth Third Center.

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Partner Event: Be Heard! Next Gen Cleveland
Feb
25
5:00 PM17:00

Partner Event: Be Heard! Next Gen Cleveland

In collaboration with Blockland Next Gen Node, The Cleveland Professional 20/30 Club, and Engage! Cleveland:

The health, vitality, and success of our region hangs in the balance. Every day decisions are being made that impact the future of your community, but when was the last time you were asked to share your opinion?

Join us on February 25th for a collaborative dialogue with Cleveland leaders who are challenging the status quo. we will discuss some exciting initiatives that are underway, and put shared voice to the polices, projects, and economic initiatives that you think are vital to the success of this region. Food and drinks provided.

Agenda

5:00pm – 5:45pm Registration & Networking

6:00pm – 6:45pm Panel Discussion

Jon Pinney, Managing Parnter, Kohman Jackson & Krantz

Bernie Moreno, President, Bernie Moreno Companies

Colette Jones, VP of Marketing And Comm, Destination Cleveland

Teresa Metcalf Beasley, Partner, Calfee, Halter & Griswold

Aaron Slodov, Co-Founder, Remesh

Chantel Moody, Platform Director, Plug and Play Cleveland (Moderator)

6:45pm – 8:00pm Facilitated Breakout Discussion

Roberta Duarte, Project Manager, Core City: Cleveland Program, JumpStart

William A. Willis, Opportunity Corridor Project Manger, Burten, Bell, Carr Development, Inc

Jason Estremera, MBA, Associate Director, Northeast Ohio Hispanic Center for Economic Development

Andrew Stelzer, Finacnial Planner, Skylight Financial Group

Michael Bowen, Attorney, Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP

Nicholas Aylward, Director of College and Young Professional Programs, Cleveland Leadership Center

Bishara Addison, Senior Manager, Policy & Strategic Initiatives, Towards Employment

8:00pm – 9:00pm Reception

To register, please visit: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/be-heard-next-gen-cleveland-tickets-54620196478

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SOLD OUT: 6th Annual Lunch with Leaders
Feb
8
11:30 AM11:30

SOLD OUT: 6th Annual Lunch with Leaders

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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 they are today, now is your chance!

Lunch with Leaders provides the opportunity to grab lunch and chat with our city’s top leaders representing diverse industries including 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 year's leaders include:

  • Jane Alexander, Chief Digital Information Officer, Cleveland Museum of Art

  • Dr. Kirsten Ellenbogen, President & CEO, Great Lakes Science Center

  • Art Falco, CEO & President, Playhouse Square

  • Jerry Grisko, President & CEO, CBIZ, Inc.

  • Ann Hatvany, Senior Vice President, Commercial Bank Treasury Sales, Bank of America

  • Steve Kessen, CEO, Fathom

  • Kelly Manderfield, Chief Marketing Officer, Cleveland Metroparks

  • Tracy Marek, Senior Vice President of Marketing/
    Chief Marketing Officer, Cleveland Cavaliers

  • Amy McGahan, Managing Director, Dix & Eaton

  • India Pierce Lee, Senior Vice President, Programs, Cleveland Foundation

  • Sam Pines, Vice President and Sales Manager, ESPN

  • Jon Pinney, Managing Partner, Kohrman, Jackson & Krantz

  • Mary Reid, General Counsel , Donley's

  • Bob Rosing, President & CEO, Cleveland, Dwellworks

  • Eileen Sheil, Executive Director, Corporate Communications, Cleveland Clinic

  • Harjas Sidhu, Senior Vice President, Analytics and Portfolio Management, PNC

  • Dalithia Smith, Vice President of Human Resources, Oatey Co.

  • Rich Wallack, Vice President of Sales – Northeast Ohio, Medical Mutual

What 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.

Agenda

11:30am Registration/check-in/general networking

11:45am Welcome & Introductions

11:55am Lunch & First Table Discussion

12:15pm Second Table Discussion (note the leaders will rotate tables)

12:35pm Third Table Discussion

Thank you to our sponsors!

Gold Sponsors

CBIZ

Cleveland Clinic

The Cleveland Foundation

Kohrman Jackson & Krantz LLP

Silver Sponsors

Cleveland Metroparks

Event Partner

L’Nique Speciality Linen

Media Partner

Flex Media

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Understanding and Developing a Personal Brand
Nov
9
11:45 AM11:45

Understanding and Developing a Personal Brand

Understanding and Developing a Personal Brand

We hear it all the time, your personal brand reflects what you stand for. If you’re looking for where to start to create your personal brand – this session is for you! This session will dig into the importance of having a personal brand, how to develop a brand and how to use your brand to get those wins professionally and personally.

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About Amy Martin, Vice President Marketing at Mezu Inc.

Amy Martin has more than 20 years of experience helping organizations and brands reach target audiences with relevant messages that drive action and awareness. She specializes in digital channel development, social channel strategy, messaging and media relations and brand creation. Amy also focuses on creating national thought leadership platforms and helping C-suite executives develop their own personal brands and voice within their industry.

Amy was formally a Senior Partner and head of marketing at JumpStart Inc., a venture capital organization in Cleveland -- where she helped garner national media attention for Cleveland and the startup community in publications
like CNN Money, Yahoo News! USA Today, Forbes, The San Jose Mercury News, The Venture Capital Journal and Fox Business.

Amy recently joined Mezu, a financial tech startup that focuses on letting consumers give and get money without sharing any personal information as the head of marketing.

Amy is the founder of SheInTheCle.com -- a female blogger collective focused on amplifying the voices of women in her community. She also sits on the Boards of the Gordon Square Arts District, The City Club of Cleveland and Engage! Cleveland. Amy is a recent graduate of the Leadership Cleveland Class of 2018, was a 2016 Women of Achievement Award Winner, named as 2016's Distinguished Sales and Marketing Award Winner and was recently nominated as a 2018 Women WELDing the Way award for her role in economic development.

Thank you to Delmonico’s for providing this session’s lunch.

TICKETS

Cost: $30 includes lunch (scroll down for specific ticket)

Engage! Cleveland Employer Members: $25 with discount code

Companies purchasing 10 or more tickets can receive 10% savings, please email Katelyn@engagecleveland.com for discount code.



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Leveraging Networks Effectively & Professional Influence
Nov
9
7:45 AM07:45

Leveraging Networks Effectively & Professional Influence

Cleveland is two degrees of separation. It can be a city with an often small-town feel. Whether it’s a job, volunteer opportunity, sale or professional connection - your network matters. Michelle will discuss how she utilized her network effectively both professionally and civically, how it impacted her self-awareness and how others perceived her. In this session, you’ll learn the ways you can enhance your relationship building skills to get what you want

About Michelle Tomallo

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Michelle Tomallo is President and Co-Founder of FIT Technologies which provides a full range of managed IT services—from helpdesk and field support to network design and CIO consultation. FIT’s team of 70 employees acts as the technology department for small- and mid-sized companies, non-profits, and K-12 schools across the state of Ohio and in other areas nationwide. Founded in 1999, FIT is certified as a female-owned and a LGBT-owned enterprise.

Michelle has 25 years of senior-level management experience and currently focuses on business development, marketing and change management. Prior to co-founding the company, Tomallo worked as a strategic development consultant for non-profits and was a marketing director in hospice, long-term care, and home care. Tomallo also has 10 years of experience in adult education/training and corporate event planning.
Outside of her responsibilities at her company, Michelle has been involved in Plexus, the LGBT and Allied Chamber of Commerce for a decade, now serving as the Board President. Michelle is on the Board of Engage Cleveland, is a Leadership Cleveland alum, was named to Crain’s Women of Note in 2017, and serves on committees at Greater Cleveland Partnership and women’s business groups. Michelle speaks both regionally and nationally on leadership, business certification, and supplier diversity.

She loves participating in the on-going transformation of the city by participating in arts, advocacy and culture events. Michelle is a community garden leader in Detroit Shoreway, and is involved in the Playhouse Square and Warehouse district neighborhoods where she works and lives. She incorporates her commitment to fitness by participating in charitable running and bike races.

 
 

TICKETS

Cost: $30 includes breakfast (scroll down for specific ticket)

Engage! Cleveland Employer Members: $25 with discount code

Companies purchasing 10 or more tickets can receive 10% savings, please email Katelyn@engagecleveland.com for discount code.


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Sales Skills for Non-Sales People
Nov
8
5:30 PM17:30

Sales Skills for Non-Sales People

Sales Skills for Non-Sales People

No matter what career you’re in, ALL of us are in sales. This could be in our professional life or personal life. How do you go in to make the big ask? This session will help us to get to how you get that YES when selling ideas to peers, managers and the C-suite.


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About Marvin Montgomery

Marvin Montgomery For more than 30 years, Marvin Montgomery has earned widespread national recognition and praise for his informative, practical and stimulating programs. Marvin’s captivating presentations have assisted hundreds of organizations to meet or exceed their sales goals using his training programs

 

Thank you to The Fairmont for providing this session’s dinner.

TICKETS

Cost: $30 includes dinner(scroll down for specific ticket)

Engage! Cleveland Employer Members: $25 with discount code

Companies purchasing 10 or more tickets can receive 10% savings, please email Katelyn@engagecleveland.com for discount code.


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