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Winning the Unfair Fight: Filling the Gaps in Your Business's Security

Tuesday, June 06, 2023

Join Micro Doctor IT, N2Net, & Blackpoint Cyber for an informative panel that is intended to provide a practical understanding of the threat landscape, our adversaries & their new techniques, & the defenses we need (& use) to win the unfair fight against hackers. Micro Doctor IT & N2Net are focused on providing best-in-class IT & cyber security services. Blackpoint Cyber is a software-focused cyber security company established by former US Department of Defense & Intelligence experts.

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Men's Elevation Conference

Saturday, April 29, 2023
Highland Hills

The Men's Elevation Conference, presented by Step Forward, is Cuyahoga County's first-ever opportunity in which men will come together to ignite a passion for growth through education, motivation, and celebration.

Topics throughout the one-day event will include financial literacy, entrepreneurship, physical and mental health, fatherhood and marriage and the importance of civic engagement.

Webcast Events

Pay, Perks and Parachutes: A Webinar Presented by Fairport Wealth and McCarthy Lebit Crystal Liffman

Thursday, April 27, 2023

When considering a change in career, it’s vital to look before you leap. This informative program on executive compensation combines perspectives from the legal and financial planning disciplines to give you the tools you need to make an informed transition. Whether you’re thinking about joining a new firm or company, working on getting promoted, have been let go, or are planning to retire, it’s important to know how to negotiate the best package.

Crain’s Partner Events

Ohio CEO Summit

Thursday, April 27, 2023

The 2023 summit will present executive panels, interviews and TED-style talks on Ohio’s Emerging and Transforming Industries. The agenda will include case studies, data presentations and panel conversations, presented by CEOs whose industries are rapidly changing or new to Ohio. Leading CEOs, entrepreneurs and trade association executives will convene to learn, collaborate, network and promote partnerships to capture new opportunities and thrive in economic uncertainty.

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LightFair Preview Party

Thursday, April 20, 2023

Can’t make it to New York for the show?

This is your exclusive invite to join the TCP team for a first look at new products that will be featured at LightFair 2023. Enjoy cocktails, food, prizes and fabulous give-a-way items. And one lucky attendee will win an Apple iPad!

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Urban Land Institute Cleveland International Women's Day Summit 2023

Wednesday, March 08, 2023

Bringing together leaders from across Northeast Ohio, the Urban Land Institute Cleveland Women's Day Summit will deliver programming and professional development designed to connect land use and real estate professionals with best and next practices for equity in leadership and land use. The Summit will kickoff with a luncheon designed for students and young professionals. Following the lunch, the program will open up to all who share an interest in the built environment and real estate.

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2023 In-Value-Able Conference Series & Expo

Thursday, January 26, 2023 - Wednesday, February 08, 2023


2023 In-Value-Able Conference Series & Expo


VIRTUAL: January 26 | IN-PERSON: February 8-9


You won’t want to miss this! Discover tools, insights, innovations, and cutting-edge solutions to renew and refresh your employee benefit programs. Explore best practices with trusted peers. Connect and develop relationships that inspire continued growth and evolution. Learn as expert speakers stimulate new ideas and views to push boundaries and improve outcomes.

Crain's Event

Sports Gambling

Thursday, October 20, 2022


Sports gambling will finally arrive in Ohio Jan. 1, 2023. Join us to learn more about how the industry will impact Northeast Ohio, with a look at the big players in town, how much revenue it will generate, which events will drive activity and more.  Hear firsthand insights from The Cleveland Cavaliers, Haslam Sports Group, and JACK Entertainment


Media Sponsor: ESPN Cleveland
Bronze Sponsor: The Cleveland Cavaliers

Webcast Events

Protect Your Business and Customers from Fraud and Cybersecurity Issues

Thursday, October 20, 2022

Presented by Farmers National Bank

Thursday, Oct. 20th, 11 a.m. EST

Description: In an age of constantly-evolving cybersecurity threats, it's more important than ever to protect your business' data, and that of your customers, from fraud and intrusion. Join this free webinar to hear from the experts on how to safeguard your digital environment.

Crain’s Partner Events

Ohio Cannabis Health & Business Summit

Saturday, October 01, 2022 - Sunday, October 02, 2022

The Ohio Cannabis Health & Business Summit‘s mission is to provide attendees the incredible opportunity to immerse themselves in all aspects of medical cannabis, CBD, and hemp. The cannabis space is for everyone. Whether you’re a working professional in the industry or a general consumer, all are welcome. By bringing together consumers and professionals working across all facets of this emerging industry, attendees will learn about patient access and business opportunities.

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Cleveland Business Succession Planning Program

Thursday, September 29, 2022 - Wednesday, October 19, 2022
Warrensville Heights

The Greater Cleveland Small Business Succession program provides business owners with an overview of business succession planning - what it is, what options exist, and how employee ownership can be used as a succession planning tool. The event is a program of the Ohio Employee Ownership Center at Kent State University - through their Small Business Succession Planning Program, and is supported by the Cleveland Foundation.

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Urban Land Institute Cleveland Summer Social

Thursday, August 25, 2022

Celebrate the summer season with the Urban Land Institute (ULI) Cleveland on August 25 from 4:00-7:00 pm. Join us for light bites and beverages at Limelight in Tremont and take in sweeping views of the city while mingling with ULI members and sponsors. ULI Cleveland is a non-profit non-partisan real estate and land use organization.


Attendees will receive one drink ticket, light bites, and admission to the event. Parking is limited, only street parking will be available.

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The Elliot's Grand Opening Gala

Friday, August 12, 2022

After a year of renovating the former Holy Ghost Byzantine Catholic Church in Tremont, Cleveland's newest event venue will be ready to open its doors and show off its charm.


Please join us for a night of live music, heavy hors d'oeuvres, and cocktails to celebrate the preservation and revitalization of this historic landmark and thank all of the people who have helped us along the way.

Crain's Content Studio Events

The 5 Pillars of Successful Leadership Teams

Tuesday, August 09, 2022


Free Webinar - Presented by CultureShoc
Tuesday, Aug. 9, 12 p.m. EST

Description: For a business to stay competitive, leadership teams must possess skills that help them face challenges, solve problems, and adapt to change. In this webinar with Ohio’s Leadership Coaching Expert CultureShoc, you’ll learn the five universal skills of successful teams and how to develop them in emerging leaders at your own organization. Join Fortune 500 leadership development facilitator Pete Honsberger to build a leadership team that sets your business apart.

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Investing in Yourself in an Economic Downturn

Tuesday, July 26, 2022


Free Webinar - Presented by Ashland University
Tuesday, July 26, 1 p.m. EST

Description: With the threat of a significant economic crash looming and a job market that continues to be a battle of premium talent, making yourself standout amongst the crowd requires more than just work experience. Despite the 26.5 million blogs, articles, and websites mentioning the negatives of investing in your career, there are nearly 3x more listing why it is important. By investing time and resources in yourself during the impending economic downturn, not only can you propel your career, but propel yourself forward. Dr. Dan Fox and Jacob Moss bring decades of leadership experience and financial background to prove that investing in continuing education can expand your career goals and personal milestones.