Be Heard! Next Gen Cleveland

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Magnolia Cleveland

1167 Front Avenue

Cleveland, OH 44113

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Although we've hit capacity for registration, you can still join the conversation! We're hosting two pre-event conversations that are open to the community:

February 15th 1:15pm - 2pm Click here to join

February 21st 5pm - 5:45pm Click here to join

Sponsored by KeyBank and 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.


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, McDonald Hopkins

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, Financial Planner, Skylight Financial Group

Michael Bowen, Attorney, Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP & Engage! Cleveland Board Member

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

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

Jack Dolan, Strategy Analyst, Cleveland Indians

Courtney Kopf, Consultant, Mayven

Michael Lalich, Director of Business Growth & Development, GCP

Courtney Ottrix, Communications Director, Global Cleveland

Lauren R. Welch, Assistant Director of Marketing and Communications, Case Western Reserve University Founder, The Women's Leadership Guild

8:00pm – 9:00pm Reception

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1167 Front Avenue

Cleveland, OH 44113

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