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Network, Learn & Thrive!  Building relationships that build business. 

Our two monthly WINCleveland meetings consist of networking opportunities and informative speakers. Attendees benefit by being present and working with fellow members & guests to provide and attain referrals to help each grow their businesses. 

Our special events allow you the opportunity to connect with WINCleveland members and friends in the evening engaging in fun activities!


Upcoming events

    • July 20, 2018
    • 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
    • StartMart: 50 Public Square, 2nd Floor, Cleveland, Ohio 44113
    • 40
    Register

         WINCleveland Downtown Monthly Meeting

    Informal Networking begins at 7:45am;

    Meeting starts promptly at 8:15am;

    Meeting adjourns promptly at 9:30am.


    July 20, 2018 

    Ever wonder how to take your brilliant idea and develop it into an attractive, investment ready start up? How important is the name of your business, market analysis or your business plan to your success? Are you a small business owner looking to get to the next level but in need of funding ideas? 

    If you answered yes to any of those questions or you want to learn more about how Cleveland has gone from a Rust Belt city to a thriving Tech Town, you’ll want to join our conversation with Shannon Lyons, COO/Partner Flashstarts, StartMart.  

    Flashstarts offers a broad array of innovation services for all business sizes including Innovation Workshops, Business Launch, Fund Raising, Strategic Consulting along with Office and Special Event Space through their affiliate StartMart. 

    Shannon will not only share her insight regarding the emerging tech trends and types of companies growing in our region and answer your questions. Shannon also invites you to set up office at StartMart for the rest of the day; enjoy the services, space and opportunity to connect with other start ups driving innovations in Cleveland. 

    Shannon holds a B.S. in Political Science from Youngstown State University (2004), Masters of Organizational Development & Analysis from Case Western Reserve University (2009) and is currently a doctoral candidate at Cleveland State University (Strategy, Entrepreneurship & Venture Finance). She supports many of the entrepreneurship programs in NEO as a guest lecturer, hack-a-thon facilitator, pitch competition judge and mentor.

    $10 for members- Please reserve your seat today by registering online. 

    $20 for non-members- Must register and pay online prior to the meeting. 

    Hot delicious and nutritious breakfast provided, along with coffee/tea/water.

    Parking: At 7:45am there are many options for parking in or near public square. If you take the train, get off at Terminal Tower and you are here!

    Check in with ID at the Guard Station near the Public Square entrance to Terminal Tower. They will issue a pass which will get you through the revolving doors to the elevators. We are on the 2nd floor. 

    We look forward to welcoming you!

    Thank you to our Sponsor:




    • July 25, 2018
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • Buy Rite Office Products
    Register

    Join us as we continue planning for our Annual Event, December 7. 

    This year we turn 21! And this year's event is sure to be our best yet. There is much to accomplish between now and then. We appreciate your help. Many hands make light work.

    We are meeting monthly at:

    Buy Rite Office Products, 23715 Mercantile Rd. A102, Beachwood OH 44122.

    Contact Michelle Ryb for more details: 216.292.7112


    • July 26, 2018
    • 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    • 78th Street Studios
    Register



    Please join us for an art, networking, happy hour event at one of the coolest spaces in Cleveland, 78th Street Studios. Other professional women’s networking groups will join us in the context of a larger international arts event this summer, CAN Triennial.

    CAN Triennial presents a curated exhibition and site specific installations from 90 of the regions most interesting artists. 

    This happy hour event will be a great introduction to the artwork, a really great space for creativity in Cleveland and a way to bring people together through the arts. 

    There will be stations throughout the building to purchase beverages as well as docents to offer information about the artwork on display.




    • August 17, 2018
    • 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
    • Bonfoey Gallery, 1710 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44115
    • 30
    Register

         WINCleveland Downtown Monthly Meeting

    Informal Networking begins at 7:45am;

    Meeting starts promptly at 8:15am;

    Meeting adjourns promptly at 9:30am.


    August 17, 2018

      Learn to Build YOUR Book of Business: Recognize, Connect and Grow

         

    Jane Flaherty, Experienced Estate Planning Lawyer

         From Vice President of KeyCorp to independent business owner, with many positions in between, Jane shares what she has learned about building a book of business and reinventing herself. 

    With 30 years experience in most business sectors including government, nonprofit, middle market,  small business and the corporate world,  and participation in many nonprofits as a Board Member and volunteer, Jane has experienced many joys, frustrations, innovations, business structures, leaders, followers and trouble makers. 

    Join us as Jane shares her insights and tips on how to create and spot opportunities, motivate, distinguish, appreciate and promote yourself - in your current business and the next one. 

    $10 for members- Please reserve your seat today by registering online. 

    $20 for non-members- Must register and pay online prior to the meeting. 

    Hot delicious and nutritious breakfast provided, along with coffee/tea/water.

         Our Hostess: 

         Olga Merela, General Manager & Art Consultant

         Bonfoey Gallery, 1710 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44115

           

              Never been? You are in for a treat!  Olga has been with Bonfoey for nearly 50 years and welcomes us into the Gallery. Here are some Bonfoey highlights: 

    • Proud American business established in 1893
    • Largest framing company between Chicago and New York
    • Bonfoey team members collectively have over 100 years of experience
    • Bonfoey represents 100+ regional artists 

    Parking: At 7:45am there are many options for parking, as Bonfoey is located between playhouse square and Cleveland State University. If you take the train, get off at Terminal Tower and if you are in your walking shoes, enjoy the 17 blocks, or take the Trolley, where everyone Rides Free.

    We look forward to welcoming you!

    Thank you to our Sponsor:






    • August 20, 2018
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Burntwood Tavern 5835 Landerbrook Dr, Lyndhurst, OH 44124
    Register

    WINCleveland Monthly Meeting
    Informal Networking begins at 11:30am;
    Meeting starts promptly at 11:45am.


     

    Kill the Elevator Speech: How to Network Like a Pro


    with Cindy Earl, Founder/CEO, Claim Your Spotlight


    Learning to communicate who you are and what you do effectively to prospects and clients is one of the most important, yet overlooked, components of marketing your business or the organization you represent. 

    In this lively, interactive presentation, participants will learn how to talk about what they do without "sounding boring, bland and like everybody else", how to develop a personal brand, how to compose a customized  “Who and Do What Statement," networking offline and on social media, and how to build a network of prospects and brand advocates.

    Save the date TODAY in your calendar!

    Free for members- please reserve your seat today by registering online.  Seating is limited. Walk-ins are not guaranteed. 

    $20 for non-members- Must register and pay online prior to the meeting.  Seating is limited. Walk-ins are not guaranteed. 

    We meet in a restaurant.  Lunch is available - and encouraged - for an additional charge.  Please order online when you register.

    We're looking forward to seeing you!

    • August 22, 2018
    • 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
    • Buy Rite Office Products
    Register

    Join us as we continue planning for our Annual Event, December 7. 

    This year we turn 21! And this year's event is sure to be our best yet. There is much to accomplish between now and then. We appreciate your help. Many hands make light work.

    We are meeting monthly at:

    Buy Rite Office Products, 23715 Mercantile Rd. A102, Beachwood OH 44122.

    Contact Michelle Ryb for more details: 216.292.7112


    • September 17, 2018
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Burntwood Tavern 5835 Landerbrook Dr, Lyndhurst, OH 44124
    Register

    WINCleveland Monthly Meeting
    Informal Networking begins at 11:30am;
    Meeting starts promptly at 11:45am.


     

    Networking WIN Style

    We all want to grow our businesses.  Networking with like-minded people is a mindful way to help others and ourselves at the same time.

    Come enjoy quality networking time with the people you want to meet and who want to meet you!

    Bring plenty of business cards! 

    Save the date TODAY in your calendar!

    Free for members- please reserve your seat today by registering online.  Seating is limited. Walk-ins are not guaranteed. 

    $20 for non-members- Must register and pay online prior to the meeting.  Seating is limited. Walk-ins are not guaranteed. 

    We meet in a restaurant.  Lunch is available - and encouraged - for an additional charge.  Please order online when you register.

    We're looking forward to seeing you!

    • September 22, 2018
    • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • Buy Rite Office Products
    Register

    Join us as we continue planning for our Annual Event, December 7. 

    This year we turn 21! And this year's event is sure to be our best yet. There is much to accomplish between now and then. We appreciate your help. Many hands make light work.

    We are meeting monthly at:

    Buy Rite Office Products, 23715 Mercantile Rd. A102, Beachwood OH 44122.

    Contact Michelle Ryb for more details: 216.292.7112


    • October 17, 2018
    • 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
    • Buy Rite Office Products
    Register

    Join us as we continue planning for our Annual Event, December 7. 

    This year we turn 21! And this year's event is sure to be our best yet. There is much to accomplish between now and then. We appreciate your help. Many hands make light work.

    We are meeting monthly at:

    Buy Rite Office Products, 23715 Mercantile Rd. A102, Beachwood OH 44122.

    Contact Michelle Ryb for more details: 216.292.7112


    • November 10, 2018
    • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • Buy Rite Office Products
    Register

    Join us as we continue planning for our Annual Event, December 7. 

    This year we turn 21! And this year's event is sure to be our best yet. There is much to accomplish between now and then. We appreciate your help. Many hands make light work.

    We are meeting monthly at:

    Buy Rite Office Products, 23715 Mercantile Rd. A102, Beachwood OH 44122.

    Contact Michelle Ryb for more details: 216.292.7112


Past events

July 16, 2018 The Missing Piece in Your Marketing
June 20, 2018 Annual Event Planning Meeting
June 18, 2018 Business+Community= The Perfect Team
June 15, 2018 Becoming a leading woman professional in Cleveland
May 22, 2018 Special Event: Take a Hike and Dinner
April 20, 2018 Maximizing LinkedIn
April 16, 2018 Get Rid of What's Getting in Your Way: How to Break Through the Fear Barrier
March 19, 2018 Networking WIN Style
February 16, 2018 My Professional Legacy: Financial Planning for Women
January 19, 2018 Lead like a G.I.R.L.
December 08, 2017 WIN Cleveland 2017 Annual Benefit Luncheon
November 17, 2017 How Do We Stop Saying "Yes" to Everything?
November 13, 2017 How to Maximize Your Online Presence Using Social Media Marketing
October 16, 2017 Negotiate Like a Girl & Get Better Results!
September 18, 2017 Networking WIN Style
September 14, 2017 Special Event: Mitchell's Ice Cream Tour and Dinner at Market Garden Brewery
August 21, 2017 How Happy is Your Business? Exploring the Power of your Emotions.
July 17, 2017 Effectively Marketing to your Target Audience
June 19, 2017 Networking WIN Style
June 16, 2017 Owning My Company, Owning My Career
June 08, 2017 Special Event: Take A Hike and Dinner
May 22, 2017 When Time Management Isn’t Enough: 3 Steps to Build Your Capacity.
May 19, 2017 Networking: Accessing Resources
April 17, 2017 Creating Customer Service Excellence through the Black Tie Experience
March 20, 2017 Networking WIN Style
March 17, 2017 Networking Like a Power Broker Using Your Social Capital
February 27, 2017 How to Harness the Power of Gratitude in Business and in Life
January 23, 2017 Professional Strategies to Impact Your Career Goals
January 12, 2017 Special Event: Wine, Women and Chocolate
December 12, 2016 D.E.L.I.V.E.R.Y. Tips: Gaining Immediate Credibility & Confident Appearance
November 18, 2016 Human Trafficking in our Own Backyard
November 10, 2016 WIN Cleveland 2016 Annual Benefit Luncheon
October 17, 2016 Develop the Diva Within: Weapons that Empower Women to Speak and Lead with Leslie Ungar
September 21, 2016 Party with a Purpose!
September 19, 2016 Networking WIN Style
September 16, 2016 An Insider's Look at the RNC - What Did CLE Gain from the Experience?
August 19, 2016 Networking: What’s Your Biggest Challenge?
August 15, 2016 How to Develop a Great Working Relationship With Your Stress!© with Robin Sacks
July 25, 2016 Tips and Shortcuts for Word with Patti Luchsinger
July 15, 2016 No Downtown Meeting in July due to RNC
June 20, 2016 Networking WIN Style: Refine Your 30-Second Pitch
June 17, 2016 Accessing and Working with Interns
May 25, 2016 Special Event: Networking WIN Style at Press Wine Bar
May 20, 2016 What Are the Best Ways to Use Social Media for Your Business?
May 16, 2016 Inner Voices, Smart Choices with Mary Faktor
April 18, 2016 The Professional Networking Approach
April 15, 2016 Who Do You Want To Meet?
March 21, 2016 Networking WIN Style: Speed Networking
March 18, 2016 Resilience
February 22, 2016 How to Write Effective Email Subject Lines
February 19, 2016 Do Great Careers Happen in a Straight Line?
January 25, 2016 Of Course We’re Giving Great Service…or Are We?
January 15, 2016 WINCleveland Downtown Inaugural Meeting
November 16, 2015 Maximizing Customer Service with Your Website Audience
November 12, 2015 Happy Hour Networking at Burntwood
October 19, 2015 Personal Branding - Be the One
September 21, 2015 Take the “Work” Out of “Network” WIN Networking in Action
August 17, 2015 Get Cooperation From All Men in Your Life
July 30, 2015 Free Summertime WIN Cleveland Networking Event
July 20, 2015 De-clutter and Organize Your Office and Get More Effective!
June 15, 2015 Networking WINStyle Put Your Networking Skills into Action!
May 18, 2015 What Was Your Name Again?
April 28, 2015 Learn How To Use Microsoft Outlook
April 20, 2015 The Journey…Career Transitions
March 16, 2015 Fresh Year, Fresh Networking Ideas
February 23, 2015 Explore Tips and Tricks using Word and Power Point
January 26, 2015 Organize or Agonize
December 15, 2014 WINCLEVELAND HOLIDAY LUNCHEON
November 17, 2014 Charisma and Your Business
October 20, 2014 Overcoming The Challenges of Business Development
September 18, 2014 GSNEO Women of Distinction Award Ceremony
September 15, 2014 All Networking and Guest Day
August 18, 2014 What's holding you back?
July 21, 2014 Get It While it's Hot! Marketing Trends For 2014
June 16, 2014 All Networking: Get To Know Your Fellow Members
May 19, 2014 One Woman's Success Story: Rising To The Top & Leading The Way
April 21, 2014 It is time for a Financial Wellness Checkup!
March 17, 2014 Q1 Networking Event
February 10, 2014 How to Build Your Personal Brand to Advance Your Career
January 20, 2014 Optimize Your Online Marketing
December 09, 2013 WINCLEVELAND HOLIDAY LUNCHEON
November 18, 2013 Trade Shows: Valuable or Expendable?
October 21, 2013 Knowledge of the Subconscious
September 16, 2013 Fall Networking Event
August 19, 2013 WINCleveland Monthly Meeting: Can Women Really Have It All and Stay Balanced?
July 15, 2013 Winning Networking and Communication Skills
June 17, 2013 WINCleveland Monthly Meeting - Spring Networking
May 20, 2013 WINCleveland Monthly Meeting - Phone Phobia....There's a Cure!
April 15, 2013 wincleveland Monthly Meeting - Following Your Passion
March 18, 2013 WINCleveland Annual Meeting & Focused Networking
February 18, 2013 From Wimpy to Worthy: Be Powerful, Get Heard! How Direct Communication Empowers Women in Business
January 21, 2013 Goal GETTING for the New Year
November 19, 2012 Roundtable Tips - Best Practices Among Entrepreneurs
October 29, 2012 First there was Modern Family. Now there's Modern Business.
October 15, 2012 NEW LOCATION! Mustard Seed Market - wincleveland Monthly Meeting - Boundaries
October 11, 2012 Cleveland Clinic - Speaking of Women's Health - co-sponsored by WIN Cleveland
October 04, 2012 WIN Cleveland - LinkedIn at the Lanes
September 17, 2012 NEW LOCATION! Mustard Seed Market - wincleveland Monthly Meeting - Business Brainstorming
August 20, 2012 wincleveland Monthly Meeting - Digital Marketing - What's New & What's Changed - Meeting at Freeway Lanes
July 16, 2012 NEW LOCATION! wincleveland Monthly Meeting
June 18, 2012 NEW LOCATION! wincleveland Monthly Meeting - What Makes a Well-Rounded Marketing Plan Today?
June 06, 2012 WIN on the Water - Networking Lunch - Cancelled
May 21, 2012 wincleveland Monthly Meeting - Market Your Business via Book Publishing
April 16, 2012 wincleveland Monthly Meeting - Roundtable Challenges - What's Delaying Your Success?
March 19, 2012 wincleveland Monthly Meeting - What you don't know CAN hurt you
February 20, 2012 Follow-up Info Attached: wincleveland Monthly Meeting - Preparing for Tax Day
January 16, 2012 Follow-Up Info Attached: wincleveland Monthly Meeting - Goal Setting for 2012
November 21, 2011 wincleveland Monthly Meeting - Online Marketing - What's Cool Now?
October 17, 2011 WIN Meeting - Customer Gifting - How to Stand Out and Not Overspend
September 19, 2011 WIN Meeting - Continuing Education for Women Business Owners
September 09, 2011 WIN on the Water - Networking Lunch
August 15, 2011 WIN Meeting - Sandwich Women - Balancing Childcare & Eldercare Issues
August 05, 2011 Summer Social- WIN Members Only
July 18, 2011 WIN Meeting - Start, Grow, Reinvent - Tips for Building Your Business or New Career
July 14, 2011 WIN on the Water - Networking Lunch - CANCELED
June 20, 2011 WIN Meeting - Panel Discussion: How to Win a Small Business Loan or Grant
May 26, 2011 WIN on the Water - Networking Lunch
May 16, 2011 WIN Meeting - Celebrating WIN Cleveland - Bring a guest day
April 18, 2011 WIN Meeting - Carol Rivchun and Deborah Perkins - Marketing 911
April 08, 2011 2011 Perspectives: Women Who Excel Breakfast on Friday, April 8, sponsored by Smart Business Network and presented by PNC Bank
March 21, 2011 WIN Meeting - Lee Nielsen - Personal History of Entrepreneur
February 21, 2011 WIN Meeting - Emily Drake
January 17, 2011 WIN 2011 Kickoff Luncheon - Suzanne Drake Carle
December 06, 2010 WIN Holiday Luncheon
November 17, 2010 Amplify Speaker Series- Health & Wellness
November 15, 2010 WIN Meeting - Featured Speaker: author Mary Mihaly
November 04, 2010 What Every Woman Needs to Know... The Series
October 19, 2010 Finding and Funding Growth - 3 Part Webinar - Part 3
October 18, 2010 WIN Meeting- Featured Speaker Wendy Kertesz, MarketingSense
October 10, 2010 Ripple Effect - Cleveland - Spark of Hope
October 05, 2010 Finding and Funding Growth - 3 Part Webinar - Part 1
October 05, 2010 WIN on the Water - Networking Lunch
October 02, 2010 5th Annual Race For Children's Sake
September 29, 2010 The Ripple Effect – Cleveland
September 23, 2010 What Every Woman Needs to Know... The Series
September 23, 2010 Your Social Media Blueprint - A Hands-On Workshop
September 22, 2010 Amplify Speaker Series- International Business
September 20, 2010 WIN Meeting - Featured Speaker: Regina Olbinsky, The Career Group
September 10, 2010 Inaugural and Worldwide Launch of the Elite Women Around The World® Project & Website
August 24, 2010 What's Liability Got To Do With It?
August 16, 2010 WIN Meeting- Featured Speaker: Marilee MacAskill, Dale Carnegie of Ohio
August 06, 2010 Summer Social- WIN Members Only
August 03, 2010 Finding & Funding Growth Webinar
July 30, 2010 Susan G. Komen 3-Day for the Cure
July 21, 2010 Networking Event for Women - Casual Meet & Greet
July 21, 2010 Amplify Speaker Series- Construction, Design, Development, and Engineering
July 19, 2010 WIN Meeting - Featured Speaker: Leslie Yerkes, Catalyst Consulting
June 29, 2010 Women's Wellness Events
June 21, 2010 WIN Meeting- Featured Speaker: Anne Harmody, The Career Group
June 16, 2010 Women's Wellness Events
June 03, 2010 WIN on the Water - Networking Lunch
May 26, 2010 Amplify Speaker Series- Nonprofit & Community Service
May 20, 2010 What Every Woman Needs to Know... The Series
May 17, 2010 WIN Meeting - Barbara Danforth, YWCA
April 19, 2010 WIN Meeting- Member Spotlights
March 25, 2010 What Every Woman Needs to Know... The Series
March 15, 2010 WIN Meeting - with speaker Diane Helbig
March 12, 2010 Accelerate Your Business Growth
March 04, 2010 WIN Evening Networking
February 18, 2010 What Every Woman Needs to Know... The Series
February 15, 2010 WIN Meeting
January 29, 2010 WIN Webinar- Taming Email
January 25, 2010 Accelerate Your Business Growth
January 22, 2010 WIN Webinar- Follow Up and Follow Through
January 18, 2010 WIN Meeting- 2010 Kick-off
January 15, 2010 WIN Webinar- the WIN Website
January 11, 2010 Accelerate Your Business Growth
January 08, 2010 WIN Webinar - The WIN Website
December 02, 2009 Holiday Luncheon - Last Call to Register
November 18, 2009 Amplify Speaker Series- The Business of Sports
November 18, 2009 Amplify Opportunity! There's Still Time.
November 16, 2009 WIN Meeting- Monarch Building- Speaker
November 02, 2009 WIN Meeting- Monarch Building- Member Spotlights
October 22, 2009 Women & Wine...Men Too!
October 19, 2009 WIN Meeting- Monarch Building- Speaker
October 05, 2009 WIN Meeting- Monarch Building
October 03, 2009 Workshop with Norma Rist
September 21, 2009 WIN Meeting- Monarch Building- Guest Day
September 16, 2009 Workshop with Norma Rist
September 12, 2009 Breast Cancer 3Day Wine Tasting FUNraiser
August 26, 2009 Amplify Speaker Series- Education in Action
August 17, 2009 WIN Meeting- Monarch Building- Speaker
August 03, 2009 WIN Meeting- Monarch Building- Member Spotlights
July 20, 2009 WIN Meeting- Monarch Building- Speaker
June 15, 2009 WIN Meeting- Monarch Building- Guest Day
June 01, 2009 WIN Meeting- Monarch Building- Member Spotlights
May 27, 2009 Amplify Speaker Series
May 18, 2009 WIN Meeting- Monarch Building- Networking
May 15, 2009 Spring Social- WIN Members Only
May 04, 2009 WIN Meeting- Monarch Building- Speaker
April 29, 2009 WIN & WISE Joint Networking Event - Mingle at Moxie
April 20, 2009 WIN Meeting- Monarch Building- Speaker
April 06, 2009 WIN Meeting- PLEASE NOTE NEW LOCATION
March 16, 2009 WIN Meeting- PLEASE NOTE NEW LOCATION
March 02, 2009 WIN Meeting- PLEASE NOTE NEW LOCATION
February 16, 2009 WIN Meeting- PLEASE NOTE NEW LOCATION
February 02, 2009 WIN Meeting- PLEASE NOTE NEW LOCATION
January 19, 2009 WIN Meeting- PLEASE NOTE NEW LOCATION
January 05, 2009 WIN Meeting- Ten Minute Spotlight


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