Celebrating our Successes

Submitted by Norm Roulet on Thu, 10/21/2004 - 11:21.
11/17/2004 - 08:30

Celebrating
our Successes

November
17, 2004 8:30am - 4:00pm Intercontinental Hotel & Conference Center

SayYES! to
Cleveland is celebrating the successes of real companies doing real business in
our region. Companies with real growth and real jobs. Meet the faces of
entrepreneurs and big business who are growing through the use of technology
and innovation. Hear why they moved here, why they stay here, why they are
growing here.

Meet the venture
capitalists investing in our region and hear what they are looking to invest
in. Hear great speakers talk about the future and strengths of our region.
Finally, laugh with one of Cleveland's comic reliefs - a comic turned lawyer
who is a featured performer at Hilarities.

Draft
Agenda

8:00 –
8:45am Registration

8:45am
Welcome by: Dr. Eric Topol, Cleveland Clinic (unconfirmed)

9:00am New
Face of Business in Cleveland - Entrepreneurs

Celebrating
our Successes - Speakers  

  • Sandy
    Pianalto
    President, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
  • John
    Nottingham & John Spirk
    Nottingham-Spirk Design Associates, Inc.
  • Lawrence
    Krauss
  • Chair, Physics Department, Case University

     

Location
& Venue Information

ntercontinental
Hotel & Conference Center
9801
Carnegie Avenue
Cleveland,
OH 44106
216.707.4100

Valet
parking is available.

Celebrating
our Successes - Conference Costs 

Full day
Conference

We accept
VISA, Master Card and checks made out to SayYES! to Cleveland

Registration
Fee: $95.00 for Corporate

Registration
Fee: $50.00 - COSE Members

Registration
Fee: $25.00 for Students

Register
Now... Click Here

Learn More about this SayYES! to
Cleveland event.

 

Update: From the Jump Start website:

 

Say Yes to Cleveland!

Date: Wednesday, November 17, 2004

Location: Intercontinental Hotel & Conference Center

Agenda 

8:45
am    Welcome Remarks By Mark Brandt

Founder of
SayYes! to Cleveland and Managing Partner, The Maple Fund

9:00
am    Business and Innovation  - Working Together for
Growth

Featuring
John Nottingham and John Spirk, Nottingham-Spirk Design Associates, Inc. and
Jack Schrom, Jergens Manufacturing.  Meet companies who have a respect for
the past, but with an eye on the future and who are creating growth through the
use of technology and innovation.

10:30
am   Networking Break

Meet our
speakers and network with peers.

11:00
am   Keynote Speaker: Sandy Pianalto, President, Federal Reserve
Bank of Cleveland

Hear about
the future of business in our region from the perspective of the Federal
Reserve.

11:30
am   Lunch: Featured Speaker: Lawrence Krauss

Chair,
Physics Department, CWRU, Author "The Physics of Star Trek"

1:00
pm   New Faces of Business in Cleveland - Entrepreneurs

Hear from
ChanTest and BrandMuscle about why Cleveland is the best region for them and
what's on their horizon for growth.

2:30 pm  
Venture Capitalists and Cleveland - Where Are They Investing?

Meet 5
venture capital firms and learn where they put their money and what they look
for in start-ups

  • Bill Trainor, MutualCapital Partners
  • Eric VonHendricks, Pinnacle Capital
  • Jonathon Murray, Early Stage Partners
  • John Huston, Ohio Tech Angels
  • LynnAnn Gries, JumpStart
  • Moderator: John Saada, Jones Day 

3:45
pm   Cleveland Institute of Art

Jurgen
Faust, Dean, Integrated Media Department at Cleveland Institute of Art,
will talk about their digital arts department and the exciting work being done
by students (some of their graduates now work for Pixar Studios).

4:20
pm   Paul Fox and David Axson, "I Said Yes! to Cleveland"

Hear the
story of two immigrants who moved here, built successful businesses and
love our weather!

4:30
pm   Cleveland's Comedy Central

Comedian
Michael Cheselka, featured performer at Hilarities, former performer with
Sam Kinison and Comedy Central will get you belly laughing with jokes
for a lighter ending to our day.

To
Register:

Register online by November 1st at www.yescleveland.org. They
accept VISA, Master Card and checks made out to SayYES! to Cleveland.

Registration
Fees:

  • $95.00 for Corporate
  • $50.00 for COSE Members
  • $25.00 for Students

For more information, email
SharonDail Ramirez, Executive Director at sdr [at] yescleveland [dot] org.

 

 

Location

Intercontinental Hotel & Conference Center
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