Business leaders will discuss why their companies built, relocated or expanded into downtown Cleveland at the next Amplify program, presented by Contempo Communications and Downtown Cleveland Alliance. The networking and luncheon program will take place on Wednesday, June 28th, at Windows on The River at 11:30 a.m. and is open to the public.
Michael Deemer, executive vice president of business development at Downtown Cleveland Alliance, will emcee the program that will feature local business leaders who champion downtown Cleveland as a place companies should consider to move, grow or invest. Each guest will present a 10-minute “TED-style” talk, followed by audience Q&A.
Additional sponsors of the June program are Infinity Construction, Pease & Associates, CPAs and Westminster Technologies, LLC. Annual sponsors of the Amplify Speaker Series are Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses and Omni Media.
Panelists and topics:
- Jason Scalese, regional vice president, Quicken Loans, will discuss how they are building on downtown investments including the proposed Q Arena transformation.
- Shannon Lyons, MSOD, chief operating officer, Flashstarts, will share details on the launch of Cleveland200 and why the city is an ideal entrepreneurial hub.
- Brett Lindsey, president and CEO, Everstream, will address their role in building the city’s technical infrastructure and how such investment impacts the city and its employees.
- Cheryl Wearsch, asset manager, Key Center, will provide insight into Millennia Companies’ decision to relocate its headquarters downtown and share future plans for the iconic building.
Tickets must purchased in advance for $45 each and tables of eight and sponsor packages are available at www.cbcmagazine.com/amplify2017
The Amplify Speaker Series is a program presented by Contempo Communications, a full-service design and communications firm founded by Renée DeLuca Dolan in 1996 and headquartered in Warrensville Heights. The program, now in its 11th year, brings business and community thought leaders together for an active forum on issues of relevance to greater Cleveland.