Open to the public 

Cleveland Leadership Center events offer unique opportunities for you to learn about civic issues and find ways to become involved. 

Accelerate 2018 *Save the date!*
Wednesday, February 22, 2018 | Global Center for Health Innovation
Join hundreds of top leaders from across the region to hear innovative, new ideas to make Cleveland a better place and vote on your favorite at the fourth annual Accelerate civic pitch event!


Alumni events

CLC offers opportunities for alumni to extend their class experience and further their civic engagement to promote positive change. 


Member-only opportunities

CLC Members are invited to exclusive opportunities to continue their civic education. Register for current opportunities below, and learn more about membership and other exclusive benefits.

Brown bag lunches

Brown bag lunches are free intimate conversations with top local leaders regarding timely and relevant topics facing our community.

  • August 8, 2017: Phyllis "Seven" Harris on LGBTQ+ issues in Cleveland. 
  • October 17, 2017: Brian Zimmerman and Debbie Berry on 100 years of the Cleveland Metroparks and what's next. 


Ideas for Tomorrow 
Ideas for Tommorrow is an ongoing speaker series that provides a forum for the world’s most distinguished thinkers, speakers and personalities to engage in a dialogue with members of our community. The events are free and open to the public, but CLC Members have a special opportunity to score a free VIP ticket, which includes valet parking and a reception with the speaker afterward. The most recent speakers have included Facebook COO, Sheryl Sandberg and Microsoft CEO, Satya Nadella.