CLE Exchange 2017 FAQ
Where is it taking place?
Cleveland Children’s Museum, 3813 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44115
How do I get to CLE X?
You can either drive, carpool, or Uber/Lyft. There is parking available in both the front and back of the Museum.
How long will it last?
9:30am - 5:00pm
What is the goal of CLE X?
To bring together Cleveland’s best minds in tech, design, art, science and education to spark new ideas and share creativity.
To hear first hand what your most creative peers are working on and create a platform for action.
Who is coming?
Invited speakers and passionate innovators who want to engage, teach, learn, and inspire on uniquely interesting topics. People who have:
Displayed passion about ideas and implementation
Moved an industry
Instigated a shift in how Cleveland does business, plans, looks at art, real estate, technology, education
Are thinking about the next idea, a way to improve an aspect of life
Triumphed in the face of challenge, not just with turning a company around but in a broader sense
Diverse and unique perspectives
What should I talk about?
Something you are truly passionate about such as…
A technology you think can alter how we function in society
Ideas you believe could change a public system
Can I pitch my company product?
No, this is a safe space to share ideas, not to find investors. It's a time to talk about the future and innovative projects.
Why should I attend CLE X?
Share with your peers, collaborate and fuel your idea
Develop technology not as a solution, but to positively impact people
Focus on success as execution not just as innovation
Create a network to improve other's chance of success
Evaluate the ingredients, our barriers, our DNA of the Midwest and leverage that
Combine the wisdom of those who have succeeded and the energy of youth
Create an environment where people are able to access the wealth of knowledge that has gone before
Mix form, function and social to attract talented people
What should I bring?
Your ideas that can inspire, engage and expand horizons of fellow attendees
Props, but not powerpoints
Camera, for memories of the event
Musical instrument for impromptu jam sessions
Things for people to try, play with, or taste
Will there be connectivity?
A wireless internet connection will be available.
Can I bring additional people (uninvited) to the event?
Unfortunately no guests are able to attend CLE Exchange. This is an invite-only event.
Where will I eat?
There will be plenty of food and drink. Vegetarian options available.