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A Live Audience Creative Conference & Podcast

Greyt Big Talk is a  multi-disciplinary creative conference and podcast series for inspiring the next generation of artists and entrepreneurs. Each live event features a mini tradeshow for companies in Northeast Ohio to showcase their work and connect with creative talent.

Sponsor Greyt Big Talk!

Here are three reasons you might participate in this excellent program:

You want to hire creative people 

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We attract an audience of growth-minded creative people, the types of people you would likely want to hire to help build and innovate within your company. Set up a table and be part of the mix, part of the creative energy. 

Baiju Shah speaks on Greyt Big Talk at Wendy Park - Cleveland, Ohio - Photo by Korey Smerk

"We have to make sure our community is appealing to the next two generations."

-Baiju Shah, President Greater Cleveland Partnership

A Rich History

Greyt Culture has produced

live creative talks for Artists & Entrepreneurs since January 2015 - Over 80 talks featuring Cleveland's vast creative leadership and hosting nearly 10,000 attendees in inspirational spaces across the city. 

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2021:

Theron Brown, Jazz Pianist
Rick Simmons, CEO Coach
Baiju Shah, Chamber of Commerce

Howard Washington, Choreographer

Candy Mashmoor, Textiles Entrepreneur

2020:
Katie Spotz, Endurance Athlete

Chris Bobko, CTO Hyperloop TT

Melissa Armstrong-Brine, MD

Eliza Wing, Writer, Former CEO

Justin Bibb, Tech Civic Leader

Siaara Freeman, Slam Poet
Randy McShepard, Civic Developer

Tracy Lind, Retired Pastor
Daniel Ortiz, Census Outreach

Marko Zlatic, Finance Youtuber

Patricia Princehouse, Paleontologist

2019:
William Morgan, Deaf Theatre Director

Douglas Tratner, Food Critic
Floco Torres, Hip Hop Artist
Lisa Quine, Mural & Lettering Artist

Christopher Feran􏰏 􏰠􏰀􏰁􏰂􏰂 􏰤􏰌􏰒􏰂􏰃
Jim Kukral, Tech Marketer
Stormy Sweitzer, Behavioral Researcher

Ann Klotz, Principal Laurel School

Jenice Contreras, Business Leader

Doug Paige & Lukas Kronawitter, Biomimicry Design
Jesty Beatz, Music Producer
Ivan Schwarz, Film Commision

2018:
Laura DeMarco, Culture Writer
Graham Veysey & Marika Clark, Urban Planners

Mai Moore􏰏 􏰥􏰀􏰐􏰦􏰧􏰃􏰀􏰘􏰅 􏰨􏰂􏰇􏰈􏰂􏰃
Margo Hudson, Seeds of Literacy
Liz Maugans, Artist
Megan Reich, MOCA Cleveland Curator
Jill Vedaa, Chef
Alex Sheen, Charactor Development Speaker
Jarryd Huntley, Video Game Designer
Doc Harrill, Youth Hip Hop Educator
Brian Zimmerman, CEO Cleveland Metroparks
Claire Campbell, Clinical Counselor

2017:
Mr. Soul, Graphic Artist
Daniel Gray-Kontar, Educator

Aimee Crane, Designer NASA

Patrick Walker, Business Coach

Mano Singham, Physicist
Alana Jochum, 􏰥􏰀􏰐􏰦􏰧􏰃􏰀􏰘􏰅 􏰨􏰂􏰇􏰈􏰂􏰃

Stephanie Sheldon, Market-Builder

David Jurca, Urban Planner
Robin VanLear, Community Arts

Dan Moulthrop, CEO City Club

Robert Banks, Film Maker

2016:
Annie Zaleski, Rock Journalist
Kauser Razvi, Arts Leader
Michael Ryan, Judge
James Renner, True-Crime Author
Danielle Drake, Refugee Advocate
Kumar Aurora, Entrepreneur
Anila Rubiku, Fine Artist
Dave Rigo & Greg Lehman, Distillery Founders

Kay Shames, Director of Innovation CSU

Jeremy Bendik-Keymer, Philosopher
Philip Metres, Poet

2015:

Al Wasco, Design Educator

Zachariah Durr, Comedian

Ariel Clayton Karas, Violinist

Scott Ashley, Workplace Designer

Dennis & Kathy Barrie, Museum Curators

Kate Snow, Mixed Media Artist

Bob Ruggeri, Film Producer

Chris Ryniak & Amanda Louise Spayd Toy Designers

RA Washington, Writer/Musician

Steve Tamasi, Robotics League Leader

Mike Belsito, Tech Product Entrepreneur

Joseph Makkos, Print Maker & Archivalist

Jeremy Umansky, Chef

Nikki Villagomez, Graphic Designer

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The Audience

While Greyt Big Talks attract people of all ages and demographics, it connects most strongly with the young creative class in Northeast Ohio. The following audience data from digital marketing platforms & event registration.

66%

Female

150-200

Event attendees

Sample Attendee Professional Titles

Founder
Graphic Designer
Writer
Marketer

Business Development
Film Maker
Photographer
Fine Artist
Musician
Producer
Non-Profit Admin

Director

44%

(largest age demo)  25-34

4k+

Subscribers

30%

First-Time Attendees to each talk

50k+

Combined monthly digital marketing reach

Owner
Software Dev
UX Designer
Yoga Instructor
Realtor

Sales
Strategist
Sales
Architect
Editor
Chef
Multi-Hyphenate

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2022 Greyt Big Talk Programs & Sponsorship:

Greyt Big Talk Podcast:

· Collection 1 (8 Episodes Publishing Spring 2022) 

· Collection 2 (8 Episodes Publishing Fall 2022) 

 

Greyt Big Talk - Conference Trade Show Dates 2022

Spring 2022 (4 Live Events)

· Friday, Feb 18th - 8-10am

· Friday, Mar 18th - 8-10am

· Friday, Apr 15th - 8-10am

· Friday, May 20th - 8-10am

Fall 2022 (4 Live Events)

· Friday, Sep 19th 2022 8-10am 

· Friday, Oct 21st 2022 8-10am

· Friday, Nov 18th 2022 8-10am

· Friday, Dec 16th 2022 8-10am

You Might Be Looking For Individual or Company Memberships 

Sponsorship Placement Conference: 

· Onsite Activation Table Space
· Tickets for Team Members
· Logo in email marketing
· Listed in Digital Marketing

  (up to 50k/ Unique)
· Listed in Online & Print Programming
· Logo / Description in Event Program
· Full Page in Event Program
· Logo in Talk Video
· Named in Press Releases
· Logo On Print Flyer Marketing

  (500+ Locations)

Sponsorship Placement Podcast: 

· Logo / Message in podcast episode 

· Associated Podcast Marketing 

Podcast + Conference
Primary Partnership

By Request

Conference
Partnership

Sponsorship Placement Conference: 

· Onsite Activation Table Space
· Tickets for Team Members (up to 10)
· Logo in email marketing
· Listed in Digital Marketing

  (up to 50k/ Unique)
· Listed in Online Program
· Logo / Description in Event Program
· Logo On Print Flyer Marketing 

  (500+ Locations - Annual Only)

$1250 / Conference

(8 Conferences $10k per year)

Conference
Table Space

Sponsorship Placement Conference: 

· Onsite Activation Table Space
· Tickets for Team Members (up to 10)

· Listed in Online Program
· Listed in Event Program

$500 / Conference

(8 Conferences $4k per year)

Questions?

please contact us omg@thatsgreyt.com / 440.941.6560

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