Peer-to-peer learning and leadership development to strengthen your business.

As a CEO, executive, or business owner, it can prove challenging to find meaningful professional peer relationships, keep up with the relentless technology changes, and stay in tune with the needs and challenges of your workforce – all while making hundreds of decisions each day.

When you belong to EDGE, you gain access to an exclusive group of trusted peers who get it. We offer abundant opportunities to share knowledge, attend curated events, and participate in important and meaningful discussions with your professional counterparts. These enriching experiences provide you with the edge you need to propel your business and your leadership team forward.

What does it mean to be an EDGE member?

You want to...

  • Feel confident and validated in your decision making.
  • Surround yourself with growth-minded peers.
  • Stay current with technology and innovation.
  • Plan for the future state of your business.
  • Optimize your time and increase productivity.
  • Increase organization performance and revenue.
  • Thoughtfully address day-to-day challenges.

Be a better leader.

EDGE delivers

  • A network of peers and community partners who have been where you are.
  • Executive round tables and valuable discussions.
  • Educational experiences and immersive events.
  • Succession planning guidance and advisory.
  • Skills and solutions for maximizing efficiency.
  • Economic development impact in Northeast Ohio.
  • Nimble strategies and advice to problem solve.

Exceptional leaders.

Member Testimonials

Strategic Planning - CEO Round Table

Developing Leaders, Growing Companies

Upcoming EDGE Events

Innovation practitioners will convene at MetroHealth Hospital’s New Glick Center for EDGE’s InnoQuest session on Bodies & Brains: Health as a Driver of Innovation + Building Synapses.  “Health” has been a macro-driver of human behavior since we were invented.   This session takes a look at this from two very different angles… Read More

Join your innovation colleagues as we kick off EDGE’s 2023 InnoQuest season with a voyage of dialogue, inspiration, and goal setting.  As a champion of innovation in your company, you have many balls in the air – from management processes to emerging technologies and markets.  What is new in your playbook… Read More

CEO Roundtable | Orlando Baking Company
January 18, 2023
8:15 - 11:00 a.m.

Our 2023 kick-off meeting will be held at Orlando Baking Company, right on the new Opportunity Corridor.  John A. Orlando, the company’s fifth generation leader, will share some of the management strategies that have kept them in business and thriving since 1872, followed by a plant tour. Professionally facilitated CEO… Read More

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The Path to EDGE Membership

Step 1:
Have a 15-minute conversation with an EDGE leader.
Step 2:
Attend an EDGE session or event to experience EDGE firsthand.
Step 3:
Submit a membership application.

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