WIRE-Net Golf Outing

Fri, Aug 17, 2018 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Shale Creek Golf Club

New Course . . . New Challenges! Join WIRE-Net at Shale Creek Golf Club for our scramble-format golf outing. The shotgun start is now at 9:00 AM. As always, you'll have opportunities to participate in games of skill and chance! We'll end the day with a cocktail reception and dinner, where we'll announce the day's winners. WIRE-Net's Golf Outing is a fun event that provides a relaxing and companionable atmosphere.

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Increasing Operating Efficiencies Through Technology: Orlando Baking Company

Thu, Aug 23, 2018 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM

DoubleTree Independence

Orlando Baking Company was actively looking for ways to increase operating efficiencies. Sometime in early 2014, senior management was invited by Redzone Production Systems to visit a food manufacturing facility to see their operating efficiency program in utilization. The team was so impressed that they brought Redzone in for a demonstration and decided to implement it in their facility. Redzone is a technology platform that focuses on improving Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) and delivering continuous improvement in productivity, food safety, and quality management.

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Row on Down to the Flats! Manufacturers Networking at the Foundry

Thu, Aug 30, 2018 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM

The Foundry Community Rowing & Sailing Center

Celebrate the end of summer with WIRE-Net! Join us at the hottest new venue in the Flats. Once the site of the first Catholic Church in Cleveland, St. Mary's On-The-Flats, The Foundry Community Rowing & Sailing Center has a rich industrial history which can be seen throughout the space. You'll have a chance to tour the 65,000 square foot facility that was once inhabited by, among others, The Buchan Soap Company, The Donnelly Furnace, Purdy & McNeil Lumber, U.S. Bronze Company, The Foundry Equipment Company, and The Pipeline Development Company (a current WIRE-Net Member).

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Supervisory Certificate Series I

Tue, Sep 11, 2018 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM


In this four-part series, participants will gain an understanding of their role as a supervisor. They will also learn how to apply their newly-learned skills to build a more engaged, productive, and synergistic workplace. ERC's nationally-recognized program employs tools and interactive activities, delivered by high energy and knowledgeable trainers. We encourage teams of two to three people attend together for maximum value.

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Disney Institute: Disney's Approach to Leadership Excellence

Thu, Sep 20, 2018 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

LaCentre Conference & Banquet Facility

A leader is far more than a title. Leadership is about taking actions to create sustained, positive transformations within an organization. Leaders also cultivate committed and engaged employees who strive to lead as well. It is this approach to leadership that is responsible for The Walt Disney Company's legacy known around the world today. Disney Institute offers leadership development through a time-tested approach that demonstrates the values and behaviors of exemplary leaders. Leaders who intentionally nurture an environment of mutual trust and respect find that they create stronger employee performance, exceptional customer service and ultimately greater business results. Connecting great leadership to improved performance is just one of the ways Disney Institute helps organizations reimagine their results.

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Strategic Planning Course

Sat, Sep 22, 2018 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM


A well designed strategic plan can improve business performance, increase profits, and focus efforts. Working with class instructors and your personal mentor, you will examine every element of your business, outline goals and objectives, create an action plan, and lay out the expected results. You will work with peers and advisors to address challenges that face many businesses: managing growth, succession planning, securing capital, and finding and hiring the right people.

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