The Cleveland Power of Sport Summit, presented by KeyBank and FirstEnergy will showcase local and national organizations that are utilizing their voices to address topics related to adaptive sports, gender equity, LGBTQIA+ athletes, mental health, racial equity, and more. The goals of the Cleveland Power of Sport Summit are to allow attendees to EXPLORE new ideas, EMBRACE differences, and ENACT positive change in the communities they represent.
The Summit will feature three learning zones: Learning Lab
presented by Cleveland Clinic, Inspiration Station
presented by Cleveland Cavaliers and Searching for Solutions
presented by Union Home Mortgage.
- Learning Lab will feature interactive exhibits, demonstrations and hands-on activities to encourage attendees to use their senses to have impactful experiences and view the world in a new way.
- Inspiration Station will host keynote speakers, live performances, film screenings and panel discussions designed to help attendees celebrate and embrace differences.
- Searching for Solutions will offer community engagement opportunities and educational resources provided by local organizations specializing in the DE&I space for attendees to gain new perspectives, reflect on the current state of their communities and commit to enacting change.
While the event is free and open to the public, registration is required and available online
This event will be held at Cleveland Metropolitan Conference Center
on Friday, Feb. 18 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturday, Feb. 19 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; and Sunday, Feb. 20 from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. A schedule of events is forthcoming and will be available at clesportsummit.org.
The health & safety of our attendees is the utmost priority. Comprehensive COVID-19 protocols will be in place throughout the event. The planning team and partners are in close communication with local health officials and continue to be flexible and respond to changes that may be necessitated.