The leading event for content entrepreneurs returns to Cleveland in May

CLEVELAND, January 24, 2024The Tilt and announced today writer, actor, comedian & best-selling author, B.J. Novak will be the headlining keynote speaker for Content Entrepreneur Expo (CEX) 2024. The leading event for content entrepreneurs will be returning to Cleveland, Ohio, May 5-7.

“We are beyond thrilled to have B.J. Novak join us for this year’s event,” says Matt Briel, managing director of CEX. “Mr. Novak is an incredible writer, dynamic actor and successful entrepreneur. Since his breakout role on NBC’s “The Office,” Mr. Novak has shown multi-dimensional talents as a content creator in all formats. Our audience of professional and aspiring content creators could learn a lot from his experiences.”

CEX will be held at the newly renovated Renaissance Cleveland Hotel. Last year’s event drew 400 content creators from around the US, Canada, Europe and Australia. Once again, the top authors, writers, podcasters, YouTubers and bloggers from a variety of industries will address the hottest content creation topics during the three-day event, which includes the general session as well as pre-event workshops and breakout sessions.

Other speakers for CEX 2024 include bestselling author Andrew Davis, YouTuber Roberto Blake, executive-turned creator Soundarya Balasubramani, content entrepreneur Rafat Ali, video creator Latasha James, author Cat Margulis, as well as CEX founder and bestselling author Joe Pulizzi.

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About Content Entrepreneur Expo (CEX)

CEX is the in-person event for serious content creators interested in building and growing their content businesses without total reliance on large technology platforms. Now in its third year, CEX has become one of the leading events for content entrepreneurs (including authors, bloggers, podcasters, YouTubers, newsletter writers, speakers, coaches and freelance writers) to learn new content creation skills and network with other creators dealing with similar audience-building and revenue-growth challenges. CEX is owned and managed by Lulu.

About B.J. Novak

B.J. Novak, acclaimed for his multifaceted role in NBC’s “The Office,” is a versatile talent, excelling as a stand-up comedian, best-selling author, and multi-format writer. Beyond his acting and executive production contributions to “The Office,” Novak’s dynamic career includes impactful lectures, where he inspires audiences with his innovative thinking and humor. His literary success includes “One More Thing: Stories and Other Stories,” a New York Times bestseller, and “The Book With No Pictures,” a two-year chart-topper on the NYT Picture Books list. Additionally, Novak has made notable film appearances, including “Inglourious Basterds”, “The Founder,” and “Vengeance” demonstrating his wide-ranging influence in entertainment.


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About the author

Joe Pulizzi is the founder of The Tilt, author of seven books including Content Inc. and co-founder of speech-therapy fundraiser, The Orange Effect Foundation.