The 18th Annual Family and Private Business Awards

Tuesday, September 12th, 2017 | 5:30 - 9:00 p.m. | JACK Cincinnati Casino

Family and privately owned businesses account for more than half the nation’s total employment, new job creation and Gross Domestic Product. The Goering Center presents the Family and Private Business Awards to honor these enormous contributions.

Three awards will be presented in each of two divisions: Family Business Division and Private Business Division.

Pam Beigh

The Drees family of Drees Homes receives the 2016 Hall of Fame Award.

Family and Private Business Awards Trophy

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For Applicants

Applications are closed as of June 15th, 2017.

For Semi-Finalists

Businesses of all sizes compete for this award on a level playing field, referenced by the relative size of their impact and not the size of the company or bottom-line. For more information, check out these resources:

All Semi-Finalists, Finalists and Winners will receive extensive promotion via the Goering Center and the Cincinnati Business Courier.


If you have any questions about the Family and Private Business Awards please email or call 513.556.7130.

The Family and Private Business Awards is made possible through the generosity of our corporate sponsors: Cushman & Wakefield, Fifth Third Bank and USI Insurance.