Goering Center Events Calendar

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At the Goering Center, we offer a variety of educational programs to help you connect, learn and grow alongside other family and private business leaders. Our single-day events, multi-day workshops and annual awards event let you hear from subject matter experts, collaborate with and learn from family and private businesses facing the same challenges you are.

Current year events and links to registration are listed below. Our most popular recorded events are also accessible through our VIDEO SHOWCASE.

We also encourage you to download our single-page EVENTS FLYER for reference.

Leadership Development Institute 

March 10, 2021 (Kick Off) | Virtual Event

 When leaders perform at their highest levels, organizations make giant strides forward. Whether you currently lead a business, a team, or aspire to lead both, the Leadership Development Institute will help you maximize your effectiveness. Guided by an expert facilitator, you will focus your learning on multiple leadership disciplines: understanding self, working with others, building teams and problem solving.

Sessions are challenging, clear, interactive and practical, leaving you energized and inspired to inspire others.  If you are ready to create an organization where people want to do their best, then you are ready for the Leadership Development Institute.

Cincinnati-based Leadership Excelleration developed the Leadership Development Institute exclusively for Goering Center members. IN a unique format, seasoned CEOs and presidents work side by side with emerging leaders. This mix of tested experience and fresh perspectives energizes and inspires participants while forming strong bonds across family and private business in our region.  

Overview - Business Boards Institute

March 17, 2021 | 8:00 - 9:30 | Virtual Event

A high performance board creates a tremendous advantage in your efforts to achieve long-term prosperity and success. Join us for this complimentary Overview to discover if the Business Boards Institute can help you propel your business forward.

Coaching from Above with Keith Wilson 

March 25, 2021 | 7:30 - 9:30 | Virtual Breakfast Series

Giving critical feedback is one of the most difficult parts of being a leader. This interactive workshop will give you the skills necessary to empower your team by inspiring you to deliver feedback that brings life and empowerment to others compared to causing them to feel exposed or ashamed.

Principles Course

April 7, 2021 | 8:00 - 9:30 | Virtual Event

The Principles Course is a 90-minute orientation session with other new members. You will connect in a save haven environment, where you will share you concerns, and your goals, and come away with a new sense of purpose and community. 

Overview - Roundtables

May 19, 2021 | 8:30 - 11:30 | Virtual Event

When you are leading a family or private business, the pressures and concerns that you shoulder are heavy, and so much is riding on how well you manage that load. Your work life impacts your home life, and your home life impacts your work life, too. All of it affects your health — your physical well being, and the health of your company’s bottom line. Our Executive Roundtables provide an opportunity for collaborative peer sharing about strategic and tactical business issues, within the larger context of your personal and family concerns. Consider this your very own board of advisors, whose number-one goal is to help you restore balance.

Principles Course

Aug. 5, 2021 | 8:00 - 9:30 | Goering Center, Room 369

The Principles Course is a 90-minute orientation session with other new members. You will connect in a save haven environment, where you will share you concerns, and your goals, and come away with a new sense of purpose and community. 

Conscious Leadership: Using the Enneagram to Develop Emotional Intelligence

Sep. 30, 2021 | 8:00 - Noon | Workshop | Venue TBD

It can be hard to understand why people act the way they do, yet their behavior is the single biggest factor influencing the success of every business. 

Take this half-day workshop to explore the hidden motivations behind the habitual behaviors that both help us, and get in our way. Leave with a solid understanding of your personal Enneagram type, along with a framework for developing emotional intelligence - the key to long-lasting, transformational change.

Overview - Roundtables

Oct. 20, 2021 | 8:30 - 11:30 | Goering Center, Room 369

When you are leading a family or private business, the pressures and concerns that you shoulder are heavy, and so much is riding on how well you manage that load. Your work life impacts your home life, and your home life impacts your work life, too. All of it affects your health — your physical well being, and the health of your company’s bottom line. Our Executive Roundtables provide an opportunity for collaborative peer sharing about strategic and tactical business issues, within the larger context of your personal and family concerns. Consider this your very own board of advisors, whose number-one goal is to help you restore balance.

Principles Course

Nov. 4, 2021 | 8:00 - 9:30 | Goering Center, Room 369

The Principles Course is a 90-minute orientation session with other new members. You will connect in a save haven environment, where you will share you concerns, and your goals, and come away with a new sense of purpose and community. 


As much as we miss our in-person events, even going virtual has a silver lining: unavailability no longer means you have to miss out on our invaluable knowledge and tools.

We are pleased to offer select programming on demand. Go to our Video Showcase to access our most popular, recorded programs.