25th Annual Family and Private Business Awards (FPBA)

Save the date for Tuesday, September 10, 2024!

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The annual Family and Private Business awards recognize and celebrate local businesses who demonstrate exceptional achievements of our 10 Best Practices of Family and Private Businesses.  Celebrate extraordinary businesses, volunteers and rising leaders. Nominate any family or private Cincinnati-NKY region business. Awards provide businesses with opportunities to showcase their successes and the impact they are making in our community. 


Celebrate with Us

Each September, the Goering Center recognizes and celebrates businesses, and Rising Leaders, who have demonstrated exceptional achievements in one or more of our 10 Best Practices of Successful Family and Private Businesses, thereby positively impacting their organizations and communities. We have celebrated extraordinary businesses, volunteers, and rising leaders over the past many years, as referenced on our Historical Honorees page, and it is one of our most enjoyable, powerful, and proud annual events.

Save the date for Tuesday, September 10, 2024 at the Hard Rock Casino Cincinnati

Rising Leader Nominations are Now Open! 

From October 2023 to June 2024, nine Rising Leader Finalists will be selected from a pool of nominees by an independent panel of judges. All nominees are on a leadership or succession track of a family or private business, and have successfully advanced the 10 Best Practices of Family and Private Businesses. Nominate a Rising Leader today!


Support the 25th Annual Family and Private Business Awards by becoming a sponsor!

We still have several sponsorship opportunities available! If your company is interested in added visibility and the chance to support this wonderful celebration, please contact barrieka@ucmail.uc.edu.​​​

Thank you to our 2023 Sponsors

Premier Sponsors


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For more information about the Family and Private Business Awards, contact the Goering Center team.