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.

DOWNLOAD our 2021 Events Calendar Flyer to have handy as a reference.

Overview - Business Boards Institute™ & BLUEPRINT™

July 28, 2021 | 8:00 - 9:30 | Goering Center, Room 359

A multi-year business plan, paired with a high-performance board creates tremendous advantage in your efforts to achieve long-term prosperity and success. In this complimentary Overview, discover how these opportunities can help propel your business forward.

Principles Course

Aug. 5, 2021 | 8:00 - 9:30 | Virtual Orientation

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

Fighting the Talent Flight: Top 10 Ways to Lift  Your Employee Benefits Program

Aug. 12, 2021 | 7:30 - 9:30 | Hilton Garden Inn Cincinnati Midtown

The talent flight risk is real. Researchers are forecasting that one in four American workers are searching for new jobs post pandemic. Staying ahead of employee trends can help you reduce your risk, and one of the best ways to fight the talent flight is to strengthen your benefits program. Learn the top 10 ways to lift your employee benefits program, as well as other helpful cost-containment strategies, just in time for budget season.

Now I Get It! Financial Fluency for Next Generation Leaders

Aug. 26, Sep. 2, Sep. 9, and Sep. 16 | 9:00 - 11:00 | Virtual Series

You can lead a company without developing financial acumen, but not successfully (or for very long!). Too often, next generation successors are either completely left out of, or are overwhelmed by, financial conversations. Now I Get It! empowers emerging leaders to understand their company's financial data, giving them the confidence to engage in the conversation and make better business decisions.

Overview: Next Generation Institute™

Sep. 22, 2021 | 8:00 - 9:30 | Virtual Overview

Discover how the Next Generation Institute™ can help you and your future generation with the process of preparing for transition and success. In this deeply engaging program, we show current and successive generations of your family business how to prepare and gradually transition roles and ownership when you're ready.

Conscious Leadership: Using the Enneagram to Develop Emotional Intelligence

Sep. 30, 2021 | 8:00 - Noon | Workshop | Goering Center, Room 359

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.

Roundtable Overview

Oct. 20, 2021 | 8:30 - 11:30 | Goering Center, Room 359

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 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.

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Principles Course

Nov. 4, 2021 | 8:00 - 9:30 | Goering Center, Room 359

The Principles Course is a 90-minute orientation session with other new members. You will connect in a safe 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.