Events

Kerry Murray of SpotOn Productions asking question on mic as Carol Butler of Goering Center listens at luncheon table.

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.

Workshop | Show Me the Money: Higher Profits Through Better Pricing

Does your business lack pricing power? Are you projecting to the marketplace that you are merely good, average, or mediocre? Join Casey Brown's interactive workshop to learn how you can shift your pricing paradigm to radically boost profitability. You can leave fearless about raising prices and gain the confidence you need to get paid what you're worth.

January 16, 2020
7:30 a.m. to Noon
Venue TBD

Luncheon Series | Marketing Madness! How to Sell Anything

Every business wants to grow, but many lack the marketing resources that are the backbone of any sales strategy. In this highly interactive presentation, Sonya Hall and Paula Asmus will share a simple approach to developing a one-page marketing strategy that can be completed in hours. You and your tablemates will form a mock company, brainstorm a new product, identify a target audience and then use real-time Voice of Customer tools to build a canvas and hit the market with a well-planned strategy.

January 23, 2020
11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Four Points by Sheraton Cincinnati North
7500 Tylers Place Blvd., West Chester, OH 45069

Overview Breakfast | Leadership Development Institute

Whether you lead a business or a team, you need to maximize your effectiveness. Develop self-awareness, learn to work with others, build teams and solve problems. If you are ready to create an organization where people want to do their best, join us for the complimentary overview breakfast.

January 29, 2020
7:30 to 9:30 a.m.
Goering Center, Room 359
225 Calhoun St., Cincinnati, OH 54219

Ed Forum | 2020 Economic Forecast with Alan Beaulieu

Dr. Alan Beaulieu, President of ITR Economics, demystifies economics in a way that everyone can understand, and enjoy. This February, Alan will be joined by Connor Lokar, Economist at ITR Economics, and together they will discuss the economic trends of 2020. Will employment, energy prices, inflation, or interest rates be impacted? Should the generations take a different approach to making practical and profitable business decisions? Get the answers on February 6.

February 6, 2020
7:30 to 10:00 a.m.
Radisson Hotel Cincinnati Riverfront
668 W 5th St., Covington, KY 41011

Principles Course

The Principles Course is a half-day workshop that helps family and private businesses understand the unique dynamics within their organization. You will learn how to leverage Goering Center resources and tools to survive challenging times and create successful strategies for future leaders.

February 20, 2020
7:30 to 11:45 a.m.
Goering Center, Room 359
225 Calhoun St., Cincinnati, OH 45219

Overview Breakfast | Business Boards Institute

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.

February 25, 2020
7:30 to 9:30 a.m.
Goering Center, Room 359
225 Calhoun St., Cincinnati, OH 45219

Principles Course

The Principles Course is a half-day workshop that helps family and private businesses understand the unique dynamics within their organization. You will learn how to leverage Goering Center resources and tools to survive challenging times and create successful strategies for future leaders.

March 19, 2020
7:30 to 11:45 a.m.
Goering Center, Room 359
225 Calhoun St., Cincinnati, OH 54219

Breakfast Series

March 24, 2020
7:30 to 9:30 a.m.
The Grand Ballroom
6 East 5th St., Covington, KY 41011

Workshop

April 2, 2020
7:30 a.m. to Noon
Venue TBD

Luncheon Series

April 23, 2020
11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Venue TBD

Roundtable Overview

The Goering Center is hosting a complimentary Roundtable Overview. Participants will experience a “trial” roundtable meeting to see if this roundtable is right for them.

May 7, 2020
8:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Goering Center, Room 359
225 Calhoun St., Cincinnati, OH 45219

Principles Course

The Principles Course is a half-day workshop that helps family and private businesses understand the unique dynamics within their organization. You will learn how to leverage Goering Center resources and tools to survive challenging times and create successful strategies for future leaders.

May 14, 2020
7:30 to 11:45 a.m.
Goering Center, Room 359
225 Calhoun St., Cincinnati, OH 45219

Educational Social Hour

May 21, 2020
4:00 to 6:00 p.m.
Venue TBD

Luncheon Series

June 4, 2020
11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Venue TBD

Overview Breakfast: Communication and Culture Institute

The Goering Center is hosting a complimentary Overview Breakfast for the Communication & Culture Institute, to provide an opportunity for families and leadership teams to explore this institute. Join us for breakfast and discover if the Communication & Culture Institute is right for you and your team members!

June 11, 2020
7:30 to 9:30 a.m. 
Goering Center, Room 359
225 Calhoun St., Cincinnati, OH 45219

Principles Course

The Principles Course is a half-day workshop that helps family and private businesses understand the unique dynamics within their organization. You will learn how to leverage Goering Center resources and tools to survive challenging times and create successful strategies for future leaders.

June 18, 2020
7:30 to 11:45 a.m.
Goering Center, Room 359
225 Calhoun St., Cincinnati, OH 45219

Principles Course

The Principles Course is a half-day workshop that helps family and private businesses understand the unique dynamics within their organization. You will learn how to leverage Goering Center resources and tools to survive challenging times and create successful strategies for future leaders.

August 20, 2020
7:30 to 11:45 a.m.
Goering Center, Room 359
225 Calhoun St., Cincinnati, OH 45219

Breakfast Series

August 25, 2020
7:30 to 9:30 a.m. 
Venue TBD

Roundtable Overview Meeting

The Goering Center is hosting a complimentary Roundtable Overview. Participants will experience a “trial” roundtable meeting to see if this roundtable is right for them.

August 27, 2020
8:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Goering Center, Room 359
225 Calhoun St., Cincinnati, OH 54219

Family and Private Business Awards

The Family and Private Business Awards is a region-wide event designed to showcase the unique successes of Greater Cincinnati’s family and private businesses that have contributed to our economy, community growth, and reflect best business practices.

The awards are intended to embrace the full range of family and private business — large and small, new and old, whether members of the Goering Center or not — as a way to recognize the important role that these enterprises play in the vitality of our region.

September 15, 2020
5:30 to 9:00 p.m.
JACK Casino 
1000 Broadway St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Principles Course

The Principles Course is a half-day workshop that helps family and private businesses understand the unique dynamics within their organization. You will learn how to leverage Goering Center resources and tools to survive challenging times and create successful strategies for future leaders.

September 17, 2020
7:30 to 11:45 a.m.
Goering Center, Room 359
225 Calhoun St., Cincinnati, OH 45219

Overview Breakfast: Next Generation Institute

The Goering Center is hosting a complimentary Overview Breakfast for the Next Generation Institute, to provide an opportunity for current and successive generations to explore this institute.

Join us to discover if NGI can help you and your future generation with the process of preparing for transition and success.

September 22, 2020
7:30 to 9:30 a.m. 
Goering Center, Room 359
225 Calhoun St., Cincinnati, OH 45219

Educational Social Hour

September 24, 2020
4:00 to 6:00 p.m.
Venue TBD

Ed Forum | Lift! 2021

2020 is rich with opportunity to elevate our vision of success: as individual companies, and collectively, as a community that wants to make Greater Cincinnati an economic benchmark region.

If you own a family or private business, you must be clear on what you are trying to achieve. You must be capable of communicating that vision to your team, and that team must be aligned – and excited by – their shared pursuit of that vision. Join us October 15 for a high-energy, high impact, half-day session that will help you close the year out strong, and suit up for a stellar start to a decade of lift.

October 8, 2020
7:30 to 10:00 a.m.
Venue TBD

Roundtable Overview

The Goering Center is hosting a complimentary Roundtable Overview. Participants will experience a “trial” roundtable meeting to see if this roundtable is right for them.

October 15, 2020
8:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Goering Center, Room 359
225 Calhoun St., Cincinnati, OH 45219

Breakfast Series

November 4, 2020
7:30 to 9:30 a.m.
Venue TBD

Workshop

November 5, 2020
7:30 a.m. to Noon
Venue TBD

Principles Course

The Principles Course is a half-day workshop that helps family and private businesses understand the unique dynamics within their organization. You will learn how to leverage Goering Center resources and tools to survive challenging times and create successful strategies for future leaders.

November 19, 2020
7:30 to 11:45 a.m.
Goering Center, Room 359
225 Calhoun St., Cincinnati, OH 45219