Events Calendar

Luncheon Series | Small Giants: Be Great, Not Big

Small Giants are companies led by purpose-driven leaders who believe that success is about growing a business with purpose. Putting people before profits and greatness before growth takes courage.

Paul Spiegelman, co-founder of the Small Giants Community, will be speaking about the courage it takes to be a purpose-driven leader. Paul will ignite your passion for values-driven leadership, inspiring you to let purpose and people drive your business strategies.

April 25, 2019
11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Sharonville Convention Center
11355 Chester Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45246

Principles Course

This half-day workshop helps family and private businesses understand the unique dynamics within their organizations. Sessions are offered throughout the year.

May 9, 2019
7:30 to 11:45 a.m.
Goering Center, Room 359
225 Calhoun St, Cincinnati, OH 45219

Social & Learning Event | Inclusive Capitalism

“Rising tides lift all boats.”  That’s the core message of inclusive capitalism.

Join us for a Happy Hour where local business leaders will share how capitalism for all has impacted their business and contributed to the region’s economy. This inspiring event will highlight the role we all play in lifting up one another.

May 16, 2019
4:00 to 6:00 p.m.
Rhinegeist Brewery
1910 Elm St, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Aileron Event| Interpreting Your Financial Results

This 6-hour Aileron workshop will give you the tools and knowledge you need to read behind the numbers of your financial statements. You’ll learn about finance basics and best practices, find out how to read and analyze your financial statements, and tap into practical concepts that can help you make sound business decisions.

May 23, 2019
8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Goering Center
225 Calhoun St, Cincinnati, OH 45219

Overview Breakfast | Communication & 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 4, 2019
7:30 to 9:30 a.m.
Goering Center, Room 359
225 Calhoun St, Cincinnati, OH 45219

Luncheon Series | Business Risk: Workplace Civility

The modern-day workplace is full of landmines that management teams navigate on a daily basis. One misstep and the finances and reputation of your business are put at risk.

This luncheon has an HR focus that will provide tools for all levels of management, so they’re empowered to confront workplace behavior issues, from the subtle to the severe.  

June 6, 2019
11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Sharonville Convention Center 
11355 Chester Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45246

Strategic Planning Institute: Kickoff Session

The Strategic Planning Institute empowers your team with a straightforward action plan that clarifies the future direction of your business and prioritizes the work that your management team will lead.

The program is designed for leadership teams who are serious about competing in their space and who are ready to take the steps necessary to implement a winning game plan.

2019 Session Dates: June 13, June 20, June 27 and July 25
7:30 a.m. to Noon
Goering Center, Room 352
225 Calhoun St, Cincinnati, OH 45219

Principles Course

This half-day workshop helps family and private businesses understand the unique dynamics within their organizations. Sessions are offered throughout the year.

June 13, 2019
7:30 to 11:45 a.m.
Goering Center, Room 359
225 Calhoun St, Cincinnati, OH 45219

Principles Course

This half-day workshop helps family and private businesses understand the unique dynamics within their organizations. Sessions are offered throughout the year.

August 8, 2019
7:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.
Goering Center, Room 359
225 Calhoun St, Cincinnati, OH 45219

Communication & Culture Institute: Kickoff Session

It's well documented that a company's culture can directly impact revenue and profits – for better, or for worse. But it takes self-awareness, skill development, and above all, practice, to positively impact your bottom line.

At the heart of every healthy culture are leaders who can communicate effectively. Whether you are working to transform a toxic culture, or trying to go from good to great, the Communication & Culture Institute will equip you and your team to inspire meaningful change.

2019 Session Dates: Aug. 21, Sept. 4, Sept. 18, Oct. 2, Oct. 16, Oct. 30
7:30 a.m. to Noon
Goering Center, Room 359
225 Calhoun St, Cincinnati, OH 45219

Core Member Breakfast | Get Paid Like You Are Excellent: Shift Your Pricing Paradigm to Radically Boost Profits

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 will leave fearless about raising prices and gain the confidence you need to get paid what you're worth.

August 27, 2019
7:30 to 9:30 a.m.
Sharonville Convention Center
11355 Chester Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45246

Roundtable Overview Meeting 

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

The best learning opportunities at the Goering Center are when members learn from their peers. Our Executive Roundtables provide this forum. Eight to ten members meet in an atmosphere of confidentiality, trust and openness to share in each other’s business, family and personal experiences.

August 29, 2019
8:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Goering Center, Room 359
255 Calhoun St, Cincinnati, OH 45219

Principles Course

This half-day workshop helps family and private businesses understand the unique dynamics within their organizations. Sessions are offered throughout the year.

September 9, 2019
7:30 to 11:45 a.m.
Goering Center, Room 359
225 Calhoun St, Cincinnati, OH 45219

20th Annual Family & Private Business Awards

Join us Downtown for our annual awards event to celebrate successful family and private businesses in the Greater Cincinnati region.

September 10, 2019
5:30 to 9:00 p.m.
JACK Casino
1000 Broadway St, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Social & Learning Event | Rediscover Purpose: In Your Life, In Your Job and In Your Company

Understanding purpose is a trait of great leaders but even the best ones need to take time to realign. Hit the pause button and join us for an interactive event designed to help you rediscover your deepest motivators.

Come away with renewed clarity and ready to define purpose in all areas of your life.

September 19, 2019
4:00 to 6:00 p.m.
Venue TBD

Please check back at a later time for registration link.

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 24, 2019
7:30 to 9:30 a.m.
Goering Center, Room 359
225 Calhoun St, Cincinnati, OH 45219

Symposium | Goering Center Summit

October 3, 2019
7:30 a.m. to Noon
Sharonville Convention Center
11355 Chester Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45246

Roundtable Overview Meeting

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

The best learning opportunities at the Goering Center are when members learn from their peers. Our Executive Roundtables provide this forum. Eight to ten members meet in an atmosphere of confidentiality, trust and openness to share in each other’s business, family and personal experiences.

October 15, 2019
8:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Goering Center, Room 359
255 Calhoun St, Cincinnati, OH 45219

Luncheon Series | Mind Your Own Business

If your business collects any kind of data, communicates via email or uses the Internet, you have a potential privacy issue.

Our panel of experts will take us through the reasonable expectations you need to consider when protecting the privacy of your customers, your employees and your intellectual property.

October 24, 2019
11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Sharonville Convention Center
11355 Chester Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45246

Core Member Breakfast | Finish Big: How to Make Your Retirement Meaningful (ESOP & Legacy Options)

Family and private businesses spend most of their time creating and growing a business. But if you want to finish big, you have to work on your end-game.

Come to our members'-only breakfast and hear from a panel of business owners who each took a different approach to transitioning their business.  You'll leave with actionable steps to help you decide what's best for your business and family.

November 7, 2019
7:30 to 9:30 a.m.
Sharonville Convention Center
11355 Chester Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45246

Next Generation Institute®: Kickoff Session

In this deeply engaging eight-session half day forum we show current and successive generations of your family business how to prepare and gradually transition roles and ownership when you're ready.

2019-20 Session Dates: Nov. 12, Dec. 10, Jan. 7, Feb. 11, Mar. 11, Apr. 22, May 13, June 10
7:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Sharonville Convention Center
11355 Chester Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45246

Principles Course

This half-day workshop helps family and private businesses understand the unique dynamics within their organizations. Sessions are offered throughout the year.

November 14, 2019
7:30 to 11:45 a.m.
Goering Center, Room 359
225 Calhoun St, Cincinnati, OH 45219