Events Calendar

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.

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 a roundtable is right for them.

The best learning opportunities at the Goering Center are when members learn from their peers. Our Executive Roundtables provide this opportunity. Eight to ten members meet in an atmosphere of confidentiality, trust and openness to share 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.
New Riff Distillery
24 Distillery Way, Newport, KY 41073

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 a roundtable is right for them.

The best learning opportunities at the Goering Center are when members learn from their peers. Our Executive Roundtables provide this opportunity. Eight to ten members meet in an atmosphere of confidentiality, trust and openness to share 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