21st Annual Family and Private Business Awards

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Attend the Awards

September 15, 2020 | 5:30 - 9:00 p.m. | JACK Cincinnati Casino

The Goering Center 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 and community growth, and that 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 plays in the vitality of our region.

2019 Semi-Finalists

Afidence; Batesville Products Inc; Best Upon Request Corporate Inc; Beyond Exercise; BGR Inc; Big Idea Group; BonBonerie; Brandflick; BRG Realty Group; Bullen Ultrasonics Inc; CareStar Inc; Cincinnati Incorporated; Clippard Instrument Laboratory Inc; Conger Construction Group; Crescent; Custom Design Benefits; Decal Impressions; Designed for Destiny; Donnellon McCarthy Enterprises; Druffel Design and Landscape; Eccrine Systems Inc;

Emersion Design; EMI Research Solutions; Empower; Enerfab Inc; Flagship Communities; Furniture Fair; GSR Brands (Gold Star/Tom and Chee); HealthWorks; Helium SEO; HCM Wealth Advisors; HGC Group of Companies; Horan; Humacare Inc dba IronRoad; Integrity Express Logistics; Intrinzic Inc; Intrust IT; Johnson Investment Counsel; Kingsgate Logistics; Kroner Dry Cleaners;

Lexington Hotel Group; Max Technical Training; McGohan Brabender; MCM CPAs & Advisors LLP; Mesa Industries Inc.; Mike's Carwash; Monti Incorporated; MSA Design; Necco; North Side Bank and Trust Co; O'Keeffe PR and Marketing Solutions; Omega Processing Solutions LLC; Pedco E & A Services; Powernet; Projects Unlimited Inc; Relevate Health Group;

Riegler Blacktop Inc; RiskSource Clark-Theders; Riverside Electric Inc; Rosselot Financial Group; Salix Data; SellYourMac.com; Sibcy Cline Realtors; Steinhauser Inc; Strategic HR Inc; Sweets & Meats BBQ; Taylor Logistics; The Garage Group; The Matrix Companies; The Myers Y Cooper Company; TorchPrep; Trophy Awards; Ulmer's Autocare; Wildflower Cafe; Wm. Kramer & Son Inc.


Companies submitted applications that summarized their accomplishments in the following areas:

  • Having a vision for the legacy they are working to create
  • Their approach and investment in developing leadership qualities in their teams
  • Their ongoing work to create a strong, inclusive and healthy culture

For more information about the Family and Private Business Awards, please contact Cathy Decker at cathy.decker@uc.edu or 513-556-7185. See photos and winners from the 20th annual awards, here.