Through the help of tens of thousands of donations, ArtsWave, the planner, promoter and fundraiser for Greater Cincinnati’s arts sector, has awarded $168,805 in grants to 29 organizations across the region for various projects.
Greater Cincinnati franchised new motor vehicle retailers accounted for nearly 160,000 new and used cars sold in the region in 2017, contributing $4.58 billion in retail sales and $234 million in sales tax generated into the local economy, according to a new study conducted by the Greater Cincinnati Automobile Dealers Association (GCADA).
As we celebrate the 50th season of the Cincinnati Bengals, it’s a good time to reflect on those players who made a difference on the field and continue off of the field. Anthony Munoz is the #1 example of this sentiment. The Bengals Hall of Famer and #1 Bengals player of all time as voted this summer started his namesake foundation in 2002 to engage tristate youth in making an impact mentally, physically and spiritually.
For the first time ever, StartupCincy's digital entrepreneurs will take their products out of their online shopping carts and straight to the shelves in the Foundry at the Liberty Center in Liberty Township. For one month, Greater Cincinnati will have the chance to shop inventory created by builders right here in their own backyard.
Over the last 10 weeks, seven local businesses have worked with mentors to hone their business plan and pitch to culminate in the ArtWork’s Big Pitch presented by U.S. Bank where each had five minutes to pitch their product to a sold out crowd at Memorial Hall and five judges last Thursday evening.
The National Basketball Coaches Association (NBCA) announced today that it has entered into an exclusive alliance with Greater Cincinnati-based eCoach whereby NBA Head Coaches (both current and former NBCA members), and other team coaching staff members, will provide video content incorporating basketball skills instruction into an innovative digital curriculum. The offering, to be launched this fall, will be called eCoachBasketball, Powered by the National Basketball Coaches Association.
The seven local businesses that wereselected as finalists for the ArtWorks “Big Pitch” presented by U.S. Bank, a mentorship program and pitch competition designed for creative businesses, will make their Big Pitch on Thursday, Sept. 28, 6 p.m. at Memorial Hall, 1225 Elm Street. Each group is competing for a $15,000 business grant and a $5,000 Audience Choice grant, sponsored by U.S. Bank.
More than 1,500 P&G alumni are expected to return for the Conference entitled: “Catapulting Into the World Ahead of Us” featuring speeches and presentations by former P&G alumni including: AG Lafley, former CEO of P&G, Meg Whitman, CEO of Hewlett Packard Enterprises, Jim McNerney, former CEO Boeing/3M, and Scott Cook, Intuit Founder & Chairman.
Eight local businesses which were selected as finalists for the ArtWorks “Big Pitch” presented by U.S. Bank, a mentorship program and pitch competition designed for creative businesses, have been matched with a U.S. Bank small business specialist along with local business mentor.
Major Leaguers will let their personalities and passions shine during Players Weekend, a newly created event taking place during all MLB games scheduled between August 25th-27th, it was announced today by Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association.
Throughout July and August, Circle Tail, Inc. will be the charity honoree of the Liberty Center Foundation’s Change for Charities program where a portion of parking meter proceeds at Liberty Center benefit local non-profits.
In an era when the longest college basketball winning streak belongs to a women’s team and the U.S. National women’s soccer team has gold medals and World Cup titles that the men’s team can only dream about, it might seem unimaginable that American athletics wasn’t always this way.
ArtWorks is seeking Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky-based creative business owners and entrepreneurs that offer creative services or artisan goods to apply for the fourth annual ArtWorks Big Pitch presented by U.S. Bank, a mentorship program and pitch competition for established creative businesses.
Want a job in the arts? A new national report shows which states give you the best chance of landing the job you want in the creative field. And the report shows the economic importance of the arts as employers. It’s the first time the report has been segmented by state and a useful tool for state leaders.
About 2,000 American women and an estimated 3,500 globally have been diagnosed with LAM or lymphangioleiomyomatosis, a progressive and deadly rare lung disease which affects women during the prime of their lives. One in 10 Americans is affected by a rare disease, and there are 7,000 rare diseases with only 500 having a known treatment.
Representatives of Film Cincinnati, including Kristen Schlotman, executive director, will be leaving Wednesday for the Cannes Film Festival in support of Cincinnati-made movies, including The Killing of a Sacred Deer, shot in the Cincinnati area last year.
ArtsWave has awarded 18 new Catalyzing Impact grants, investing $122,300 in support of a variety of arts projects and programs throughout the Greater Cincinnati region happening this summer and early fall.
When participants head for the start line this Saturday morning for the Flying Pig Toyota 10K, there’ll be youngsters sprinting and there’ll be seniors walking; there will be first-timers and there’ll be veterans. And in the middle of the group of thousands will be 10 students from the Art Academy of Cincinnati, lining up for their final project in a one-of-a-kind class called “Creative Running.”
ArtWorks is seeking Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky-based creative business owners and entrepreneurs that offer creative services or artisan goods to apply for the fourth annual ArtWorks Big Pitch presented by U.S. Bank, a mentorship program and pitch competition for established creative businesses. Applications will be accepted from April 24 until June 23 at ArtWorksCincinnati.org.
A new franchising concept in boutique fitness and hospitality events space will open in April in Rookwood Exchange. @ The LB Rookwood, located adjacent to Bravo Cucina Italiana, will offer a flexible space for boutique fitness instructors while providing a new premium rental space for hospitality events.
Last year was a record-breaking year for the Cincinnati USA Regional Tourism Network. Driven by the launch of Cincinnati USA’s first regional leisure tourism marketing campaign co-created with ArtsWave, the RTN’s leisure tourism initiatives delivered some of the largest historical gains in RTN history.
Taste of Cincinnati, produced by the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber and presented by Budweiser, will shift its 2017 location two blocks east. Taste of Cincinnati, May 27-29, will remain on Fifth Street in downtown Cincinnati and run from Main Street to Sentinel and beyond to the ramps of I-71 and Columbia Parkway.
Fernside, established in 1986, as the nation’s second oldest children's grief center, remains today a national leader in providing grief support services and outreach and education to the community and families. An affiliate of Hospice of Cincinnati, Fernside services compliment Hospice of Cincinnati's comprehensive bereavement program by addressing the unique needs of children. Fernside provides all services free of charge with the help of generous donors who support our mission.
Film Cincinnati marks its 30th anniversary in 2017 with a newly designed website (www.filmcincinnati.com) and a new partnership program to connect the community with the growing Cincinnati film industry.