Cincinnati Keynote Speaker

Patrick Schwerdtfeger is available to speak in Cincinnati as a leading authority on technology, online marketing and global business trends. He covered social media at a Cincinnati business event (co-sponsored by Comcast Cable and Bloomberg TV) in 2012 and is eager to come back to the Queen City. Patrick is the author of the award-winning book Marketing Shortcuts for the Self-Employed (2011, Wiley) and a regular speaker for Bloomberg TV. If you are planning a business conference at the Duke Energy Convention Center on Elm Street, the Kingsgate Marriott Conference Center, the Cintas Center at Xavier University or some other convention space in Cincinnati, Ohio, Patrick will deliver the buzz and energy you’re looking for. As a motivational speaker, his #1 objective is to leave attendees excited, inspired and energized to take action and see tangible results.

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Cincinnati has many conference facilities, including:

  • Kingsgate Marriott Conference Center at the University of Cincinnati on Goodman Drive
  • Duke Energy Convention Center on Elm Street
  • Cintas Center on Xavier University Herald Avenue
  • Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza on West Fifth Street
  • Cincinnati Airport Marriott on Progress Drive
  • Other meeting spaces in Cheviot, Covington and Kenwood


General Information about Cincinnati, Ohio, for Meeting Planners

Planning a business meeting or conference in Cincinnati, Ohio? Here are a few details to start your journey: Cincinnati is surrounded by the convenient I-275 freeway loop that encircles the entire city. It is home to a flourishing cultural and tourist-oriented scene, with tons of great attractions, restaurants and landmarks. Home of the Cincinnati Reds and Bengals, it also is the repository of one of the largest collection in the world of Italianate architecture, as well as one of the nation’s biggest historical districts. Billions of dollars are presently being invested in this already-vibrant city for development. This is a community on the go. Here is Patrick’s economic forecast for America.


2014 Business Conventions in Cincinnati, Ohio

Numerous business conventions will be held in Cincinnati in 2014. The LaunchCincy: Entrepreneurship Workshop will be held by Price Hill Will in January at Imago on Enright Avenue. Network After Work will be organizing their first event Network After Work Cincinnati at 601 Lounge on Main Street in January. The FIRST 2014 Awesome Cincinnati Recruiter Networking Lunch will be held in January at the Towers of Kenwood. A Trade Compliance Seminar in Cincinnati ‘Import Documentation and Procedures’ will be held in February at the Global Training Center near Vine Street. It is being organized by International Trade Training.

2013 Business Conferences in Cincinnati, Ohio

2013 will bring many conventions taking place in Cincinnati. Some of these yearly events include Ohio Genealogical Society’s OGS Annual Conference, ‘Expanding Your Ancestry Through Technology’ at the Millennium Hotel in April. In the same month, the Great Homeschool Convention is also holding their 2013 Midwest Homeschool Convention at Duke Energy Center. On the other hand, the Gait and Clinical Movement Analysis Society, along with Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, is hosting an Annual Meeting at Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza in May. Moreover, the National Fraternal Order of Police will conduct the 61st National Conference and Exposition in August.

Speaking Opportunities for Aspiring Speakers in Cincinnati

Cincinnati Toastmasters clubs are a great place for Ohio aspiring speakers to practice their craft. Downtown Toastmasters Club meets at PNC Tower-Lower Level on West Fourth Street (Wednesday at 12:00 PM), Kroger Food for Thought Club meets at Kroger General Office on Vine Street Cincinnati (Wednesday at 11:45 AM), Speak 2 Connect meets at GBBN Architects on East 8th Street Cincinnati (Thursday at 12:00 PM) and Cincinnati Breakfast Club meets at Cincinnati Masonic Center on East 5th Street (Wednesday at 7:15 AM).

Cincinnati Food Choices for Convention Attendees

No matter how demanding your convention or conference schedule is, do try to make time for a meal at one of Cincinnati’s popular restaurants. Nicola’s Ristorante tops the list for delectable Italian dishes. You’ll know from just the bread basket that you’re in for a real treat here, and you won’t leave hungry. Orchids Restaurant at Palm Court has a slightly pricier menu in the beautiful art-deco atrium of one of Cincinnati’s oldest skyscrapers. Here, you will find a gourmet international cuisine menu…try the chef’s tasting list. Nothing will do but a great steak, you say? Go to The Precinct for your heart’s desire in ambiance, service and flavor inspirations.

Cincinnati Attractions for Conference Delegates

If you can get away from your business conference long enough, you’ll discover a vast array of fun things to do in Cincinnati. How about an hour to see the Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption, a gothic cathedral reminiscent of Paris’ famous Notre Dame? Museums abound in Cincinnati, and the Cincinnati Art Museum and Museum Center at Union Terminal are among the finest. With a little planning, you might be able to catch a pro-baseball game or a performance by the world-famed Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra while you’re in town!

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