Champion the Region’s Unique Assets
We produce large-scale community events, celebrate diversity, enliven the community, stimulate the local economy, and cultivate community building.
People, Businesses, and Events Infuse Our Region with Vibrancy
We believe in the power of community and celebrate the diversity of our region’s offerings. These are the experiences and stories that connect and bind us – cultivating senses of place and belonging. Whether you are a Cincinnati-native, a newcomer, or a visitor, we want you to feel welcome and invite you to celebrate community with us. Unwind the threads of our unique tapestry and discover what makes our region shine.
Realm is a quarterly print publication connecting area executives with each other and with news, resources, and opportunities designed to help them succeed and is mailed to more than 4,500 executives throughout the region. The joint project of the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber and Cincinnati Magazine was named Best Business Publication in Ohio by the Cleveland Press Club’s 2020 Excellence in Journalism Awards.
CX is a resource available for the region’s organizations, institutions, and companies to use in their own marketing efforts. CX exists to show the world that the Cincinnati region is an amazing place for building a life, a business, or an awesome getaway.
Asian Food Fest
Celebrate the diversity within our local Asian American community with authentic cultural performances and delicious cuisine. This vibrant community festival celebrates culture and cuisine from Asian countries including Vietnam, Thailand, Philippines, China, India, Indonesia, and Malaysia. The festival also features live entertainment, local craft and Asian beer, fun family activities, and more.
Witness a rare display of artistry and experience enchanting activities from around the globe at BLINK – the largest light, art, and projection mapping event in the nation. This festival spans 30+ blocks from Over-the-Rhine to Covington, KY featuring largescale projection mapping, murals, urban artscapes, media light, interactive art and diverse, eclectic entertainment. BLINK shines a light – literally and figuratively – on our region’s creative community and beautiful architecture.
Experience the region’s rich German heritage and celebrate community with savory food, beer, and lively music at America’s largest Oktoberfest. The tradition began in 1976 as a block party and since its humble beginnings, the event has grown to be recognized as the nation’s largest Oktoberfest.
Taste of Cincinnati®
Taste of Cincinnati is the nation’s longest running free culinary arts festival. This 3-day food and entertainment extravaganza takes place in downtown Cincinnati featuring more than 65 restaurants, food trucks, and Findlay Market vendors from across the region serving up delicious and delectable menu items as well as a large variety of beers and continuous live entertainment throughout the event.
Storefronts to the Forefront
Produced by Duke Energy and the Cincinnati Chamber, this initiative is designed to further strengthen our region’s many unique neighborhood business districts. This is year Storefronts to the Forefront offered $5,000 grants to existing storefront businesses located in Mt Washington, Oakley, Goshen and Clifton in Ohio and Dayton, Kentucky. Recipients will be able to use the funds for capital improvements, marketing support, expansion investments, or other growth-related efforts. In addition, Storefronts to the Forefront will promote the business and surrounding district.