We join forces with other organizations to advance the economic development and cultural vibrancy of the Cincinnati region.
Partnerships that Move Our Region Forward
Through private and public partnerships, we extend our support to deliver upon regional initiatives that strengthen the economic success of the businesses and people who call our region home. These efforts coincide with our strategies to support the local business economy, strengthen the region’s talent ecosystem, and champion the region’s unique assets.
Center for Research & Data
The Cincinnati Chamber’s Center for Research & Data is an initiative to deliver data-driven analysis regarding vital regional indicators and outcomes. Through actionable insights, the Center helps regional leaders, community partners, and policymakers make informed decisions around priorities like talent attraction, inclusive economic growth, and community-wide goals.
A collaborative initiative of the Cincinnati Chamber, City of Cincinnati, and more than 65 community partners. Advances the economic and cultural inclusion of immigrants and refugees to enhance the overall vibrancy and economic growth of the Cincinnati region.
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.
Cincinnati Future Commissions
The Cincinnati Futures Commission is an independent group of business and community leaders whose goal is to develop recommendations that lay the foundation of economic growth and fiscal sustainability for the City of Cincinnati over the next decade.
Cincinnati Minority Business Accelerator
The Accelerator is a product of the Cincinnati Action Now (CAN) Commission, which was spawned from Cincinnati’s civil unrest of 2001. It was created to address the racial disparities in business ownership in the region, drive economic activity, and increase employment in underemployed segments. The Accelerator’s mission is to increase economic inclusion and empowerment in the Cincinnati region by providing customized analysis, resources, and funding to accelerate the growth of scalable, Minority-owned businesses.
The Connected Region is an initiative of the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber that is guided by business and community leaders and focused on advocating for policy change and building partnerships between the public and private sector to develop a transportation system that connects people to jobs, education, health care and all that our region has to offer.
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.
REDI is the first point of contact for companies considering the 16-country, three-state Cincinnati region as a perfect place to locate and grow. The team at REDI consists of economic development experts who bring the area’s top business and community leaders together to ignite the regional economy. The Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber partners with REDI on many initiatives to bolster the livability of the region.
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.
Women of Color in Tech
Through a grant from JPMorgan Chase and support from Google, the Cincinnati Regional Chamber and the Workforce Innovation Center are partnering with the Urban League of Greater Southwestern Ohio, Community Action Agency – Cincinnati | Hamilton County (CAA), Brighton Center, and the Gaskins Foundation to offer Women of Color in Tech. The program helps women of color in the Cincinnati region prepare for new careers in high-growth fields by offering Google Career Certificates paired with wrap-around support.