CHAMBER HOLIDAY PARTY - December 12, 2019 at Northgate Mall
What a FUN party! Thanks to our fabulous Social Committee for decorating our tropical extravaganza and providing all the great activities. Thanks to Northgate Mall for their sponsorship, which allowed our attendees to enjoy free hors d'oeuvres and free beer, wine and soft drinks. Thanks to the Chamber Members who donated all the game prizes and door prizes. Thanks to the entire Chamber for giving our CEO an awesome retirement send-off, and thanks to all the attendees who made this party such an outstanding night of socializing and laughing! As these photos show, a good time was had by all!
INSIDER INFO BREAKFAST: Duke Energy Forum - December 5, 2019 at Houston Conference Center
Duke Energy executives shared information about their new Colerain facility and provided short-cut connections to help our businesses resolve energy problems more quickly. They also sponsored a full catered breakfast. Attendees provided a range of input to Duke about their challenges and ideas. It was a helpful forum for all involved!
LEADERSHIP BREAKFAST: Digital Media for Small Business - November 21, 2019 at Houston Conference Center
Attendees learned a lot about effective digital marketing efforts that deliver high impact, but at little cost. This hands-on workshop was sponsored by Red Squirrel, who provided a delicious hot breakfast. The expert presenter shared many SEO tips, as well as other digital suggestions, based on his experience at IBM and as the co-founder of a successful online marketing company.
2019 AWARDS DINNER & ANNUAL MEETING - October 17, 2019 at Pebble Creek Banquet Center
What an exciting night! About 200 Colerain Chamber members and guests celebrated the 2019 award winners and finalists, as well as recognizing another year of Chamber growth. Thanks to event sponsors Butler Tech and Rumpke, as well as all the other sponsors, donors, volunteers and staff.
POLICE & FIRE APPRECIATION BREAKFAST - September 11, 2019 at Colerain Community Center
Chamber members and guests hosted a delicious catered breakfast to thank Colerain police and fire personnel for their outstanding service to our community. Our generous sponsors made this possible; thank you to Arlington Memorial Gardens, Cincinnati Police Federal Credit Union, and Kemba Credit Union. Plaques were awarded to the 2019 Police Officer of the Year and the 2019 Firefighter/EMS of the Year.
INSIDER INFO LUNCH: U.S. CHAMBER OF COMMERCE - August 29, 2019 at Houston Conference Center
We were fortunate to host the VP of Congressional Affairs with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, who came from Washington D.C. just to meet with our Colerain Chamber! Lots of interesting information was presented relative to what's happening with Congress and the White House. Attendees also had the opportunity to ask questions and voice their concerns. We enjoyed networking and a delicious lunch, thanks to Panera, our event sponsor.
AFTER HOURS PARTY & NEW MEMBERS RECEPTION - July 18, 2019 at Snow's Lakeside Tavern
Our annual summer party was a blast, thanks again to our awesome Social Committee! We celebrated the new members who joined our Chamber since March 2019, and enjoyed great food and drinks, as well as fun networking games and prizes. Loads of fun for everyone who attended!
THIRD THURSDAY NETWORKING - June 20, 2019 at LaRosa's Colerain
It was another great networking get-together at LaRosa's in Stone Creek Center. Thank you, Rob, for the delicious food!
LUNCH & LEARN AND RUMPKE RIBBON-CUTTING - June 13, 2019 at Rumpke's new corporate headquarters
We enjoyed a sell-out Lunch & Learn at Rumpke's corporate headquarters, following a much-anticipated ribbon-cutting at this beautiful new building. We learned about Rumpke's progressive recycling operation and got an update about the landfill, and were treated to an informative building tour.
WOMEN'S NETWORKING LUNCHEON - June 11, 2019 at Chick-fil-A Colerain
All Chamber member females are invited to enjoy networking over lunch once a month, on the second Tuesday of the month. The women meet at a different Chamber member location each month, but it's always a great opportunity to connect with fellow working women!
RIBBON CUTTING AT EMERY FEDERAL CREDIT UNION - June 4, 2019 at the new Western Hills Branch on Bridgetown Rd.
HOMETOWN HERO GALA - April 25, 2019 at The Kolping Center
What an incredible night of fun and celebration! This year's Hometown Hero award went to Jeff Berding, President and General Manager of the FC Cincinnati soccer club. Our outstanding emcee was Mark Elliott of WDJO Oldies Radio, the flagship radio station of FC Cincinnati. Thank you to all the sponsors, donors, volunteers, and guests who made this such a memorable event for our Colerain Chamber!
LUNCH & LEARN AND RIBBON CUTTING - March 27, 2019 at Willow Event Center
Attendees enjoyed a delicious catered lunch while learning about the buying triggers of millennial customers as compared with other generations. This event also featured the Grand Opening ribbon cutting ceremony for our generous host, Willow Event Center (formerly Wunderland), showcasing their beautifully renovated event facility.
THIRD THURSDAY NETWORKING - March 21, 2019 at Pebble Creek Restaurant
Everyone had a great time networking and catching March Madness! Thanks to this month's host, Pebble Creek.
BOWLING NIGHT & NEW MEMBERS RECEPTION - February 22, 2019 at Colerain Bowl
We all enjoyed a delicious free dinner, thanks to our host Colerain Bowl and sponsors ABC Early Learning Center and Panera Bread Bakery Café! New members who joined since July 2018 told us about their businesses and received new member gifts and prizes. There were door prizes for regular members too, courtesy of Arlington Memorial Gardens. Some members had fun bowling, playing pool, or throwing darts, and we all had a good time socializing together!
LEADERSHIP BREAKFAST: DRIVING NEW BUSINESS WITH SOCIAL MEDIA – January 24, 2019 at Houston Conference Center
Almost 50 attendees learned how to use social media to drive new business, as well as how to measure its effectiveness and use that data to target more marketing. Thanks to Arlington Funeral Home for sponsoring this educational workshop!
CHAMBER HOLIDAY PARTY – December 13, 2018 at Northgate Mall
The Chamber’s Social Committee wowed everyone with a “Christmas Carnival” at this year’s Holiday Party! A good time was had by all, as we laughed our way through fun networking activities and carnival games, with lots of prizes. Thanks to our sponsor, Northgate Mall, we enjoyed FREE beer, wine, hors d’oeuvres, and desserts, too! It was a great way to get into the holiday spirit.
LEADERSHIP BREAKFAST: IMPROVING YOUR EXCEL SKILLS – Nov. 29, 2018 at Houston Conference Center
Two Microsoft expert trainers led this workshop to help attendees improve their skills at utilizing the popular Excel spreadsheet software. In addition to a group presentation, the Microsoft trainers worked with participants individually. Everyone also enjoyed a delicious hot breakfast, sponsored by BB Riverboats & Current Catering.