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Associations / Business Trade Market Segment

Cincinnati USA is the first-class location in the Midwest for association meetings, trade shows and business trade conventions.

Mary Beth Baluta - Regional Director of Sales, Washington DC Office
Mary Beth Baluta
Regional Director of Sales, Washington DC Office

P: 703.892.0330
F: 703.746.0010
Kathy Dawn - Senior Sales Manager
Kathy Dawn
Senior Sales Manager

P: 513.632.5397
F: 513.621.2156
Jennifer Green - Senior Sales Manager
Jennifer Green
Senior Sales Manager

P: 513.632.5398
F: 513.621.2156
  • Meet your team: Cincinnati USA CVB has a dedicated team of industry experts to business trade and association groups. 
  • Newly expanded and renovated best-in-class Duke Energy Convention Center makes meetings affordable. Few restrictions, flexible labor and few exclusives make meetings easy. The stunning Grand Ballroom is an elegant backdrop for memorable events. The entire center is easily accessible and three floors make it compact and easy to navigate. 
  • Potential exhibitors are attracted to Cincinnati More than 300 foreign-owned firms, nine Fortune 500 companies and seven Fortune 1000 companies are headquartered here, including brand leaders such as Macy's, Procter & Gamble and Chiquita. Cincinnati USA is the center of the region's global business community, offering convenient access and affordability that is attractive to potential trade show exhibitors.
  • Nationally recognized Convention Services Department recently received the Meetings and Convention Hall of Fame Award in addition to Successful Meeting Pinnacle Award and ACOM Convention Services Manager Award.
  • Extremely accessible to delegates by air and ground transportation. Cincinnati USA is located within 500 miles of 60% of the nations population. The Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Airport boasts nearly 200 daily flights, with 40 destinations nonstop.
  • Diversity. A diverse city, multicultural groups are well represented with active French-American, African American, Chinese and Hispanic Chambers of Commerce. Our multicultural history and culture is celebrated in business and with local festivals, museums and events.
  • Very safe. Cincinnati USA is ranked in top five for the safest metro area for walkers (The Mean Streets report from the Surface Transportation Policy Project).
  • World-class amenities. Old world charm. Nestled in the beautiful hills and riverscapes of Southwest Ohio, Cincinnati USA is renowned for its impressive depth of world-class arts, culture, history and major league sports, and boasts $2 billion invested in recent downtown developments.
  • Prestigious endorsements of Cincinnati by national associations such as Society of Chemists, NAACP, and National Society of Hispanic MBAs. 
  • "Cincinnati has the best CVB I have ever worked with". Conference Coordinator, Society of Plastics Engineers, Gwen Mathis