November Program: Regional Economic Development

    November 15, 2018
    11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
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    Jack Casino
    1000 Broadway Street
    Cincinnati, OH 45202

    Join Greater Cincinnati SMPS to get an inside look at some of the exciting projects in the works across the Tri-State.

    Trying to uncover the latest news on projects that are starting to unfold in Greater Cincinnati? Want to grow your relationship with the economic development directors from around the region? Join us for a roundtable format luncheon to hear directly from leading economic development pros about projects they are working to deliver in their city or county. This is your chance to get the inside track on critical details that will help your firm know about projects before any RFPs are released.


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    Please contact Jason Weier at to learn how you can support this or future programs

    More about the speakers:

    Confirmed Speakers (Others to be Announced):

    • Michele Blair, Economic Development Director, City of Mason, Ohio
    • Catherine Fitzgerald, Hamilton County Development Corporation
    • Brooke Duncan, Community Development Manager, Uptown Consortium
    • David Elmer, Director of Administrative Services, Village of Evendale, Ohio
    • Adele Evans, Assistant Director, Department of Community & Economic Development, Clermont County, Ohio
    • Christine Russell, Director of Economic Development, City of Springdale
    • Neil Hensley, Economic Development Director, City of Blue Ash, Ohio
    • Matt Schnipke, Director of Economic Development, Warren County, Ohio 
    • Aaron Wiegand, Director, Community Development, City of West Chester, Ohio
    • Jennifer Panepinto, Northern Kentucky Tri-Ed


    11:30: Networking and Registration 

    11:45 am - 1PM: Program - Please note the program and lunch begin promptly at 11:45 am.

    Entree: Roast Pork Loin with Whipped Sweet Potatoes, Haricot Vert with Sliced Almonds and Cranberries, and a Port Wine Reduction
    Vegan Entree: Marinated Grilled Portabella Mushrooms with Wilted Spinach, Roasted Potatoes, Steamed Asparagus, and Red Pepper Coulis
    Dessert: New York Cheesecake with Chantilly Cream, Fresh Berries, and Raspberry Compote

    For any questions on this program or registration, please contact Katy Crossen at or 513-527-1820.

    Online registration closes at 5 pm on Monday, November 12. Anyone (including members) wishing to register after this cutoff date will be charged the walk-in rate. Kindly register in a timely manner to ensure you are not charged additional fees.


    $40.00 Greater Cincinnati SMPS Member
    $75.00 after 05:01 pm November 12

    $65.00 Non Member
    $75.00 after 05:01 pm November 12

    $55.00 Partnering Organizations (ACI, ABC, NAWIC, SDA, ASPE)
    $75.00 after 05:01 pm November 12

    $40.00 Current Members of Another SMPS Chapter
    $75.00 after 05:01 pm November 12

    $75.00 Walk-in

    $15.00 Student Member
    $30.00 after 05:01 pm November 12