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Thursday, July 23
 

9:00am

Art Academy of Cincinnati
Limited Capacity seats available

Session Title: Deconstruction, Critical Thinking and Visual Language

We will give NewCo guests the opportunity to experience the dynamic AAC studio environment and artistic process where collaboration and critical thinking expand your ability to access personal creativity. Participants will discover a variety of artistic possibilities in a hands-on studio experience, as well as learn an evaluative technique for deconstructing visual imagery.

Presenters
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Mark Thomas and Paige Williams

Mark Thomas, Associate Dean and Professor and President of AIGA Cincinnati, and Paige Williams, Professor and Studio Program Chair.

Host Companies

  • Sort by Industry Education
  • Company Description The Art Academy of Cincinnati, an independent college of art and design, provides personalized education in the visual arts. Our vision is to be the most celebrated, relentless, rebellious, cutting-edge and radiant community of artists and designers anywhere, at any time - the seers, the radicals, the innovators, and the creative professionals who establish the rules that the future will follow.

9:00am

Batterii
Limited Capacity seats available

Session Title: Game Changers

Batterii drives innovation. Whether it’s capturing inspiration, enabling collaboration, identifying solutions or telling a story, Batterii is the go-to tool for organizations looking for breakthrough ideas that change the game. This session will give three first-hand perspectives: how a University is using Batterii to change education, how a parent is on a quest to find a cure for his daughter’s disease and how a corporation is trying to stay close to their consumers to drive its’ product development efforts.

Presenters
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Chad Reynolds | Justin Masterson | Shawn Nason

Founder, Batterii | Global Director, SEEK Company | Chief Innovation Officer, Xavier University

Host Companies

Thursday July 23, 2015 9:00am - 10:00am
Batterii 2139 Central Parkway, Cincinnati, OH, 45214
  • Sort by Industry Other
  • Company Description Batterii provides enterprise innovation software designed to activate your entire workforce. Global 2000 companies such as adidas, Pfizer, Toyota and P&G use Batterii to drive innovation throughout their organizations to be market leaders.

9:00am

Nation Kitchen and Bar
Limited Capacity seats available

Session Title: Brick and Mortar Start-ups in a Techie World

Start-ups don't have to be sexy or even on a computer. Businesses are sprouting up around us every day, and the entrepreneurial spirit can be well-utilized in the traditional brick and mortar space as well. See how we are doing it our own way.

Presenters
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Jack Weston

Managing Partner

Host Companies

Thursday July 23, 2015 9:00am - 10:00am
Nation Kitchen and Bar 1200 Broadway St., Cincinnati, OH, 45202
  • Sort by Industry Culinary Arts-Food-Beer
  • Company Description Nation Kitchen and Bar is the second concept of 3 young professionals with no restaurant/bar experience. We believe our spaces are a place for community, friendship, and creativity.

9:00am

OTR Chamber of Commerce
Limited Capacity seats available

Session Title: OTR Business: Behind the Doors, Chambers and Markets

Meet business owners from Over-the-Rhine and representatives the neighborhood's Chamber. Learn about what it's like to open and manage a pop-up monthly art gallery, to run a small business in the growing neighborhood and how to make the most of the local food market and multiple food programs in the Findlay Market Food Innovation District.

Presenters
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Emilie Johnson, Barbara Hauser and Joe Hansbauer

President of the OTR Chamber, Founder of The Red Door Project, President and CEO of the Corporation for Findlay Market

Host Companies

  • Sort by Industry Hospitality-Tourism, Non-profit, Other
  • Company Description The mission of the Over-the-Rhine Chamber of Commerce is to represent our members by promoting economic vitality and fostering a socially and culturally diverse Over-the-Rhine Community.

9:00am

University of Cincinnati
Limited Capacity seats available

Session Title: Achieving Entrepreneurial Success in Your Company

An interactive discussion regarding UC programs that provide entrepreneurs and executives with: Management consulting services to accelerate business growth, Customized educational solutions to problems challenging your business, Labor at less than minimum wage, and more…

Presenters
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Thomas Dalziel, PhD

Executive Director, Center for Entrepreneurship & Commercialization

Host Companies

  • Sort by Industry Education
  • Company Description The University of Cincinnati is a public research university with an enrollment of more than 43,000 students. Many of our colleges (Lindner College of Business, College of Engineering & Applied Science, College of Law, Design, Architecture, Art & Planning, among others), programs and centers (Center for Entrepreneurship & Commercialization, UC Accelerator), and student organizations are focused on growing innovation, technology commercialization, and entrepreneurship both at UC and in the community.

10:30am

ArtsWave
Limited Capacity seats available

Session Title: ArtsWave: Building Community Through the Arts

Learn how the nation’s oldest and most successful united arts fund has adapted its operations to remain the leader in private sector support for arts and culture. Also discover how the arts impact our lives every day, often without us even knowing it.

Presenters
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Alecia Kintner; Rebecca Bromels; Mike Boberg

President and CEO; Senior Director of Communications and Engagement; Director, Signature Arts and Business Programs

Host Companies

Thursday July 23, 2015 10:30am - 11:30am
ArtsWave 20 East Central Parkway, Cincinnati, OH, 45202
  • Sort by Industry The Arts
  • Company Description ArtsWave is the Greater Cincinnati region's local arts agency and the nation's largest community campaign for the arts. With the help of tens of thousands of donors, ArtsWave supports more than 100 arts and community organizations that make our region an amazing place to live.

10:30am

BlackbookHR
Limited Capacity seats available

Session Title: Relationship Networks-- The Source of Productivity, Performance & Engagement

Learn how relationship networks are central to the well being and success of teams, organizations and communities. BlackbookHR will share insights on how technology is enabling organizations to leverage the power of relationship networks to achieve better outcomes.

Presenters
Host Companies

Thursday July 23, 2015 10:30am - 11:30am
BlackbookHR 538 Reading Rd, Garden Level, Cincinnati, OH, 45202
  • Sort by Industry Productivity-Tools
  • Company Description We provide cloud-based software to measure and improve employee engagement and connections both in the workplace and the community.

10:30am

Cincinnati Symphony & Pops Orchestra
Limited Capacity seats available

Session Title: CSO & POPS: A Place of Experimentation

As a place of experimentation, the Cincinnati Symphony and Pops Orchestra is committed to engaging audiences and community better than any other orchestra in the world. Through artistic collaborations and events like LUMENOCITY, American Originals and MusicNOW, the Cincinnati Symphony and Pops Orchestra is reinventing what it means to be an orchestra in the 21st century. Connect with Pops Conductor John Morris Russell as he helps you discover your inner musician. No experience necessary! Participants will also receive a “First-Timer” pass for $2 tickets to an upcoming show!

Presenters
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John Morris Russell

Conductor, Cincinnati Pops Orchestra

Host Companies

  • Sort by Industry The Arts
  • Company Description The Cincinnati Symphony and Pops Orchestra is one of America’s finest and most versatile ensembles. With a determination for greatness and a rich tradition that dates back over 120 years, the internationally acclaimed ensemble attracts the best musicians, artists and conductors from around the world to Cincinnati. With new commissions and groundbreaking initiatives like LUMENOCITY, One City, One Symphony, MusicNOW, Classical Roots, and recording projects such as American Originals, the Orchestra is committed to being an engaging place of experimentation.

10:30am

MORTAR Cincinnati
Limited Capacity seats available

Session Title: Equitable Economic Redevelopment: How to Build an Inclusive Entrepreneurial Ecosystem in Your Community

For the past year, MORTAR has worked to build an inclusive entrepreneurial ecosystem in Greater Cincinnati, intentionally engaging underrepresented entrepreneurs for their 9-week business training course and pop-up shop. This presentation will focus on the power of a diverse ecosystem and how to create diverse opportunities to drive social and economic change in your own community.

Presenters
Host Companies

Thursday July 23, 2015 10:30am - 11:30am
MORTAR Cincinnati 1329 Vine Street, Cincinnati, OH, 45202

12:00pm

AGAR
Limited Capacity seats available

Session Title: Unforced Fascination

As companies and brands struggle to communicate with their customers and consumers, what would it mean to have an authentic conversation? We'll discuss what it means to meet the consumer in an authentic way where you (the brand/business) are contributing to the conversation in a meaningful way.

Presenters
Host Companies

Thursday July 23, 2015 12:00pm - 1:00pm
AGAR 1205 Walnut St., Cincinnati, OH, 45202

12:00pm

ArtWorks Creative Enterprise
Limited Capacity seats available

Session Title: The Need For Small Business Support in the Creative Sector

Over 20 years, ArtWorks has evolved from an arts nonprofit to a multifaceted resource for working creatives. Learn how ArtWorks is addressing the challenges facing small businesses in this panel discussion with several creative entrepreneurs including Hayes Shanesy & Rosie Kovacs from Brush Factory, Tammy Stephens of TBS Fine Arts, Jason Snell of We Have Become Vikings, Matt Grote of OGRE and Sean Mullaney, artist, serial entrepreneur and founder of Bang Zoom Design and Toy Lab (now called HappenInc). In addition to our panelists, a short video, produced by our team of summer youth Apprentices, will be shown. This video showcases the supportive culture and resources available in Cincinnati for small businesses and working creatives.

Presenters
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Caroline Creaghead

Director of Creative Enterprise

Host Companies

  • Sort by Industry Education, Non-profit, Other, The Arts
  • Company Description Founded in 1996, ArtWorks is an award-winning non-profit organization that employs and trains local youth and talent to create art and community impact through three strategic programming areas: Public Art, including an extensive mural program; an art therapy division, ArtRx; and an entrepreneurial arm, Creative Enterprise.

12:00pm

Cincinnati Ballet
Limited Capacity seats available

Session Title: Behind the scenes at Cincinnati Ballet-dressing our dancers

Enter the behind the scenes world of Cincinnati Ballet where dancers are "dressed" and costumes are "built." Meet Diana Vandergriff-Adams, Wardrobe Mistress, and learn how tutus have been built and designed for ages. Hear stories about "costume malfunctions" and the process of design and execution that transforms dancers into the characters that choreographers dream about.

Presenters
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Julie Sunderland

Director of Education and Outreach

Host Companies

Thursday July 23, 2015 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Cincinnati Ballet 1555 Central Parkway, Cincinnati, OH, 45214
  • Sort by Industry Non-profit
  • Company Description Since 1963, Cincinnati Ballet has been the cornerstone professional ballet company of the region, presenting a mix of important classical full-length ballets and an adventurous, vibrant mix of repertory ballets, regularly with live orchestral accompaniment.

12:00pm

First Batch
Limited Capacity seats available

Session Title: Design, Make, Scale in Cincinati

Come hear from a variety of physical product startups about why Cincinnati is a great place to be manufacturing and scaling products. We'll share lessons from the First Batch program and maybe even fire up the laser to have robots help us make things while we chat.

Presenters
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Matt Anthony

Director of Cincinnati Made, First Batch program manager

Host Companies

Thursday July 23, 2015 12:00pm - 1:00pm
First Batch 111 W McMicken Ave, Cincinnati, OH, 45202
  • Sort by Industry Maker-Manufacturer, Non-profit, VC-Incubator
  • Company Description First Batch is a physical product accelerator that takes entrepreneurs from prototype to production in Cincinnati. Our 5 month program provides legal and professional support, business classes, and a production budget with local manufacturers to help bring ideas to scale.

12:00pm

Modulus, a Progress Company
Limited Capacity seats available

Session Title: What it’s Like Getting Acquired

Come listen about how Modulus was created, developed, and finally acquired by Progress Software.

Presenters
CK

Charlie Key

Co- Founder

Host Companies

  • Sort by Industry Other
  • Company Description Modulus operates as a Node.js hosting platform that provides a technology stack for application developers. It offers solutions to store application in real-time; file storage solutions; databases; and custom SSL.

12:00pm

Roadtrippers
Limited Capacity seats available

Session Title: The Roadtrippers Journey

Hear our story and then take a tour of the Roadtrippers office - an old brewery complete with underground tunnels and rooftop views overlooking OTR.

Presenters
avatar for Ken Valuska

Ken Valuska

Financial Controller

Host Companies

Thursday July 23, 2015 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Roadtrippers 131 E McMicken Ave, Cincinnati, OH, 45202
  • Sort by Industry Hospitality-Tourism
  • Company Description Roadtrippers helps travelers drive to the world's most interesting places

1:30pm

3CDC
Limited Capacity seats available

Session Title: Revitalization and the Center City

Discussion of challenges in turning a decaying neighborhood into a vibrant, mixed-use and mixed-income community to foster economic development.

Presenters
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Adam Gelter

EVP Development

Host Companies

Thursday July 23, 2015 1:30pm - 2:30pm
3CDC 1203 Walnut Street, 4th Floor, Cincinnati, OH, 45202
  • Sort by Industry Non-profit
  • Company Description 3CDC, the Cincinnati Center City Development Corporation, is a private, non-profit development company created as a start-up by Cincinnati's corporate leaders to spearhead the revitalization of the City's core.

1:30pm

Elementz
Limited Capacity seats available

Session Title: Unleashing the Creative Mind

Imagine a future where the creativity of inner-city youth is not marginalized, but unleashed to bring new ideas and concepts to the region and Cincinnati's creative culture. Meet inner-city youth who are developing creative skills as rappers, poets, singers and dancers. Watch them perform, and engage with us in conversation about our vision for the future.

Presenters
avatar for Abdullah Powell

Abdullah Powell

Creative Director

Host Companies

Thursday July 23, 2015 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Elementz 1100 Race Street, Cincinnati, OH, 45202
  • Sort by Industry Non-profit, The Arts
  • Company Description Over-the-Rhine's Center for Hip HoP, Respect & Community, Elementz is an urban oasis of hope and a catalyst of change for Cincinnati's inner-city youth. A thriving urban arts center that fosters talent, ignites potential and inspires possibilities. Elementz works with urban youth, encouraging self-discovery, creative expression and individual passion.

1:30pm

SpiceFire
Limited Capacity seats available

Session Title: Spicefire: Moving brands, people and culture forward with ideas that matter.

Creative Agencies come in different shapes and colors. Some are process led, many are identified by the work that they do. At SpiceFire, our people-driven culture allows us to live inspired, challenge convention, and serve as a catalyst to ignite what's possible. Come and learn about SpiceFire, an entrepreneurial Brand Innovation agency in the transformative epicenter of Cincinnati - OTR. We’ll share our story and the lessons learned during our 3-year start-up journey. During your visit, we’ll also give you a taste of the inspiring experiences we share with our clients. Join us for an immersive activity that will get your creative juices flowing and test-drive your ability to challenge and motivate people around you. Learn how who we are and how we work leads to better ideas for us and the brands we love.

Presenters
AM

Ares Marasligiller, Melinda Davis, Brandy Lockaby

Founding Partner | Group Director of Brand Strategy | Innovation Director

Host Companies

Thursday July 23, 2015 1:30pm - 2:30pm
SpiceFire 1410 Race St, Cincinnati, OH, 45202
  • Sort by Industry Other
  • Company Description SpiceFire is a catalyst that ignites and inspires brands to connect, innovate and grow. Our disruptive thinking is guided by relentless curiosity and consumer-first insight. We challenge convention in healthy ways, always through a lens of established facts and conditions. The backbone to our approach for delivering inspired results is fueled by thought-provoking strategy, creative design and game-changing innovation.

1:30pm

The Brandery
Limited Capacity seats available

Session Title: Why Cincinnati Is The Next Hotbed For Startups

Dave Knox, CMO of Rockfish, co-founder of The Brandery and AdAge '40 Under 40' recipient, will break down why we're living in the next frontier for new tech companies, along with which components we need to get there. Join us at The Brandery to discuss how accelerators, startups, BigCo's, and community members alike can join forces to create the next place to be for startups.

Presenters
DK

Dave Knox

Co-founder, The Brandery & CMO, Rockfish

Host Companies

Thursday July 23, 2015 1:30pm - 2:30pm
The Brandery 1411 Vine Street, Cincinnati, OH, 45202
  • Sort by Industry Internet-e-Commerce, Media, Mobile, Non-profit, VC-Incubator
  • Company Description The Brandery is a seed stage startup accelerator that leverages the expertise of the Cincinnati region, namely branding, marketing and design. In addition to an elite mentor list, startups will be paired with world-class creative agencies and have access to some of the biggest companies in the world, including Procter & Gamble, dunnhumby, and Kroger. The Brandery runs a four-month program each year focused on taking technology startups to the next level.

3:00pm

ChoreMonster
Limited Capacity seats available

Session Title: ChoreMonster, Inc.

Take a tour of ChoreMonster's large open-office work space in Over-the-Rhine! Visit our fun, inspiring environment, where we surround ourselves with both work and play. Enjoy a game of foosball, drink some local beer, and chat with the entire ChoreMonster team. See how ChoreMonster is the making the most ridiculously fun framework for families, turning every home into a joyful place.

Presenters
CB

Chris Bergman

Founder / CEO

Host Companies

  • Sort by Industry Mobile
  • Company Description ChoreMonster is a suite of web and mobile apps that aims to make chores fun for parents and kids. Kids can earn points by completing chores that they can turn in for real life rewards like ice cream, an hour of Xbox, or even a canoe trip. Parents can enjoy a simple, hassle-free, digital system that takes the tension out of family chores. Our mission at ChoreMonster is to improve the lives of parents and children with the tools they use every day.

3:00pm

The Brandery - Alumni
Limited Capacity seats available

Session Title: CEOs of the Class of 2014: How We've F***ed Up

An honest peek behind the curtain of five early-stage startups in the Class of 2014. Learn how the CEOs figured out to focus on what's important-- and leave with actionable tips on how to filter the noise. The CEOs will discuss the challenges of fundraising, pivots, pitching and perseverance.

Presenters
Host Companies

Thursday July 23, 2015 3:00pm - 4:00pm
The Brandery - Alumni 1411 Vine Street, Cincinnati, OH, 45202
  • Sort by Industry Internet-e-Commerce, Mobile, Productivity-Tools
  • Company Description Companies include Venn, HireWheel, Chirp (formerly Wax Music), Cintric and MusicPlay Analytics. I'm happy to email detailed descriptions and/or logos.

4:30pm

Brewery District CURC
Limited Capacity seats available

Session Title: Sharing history in a new way.

Travel 30 feet underground to 165 year old brewery cellars and see how digital technology, art, and a lot of steel and bronze will showcase Cincinnati's history to a global audience.

Presenters
SH

Steven Hampton

Executive Director

Host Companies

Thursday July 23, 2015 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Brewery District CURC 1619 Moore Street, Cincinnati, OH, 45202

4:30pm

Frameri
Limited Capacity seats available

Presenters
KB

Konrad Billetz

Founder CEO

Host Companies

Thursday July 23, 2015 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Frameri 1308 Race Street, Cincinatti, OH, 45202

4:30pm

People's Liberty
Limited Capacity seats available

Session Title: A new model of Philanthropy

Eric Avner, CEO of People's Liberty will discuss how person-focused grantmaking could change Cincinnati, and how the People's Liberty model could change the idea of Philanthropy nationwide.

Presenters
EA

Eric Avner

People's Liberty - Philanthropic Lab

Host Companies

Thursday July 23, 2015 4:30pm - 5:30pm
People's Liberty 1805 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH, 45202
  • Sort by Industry Non-profit
  • Company Description People’s Liberty is a philanthropic lab that brings together civic-minded talent to address challenges and uncover opportunities to accelerate the positive transformation of Greater Cincinnati. People’s Liberty invests directly in individuals through funding and mentorship, creating a new, replicable model for grantmakers in other cities.

4:30pm

Rhinegeist Brewery
Limited Capacity seats available

Session Title: Hoppy Happy Hour

Come and check out our 120 year old space (110,000 square feet!) and see where one of the fastest growing breweries in the country operates - Cincinnatians are most definitely thirsty. We will have brief tours of the space as well as 10+ beers on tap to quench your thirst as you hear from our general manager on how Rhinegeist has came to be over the past two years and where we hope it's heading.

Presenters
JC

Jon Colasurd

General Manager

Host Companies

Thursday July 23, 2015 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Rhinegeist Brewery 1910 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH, 45202
  • Sort by Industry Culinary Arts-Food-Beer, Culinary Arts-Food-Beer
  • Company Description Rhinegeist means "Ghost of the Rhine," and refers to our place here in the historic Brewery District in the Over-the-Rhine neighborhood of Cincinnati. Within these unique and historic walls, we brew 20bbl batches of beer that sings with flavor and delights us. The yin/yang of our brewing philosophy is hoppy/sessionable and we aim to brew beers where "the first sip calls for the third." We self-distribute our beer, which means each beer you drink in a bar or at a restaurant is poured directly from a keg that we delivered cold in our refrigerated vans (keep your eyes peeled for them around town). Fresh beer is tasty beer, and that’s our favorite kind.

5:30pm

 


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