Sharonville Cenvention Center http://wvxu.org en Previewing the Victory of Light Expo http://wvxu.org/post/previewing-victory-light-expo-0 <p>Robyn Carey-Allgeyer gets a preview of April 4-5’s<a href="http://www.victoryoflight.com/pages/index.cgi/201404_festival?disp=Welcome"> <strong>Victory of Light Expo</strong></a> at the <a href="https://www.sharonvilleconventioncenter.com/"><strong>Sharonville Convention Center</strong></a> from the event’s founder and producer, <strong>Victor Paruta</strong>.</p><p></p> Fri, 28 Mar 2014 05:00:05 +0000 Robyn Carey-Allgeyer 24730 at http://wvxu.org Previewing the Victory of Light Expo Commissioners to weigh options for tourism tax revenues http://wvxu.org/post/commissioners-weigh-options-tourism-tax-revenues <p><strong>Updated 2pm</strong></p><p>When out-of-towners stay in are hotels, Hamilton County benefits from the transit occupancy tax.</p><p>The tourist tax was used to build the Cincinnati and Sharonville convention centers. A large portion is still used to cover the debt service on those projects and the rest goes to the Convention and Visitors Bureau to promote tourism.</p><p>Monday, the County Administration laid out options to County Commissioners for pulling back some of those revenues and using them elsewhere.</p> Mon, 21 Oct 2013 08:00:00 +0000 Tana Weingartner 18579 at http://wvxu.org Local CVBs attract thousands to town http://wvxu.org/post/local-cvbs-attract-thousands-town <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Each year thousands of people come to Greater Cincinnati for conventions and trade shows and contribute millions of dollars to our local economy. Mark Heyne talks with <a href="http://www.northernkentuckycvb.com/" target="_blank">Northern Kentucky Convention and Visitors Bureau</a> President and CEO Eric Summe and President and CEO of the <a href="http://www.cincyusa.com/" target="_blank">Cincinnati Convention and Visitors Bureau</a>, Dan Lincoln, about attracting meetings and conventions here.</p><p></p><p></p> Wed, 10 Jul 2013 17:30:00 +0000 Pete Rightmire 14652 at http://wvxu.org Local CVBs attract thousands to town Cincinnati Original Creative Festival http://wvxu.org/post/cincinnati-original-creative-festival <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The </span><a href="http://www.pcmexpo.com/" style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>Cincinnati Original Creative Festival</strong></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> happens June 13 -15 at the </span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Sharonville Convention Center</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">. It features vendors, speakers and exhibits of all things sewing, quilting and fiber art. As Robyn Carey-Allgeyer learns from organizer </span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Pam Folberth</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, one highlight will be an exhibit of quilt squares created by people affected by Alzheimer’s disease.</span></p><p></p><p> Fri, 31 May 2013 05:30:20 +0000 Robyn Carey-Allgeyer 13092 at http://wvxu.org Cincinnati Original Creative Festival