Duke Energy Convention Center

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2:30 am
Fri October 3, 2014

We preview the 8th Annual Books by the Banks Book Festival coming Oct. 11

  The Eighth Annual Books By the Banks Cincinnati USA Book Festival takes place Saturday, October 11 at the Duke Energy Convention Center. A record 130 authors, including some of the biggest names in literature, will be there for book signings, panel discussions and more. Kate Lawrence, Adult Services, Programming and Exhibits manager for the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County, and Michael Link, Author/Publisher coordinator for Joseph-Beth Booksellers give us a preview of the region’'s largest book festival

New Cars
12:00 am
Fri February 14, 2014

The Cincinnati Auto Expo opens February 19

Charlie Howard, Executive Vice President of the Greater Cincinnati Auto Dealers Association, previews the upcoming Cincinnati Auto Expo, happening February 19-23 at the Duke Energy Convention Center, with our Robyn Carey Allgeyer.

Hamilton County Commission
4:00 am
Mon October 21, 2013

Commissioners to weigh options for tourism tax revenues

Updated 2pm

When out-of-towners stay in are hotels, Hamilton County benefits from the transit occupancy tax.

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.

Monday, the County Administration laid out options to County Commissioners for pulling back some of those revenues and using them elsewhere.

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Conventions add $Millions to Local Economy
1:30 pm
Wed July 10, 2013

Local CVBs attract thousands to town

Northern Kentucky Convention Center

  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 Northern Kentucky Convention and Visitors Bureau President and CEO Eric Summe and President and CEO of the Cincinnati Convention and Visitors Bureau, Dan Lincoln, about attracting meetings and conventions here.

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Brenda Tarbell
1:32 am
Fri June 21, 2013

New public art piece at convention center

Cincinnati’s Duke Energy Convention Center is about to receive a brand new public art installation, compliments of ArtWorks and local artist Brenda Tarbell. As Jane Durrell learns from the artist and ArtWorks apprentice Susan Romer, the piece is entitled Buds, Blossoms, Branches, Boughs for the Queen and is an homage to local flora. The piece will be officially dedicated on July 10.

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