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Nine murals created by art deco artist Winold Reiss have been installed and rededicated outside the Duke Energy Convention Center. The murals were first installed at Union Terminal in 1933 but moved to the Cincinnati Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) in 1974. 

The 10th Annual Books by the Banks Cincinnati Regional Book Festival will happen Saturday, October 15 at the Duke Energy Convention Center. 

This year’s Cincinnati Comic Expo, happening September 23-25, will feature pop culture celebrities, comic book writers and artists and one very special guest. 

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The largest black Methodist denomination in the United States is bringing its 2024 convention to the Queen City. The African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church will hold its 2024 General Conference at the Duke Energy Convention Center July 3-10.

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Organizers of the annual Cincinnati Comic Expo will hold a one-day Queen City Comicon  April 16 at Duke Energy Convention Center.

“We cannot wait until September to share comic books and artistic talent with you all. So we have created the Queen City Comicon! Coming this April 16, to the Duke Energy Convention Center, is a single day event that focuses on comic books, their artists, and various aspects of pop culture,” says Andrew Satterfield, creator and director of the Queen City Comicon and the Cincinnati Comic Expo.

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Cincinnati Council could soon change booking guidelines for the Duke Energy Convention Center.  The issue revolves around protecting locally produced consumer trade shows like the Travel, Sports and Boat Show, and the Home and Garden Show. 

Holy Nostalgia, Batman! TV’s original Dynamic Duo – Batman (Adam West) and Robin (Burt Ward) – will attend the Cincinnati Comic Expo Sept. 19-20 at Duke Energy Convention Center.

“Batman” celebrates its 50th anniversary on Jan. 12, 1966. ABC aired two half-hour episodes a year the first season, both of which finished in the top 10 for the 1965-66  TV year. They filmed 120 episodes, plus a “Batman” movie in two years.

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Simone Kuzma from Wanderlust Wanderlearn talks about the Cincinnati Travel, Sports and Boat Show at the Duke Energy Convention Center.

It’s time again for the Greater Cincinnati Holiday Market, a gathering of unique boutiques and specialty stores, at the Duke Energy Convention Center. Robyn Carey-Allgeyer previews this event with Alison Bushman, president of the non-profit Bake Me Home, one of the show’s beneficiaries.

  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

The Cincinnati Auto Expo opens February 19

Feb 14, 2014

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.

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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.

  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.

New public art piece at convention center

Jun 21, 2013

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.

Cincinnati Auto Expo

Feb 8, 2013

One of the great weekends of winter is going to the Duke Energy Convention Center to see the annual Cincinnati Auto Expo, presented by the Greater Cincinnati Auto Dealers Association and Hart Productions. Lee Hay speaks with Charlie Howard, executive vice-president of the GCADA about this year’s presentation of new cars, trucks, SUV’s, hybrids and crossovers, opening on February 20.