Duke Energy Convention Center http://wmub.org en The Cincinnati Auto Expo opens February 19 http://wmub.org/post/cincinnati-auto-expo-opens-february-19 <p><strong>Charlie Howard</strong>, Executive Vice President of the <strong>Greater Cincinnati Auto Dealers Association</strong>, previews the upcoming <a href="http://cincinnatiautoexpo.com/"><strong>Cincinnati Auto Expo</strong></a>, happening February 19-23 at the Duke Energy Convention Center, with our Robyn Carey Allgeyer.</p><p> Fri, 14 Feb 2014 05:00:20 +0000 Robyn Carey Allgeyer 22977 at http://wmub.org The Cincinnati Auto Expo opens February 19 Commissioners to weigh options for tourism tax revenues http://wmub.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://wmub.org Local CVBs attract thousands to town http://wmub.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://wmub.org Local CVBs attract thousands to town New public art piece at convention center http://wmub.org/post/new-public-art-piece-convention-center <p>Cincinnati’s <a href="http://www.duke-energycenter.com/"><strong>Duke Energy Convention Center</strong></a> is about to receive a brand new public art installation, compliments of <a href="http://www.artworkscincinnati.org/"><strong>ArtWorks</strong></a> and local artist <a href="http://brendatarbell.tumblr.com/"><strong>Brenda Tarbell</strong></a>. As Jane Durrell learns from the artist and ArtWorks apprentice <strong>Susan Romer</strong>, the piece is entitled <strong>Buds, Blossoms, Branches, Boughs for the Queen</strong> and is an homage to local flora. The piece will be officially dedicated on July 10.</p><p> Fri, 21 Jun 2013 05:32:10 +0000 Jane Durrell 13942 at http://wmub.org New public art piece at convention center Cincinnati Auto Expo http://wmub.org/post/cincinnati-auto-expo <p>One of the great weekends of winter is going to the Duke Energy Convention Center to see the annual <a href="http://cincinnatiautoexpo.com/"><strong>Cincinnati Auto Expo</strong></a>, presented by the <strong>Greater Cincinnati Auto Dealers Association</strong> and <strong>Hart Productions</strong>. Lee Hay speaks with <strong>Charlie Howard</strong>, executive vice-president of the GCADA about this year’s presentation of new cars, trucks, SUV’s, hybrids and crossovers, opening on February 20.</p><p> Fri, 08 Feb 2013 05:32:10 +0000 Lee Hay 8857 at http://wmub.org Cincinnati Auto Expo