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The Cincinnati region is BrandHUB,  the consumer brand capital of the world and is the signature industry cluster of REDI Cincinnati, the regional economic development initiative of Cincinnati USA.  With 200+ consumer products companies, upwards of 60,000 industry professionals and several global agencies, nowhere else has more consumer branding expertise per capita – more than New York, Chicago or Los Angeles.   BrandHUB and Cincinnati USA are connecting some of the most loved and successful brands to consumers across the globe, including  Pampers®, Tide®, SunnyD®, Crest®, Bioré®,  Graeter’s®, and Jergens®, to name just a few.


Cintas Center

The Cintas Center located at Xavier University is a $46 million venue includes an arena with 15,000 square feet of space suitable for a variety of functions including sports events, concerts, corporate and social events as well as conventions and tradeshows. The Cintas Center is a full-service venue with event planning, catering and audio visual staff members working hard to exceed your expectations.


Silverpop’s on-demand digital marketing platform helps marketers succeed in turning prospects into customers—and customers into fans—through the creation, automation and delivery of relevant, multichannel messaging. Silverpop’s industry-leading thought capital, strategic counsel, service and support helps B2C and B2B customers with the precise level of training and advice needed to quickly improve campaign results.


Technology is revolutionizing the future of marketing, but it can also create more work, more disruption and more complication. Vya is changing that. We create technology, products and services that organize, customize, and deliver meaningful marketing materials to virtually any channel, platform or location. Our entire company is dedicated to delivering …simple.


Appica operates multiple Cincinnati data centers and is a nationally trusted partner for IT expertise and cloud strategy needs. With over 400 customers worldwide, Appica helps companies replicate data, improve performance workflow, protect VMware infrastructure, and house critical applications both on and off premise.


ORC International

At ORC International (, part of Engine Group, we are a leader in the art of business intelligence. We help companies explore, navigate and integrate insights to uncover what truly engages people around the world. With a focus on improving business performance and growth, we combine quality data, smart synthesis and a best in class digital platform to deliver transformative business insights across customers, employees, markets, and products.



Companies subscribe to OfficeKey for their office. Companies have 1) a location that reflects their quality, 2) quiet wi-fi workspace, 3) staff to sign for deliveries, 4) a person to talk to, when prospects call their web site number, and 5) places to invite clients Downtown, Hyde Park, Blue Ash, West Chester, and Northern Kentucky.

Plum Street Productions, LLC

Plum Street specializes in branded storytelling through video. With engagement as the key ingredient, we create thought-provoking, bold and genuine stories. For a number of companies and organizations, Plum Street has produced TV spots, corporate videos, highlight reels, training videos, and animation. We collaborate with our clients every step of the way– from concepting to execution– to ensure their brand is represented in the most engaging, targeted, and unique. It’s your story – we’re just the storytellers. 

EMI Online Research Solutions

Our strength is more than simply providing a service, but also using our people, our skills and our tenacity to reach the optimal outcome every time. The outcome is more than the number of people who complete a survey. It is the relief of knowing your respondents are correctly matched to your study. It is the security your study will happen as expected on budget and on time.


Acadia Lead Management Services is a B2B Sales and Marketing organization that uncovers sales opportunities and business intelligence through active outbound engagement. Acadia works with clients to streamline their sales pipeline, create a process, and measure results.

Klocke Design

Doug Klocke is an independent graphic designer specializing in marketing and corporate communication. His results-oriented approach combines visual creativity with a background in business, finance, and the arts. Learn more about Doug and his work at


Dean Houston

DeanHouston is a business-to-business integrated marketing communications firm, with offices here in Cincinnati, as well as in Chicago, LA, and Shanghai, China. Now in its 28th year in business, DeanHouston has been a roll of late.  This year, the company: Earned a spot on the Inc. 5000 list of the nation’s fastest-growing privately held companies for the fourth consecutive year; Made the Cincinnati Business Courier’s Fast 55 list for the third year in a row; Won a pair of runner-up Pinnacle Awards in the Small Business and Content Marketing Categories

Late last year, DeanHouston won the: Top Private Business Award for companies in business from 16-50 years from the Goering Center for Family and Private Business; Seize Hope Corporate Award for community service work on behalf of the Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Cincinnati and Columbus