Cincinnati

This conference is the go-to event for small businesses.

Join us and gain insightful information on what it takes to develop your company to tier 1 status.

Attendees include construction and related fields ...

Why Attend?

Contract Opportunities

Unlock exclusive contract opportunities with top industry leaders like MesserConstruction, Walsh Kokoshing, ODOT, TurnerConstruction, Dodge Construction, and more!

Financial Literacy

Boost your financial literacy with expert training.

Breakout Sessions

Participate in breakout sessions tailored to your needs.

Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Explore the latest AI innovations transforming the construction industry.

Networking

Network with industry professionals and like-minded entrepreneurs.

Register Today!

Don’t miss out on this chance to transform connections into contracts and elevate your business! Secure your spot today!

Contract Opportunities

Unlock exclusive contract opportunities with top industry leaders like MesserConstruction, Walsh Kokoshing, ODOT, TurnerConstruction, Dodge Construction, and more!

Financial Literacy

Boost your financial literacy with expert training.

Breakout Sessions

Participate in breakout sessions tailored to your needs.

Networking

Network with industry professionals and like-minded entrepreneurs.

Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Explore the latest AI innovations transforming the construction industry.

Register Today!

Don’t miss out on this chance to transform connections into contracts and elevate your business! Secure your spot today!

Break Out Sessions

Attendees will gain valuable insights for company development.

Start Up Track Breakout Sessions: 

Growth Track Breakout Sessions: 

*See “Conference Program” section below for a detailed outline of the breakout sessions. 

Conference Program

Networking/Breakfast

 

Welcome:

  • Eric Kearney, President & CEO
  • Sheryl M.M. Long, City Manager
  • Deborah Davis, MBAC Regional Director

 

Contract Opportunities:

  • Turner Construction
  • Hamilton County Administration
  • Ohio Department of Transportation

Start Up Track Breakout Sessions:

First Group (Hour One)

Session 1:   Introduction to AI in Construction & What is AI?

Session 2:   How to Select a Business Partner

Second Group  (Hour Two)

Session 3:   Building a Solid Foundation for Growth: Leveraging AI for Planning and Design in Startups.

Session 4: Value of Certifications

 

Growth Track Breakout Sessions:

First Group (Hour One)

Session 1: Scaling Up: AI for Large-Scale Projects

Session 2: Ohio Department of Development – Bonding & Financial Services

Second Group (Hour Two)

Session 3: Workforce Transformation: AI and Human Resources

Session 4: Don’t Wait Automate – Boost Peace, Order & Profit in Your Business

Relationship Building & Access to Capital  Panel Discussion

  • First Financial Bank
  • Warsaw Federal Bank
  • CF Bank
  • Walsh Kokosing Design Build Team
  • Messer Construction
  • Dodge Construction
  • OhioBuys Ohio Department of Development

Start Up Track Breakout Sessions:

Session 1: AI Unleash – Elevate Your Brand’s Digital Presence 

Session 2: Funding and Resources for AI Startups

 

Growth Track Breakout Sessions:

Session 1: AI for Sustainable Construction

Session 2: Understanding Your Financial Numbers

  • Shaquille Riston, Minority Business Assistance Center, Financial Advisor
  • Ella Frye – ECDI
  • Peter King, SCORE Financial Mentor
  • Denny Blazer- SCORE Financial Mentor

Sponsors

Thank-you to our 2024 Contacts to Contracts (C2C) Cincinnati event sponsors. Your support is greatly appreciated.

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