Cincinnati and the Tristate · Business

Business Associations & Organizations

Alliance Francaise de Cincinnati
Works to foster and maintain good economic, commercial, and financial relationships between France and the United States.
Anderson Area Chamber of Commerce
Promotes businesses and organizations in Anderson Township, Newtown, Mt. Washington and western Clermont County, Ohio.
Better Business Bureau of Cincinnati
Access business and charity reports, guidelines for handling disputes, consumer/business alerts, tips, and information for Southern Ohio, Northern Kentucky, and Southeastern Indiana.
Blue Ash Business Association
Promotes, enhances, and improves the Blue Ash business environment and community.
Camp Washington Business Association
Promotes and assists economic growth in Camp Washington.
Cincinnati Convention and Visitors Bureau
Current information on Cincinnati attractions, accommodations and nightlife. Also includes a calendar of events and guides for those planning a meeting or conference in the area.
Cincinnati Neighborhood Business Districts United
Focuses on job retention/creation and the revitalization, stabilization, conversion, growth and developmental needs of the Cincinnati business districts.
Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber
Search for information about the programs, products, and services provided by this organization of businesses in the Greater Cincinnati area.
Clermont Chamber of Commerce
Chamber events and news, and information about the Small Business Development Center.
Colerain Township Business Association
Promotes and assists economic growth in Colerain Township.
College Hill Business Association
Promotes and assists economic growth in College Hill.
Delhi Business Association
Promotes, enhances, and improves the Delhi business environment and community.
Eastern Area Chamber of Commerce
Chamber events, news, and information in the eastern Cincinnati area.
European-American Chamber of Commerce, Cincinnati Chapter
Works to stimulate business and networking relations between Europe and the Cincinnati Tristate region.
Evanston Business Association
Promotes and assists economic growth in Evanston.
Evendale Chamber of Commerce
Chamber events, news and information. The Chamber joined with the chambers of Forest Park, Reading, Sharonville, Springdale, Woodlawn and Springfield Township to form the Regional Commerce Partnership (RCP) to provide more opportunities for members.
eWomenNetwork local Cincinnati, OH Chapter
Professional women's networking organization helping members achieve professional goals by supporting, promoting and showcasing their products and services.
Financial Planning Association of Greater Cincinnati
An advocacy organization representing the financial planning community. Provides financial planning advice, offers job & resume postings, meetings, and events.
Forest Park Chamber of Commerce
Chamber events, news, and information. The Chamber joined with the chambers of Evendale, Reading, Sharonville, Springdale, Woodlawn and Springfield Township to form the Regional Commerce Partnership (RCP) to provide more opportunities for members.
Greater Cincinnati Chinese Chamber of Commerce
Serves to create and stimulate business opportunities, cooperation and business development among members, corporations, government agencies.
Greater Cincinnati Gay Chamber of Commerce
Creates strategic alliances with professional and business organizations and networking opportunities for gay, lesbian and allied businesses.
Greater Cincinnati & Northern Kentucky African American Chamber of Commerce
Promotes economic development and business opportunity for its members and is an advocate for African American businesses in the Greater Cincinnati & Northern Kentucky region.
Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Greater Cincinnati
Organization committed to promoting the continued growth and development of the Hispanic/Latino business community in the Tri-State area.
Japan America Society of Greater Cincinnati
Offers a wide variety of business, cultural and educational oriented programming to individuals and companies throughout Greater Cincinnati.
Loveland Area Chamber of Commerce
Chamber events, news, and information.
Madeira Chamber of Commerce
Chamber events, news, and information.
Milford Miami Township Chamber of Commerce
Develops, promotes and enhances business interests in the community and establishes connections with government, education and civic organizations.
Mt. Auburn Chamber of Commerce
Promotes businesses and organizations in Mt. Auburn.
National Society of Hispanic MBAs, Cincinnati Chapter
A Hispanic professional organization that actively develops new relationships with local corporations, universities, community groups, and other professional organizations to recruit and retain Hispanic talent.
Northeast Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce
Chamber events, news, and information.
Northern Kentucky Area Planning Commission
Official site for elected body charged with overseeing the growth and development of Kenton County.
Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce
Access a calendar of events, membership directory, list of Chamber programs, and community information
Northern Kentucky Convention and Visitors Bureau
Those interested in coming to Northern Kentucky for business or pleasure can find information about accommodations, activities, transportation, conventions, and a calendar of events on this web site.
Norwood Business & Professional Women's Club
Promotes educational and social service activities for Norwood, OH.
Norwood Chamber of Commerce
Chamber events, news, and information.
Ohio Economic Development Association
OEDA represents over 300 economic development professionals from across Ohio and works to advocate on behalf of economic development issues. Provides on-going professional development training, materials and resources, networking opportunities, and workforce development.
Ohio River Valley Women's Business Council
A non-profit organization for women business owners interested in promoting, developing and maintaining business relationships with other women business owners, major corporations and governmental agencies.
OKI - Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana Regional Council of Governments
Council of local governments, business organizations, and community groups committed to the development of the Tristate area.
Over-the-Rhine Chamber of Commerce
Offers information about neighborhood attractions, entertainment, and businesses.
Queensgate Business Alliance
Promotes the interests of businesses located in the Queensgate area of Cincinnati.
Reading, Ohio Chamber of Commerce
Chamber events, news, and information. The Chamber joined with the chambers of Evendale, Forest Park, Sharonville, Springdale, Woodlawn and Springfield Township to form the Regional Commerce Partnership (RCP) to provide more opportunities for members.
Sharonville Chamber of Commerce
Chamber events, news, and information. The Chamber joined with the chambers of Evendale, Forest Park, Reading, Springdale, Woodlawn and Springfield Township to form the Regional Commerce Partnership (RCP) to provide more opportunities for members.
Silverton Community Improvement Corporation
Non-profit formed for the purpose of advancing, encouraging and promoting the economic, commercial, retail and civic development of Silverton, Ohio. Works to retain and expand existing businesses and attract new businesses to the community.
Southern Ohio Chamber Alliance
Comprised of nearly 100 Chambers of Commerce throughout the state of Ohio. Develops value-added benefits and promotes business growth for its members.
Springdale Chamber of Commerce
Chamber events, news, and information. The Chamber joined with the chambers of Evendale, Forest Park, Reading, Sharonville, Woodlawn and Springfield Township to form the Regional Commerce Partnership (RCP) to provide more opportunities for members.
Walnut Hills Area Council Business Group
Promotes sustainable business development in the Walnut Hills community.
West Price Hill Merchants Association
Promotes and assists economic growth in Price Hill.
Women's Business Cincinnati
Provides networking opportunities, tips and tools, upcoming business events, seminars for personal and professional growth, and spotlights women that have a proven record of excellence and expertise in their field.
Woodlawn Chamber of Commerce
Chamber events, news, and information. The Chamber joined with the chambers of Evendale, Forest Park, Reading, Sharonville, Springdale and Springfield Township to form the Regional Commerce Partnership (RCP) to provide more opportunities for members.
Wyoming Business Association
Promotes economic development, city advocacy, networking, visibility & sponsorship, and education & training to create a strong business climate in Wyoming, Ohio.

Business Directories

Cincinnati Bell Electronic Yellow Pages
Search for local businesses by product and service.
Cincinnati USA
Designed by Cincinnati USA Partnership to promote regional economic development, this site provides a valuable overview of the business climate in the greater Cincinnati area with online economic studies and statistics, lists of leading companies, and information on local education, transportation, labor force and quality of life issues.

Small Business Resources

1st Stop Business Connection
Program sponsored by the Ohio Department of Development's Small Business Development Centers and the U.S. Small Business Administration. Provides free guidance for creating a business information kit.
Data Center (City of Cincinnati)
Cincinnati Economic Development Department site providing nice snapshot statistics on such categories as demographics, employment, retail sales and key local industries.
Doing Business in Cincinnati
City of Cincinnati site that can assist all businesses with their needs, including tax credits, small business loans, licenses, building permits and market data.
Economic Empowerment Center
Sponsored by the Urban League of Greater Cincinnati, the EEC program has two key components: Resource Navigator, a referral network to business assistance programs, and the ECI Coaching Program, an intrusive coaching component for high-potential minority entrepreneurs. Also offers related workshops.
Greater Cincinnati Microenterprise Initiative
The GCMI offers entrepreneurial training classes, small business financial assistance, technical assistance, and access to other business resources.
Hamilton County Development Company (HCDC)
A private not-for-profit corporation organized to promote economic development in Hamilton County. Includes an Entrepreneurial Business Center (business incubation/coaching), as well as providing small business loan programs.
Ohio Development Services Agency (Business Services)
State agency site that provides information for small businesses, including a listings of programs, business grants and loans, forms, workshops, and business resources.
SBA - Columbus Ohio District Office
Outlines basic Small Business Administration programs for southern and central Ohio.
SCORE (Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky)
Uses volunteer business managers and executives to counsel and provide guidance for growth and success for small business in the Cincinnati, Northern Kentucky and southeast Indiana areas.
Small Business Enterprise Program (City of Cincinnati)
Includes online application that local small businesses may use to become certified for contract work with the City of Cincinnati.