First Sessions – 12:00 - 1:00pm EST


Clean Stay and Event Ready: Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza Q&A

Bob Louis, Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza

A downtown Cincinnati icon since 1931, the Netherland Plaza’s authentic French Art Deco character is today recognized as a National Historic Landmark. Whether you’re interested in the architecture, ambiance, amenities, or actionable items for a Clean Stay, join Bob Louis and staff in this engaging Q&A Session.


Caring for Our Community: Hyatt Regency Cincinnati Q&A

Lauren Miguez, Hyatt Regency Cincinnati

Located just steps from the Duke Energy Convention Center, the Hyatt Regency Cincinnati hotel, in the vibrant downtown district, puts you in the heart of the action. Whether you are visiting for business or pleasure, you’ll find the ideal spaces to relax, work, and play. Relax and enjoy. Lauren Miquez and the Hyatt Team care about your needs in this Q&A Session.


Event Planning: Live Logistics and Solutions

Lia Smith, Duke Energy Convention Center

Join Director of Event Services, Lia Smith and her team as they help take the confusion and concern out of floorplan design and event production.


Contracting During and Post-COVID: Q&A

Sales Team, Duke Energy Convention Center

Director of Sales, Justin Markle, with Peter Barton and Emily Chiappazzi, are ready to answer all questions related to contracting space and booking your event at the Duke Energy Convention Center.

Second Sessions – 1:00 - 2:00pm EST


Connecting Through Culinary Collections

Spectra Food Services and Hospitality

Learn what’s new with Spectra Food Services and Hospitality at the DECC. FS&H General Manager, Terrie Zajo and Executive Chef, Purvill Chaney break down new menus, café renovations, and much more.


Safety First: Cleanliness Protocols

Operations Team, Duke Energy Convention Center & PathoSans

The DECC is committed to providing a safe, clean environment, and the DECC standards established in 2006 continue to exceed current expectations. Join our Operations Team, led by Jackie Tauber and PathoSans representatives, Elizabeth Reinker and Laura Louis. Learn what we’ve always been doing, the adjustments made due to COVID-19, and what we’re planning for the future.