The Roundup for February: ACI, BOMA, CREW, NAIOP, SMPS, UC Real Estate Rountable and ULI

The Roundup - February 2011

Greetings lads and lassies …. and welcome to the February 2011 edition of The Roundup!

Here’s your one-stop shop for meetings regarding the Commercial Real Estate industry in Greater Cincinnati.

These seven organizations represented are only the start; if you have a relevant professional association, please forward your meeting information, top officialsspeakerscontact information and what-not to

The Roundup for February 2011 covers upcoming meetings and events …. and what-not … for:

– ACI (Allied Construction Industries);

– BOMA (Greater Cincinnati Building Owners and Managers Association);

– CREW GC (Commercial Real Estate Women of Greater Cincinnati);

– NAIOP (National Association of Industrial and Office Properties);

– SMPS (Society of Marketing Professional Services);

UC Real Estate Roundtable; and

– ULI (Urban Land Institute).

Allied Construction Industries:

ACI (Allied Construction Industries):

ACI –  your primary resource for commercial construction in Greater Cincinnati – is hosting a series of workshops throughout the month at its Lockland headquarters, 3 Kovach Drive, Cincinnati 45215.

The group is also holding the 12th Annual ACI/OSHA Safety Day on Feb. 15 at the Sharonville Convention Center, an event covering Crane Safety, Classifying Soil, Road Rage, Information System Protection, Risk Management/Hazard Assessment, Employee Training & Documentation, PPE Basics and Inspections; PUCO Motor Carrier Safety Rules for Vehicles; Hearing Conservation, Silica … Engineering Controls, and an overview of OSHA Onsite Consultation.

ACI/OSHA Safety Day - Feb. 12 at Sharonville Conv. Ctr.

Here’s the ACI webpage describing the ACI/OSHA Safety Day event on Feb. 12:

The online registration link for the 12th Annual ACI/OSHA Safety Day is here:

The ACI workshops, held at the Lockland HQ, are:

Feb. 2: Industrial Forklift

Feb. 3: Aerial Work Platform

Feb. 7: Applied Construction Math

Feb. 8: LEED: Building Design and Construction Exam Prep Course

Feb. 9: Skid Steer

Feb. 9. 10: OSHA 10-Hour

Feb. 9: Signaling and/or Rigging for Crane Ops

Feb. 10: Rough Terrain Forklift

Feb. 10: First Aid/CPR/BBP/AED

Feb. 15: Safety Day

Feb. 16: Drug Free Safety Program 2 Hr. Supervisor

Feb. 16: Aerial Work Platform

Feb. 17: Drug Free Safety Program 1 Hr. Supervisor

Feb. 18: Raise Capital Without Borrowing

Feb 22: Safety Council Meeting

Feb. 23: Rough Terrain Forklift

Feb. 24: Hot Topics in Construction Law


Top OfficialPresident Ken FenderBaker Concrete Construction Co. – (513) 539-4000.

ContactTammy Kerr – (513) 221-8020 –

BOMA Economic Forecast Luncheon - Feb. 18 Netherland Hilton

BOMA (Greater Cincinnati Building Owners and Managers Association):

[Editor’s Note: BOMA is a private organization with a selective membership policy.  Before attending BOMA event, or seeking to attend, please contact Stephanie Geiser at or (513) 621-8382.]

BOMA will be holding its February Networking Luncheon on Friday, Feb. 18, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza Hotel in Downtown Cincinnati.

The luncheon will be held in the Netherland Plaza’s Continental Room.

Cost of event: free with annual BOMA membership, $40 for guests.

Membership: $650-$800.

Registration:  Executive Director Stephanie Geiser at or (513) 621-8382.


Top Official: President Jeannie Bechtold, Sawyer Point Building – (513) 577-7162 –

Contact: Executive Director Stephanie Geiser – (513) 621-8382 –

The mission of Greater Cincinnati BOMA is to be recognized as a principal voice through leadership advocacy and education for the commercial real estate industry.

BOMA International is an international federation of more than 100 local associations and affiliated organizations. BOMA’s 17,000+ members own or manage more than nine billion square feet of commercial properties in North America, and throughout the world.

The mission of BOMA International is to enhance the humanintellectual and physical assets of the commercial real estate industry. This is accomplished through advocacy, education, research, standards and information.

Founded in 1907BOMA International celebrated 100 years of commercial real estate in 2007. Learn more at

CREW Cincinnati Feb. 8 luncheon at Crowne Plaza North, Sharonville

CREW GC (Commercial Real Estate Women of Greater Cincinnati):

CREW Greater Cincinnati will be holding its College and University Real Estate Panel – rescheduled from the January luncheon, which was postponed due to weather – this Tuesday, Feb. 8, at Crowne Plaza – Cincinnati North in Sharonville.

The event is sponsored by Champlin Architecture, Chicago Title and Woolpert Inc.

CREW Greater Cincinnati will be welcoming higher-education representatives from DaytonCincinnati, and Northern Kentucky colleges and universities to discuss the challenges and opportunities of these dynamic markets.

Panelists include:

Vicky Davidson, Associate Vice President of Facilities, Planning and Development at Wright State University;

Leslie Groesbeck, Director of Facilities Planning and Construction Management at the University of Dayton;

Larry Blake, Assistant Vice President in the Facilities Management Office at Northern Kentucky University;

Robert (Woody) Woodruff, Director of Facilities at Sinclair Community College.

Attendees will learn about each school’s approach to facilities, and its future plans for maintaining, upgrading, and expanding campus facilities. The Crowne Plaza North is at 11320 Chester Road in Sharonville.

The cost is $30 for CREW GC members, $50 for non-members and $20 for Students and Unemployed Members.

Online registration is open until February 3 at:

The festivities start with a networking/registration period from 11:15-11:45 a.m., followed by the program from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m.


Top OfficialPresident Arli Eiseman, Corporex – (859) 292-5548 –

ContactAndy Hemmer – (513)

Membership: $345.

NAIOP Distressed Properties Seminar - Feb. 17 at Graydon Head

NAIOP (National Association of Industrial and Office Properties):

The Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky Chapter of NAIOP – The Commercial Real Estate Development Association – will be holding “Distressed Properties II,” a Continuing Education Event, on Thursday, Feb. 17.

The event will be held at the Graydon Head & Ritchey offices in the Fifth Third Center, 19th floor, in Downtown Cincinnati.

Online registration: N/A – Contact Executive Director Deidre Forrester at (513) 235-4883 or


Top Official: President Vanessa Wong, PNC Bank, (513) 651-8871 –

ContactDeidre Forrester – Chapter Executive Director – (513) 235-4883 –

Annual Membership: $150-820

NAIOP is the leading organization for developersowners and related professionals in officeindustrial and mixed-use real estate, with 18,000 members in North America.

NAIOP advances responsible commercial real estate development and advocates for effective public policy.

The Original Montgomery Inn - SMPS luncheon on Feb. 17.

SMPS (Society for Marketing Professional Services):

SMPS will be holding its Februrary luncheon program on Thursday, Feb. 17, at the original Montgomery Inn restaurant in Montgomery.

The Topic:  “Local Public Officials Project Presentations.”

According to the SMPS website, “Local public officials will be invited to present projects in planning, design and construction for the year 2011 and 2012.”

The Original Montgomery Inn is located at 9440 Montgomery Road, 45242, in the heart of Olde Montgomery.

The event begins with registration at 11:15 a.m., then lunch at 11:30 a.m., with the program starting at 12 noon and networking at 1 p.m.

The cost is $25 for SMPS Members and first-time Member guests, $45 for non-Members, $60 for Walk-ins and $20 for the Student/Civic/Unemployed crowd.

SMPS Happy Hour in Mt. Adams - Feb. 23.

One week after the February luncheon, SMPS Cincinnati will hold a Winter Wine & Beer Tasting happy hour on Wednesday, Feb. 23, at Tavern on The Hill in Mount Adams, 1111 St. Gregory Street.

The Winter Wine & Beer Tasting event at Tavern on the Hill will be held from 5-7 p.m.

The Feb. 23 event will include a free sampling of wine, beer and appetizers, courtesy of Tavern on The Hill and SMPS sponsors.

Additional happy hour specials will be offered. Gift certificates and bottles of vino will be raffled.


RSVP by February 16 to Nick Steinert at Thorson Baker & Associates at:


Top Official: President Diana Bauknecht, Burgess & Niple – (513) 579-0042 –

Contact: Sarah Polo, Process Plus – (513) 618-4786 –

The Society for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS) is the premiere resource for educationinformation and support in marketing professional services for the built and natural environment.

The 7,000-plus national Members of SMPS are marketing and business development professionals engaged in architecture, engineering, planning, interior design, construction and specialty consulting firms located throughout the U.S.

UC Real Estate Roundtable/PNC Outlook Feb. 25, The Westin.

UC Real Estate Roundtable:

The February breakfast program for the UC Real Estate Roundtable will relocate on Feb. 25 from its regular venue at the Kenwood Country Club to The Westin in Downtown Cincinnati for the UC/PNC Outlook, featuring Stu Hoffman, Chief Economist with PNC Bank.

The event will be held in The Westin Hotel Grand room, and will run from 7:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Membership in the UC Real Estate Roundtable costs $350 and includes admission and breakfast to all eight Roundtable programs, but does not include the annual dinner.

If Members cannot attend a program, they may substitute another individual from their firm. Additional guests may attend meetings for $55, or $75-$100 for Continuing Education programs.


Top Official: Director of UC Real Estate Center John L. Glascock, PhD – (513) 556-7082 –

ContactAssistant Director Kate Bridgman – (513) 556-7082 –

Annual Membership: $350

ULI (Urban Land Institute):

ULI Cincinnati has not yet scheduled any meetings for February 2011.

ULI Cincinnati is the only place in Cincinnati to get Real Deal, Emerging Trends and Insider Tours, alongside the area’s best building industry professionals.


Top Local Official: President Dave Neyer, President of Al. Neyer Inc. – (513) 271-6400 –

Contact: District Council Coordinator Jill Benavides – (513) 313-0261 –

Annual Membership: $250-$410.

One Response to “The Roundup for February: ACI, BOMA, CREW, NAIOP, SMPS, UC Real Estate Rountable and ULI”

  1. Please send me the March-April-May Calendar.


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