Friday, August 25, 2017 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Design Standards For the Central Business District
Covington’s significant influx of new businesses, impactful housing and high profile retail establishments is well documented. Much of the focus at City Hall now is turning to how to better plan and coordinate work on streetscapes, wayfinding and other such details as benches and street furniture that can greatly enhance the built environment and encourage more people to live and work here.
This subject will be explored more deeply at the next CBC Quarterly Education Forum entitled “Design Standards For the Central Business District” scheduled for Friday, August 25th, 8:00 am to 9:30 am at St. Elizabeth Covington, 1500 James Simpson Way.
The discussion will be led by Mayor Joe Meyer with a panel of local community agencies assisting in the planning such Eric Summe, President and CEO, Meet NKY, Renaissance Covington Executive Director Katie Meyer, and Catalytic Development Funding Corporation Executive Director Jeanne Schroer.
The program will:
This event is free but we require registration so we can adequately plan for refreshments and a Continental Breakfast: (Link) The Forum are offered every four months by the Council in an effort to educate elected and community and business leaders on issues that require their input and action in making Covington a more desirable place.
The mission of CBC Connects is to help in the development of relationships with the other members of the CBC and to better understand who they are and what they do. Ultimately, it will allow us to better connect the people we know to people in need.
The group meets every Wednesday, 8:30 AM – 9:30AM at Gateway Community and Technical College Center for Technology, Innovation and Enterprise located at 516 Madison Ave. Each meeting includes an exercise helping you to develop business skills.
Any and all CBC members are welcome.
Guests will be welcome for 2 meetings to decide if they care to join the CBC.
Come if and when it fits your schedule – attendance is encouraged but not required.
Meeting preparation: 30 second commercial about who you are and what you do; a referral request.
Cost – Included in the CBC membership
Bring business cards.
Be willing to participate in small group discussions.
Be prepared to tell the group how they can help you generate more clients.
For more information, call (859) 431-1500, ext. 1.
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Covington has been busy expanding its business base by using incentives and local amenities to attract companies from both inside and outside the region. One example is pharmaceutical and biotechnology company CTI, which recently relocated its headquarters from Blue Ash to Covington.
Joining us to discuss new businesses coming to Covington are CTI Chief Executive Officer Timothy Schroeder; Patrick Henshaw, Cintrifuse Director of Development for Kenton County; and Covington Business Council Executive Director, Pat Frew.