Mark your calendar for the Sharonville Chamber's upcoming events! Visit the Events page to learn more.
|City of Sharonville, Jim Lukas|www.icrctv.com/video/business-talk-3-24-14-part-1
Jim Lukas, Safety Services Manager for the City of Sharonville, is the guest this month. Interviewed by Rich Arnold, President of the Sharonville Chamber of Commerce, Jim discusses his experiences with the Sharonville community. www.Sharonville.org
|Sharonville Car Show, April 28www.icrctv.com/video/business-talk-3-24-14-part-2|
|Full Throttle Indoor Karting|www.icrctv.com/video/business-talk-12-23-13-part-1
Host Dave Sperry interviews Joe O'Gorman, co-owner of Full Throttle Indoor Karting
in Sprindale between Costco and Dave and Busters. The company offers an indoor karting experience to new and experienced drivers. All drivers go through a mandatory training session before driving the indoor track. A game room featuring slot cars, air hockey, and other games add to the fun!
For more information, visit their website www.cincykarting.com
|Sharonville Chamber of Commerce|www.icrctv.com/video/business-talk-12-23-13-part-2
Business Talk Host, Dave Sperry of Speedpro Imaging
interviews Sharonville Chamber of Commerce President, Rich Arnold. Listen as they discuss Chamber events and member benefits which are extended to all employees of Chamber member companies.
For more information visit www.sharonvillechamber.com
|Holiday In Lights 2013|www.icrctv.com/video/business-talk-11-25-13-part-1
Barbara Scull, President of the Holiday in Lights Sponsor, The Alleen Company
, along with Sarah Gibson, share information about Holiday in Lights at Sharon Woods, the 5K Run, and Santaland.
Holiday In Lights is an outdoor light display at Sharon Woods viewed by guests from the comfort of their own vehicle.
Built over a mile of wooded roadway, the holiday themed displays of fantastic seasonal color adorns the woods, depicting everything from Santa Claus and his elves to every animal on the ark.
Holiday In Lights opens on November 22 and runs though December 31, 2013. The 5th annual 5K was a sell out and took place on Saturday, November 23. Santaland opens on November 29 and runs evenings Sunday through Thursday 6 to 9 PM and Fridays and Saturdays from 6 to 10 PM. Proceeds benefit the Sharonville Christmas Fund, Hands Against Hunger, and Great Parks of Hamilton County.www.HolidayInLights.com
$2.00 off coupon on the event website!
Ross Hunter, VP and General Counsel, Hunter Consulting
, describes the services his company offers with Business Talk Host, Dave Sperry, Speedpro Imaging
Hunter Consulting is a full service Human Resources consulting firm with the ability to replace or supplement a Human Resources department for a company. Services include Workers Compensation, Unemployment, Disability Management, and all types of insurance.
|Wine, Art, Beer, and Cigar Festival|
The 3rd Annual Wine, Art, Beer, and Cigar Festival will take place on November 9, indoors, at the Holiday Inn, 3855 Hauck Rd. Business Talk Host Dave Sperry, Speedpro Imaging, interviews Richard Osgood, Wine, Art, Beer, and Cigar Chair to learn more about this year's event featuring 36 wines from around the world, over 25 craft beers, food booths, artist booths, and Straus Tobacconist Cigars.www.youtube.com/watch?v=HS5oXpyaaSA
|Saxon Financial Explains the ACA|www.youtube.com/watch?v=b7z9CBp_iAk
Dave Sperry, host of the Sharonville Chamber's Business Talk, interviews Jamie Charlton and Frank Lopez of Saxon Financial Consultants
to learn more about current health care issues and the effects of the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare). Listen as they explain marketplaces, exchanges, community ratings, and other factors affecting rates. This interview took place on October 10, 2013.
|Ison Family Restaurants|
Pam Ison and Leigh Jones discuss their McDonald's franchise with Business Talk host, Dave Sperry of Speedpro Imaging.www.youtube.com/watch?v=PAqPJMXDFE0
Ison Family Restaurants are locally owned and operated, employing 275 people. Their eight locations include Blue Ash, Sharonville (2), Evendale, Woodlawn, Fairfield, Blanchester, and Goshen.
|Vern's Sharonville Florist|
Douglas Kees has owned Vern's Florist, a family business, for 33 years. They offer fresh floral arrangements for all occasions, as well as silk arrangements and gourmet gift baskets.www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZFsedlWkQJE
Eddie Meiners, 2012 recipient of the LaRosa’s Pizzeria of the Year Award, discusses his involvement with the company, the community, and the Sharonville Chamber. His family has owned LaRosa’s franchises for three generations, beginning in 1971, and currently own the Springdale, Sharonville, and Forest Park restaurants.
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|Touchpoint Wealth Partners|www.youtube.com/watch?v=FM0CSCLpvU4
Sonya Saskin and Brian Merrick of Touchpoint Wealth Partners discuss their experiences in financial planning. Formerly Sonya Saskin and Associates, Touchpoint Wealth Partners is a franchise of the nationwide Ameriprise Financial. They are conveniently located in downtown Sharonville. Visit www.touchpointwealthpartners.com
for more information
|Dimalanta Design Group|www.youtube.com/watch?v=YxXAjcJxB1k
Ernie Dimalanta, owner of Dimalanta Design Group
, discusses his marketing and brand management business with host, Dave Sperry. His company specializes in leveling the playing field for small businesses without a marketing department. Dimalanta Design Group serves as an "offsite" marketing department for small businesses.
|Sharonville Chamber Golf Classic|www.youtube.com/watch?v=a1mkstIvJW4
Rebecca Franklin and Natalie Goldbach of PNC Bank
describe the Chamber's upcoming golf outing.
|Floor Coverings International|www.youtube.com/watch?v=6NaxA_A1ZC4&feature=youtu.be
Katie Fitzgerald, owner of Floor Coverings International, describes how her company can offer clients a computer generated visual showing how different floors will look in a particular space. They carry all types of flooring from hardwoods, wall to wall carpeting, area rugs, laminates, vinyl, ceramic tile, bamboo and more.
For more information visit: CincinnatiEast.FloorCoveringsInternational
Business Talk TV Host, Dave Sperry, owner of Speedpro Imaging, takes a turn in the guest seat while Sharonville Chamber President, Rich Arnold, steps in as host. Dave describes Speedpro Imaging's focus on Large Format Graphics.
Speedpro designs and produces all sizes banners, posters, and signage to clients and are known for their work in vehicle wraps, covering cars and trucks of all sizes.
For more information visit Cincinnati Speedpro Imaging
|The Best of Cincinnati|www.icrctv.com/business-talk-52013-part-1
Edward Imm describes the company history and all the products they have to offer. The Best of Cincinnati creates and ships custom gift baskets. Orders may be placed via catalog or online. During the holiday season, their gift shop is open to the public. For additional information, please visit their website: The Best of Cincinnati
|Beacon Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine|www.youtube.com/watch?v=m_WdN3iImaQ
Glen Prasser, CEO, talks with host Dave Sperry about the growth of Beacon Orthopaedics and their four locations. for more information, please visit their website, Beacon Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine
|The Root Beer Stand|
The Root Beer Stand, owned by Scott Donley and Eric Burroughs, has been a Sharonville tradition for the past 23 years. See the winner of the 2013 tee shirt contest! Visit their facebook page for updated information and photos. April 2013
|Rewind 94.9, Hubbard Interactive|
Doug Smith of Hubbard Interactive (Rewind 94.9 and 2060 Digital Radio) explains the best approaches to advertising and reminds businesses that advertising is an investment, not an expense. April 2013
|Total Revenue Coaching|
Duane Plapp, Coach, Keynote Speaker, and Certified Trainer discusses the concept of "Sales Without Selling" with host Dave Sperry.
For more information, please visit: www.totalrevenuecoaching.com
|Reliance Technology Soutions|www.youtube.com/watch?v=PMHA1QjyfNg
Mark Haake of Reliance Technology Solutions discusses the focus of hsi company with host, Dave Sperry. Known as a manged services provider, the company contracts with clients for IT infastructure with emphasis on proactive rather than reactive planning. Based in Mason, Ohio, they offer a wide variety of IT services, including disaster recovery. www.choosereliance.com
Business Talk Host, Dave Sperry of Speedpro Imaging, interviews Johnda Keuffer and Michael Smith of PNC Bank. PNC has a strong passion for hleping local businesses with their Business Banking programs. PNC is also very involved in the community, supporting projects and events thorughout the Sharonville and Cincinnati area. www.pnc.com
|Taste of Northern Cincinnati|
Taste of Northern Cincinnati Chairperson, Wendy Clouser of Perfection Group, shares information about this year’s event.
The Taste of Northern Cincinnati will take place on Sunday, February 24, from Noon until 4 PM, at the Sharonville Convention Center.
Day of event: $18 for adults, $5 ages 12 and under, free under 3 years of age. Preregistration discounts are available now for $15 per adult registration.
Host Dave Sperry of Speedpro Imaging
, interviews guest, Maxine Richardson of Kwik Kopy in Blue Ash. Celebrating 24 years in business, Kwik Kopy is a commercial printer offering a wide variety of services. z
Scott Karnes, Sharonville Branch Manager, shares Huntington's commitment to their community and customers. Huntington Bank is focused on the Midwest, with branches in 6 states. They have many programs designed to better serve banking customers.
|Queensgate Hardware and Security, Inc.|www.icrctv.com/business-talk-101512-part-1
Sarah Back, President, describes the many services and products offered by Queensgate Hardware. They serve the commercial industry in the tri-sate area and beyond, offering a wide range of services and products: card access systems, automatic entries, doors, frames, hardware, keys, and more.
For more infomation visit: www.queensgatehardware.com
|St. Joseph Home|
Michael Rench, President and CEO, describes St. Joseph Home. With "Possibility Overcomes Disability" as their theme, the staff and volunteers of St. Joesph Home offer care for residents of all ages who have severe and profound developmental disabilites. Most are non-ambulatory and non-verbal. They also offer respite care at St. Joseph for famiies who care for family members in their own homes, to allow the families to travel or take a break from the 24 hour care they provide to their loved ones.
For More informaton visit www.stjosephhome.org
|Sharonville Convention Center|
Jim Downton, Executive Director, describes the newly renovated and expanded Sharonville Convention Center. Orignally builit in 1994, the existing center was renovated and expanded, doubling its size. With 65,000 square feet of space, a variety of types of rooms, and the fliexibility to customize spaces, the Sharonville Convention Center can handle any event. They are particulaly well suited to handle large conventions.
For more information, please visit www.SharonvilleConventionCenter.com
|Sheldon Reder, Certified Public Accountants|
Mark Reder, owner of Sheldon Reder CPA's, joins host Dave Sperry of Speedpro Imaging to discuss the many services availalbe through his firm. They serve small to large companies, in all types of business. Mark explained that by offering a Business Physical, his staff is able to look at every aspect of the client's company.
For more information, please visit: www.sheldonreder.com
|Sharonville Economic Development|
Chris Xeil Lyons, Sharonville Economic Development Director, explains her role of in the Sharonville community. Her task is to retain and grow current businesses and attract new businesses to the City of Sharonville.
For more information, please visit: www.GrowSharonville.com
Chris Xeil Lyons may be reached at 513-563-1144
|Spaaaah! East Kemper Chiropractic |
Clinic Director, Dr. Tony Dejtiranukul, explains the many wellness services provided by Spaaaah! In addition to offering Chiropractics, the clinic also has massage therapists offering a multitude of therapies, including Swedish, Deep Tissue, Hot Stones, Bamboo, and more.
|Now and Next|www.icrctv.com/business-talk-62512-part-2
Laurie Althaus, owner of Now and Next, describes her role as a personal coach for professionals.www.nowandnext.co
Molly Yeager, Senior Corporate Communications Coordinator discusses Rumpke's recycling program. Learn what is acceptable for plastic, glass, cans, and paper/cardboard recycling.
|The Entrepreneur Option |www.icrctv.com/business-talk-52112-part-1
Nan Stricker, Entrepreneur Coach, explains how her company can help narrow the search among thousands of possibilities and find the right fit for franchise ownership. www.theentrepreneuroption.com
Joff Moine, COO of Infintech, describes his Merchant Services Firm. In handling electronic credit card processing for businesses, they offer transparent and fixed pricing. Infintech was founded in Sharonville in 2005 and now works nationally with businesses to help reduce their clients' processing fees.|
|Chick-fil-A at Springdale|
Doug Peters, Owner/Operator of the Chick-fil-A, 501 East Kemper Road in Springdale, sits down to discuss his business with Business Tallk host, Dave Sperry.
Dan Winterhalter from Infitech, LLC, stops by Business Talk to discuss the products and services Infitech is able to provide to businesses in the tristate area. Infitech is an IT company, using technology as resources and tools to improve their client's business. For more information, call 779-5700 or visit www.infitech.net
Jerry Doerger, Vice President of PEDCO E&A, discusses the full service architecture and engineering firm. Last year they celebrated their 30th anniversary. PEDCO E&A puts an emphasis on small business projects. For more information, please visit their website at http://www.pdcoea.com/
|S2 Statistical Solutions, Inc.|
Candace Gunnarsson, President of S2 Statistical Solutions, describes the research her company provides to pharmaceutical and device companies. For more information, visit their webiste: http://www.s2stats.com/
|Galen College of Nursing|
Wendy Cappelano and Natalie St.Clair describe the nursing degrees available through Galen College of Nursing, as well as the opprtunites for their graduates. For more information, plase visit their website: www.galencollege.edu
|Junk King December 2011|
Owner Pete McCreary introduces Junk King to Southern Ohio. They are a full service junk removal company. His crew is also available for light demolition. Unlike other junk removal businesses, Junk King is dedicated to recycling or donating as much as possible. They can recycle concrete, metal, paper, plastics, construction material, furniture, and e-waste, such as computers and televisions. They will take away just about anything, except hazardous waste.
For more information, please visit their website at
|SCS Construction Services December 2011|
Chris Back of SCS Construction shares the history and current projects of the company founded by his father and uncle. The company is known for renovating commercial space in Cincinnati and beyond. SCS works with genral contractors, property managers, or directly with the tenant to provide an environment to meet the needs of all concerned.
For more information, please visit their website www.scscincinnati.com
|PNC Banks in Sharonville November 2011|
Johnda Keuffer, PNC Downtown Sharonville, and Gayla Price, PNC Sharonville North 275, are very active in the local community, including supporting progams such as the PNC Grow Up Great program dedicated to preschool education. The bank also suports the efforts of the Sharonville Chamber of Commerce, The City of Sharonville, Sharonfest, The Sharonville Fine Arts Center, and local public and private schools.
The Sharonville PNC banks are full service financial banks and these local branches are currently looking for opportunities to lend to small and mid-size companies.
For more information visit the PNC website http://www.pnc.com/
PNC Banks in Sharonville
|Rumpke Consolidated Companies|
Amanda Pratt, Director of Corporate Communications, shares the Rumpke's history and exciting new directions. Did you know the company began in the great Depression and first collected scraps to feed the pigs on the family farm? Watch the interview to learn how Rumpke has evolved into a large company embracing "green" programs to better our environment.
|Saxon Financial Consultants|www.icrctv.com/business-talk-102411-part-2
Jamie Charlton, Managing Partner at Saxon Financial, explains the focus at his firm is on providing financial services to small business owners. They offer comprehensive programs in Financial Planning, Employee Benefits, Wealth Management, and Individual Planning. Please visit their website at www.saxonconsultants.com
|Kutol Products Company|
Joe Rhodenbaugh, President and Owner of Kutol Products Company, describes the hand hygiene products his company manufactures in their new facility in Sharonville. Their products are primarily for industrial use and can be found in hospitals, nursing homes, restaurants, and other businesses. The Kutol Company is celebrating 100 years in business in 2011.
Carol Klotz and Harry Snyder review the many oportunities for education offered by Great Oaks on their four campuses. Predominately offering high school education during the day, the campuses offer a variety of courses for adults in the evenings. Their instructors have hands-on job expereiince in their fields and the state of the art labs are avaialble to the students.
|A Child's Hope International|
Larry Bergeron, Executive Director, describes the humanitarian relief efforts offered by his organization. A Child’s Hope International is the parent organization of Kids Against Hunger which is a family friendly, non-profit program allowing people of all ages the opportunity to work together to send life saving food packets to children around the world. Located in Sharonville, they welcome volunteers to their “factory” on Kemper Road where the food packets are prepared for distribution.
For more information, visit their website: www.achildshopeintl.org
|The Utilities Group|
Michael Catanzaro, President of The Utilities Group, describes the types of energy services his company is able to provide to the community. His company is able to evaluate facilities and offer recommendations to increase energy efficiency. Their competitive pricing allows businesses to better manage their energy costs and increase profits.www.icrctv.com/business-talk-62011-part-2
|The Alleen Company|
Barbara Scull, President of the Alleen Company, describes the wide variety of services and equipment available from Cincinnati’s original event rental company. For over 60 years, the Alleen Company has been providing tents, tables, chairs, stages, dance floors, china and linens, as well as serving equipment, concession machines and supplies, and game tables and dealers, for events of all sizes since 1951. Recognizing that every customer is unique, their planning process is individually customized to meet the customer’s goals and resources. The company supplies community and corporate events including galas, fundraisers, festivals, private parties, and weddings. www.icrctv.com/business-talk-51211-part-1
|The Perfection Group|www.icrctv.com/business-talk-42511-part-2
Jack Albrecht and partners discuss the many services that The Perfection Group offers in facility services. For more information, please click on The Perfection Group
|Mallard Cove Retirement Community|
Amy Smith, Executive Director, discusses the many services that Mallard Cove offers to its residents.www.icrctv.com/business-talk-32111-part-1
|The City of Sharonville|
A wonderful video showing all the great things about the City of Sharonville! Enjoy!www.icrctv.com/the-city-of-sharonville
|Sharonville Chamber of Commerce - Membership|www.icrctv.com/business-talk-11311-part-2
This episode features Jamie Charlton and Bob Pautke from the Sharonville Chamber of Commerce discussing the benefits of membership. For more information, visit Sharonville Chamber of Commerce