The entire team went above and beyond to provide a top-notch event for me as a planner and for our guests. Days later we continue to receive calls from attendees to tell us what an awesome time they had. Thank you!

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The staff at the Duke Energy Convention Center consists of true professionals, here to help you plan, coordinate and execute your event. From beginning to end, our staff works hard to make your job easier and your event a complete success.

  • General Contact Information

    Duke Energy Convention Center
    525 Elm Street
    Cincinnati, OH 45202

    Phone: 513.419.7300
  • Contact Information
    Ric Booth

    General Manager

    Linda Jensen

    Assistant General Manager

    Denese Dye

    Regional Director of Finance, HR

    Justin Markle

    Director of Sales and Marketing

    Matt Deaton

    Director of Operations

    Brad Schmittou

    Director of Event Services

    Sales and Marketing
    Carla Ballard

    National Sales Manager-Sports, Associations/Tradeshows (D.C. region), Government

    Peter Barton

    Sales Manager-Corporate, Direct Sell, Religious

    Susan Geselbracht

    Sales Manager-Ohio Associations, Social, Galas

    Lydia Jenkins

    Sales Manager-Associations/Tradeshows (outside D.C. region), Religious/Fraternal, Cultural/Hobby

    Michelle Hopewell

    Marketing Manager

    Courtney Parker

    Sales & Marketing Coordinator

    Event Services
    Connie Brown

    Event Manager

    Emily Hinkle

    Event Manager

    Perry Siler

    Event Manager

    Raven Curry

    Senior Event Manager

    Melissa Hephner

    Exhibitor Services Manager

    Spectra Food Services and Hospitality
    Steve Hennigan

    Director of Catering Sales

    Lia Smith

    Catering Sales Manager

    Charles Saunders

    General Manager, Food Services & Hospitality

    Allison Focke

    Assistant Director of Food Services & Hospitality

    Kathy Heyman

    Catering Sales Manager