The pre-event correspondence was excellent. The actual attention to detail during the event was top notch as well. Thanks to all involved.

Walnut Hills High School
Contact Us

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

    Senior Sales Manager-Corporate, Direct Sell, Religious

    Susan Geselbracht

    Sales Manager-Ohio Associations, Social, Galas


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

    Michelle Hopewell

    Regional Marketing Director

    Event Services
    Raven Curry

    Senior Event Manager

    Emily Hinkle

    Event Manager

    Hillary Gentry

    Event Manager

    Melissa Hephner

    Exhibitor Services Manager

    Spectra Food Services and Hospitality
    Steve Hennigan

    Director of Catering Sales

    Lia Smith

    Senior Catering Sales Manager

    Kathy Heyman

    Catering Sales Manager