HYPE was thrilled to help host a two-day research and development event recently that brought together 60 diverse young professionals in the Cincinnati region to answer the question, “How do we attract and retain more young talent in Cincinnati?”

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Lunch break

Cincy Chat gives YPs access to the region’s top leaders, movers and shakers in an unplugged format. The next event is November 9 with E.W. Scripps’ CEO Rich Boehne and the Senior VP of Risk and Internal Audit at Macy’s, Felicia Williams.

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Get Connected.

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Share the Cincy Story

Cincinnati USA has a story to tell. So folks do. Cool places to live, fun things to do, and so much beauty. Join in and be your own #cincystory-teller.

Cincinnati News

The Cincinnati Enquirer at cincinnati.com is the region’s in-depth and updated local news source.

Soapbox Cincy

logo2Soapbox Media tells the new Cincinnati story – a narrative of creative people and businesses, new development, cool places to live, and the best places to work and play.

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52 of Them

logo54We’re one great region, but each of our neighborhoods has its own unique personality. Begin your neighborhood exploration.

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Downtown Cincinnati

logo8You’re one-stop to learn where to eat, shop, play, live and park in downtown Cincinnati.

Fountain Square

logo38Located at the corner of Fifth and Vine Streets in downtown, the Square is a public space to gather, celebrate and connect as a city.

The Banks

logo64The long envisioned project at the downtown riverfront with parks, entertainment and dining in between the sports stadiums.


logo65Over-the-Rhine is the largest, most intact urban historic district in the United States and is now experiencing a renaissance.

Findlay Market

logo66A gathering place for people from all over the city, experience the sounds and smells of an old-fashioned public market.

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Arts & Entertainment

Trade the remote for front row seats. When it comes to arts, culture, entertainment and fun in Cincinnati USA, the hardest thing is choosing what to do.

Enjoy the Arts

Enjoy the Arts gives anyone aged 35 or younger free tickets, ongoing discounts, exclusive invitations and insider information to enjoy Cincinnati’s world-class arts scene for an entire year – no strings attached!


Cincinnati is host to some of the most iconic community and social events that celebrate the region, including the second largest Oktoberfest celebration in the world!

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Meet Me Outdoors

Call a friend and say “Meet Me Outdoors!” This site will help you find year-round outdoor recreation and nature activities in the Tri-State area.

Cincinnati Parks

Hill-tops with spectacular views, a 1,459-acre forest, nature centers, architectural gems, picnic areas, dog parks–these are some great features of Cincinnati Parks.

Cincinnati Sports Leagues

CSL develops and coordinates co-ed sports leagues, parties and special events for young professionals.

Green Umbrella

Working to improve the quality of life in the Cincinnati region by maximizing the collective impact of individuals and organizations dedicated to environmental sustainability.

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Eat + Drink

Cincinnati Refined highlights all the best that we have to offer, from the finest dining to hottest nightspots.


Browse Cincinnati Magazine’s list of Best Restaurants in the region from year to year.

Edible Ohio Valley

Dining guides, list of farmer’s markets, recipes, stories and more.

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Cincinnati 411

logo72Find information on where to live, where to work, where to play, and what to do. Plus, links to area resources, events and organizations.

365 Cincinnati

Here you’ll find great ideas for things to do in Cincinnati…something fun for every day of the year.

HYPE Connections

logo70HYPE Connections is a six-month program for new and native young professionals who want to build more professional and community connections in Cincinnati USA.

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In Case You Missed It

logo89We’re all busy, so here’s the latest tidbits on bars, restaurants, events and pop culture.

Head brewer Richard Dubé leaves Moerlein
Christian Moerlein Brewing Company has lost its head brewer.


logo29Follow UrbanCincy for the latest news and discussion on all things happening in Cincinnati’s urban core.

Hamilton Looking For Public Input on Annual Action Plan
Hamilton city officials are looking for public feedback on a list of items that will help form the city’s…

New in Town

Follow what’s new with Cincy consumer and retail businesses – openings, closings, businesses on the move, new product lines.

World Cup sports bar/restaurant to open in Northside
It will cater to soccer, rugby and hockey fans and serve food inspired by world cuisines.

Wine Me, Dine Me

A top food blog in Cincinnati, Julie Niesen Gosdin is the voice behind wine me, dine me.

Tapas Tuesday at Salazar OTR
What are you doing tonight? Nothing? Run down to Salazar OTR for Tapas Tuesday. Every Tuesday, Salazar…

Cincy Chic

logo32Amy Storer-Scalia shares her insider tips on everything the chic woman needs to know about what’s going on in Greater Cincinnati.

Western Hills wing Malik Seldon signs with Polk State

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Take the bus! Metro provides 17 million rides per year in the Greater Cincinnati area. Check out Bus Detective, their real-time bus tracker!


In addition to Cincinnati, this bus system provides service to Boone, Kenton and Campbell counties in Northern Kentucky.

Red Bike

Red Bike is a next-next-generation bike-sharing program. It is a zero-hassle, zero-emissions way to get around town.

Cincinnati Streetcar

A new electric mode of transportation for the area operating on a 3.6-mile loop in the urban core. It’s set to begin operation in Fall 2016.

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Growing Companies

logo9Soapbox Media highlights growth companies in the Greater Cincinnati area and breaks them down by industry.

Open Positions

Search Greater Cincinnati jobs via the Cincinnati Enquirer’s listing.

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University of Cincinnati

logo33Ranked as one a top 100 public universities in the U.S., the Graduate School at the University of Cincinnati offers quality programs.

Xavier University

logo34Williams College of Business is ranked as one of the nation’s best and most entrepreneurial business schools with a top 25 MBA program.

Northern Kentucky University

logo35Check out graduate offerings at Northern Kentucky University.

Miami University

logo36More than 50 master’s programs and 12 doctoral programs at Miami University of Ohio.

Cincinnati State

logo37Choose from over 100 programs degrees and certificates available at Cincinnati State Technical and Community College.

College of Mount St. Joseph

logo63The College of Mount St. Joseph is a Catholic college providing its 2,300 students with a liberal arts and professional education.

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Cincy YP

Connect to create a stronger sense of community and collaboration in the city.

ArtsWave Young Professionals

logo79Get more involved in Cincinnati USA’s
vibrant arts community.


logo45Foster professional and personal development. Produced by the Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce.

Give Back Cincinnati

logo78An outlet to have fun, meet people, and give back to your community all at the same time.

Junior League of Cincinnati

logo81Promoting volunteerism, developing the potential of women and improving communities.

JYP Access

logo82Connect with other Jewish young professionals and the Jewish community.


Check out more young professional groups in Cincinnati USA. Whether it’s social, sports, service or professional-based, there is something for everyone interested in getting connected.