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Annual Dinner Presented by Fifth Third Bank

Annual Dinner - Brotherhood Singers

Thursday, September 12, 2024

5 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

8:30 - 10:30 p.m. After Party

Northern Kentucky Convention Center

Annual Dinner Presented by Fifth Third Bank

It's Northern Kentucky's biggest networking event of the year - Annual Dinner presented by Fifth Third Bank! Join us Thursday, September 12, when we'll bring together more than 1,000 of your friends in the NKY business community to celebrate the past year's successes, look to what’s ahead, and honor the people and organizations helping to lead the way.

The evening will include remarks from our outgoing Board Chair, John Hawkins, President and CEO of MPI Consulting, as well as our incoming Board Chair, Jason Payne, SVP, Managing Director of Northern Kentucky and Cincinnati Market for Republic Bank.

Don’t wait! Get your tickets today and join us on Sept. 12 to celebrate this year’s incredible group of award honorees.

Annual Dinner Awards

The highlight of the evening will be the presentation of awards to individuals and organizations who are making an impact on the NKY Metro region.

Walter R. Dunlevy/Frontiersman Award (Sponsorship available) was established in 1968 and recognizes an individual who has a lifelong history of outstanding service to the Northern Kentucky community, exhibits outstanding service to their profession or industry, and exemplifies the highest standards of personal integrity and family responsibility.

Walter L. Pieschel (MVP) Award, sponsored by Humana, is named in memory of the NKY Chamber's first volunteer leader and recognizes an individual NKY Chamber member who has provided outstanding volunteer service to the NKY Chamber as a committee member, committee chair, or in any other special capacity during the past 12 months.

The Unity Award, Sponsored by PNC,  is presented to individuals or a company that has shown leadership in bringing Northern Kentuckians together to address and solve common challenges and issues, and who has shown leadership in seeking regional solutions to Northern Kentucky’s challenges.

Inclusive Excellence Award, Sponsored by St. Elizabeth Healthcare, is given to an individual who has advanced Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility work in Northern Kentucky in meaningful and measurable ways.

Devou Cup, Presented by The Greater Cincinnati Foundation
The Northern Kentucky Fund of the Greater Cincinnati Foundation created this award to honor the generosity of individuals who make a profound difference in the quality of community life in Northern Kentucky, now and into the future.

Wm. T. (Bill) Robinson III Northern Kentucky Economic Development Award, Presented by BE NKY Growth Partnership
This award is presented annually to the individual, entity, company, or organization demonstrating significant advancement of economic development efforts in Northern Kentucky.

The Horizon Award, Presented by Horizon Community Funds
This award recognizes the extraordinary contributions of an individual who exemplifies dedication, integrity, and honorable service to Northern Kentucky through community leadership. Recipients are individuals who have devoted their time, talents, and expertise to serve the public good, and who have made significant, demonstrable, and direct contributions to our community's well-being.

Register Today

The NKY Chamber Annual Dinner, presented by Fifth Third Bank, will be held from 5 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 12, at the Northern Kentucky Convention Center (One West RiverCenter Blvd., Covington, KY 41011). The event will begin with a networking cocktail reception at 5 p.m., followed by a buffet dinner and the awards program at 6:30 p.m. and after party at 8:30 p.m.


Individual member tickets are $125 ($150 for future members) and a table of 10 is $1,200. NKYP tickets are $110 each.

Annual Dinner Sponsors

Annual Dinner presented by Fifth Third Bank would not be possible without our generous sponsors.


Title Sponsor is Fifth Third Bank

Presenting Sponsors are Amazon, Heritage Bank, LimeLite Productions, Prysmian Group and Scooter Media

Award Sponsors are BE NKY Growth Partnership, The Greater Cincinnati Foundation, Humana, Horizon Community Funds, PNC Bank and St. Elizabeth Healthcare

Centerpiece Sponsor is CIVISTA Bank

Wine Sponsor is Republic Bank

Night Cap Sponsor is Dinsmore & Shohl LLP

Table Sponsors are altafiber, CVG, Coco-Cola and Duke Energy

The Media Partner is Cincinnati Business Courier

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