Summer 2021 - Inside this issue:

  • $1 billion company will move its HQ to Blue Ash
  • Blue Ash Jobs Fair coming soon
  • 513 Relief for small business recovery
  • Congrats to the 2021 Fast 55 and Inc. 5000 companies
  • IT Leadership Institute now enrolling
  • Blue Ash Business Spotlight: SevenGen
  • Business highlights
$1 BILLION COMPANY MOVING ITS HQ TO BLUE ASH
Big business news! Sugarcreek Packing is moving its headquarters to Blue Ash. 

The $1 billion food manufacturing company will spend $12 million to renovate seven buildings and construct a new event center on Indeco Drive and Indeco Court.

The company has a strong philanthropic focus and will host multiple fundraising events every year for various charities across the region. 

BLUE ASH JOBS FAIR COMING SOON!
Blue Ash-based companies looking for top-notch employees are coming together for a jobs fair on September 9, from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at the Cooper Creek Event Center, 4040 Cooper Rd.

The Blue Ash Jobs Fair has 25 booths available for office/industrial employers to recruit new employees. The cost is $100 and slots are filling up fast!

“The City of Blue Ash has heard from many companies that are facing hiring challenges and the City wanted to do something to help,” said Blue Ash Economic Development Director Neil Hensley. “The Blue Ash Jobs Fair will be a one-stop-shop to pair employers seeking talent with workers searching for new employment opportunities.”

If your company would like to participate, contact Blue Ash Economic Development Director Neil Hensley at nhensley@blueash.com.
513 RELIEF FOR SMALL BUSINESS RECOVERY
Calling all Hamilton County small businesses! Need help navigating recovery programs, completing grant applications, or accessing capital? 

513 Small Business Assist is here to help, according to Hamilton County officials. 

Hamilton County Commissioners are launching the 513 Small Business Assist program designed to remove barriers that small business owners face when navigating recovery assistance programs.

All eligible small businesses can receive one-on-one support with grant applications, business planning, marketing, access to funding, and much more.
CONGRATULATIONS TO BLUE ASH'S
TOP RANKING COMPANIES!
Blue Ash congratulates the 13 local companies who have been recognized as 2021 Fast 55 Award honorees!

  • Amend Consulting  
  • Callibrity       
  • CardioSolution    
  • E-Volve Systems    
  • Helium SEO     
  • InfoTrust LLC 
  • Integrity Express Logistics LLC  
  • Kinettix Inc.   
  • Liquidators' World  
  • ProLink Staffing LLC 
  • River City Mortgage 
  • Stack Construction Technologies 
  • Verdant Commercial Capital LLC 
Congratulations to the nine Blue Ash companies on the 2021 Inc. 5000 list!

  • Kinettix
  • InfoTrust
  • E-Volve Systems LLC
  • Precision Staffing Services
  • Stack Construction Technologies
  • Integrity Express Logistics
  • Callibrity Solutions
  • CardioSolution
  • SellYourMac.com

IT LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE NOW ENROLLING
The Circuit's IT Leadership Institute will be taking place at Summit Park in Blue Ash this year!

This formal 10-month leadership training program, sponsored by the City of Blue Ash, will teach effective leadership, plan development, goal sharing, smart delegation, and vision creation.

Learn more and enroll here: https://www.thecircuit.net/itli/
BLUE ASH BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT SERIES
Businesses in Blue Ash have taken extraordinarily creative steps to overcome the challenges created by the COVID-19 pandemic. In the Blue Ash Economic Development Business Spotlight Series, find out what these businesses have accomplished, why Blue Ash is the place for entrepreneurs and businesses to thrive, and why business owners still see a bright future ahead.   
"As a health and safety company, the focus of our business is ALWAYS to help our clients provide a healthy and safe work environment for their employees. We pivoted to help our clients focus on the public health crisis," said SevenGen's Melissa Rupert. Read the full Q&A in the latest Blue Ash Business Spotlight.
Has your company had to create new products or services to meet your customers’ needs due to COVID-19? Email Economic Development Director Neil Hensley and your company could be featured in a future Blue Ash Business Spotlight.
BLUE ASH BUSINESS HIGHLIGHTS
LSI Industries, based in Blue Ash, has significantly expanded its presence in grocery, convenience, and specialty stores with the $90 million acquisition of JSI Store Fixtures. Read more.

Kable Academy was recently featured on WCPO 9 for its program to help jump-start tech careers. Read more.

Coterie Insurance, a tech startup, has officially relocated its headquarters to Blue Ash. Read more.

Council on Aging has moved its Greater Cincinnati headquarters to Blue Ash. Read more.

InfoTrust has been named one of the Best Workplaces by Inc.com. Read more.

BLUE ASH IS RIGHT FOR YOUR BUSINESS
Find out why Blue Ash is the perfect location to establish or grow your business through this interactive economic data website from REDI Cincinnati.

Visit www.BlueAshAdvance.com for more information on Blue Ash businesses.
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