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September 05, 2017

Address the talent skills gap through higher education partnerships

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The Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber is leading the region’s efforts on talent and workforce in partnership with the business community to tackle a prominent issue: the lack of available talent and skills across industries. Join this discussion on September 21 about higher education and business partnerships. Learn strategies that will connect your workforce to custom solutions to upskill employees and meet future business needs.

Who: Businesses looking for information that will support a talent management and employee workforce engagement strategy. Our goal is to create a platform for awareness, information sharing and connection to real action-oriented partnerships that meet the need of local business.

Target: Skilled trades

Participating Higher Education Institutions: Great Oaks, Butler Tech, Union Institute & University, Cincinnati State Technical and Community College, and Gateway Community and Technical College.


  • Why higher education/business partnerships are valuable to retain talent.
  • How to construct a higher education/business partnership.
  • Make connections and take the conversation to immediate action steps.
  • Leave with a detailed resource guide of programs that will upskill talent.


Thursday, September 28
1-3 p.m.
Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber
3 East Fourth Street

1 p.m. - Networking & light hors d'oeuvres
1:30 p.m. - Program

Register now

Questions about this work? Contact Sharahn Monk, Talent Connections Leader, at or 513.579.3108.

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