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Sensory Crafts For Kids
Sensory Crafts 4 Kids is a crafting studio that creates a safe and fun social environment for children diagnosed with autism and sensory disorders and their families. This studio is designed tonormalize and destigmatize children with autism disorder and their social barriers.
We are a non-profit social enterprise composed of an Information technology program “Project 2FL¥4Û” that will sell clothes to fund the program…We offer easy to understand courses that will build basic skills for everyone. We also help create a blueprint for success in the field of IT.
Redemption Development Center
Retired Marine Jamar Brantley, started working with troubled youth in 2006. After discovering the system’s many flaws & lack of nurturing for youth, he realized it was his calling to start Redemption Development Center; a place that’s safe, educational, responsible and instills values of manhood: ACCOUNTABILITY, WORD IS BOND and INTEGRITY.
A Child’s D.R.U.M.S.
A Child’s D.R.U.M.S. is a non-profit organization which seeks to encourage and increase youth participation in learning and playing percussion instruments. We want to enable young children to benefit from participation in play drums, in a safe and structured environment. Through this active participation, A Child’s D.R.U.M.S. programs teach fundamental values, skills and knowledge that young people will use throughout their lives.
Old Nati Tees
Old Nati Tees is a company dedicated to providing high quality, custom designs and apparel to small businesses and organizations. Locally owned and operated, we are able to offer a personalized experience when creating your custom orders and specialize in fast order completion.
Smartfish Footwear provides shoe making kits for purchase, enabling people employ themselves and rebuild the dying manufacturing industry from the grassroots. Wearers of Smartfish Footwear can dress with confidence and conscience, knowing that their shoes were produced ethically and sustainably.
F.I.R.M. Apparel - Fly Intelligent Real Men/Misses
We are a clothing line without a face, color or ethnicity. Our objective is to promote education & build character for the leaders of tomorrow. Our clothing not only tells what we are about – it also provides role models for kids to look up to.
Sylvia NebSa Harmon
Inspirit Arts Vendor Academy
Inspirit Arts Vendor Academy will soon be a membership website with benefits for students, affiliate marketers, wholesale and retail shoppers. I’ve developed a curriculum of webinars and workshops for training event vendors how to sell their own hair, fashion and beauty products using the turn key selling method I designed specifically for 10 by 10 ft booths at public events. I also offer The Headwrap Vendor Method, and a ready made booths full of fair trade hand made fashion accessories with an emphasis on hand woven headbands, headwraps and crocheted hats.
District 78 is a lifestyle brand centered around conversation. Our hand crafted candles are at the root of everything we do. Our goal is to provide candles that are as distinct as they are memorable. Our one of a kind scents lead to conversations that starts with “You know what this reminds me of?” Our candles help create new memories based on scent and conversation.
Crowd or Camera
Crowd or Camera Communications Consulting is a premier brand messaging firm that specializes in tailoring exactly what you want to say to the audience you want to say it to. Broadcast journalist and Public Relations connoisseur Kyla Woods leads the team with over 12 years of experience in media, promotions, and social networking platforms.
Barely Blush is Cincinnati’s premier natural salon on wheels. We cater to the busy, modern, working woman by providing convenient luxury nail services. We focus solely on nail services, and aims to provide the best quality nail services in a time-efficient and affordable manner.
Proven Purpose, LLC
Proven Purpose LLC is an after weekend program developing Visionary Mindset. Our goal is to create an atmosphere for self-motivated youth that is driven with talents and willing to be enhanced with necessary life skills to live a secure adulthood. Proven Purpose is a nine-month membership with curriculums built for each grade in high school to enhance their living skills for adulthood. Proven Purpose was founded by Teresa Marie Clardy, an entrepreneur, who is self-published as T.Mari and current college student in sociology.
Phone: (513) 544-8308
We have been serving the greater Cincinnati area as a full service residential and commercial cleaning company. We provide sanitary facilities and employment that pays a living wage to sustain economic integrity. Our employees work independently and efficiently as well as part of a team. Customers are offered routine cleaning or one time cleaning.
S.H.E Courtesy Girls
A diverse group of models offering event planning services & promotional spokes-modeling. Our services are ideal for promoting your product or event with an attractive representative who can speak well, engage customer feedback and identify possible sales leads. We are ready to represent your event or company, make a good impression on your new clients and help you effectively communicate your mission.
The Sweet Pot
My mission is to provide healing, comfort, and improved quality of Life by establishing a Medical Marijuana Edibles Store that offers a wide range of marijuana infused edibles, oils, and concentrates that are healthy, affordable, and most importantly therapeutic and healing.
Our concierge business serves as a convenience to people from all aspects of life – from stay at home parents to professional business men & women. Hire us to do tasks such as running personal errands, shopping, delivering items, watching/walking pets, setting appointments and assisting wherever needed.
On the Go (OG) Studio Productions
On the Go Studio Productions is the world’s first entirely portable audio production studio. We offer artists, musicians, and music hobbyists professionally engineered production services; when and wherever they are inspired. We aim to revolutionize the global music business.
WheelHouse (Cincy) provides quality, affordable, safe, and efficient transportation to our community. We offer professionally re-furbished bikes, parts, repairs, and tune-ups. Our dedication to top-notch service, support, education, and training will catalyze a strong, successful bike riding community.
The Rebel Agency
The business is a creative agency that will provide different tools for marketing and branding including graphic design, social media management, photo shoots, and event curation. It in a sense is a one-stop shop for your business’ marketing and branding needs.
Phone: (513) 910-3511
Soulful Change aims to identify, prepare and support minority populations and young professionals that have an interest in service learning opportunities. These participants will serve communities locally, nationally, and internationally throughout the year by leading projects, managing assigned projects, and assisting their team with collaborative activities.
Phone: (513) 549-7514
The BEST Childcare Center, LLC
The BEST Childcare LLC offers the community quality childcare for ages 6 weeks-14 years while focusing on self concept and positive self esteem. Teaching the appreciation of diversity and knowledge of various culture. It is also a parenting center. Focus in offering educational training to parents and caregivers on various topics. including but not limited to nutrition and positive guidance.
Phone: (513) 745-9126
A Generation of Love
My business will provide intergenerational day care services for disadvantaged youths ages 0-6yrs old, as well as seniors. This will be done by bridging the gap between the two generations with combined daycare services, therefore helping older adults rediscover their purpose through interaction with children. In turn, teaching the children to have a healthy respect, trust and love for aging adults.
Andrew W. Kidd III
KIDD3 Graphic Design Services
KIDD3 Graphic Design Services is an online based business so that customers can place orders from the comfort of their home. Images can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org for a FREE evaluation and cost estimate.
The Graphic Design Department can provide Logos, Illustrations, Cards, Flyers, Booklets and the in-between to communicate your visual message effectively.
The Photography Department offers Custom Portraits, Interior Retail, Merchandise, Exterior Structure images for your many promotional needs.
A new addition to KIDD3 Graphic Design Services (K3GDS) is giving you more options to save your favorite photos, photo sets and photo albums.
Digital Photo Restoration can scan prints, or use images already taken on your electronic device and repair damaged images as close to the original as possible unless Custom Graphic Portraits are purchased where a symbolic likeness is used rather than a photo realistic interpretation of the face.
Scanning images are the best method to obtain large 300dpi (dots per inch) pictures that give you more flexibility in repairing and resizing options. Larger sized images allow for photo realistic Restorations.
Images that are taken with cell phones or tablets can result in glass glare, breathing blurs, less light, twist and tilt picture rotations.
These can be restored but due to low image quality, a painting effect is approached to express personality and mood.
Phone: (513) 916-0066
Kobie D. Christian
Cavalier Consulting is a Digital Communication firm that offers Crisis Management, Public Relations. Digital Media, E-commerce support, Social Media and Strategic Advising Services as well as an Behavioral approach to Cyber Security that will minimise clients vulnurability
Docere4Parents provides parents and caregivers of children ages three to 12 with resources and coaching in the areas of math using critical thinking and problem solving strategies, phonics, reading, and comprehension. In an effort to revamp, we now deliver STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Agriculture, Math) programs through an annual Family Resource and STEM Fair and STEAM summer mini-camps.
Our STEAM programs are designed to encourage learning and interest, increase confidence, and build on foundation skills in critical thinking, problem solving, inquiry, teamwork, and communication- all of which can be applied to other areas of academia.
Each STEM program uses real world challenges for students to use deductive reasoning and critical thinking skills. Some activities rely on team efforts to mimic situations they will encounter when working on interdisciplinary complex problems. Docere4Parents, not only wants children to learn but also strengthen their articulation skills in communicating effective strategies using technical language in the application of these concepts. The development of these skills translate to all other of academia.
LONG TERM VISION: Have a brick and mortar location called “Lab House” and facilitate science, technology, and engineering lessons, which can be reserved by schools and home school groups. On weekends, the house will have running events and workshops any student can participate for a fee. We would also have the ability for to book a theme for birthday parties. The technology space would be outfitted for students to learn how to code and program.
Sweets & Meats
Having a passion for good people and good food, Sweets & Meats BBQ uses inspiration from family recipes and provides a down-home feel and meal. We specialize in smoked meats, homemade sides and desserts. Our food truck is licensed and insured in both Ohio & Kentucky. We also offer full service catering.
Davis Cookie Collection
Davis Cookie Collection bakes the most DELICIOUS cookies in all of Cincinnati. Our cookies are preservative/additive free and baked with All Natural and organic ingredients. To check out our flavors and try them for yourself, order at
Paleolicious Cincy is a Gluten Free & Paleo Catering Company whose mission is to convince the world that healthy food should always be delicious. Cincinnati sourced ingredients provide fresh, organic & local flavors that will convince you that eating well can be oh, so tasty!
Aunt Flora's Cobblers
Aunt Flora’s specializes in Gourmet Cobbler Pies and Healthy Southern Comfort Foods using her family’s old recipes. Aunt Flora has also created a food line of sauces, coffees and spices. Aunt Flora has been featured on nationally televised appearances with Oprah Winfrey and Martha Stewart.
Key's Cheesecakes and Pies
Come unlock your taste buds with a custom made or regular cheesecake by yours truly, Key’s Cheesecakes and Pies. I offer a variety of cheesecake flavors with guaranteed freshness. Whatever flavor your taste buds may wish for come unlock them with a slice of Key’s Cheesecakes and Pies!
L. Mari Catering LLC
L. Mari Catering LLC provides delicious premium quality private to full-scale services tailored towards catering, event cuisine styling, and meal preparation services. Short on time? Let us assist you while exceeding your expectations and redefine meal production.
Southern Grace Restaurant
As a child most of us remember saying grace for the first time at the dinner table over a southern style meal. Fresh, tender and bursting with flavor is what Southern Grace Restaurant has to offer. We provide great tasting food that’s prepared fresh with the highest quality of ingredients.
Sugar is a boutique bakery specializing in custom cakes & cupcakes. Cake-decorating was therapy when I needed it. It brought healing and joy. To me, a cake is a work of art and an experience I’m happy to share with others. Sugar makes life sweeter with cakes that capture the heart.
My name is Wilma Rosser owner of Jessie’s Table. Our goal is simple to create a lasting impression and serve people from all walks of life in excellence. Whether your need is creative cuisine, event planning or creative services. From concept to completion, Jessie’s Table is the choice.
Cha - The Tea Room
Cha will have the essence of the historic tea room with a relevant and polished esthetic. The tea room will be a tranquil place to gather and relax, grounded in expert knowledge and premier service. Cha will provide a full range of teas, pastries and light fare, retail tea accessories and loose teas to purchase for home use and to give as gifts. We are also considering offering tea based cocktails, off-site tea service and securing wholesale tea accounts.
Marcus O Pitts ( Chef Moe)
(Parah means ” to bear fruit” in Hebrew) My business will provide “clean”(clean meats- meaning No pork or Shellfish”) deli meats for the Hebrew Israelite Community all across Cincinnati. I would also like to provide daily soups, fresh sandwiches, salads, fresh breads, housemade aioli’s and vinaigrettes. I also would like to cater lunch to different businesses/schools across the city. Businesses/schools I have ties too or family members employed there.
Toasty’s sells from baked goods made from scratch including cupcakes, mini bundt cakes and other sweet treats. The plan is to own a dessert bar featuring these goods along with wine and spirits. The end goal is for Toasty’s will be a late night, after dinner dessert spot and lounge.
Stay's Healthy Creations
It is a Juice bar,Grocery/Catering Service. It will service the community at large. to help others learn to eat and live a healthier lifestyle. we will even offer home/community economics classes so to speak.we will also offer community resource outlets,as well as networking services on a daily basis.
Ephemeral Lounge & Venue
Ephemeral Lounge & Venue cherishes the unique qualities of craft gin with creative cocktails in a beautiful modern Mediterranean parlor. Our back room will be an intimate venue dedicated to small scale innovative live performance in a high quality theater like setting.
Motoi "Mo" Nishihata
Green Tea Café
We would like to launch a tea concept utilizing a premium form of tea called Matcha. We would like to create Matcha drinks such as Matcha lemonade, iced teas, bubble teas, Matcha frapps, and anything matcha-related. We would like also like to create simple and delicious matcha related pastries, and snacks.
NOVE Home & Body Decor
NOVE Home & Body decor is a lifestyle boutique that offers fashion, decor & production design services through our online shop. All fashion & decor is curated by collections to cater to your unique style. We offer production design to create customized looks for any canvas.
Ragg Addict Men’s Boutique
Ragg Addict Men’s Boutique opened in July 2013 with the goal to provide Cincinnati with the flyest, hottest trends in streetwear. Owner, Arielle Nelson, utilizes her background of retail management and styling with in the music industry to give her a keen eye for Ragg Addict’s unique style and exclusivity for the city.
House of Dumas Chinoiserie Gallerie
Chinoiserie is the imitation or evocation of Chinese motifs & techniques, in Western art, furniture, and architecture, in the 18th century. Offering Feng Shui, Color Analysis & custom designs, unique, creative and inexpensive home décor solutions!
Location: 717 East McMillan. Cincinnati, OH.
Hours: Wednesday – Sunday 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Shanelle Smith & Dawn Whiteside
Men’s Masterpiece Consignment
Masterpiece Men’s Consignment is a High-End store that sells new and gently used men’s clothing and accessories at budget friendly prices. Our goal is to help men achieve their desired look and be their authentic self – we know that you were created to be the best, so we want you to look your best.
Pinky Chocolate's Tea Parties, Weddings & Etiquette
A Partea and soiree boutique that caters to modern party goers. Our services include event designs, coordination, invitations, floral designs, party rentals, and party themes for children and adults. Life is worth celebrating, so relax and enjoy the moments as the Bentley takes care of the details, both large and small.
Monique Balloon Boutique
Xquisite Property Improvement (XPI) LLC is a professional cleaning service that’s located in Cincinnati, Ohio. We specialize in professionally cleaning foreclosed properties, turnover apartment units and postconstruction sites. Our cleaning team consists of professionally trained individuals known as “Cleanologists”. This great group of individuals delivers service with high energy and a great attitude. They follow a cleaning plan along with a checklist to ensure the customer’s needs are exceeded.
Eat Drink Paint
We love having fun and meeting people. That’s why we created Eat Drink Paint… It’s food, drinks and painting, blended with lots of fun. Best of all, you get everything for one low price. So all you do is Eat, Drink, Paint… Have Fun! We are currently operating in the Cincinnati/ Northern Kentucky Tri-state area.
Aprina is a musical activist creating song’s that embody revolutionary love, causing healing, revelation, education, and power. Each song is married with guerilla style campaign to fully activate and submerge each participant in a radical lifestyle change. PEOPLE EMPOWERMENT!
BlaCk OWned Outerwear
BlaCk OWned Outerwear is a fashion line created to promote excellence. Every garment is designed to inspire. Crew neck sweatshirts, pullover & zip up hoodies, T-shirts & hats for men and women. BlaCk is the color of success and sophistication, that’s what being BlaCk OWned represents.
Location: 822 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH
Hours: Mon-Thu, 12-8pm; Fri-Sat 12-9pm
Brewing Arts is a creative services company providing fast, reliable and personable service. We offer personal one on one tutorials of knitting, sewing,crochet, and jewelry making. Our other services are custom clothing and home decor. This is where you come to make creative ideas realities!
Live Learn Exchange
Every child should have access to meaningful, cross-cultural experiences. Live Learn Exchange is a web-based platform that streamlines the ability for teachers to connect to one another. In order to allow for collaborative education to blossom, which creates valuable opportunities for the personal growth and development of students around the planet.
Pitch Night Winner
Peoples’s Choice Winner
Entrepreneurial Light Award