Finneytown Business Network

Overview


The Finneytown Business Network (FBN) is an informal group of business owners who meet monthly to discuss local business initiatives, business strategy, issues, and referrals. Meeting topics are coordinated by a panel of members annually. Meetings are held the last Wednesday of the month with the locations changing to support corridor businesses along Winton and Galbraith Roads. There are no membership dues.

To be added to the FBN email notifications regarding upcoming business meetings and announcements, please submit an email with your name, business, and phone number.

For More Information


  • Stephan Moje DC, DIBCN
    Apex Chiropractic & Wellness Center - President of FBN
    513-931-4300
    apexchiropracticneurology@gmail.com
  • Dr. Laurie Jahnke, Apex Chiropractic and Wellness, Business Owner
    Network Founding Member
  • Kimberlee Flamm, Springfield Township Events & Communications
    Network Community Liaison 513-522-1410

Meeting Schedule

Date Time Meeting Location
Topics
May 29, 2019
11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Lucky Turtle
Telling your story through video
June 26, 2019
Noon - 1 p.m. Graeter's Ice Cream Ice Cream Social with grab bags! - June is ice cream month so it's only fit we celebrate at our local Graeter's Ice Cream Parlor. Graeter's will set up a sundae station. Choose your favorie flavor and make your dream dessert for just $5.75. For this fun networking event, each business is asked to put a $5-$10 item in a brown lunch bag. Each participant will then have a chance to pick a bag to take back with them. (Be sure to include your business card in the bag!) 
July 31, 2019
Noon - 1 p.m.
Springfield Township Police Department
Basic Active Shooter Training - In today's world, you can never have enough safety training. The Springfield Township Police will work with the FBN for an abbreviated version of an active shooter training. Typically, training is offered to businesses on site over 3 hours. This training will be informative and helpful - but is designed for one hour. Fuller training with staff is available to local businesses by request, and police availability. Lunch will be $8.
August 28, 2019
Noon - 1 p.m. Skyline No IT… No Problem! You have a small business, but you have massive technical needs! For this meeting we want participants to email your "Geek Wishes" in advance. Let us know what your biggest technology challenges are. We will read these challenges off to our speaker, owner of "Rent a Geek". He will share how to work around your issue or where he and his business may be able to assist your small business. Lunch is on your own at Skyline.
September 25, 2019
Noon - 1p.m.
LaRosa's
Employee Evaluations Done Better - Employee evaluations are one of those dreaded tasks, typically done a the end of the year when stress is at an all time high. Learn from Walt Tracy how to better evaluate your employees so that they grow from valuable feedback and you have more to write that reflects the full year of your employee's value. Lunch is on your own at LaRosas.
October 30, 2019
Noon - 1 p.m. YMCA
Customer Retention - You got the customer in the door for the very first time. How do you keep him/her? Well, that depends on the business and the customer. Tim Rohlin will teach you how and when to provide promotions to bring your new customer back. He will also talk about a few tips to share with your frontline staff that can make a difference. Lunch will be $8
November 27, 2019 Noon - 1 p.m. Restoring Hope
Share your Big Hairy Audacious Goals AND What do you proud of in your business that is really working well? These are the questions we will ask in the meeting to bring new ideas and potential partnerships to light. Helping someone else succeed in their goal may actually be what works well for you in the near future! Lunch will be $8
December
No Meeting
No Meeting. Happy Holidays!
January 29, 2020
Noon - 1 p.m. Village Troubadour Emotional intelligence is being aware of, in control of, and able to express one's emotions. Earn more about emotional intelligence from Tom Johnson. He will also share how to select employees with high emotional intelligence in the interview process, as well as coach your staff in improving their EI. Lunch is on your own at Village Troubadour
February 26, 2020
Noon - 1 p.m.
Springfield Township Fire Department Training Room BWC Savings and Grants - The Bureau of Workers Compensation offers grants for purchases made by businesses that improve your employees safety while doing their job. Learn about the many grant opportunities to purchase equipment that make your employees' jobs easier and safer! Also learn more about ways to reduce your BWC premiums by attending a few meetings! Lunch will be $8.
March 25, 2020 Noon - 1 p.m. Evergreen Retirement State of the Township - Township Administrator Chris Gilbert will share the accomplishments, economic development plans and road project progress. Lunch will be $8
April 29, 2020
Noon - 1 p.m. Finneytown Secondary Campus
School Update - Terri Noe will share the most recent news on the Finneytown School District. Lunch will be provided by the school for $8
May 27, 2020
Noon-1 p.m.

TBD