ACTIVITIES
We get together year after year to learn and connect, but we also set aside plenty of time for some fun! Konecranes has planned a variety of entertaining activities to help all participants get the most out of their time in Cincinnati.
 
We’re hard at work putting together a schedule of activities that will make your trip to the 2019 Crane Users Conference as enjoyable as it is beneficial. Please check back regularly to see the updated activity list.
TUESDAY SEPT 17
Welcome to Cincinnati! Kick off your trip with a fun conference welcome reception and entertaining outings at some of Queen City’s most popular hot spots.
WELCOME RECEPTION
Topgolf, Cocktails & Hors D’oeuvres
​Meeting in lobby at 5:30 pm for transporting to Top Golf

Get into the swing of a great conference week! Have fun and mingle with fellow attendees at Topgolf, the driving range experience that’s sweeping the globe. Relax and enjoy golf-inspired games, Hors D'oeuvres, cocktails, music and entertainment.    
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JOIN OUR GOLF OUTING (OPTIONAL)
Requires pre-registration
Devou Park Golf Course    

Enjoy spectacular views of downtown Cincinnati during a fun, challenging 18-hole round of golf at one of the top-rated golf clubs in the Midwest. A hearty lunch will be served to players on the 9th hole turn. Whether you’re a seasoned or novice golfer, this leisurely daytrip will be un-fore-gettable.

Details:
Cost is $40 per player. Carts will be included.
Tee time is TBD.
Registrants will be contacted regarding payment.
    
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EXPLORE THE QUEEN CITY
We’re setting aside a few hours on arrival day for you to take in the colorful and charming sights of Cincinnati on a self-guided exploration of the city. We recommend the following attractions that natives, newcomers and return travelers enjoy and love.

Carew Tower Observation Deck

Revel in the best views of the Cincinnati cityscape and beyond – from the sky! Elevate to the 49th floor of the Carew Tower, the city’s second tallest and highest elevated building, which is just a few steps away from the Westin Hotel!
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​​Jungle Jim’s International Market 

Embark on the ultimate culinary journey, perfect for tourists, foodies and everyday consumers. Experience fresh, quality cuisines and other products from more than 70 countries.
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Cincinnati Art Museum

Bask in beautiful masterpieces and get a glimpse into history. Located in the charming Eden Park, just a 6-minute drive from the Westin hotel, the Cincinnati Art Museum is home to over 67,000 creations that span millennia.
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Newport Aquarium    

Experience the deep blue sea – right here in the Midwest. Say hello to thousands of aquatic critters and creatures while appreciating the mystery and beauty of our oceans, lakes and other bodies of water. The Newport Aquarium is celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2019!
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WEDNESDAY SEPT 18
DINNER
Montgomery Inn – The Boathouse – Bob Hope Room
   
One of Cincinnati’s most distinguished, “must-try” fine dining establishments, The Boathouse, boasts a lively atmosphere, stunning views, a top-notch menu and exceptional service. The private Bob Hope Room offers a panoramic view of the Ohio River and Sawyer Point Park, plus an outdoor balcony to enjoy the fresh air, the bustling Cincy sounds and the company of colleagues and new connections.

Be sure to stick around for a drawing for two U.S. domestic airline tickets!

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DESSERT
Igby’s Bar
   
After dinner, attendees and guests are welcome to indulge in sweet desserts and savory craft cocktails at Igby’s, a top-rated, hip Cincinnati lounge.
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SPOUSE/GUEST ACTIVITIES
WEDNESDAY SEPT 18
Private Downtown Cincinnati Food Tour    
   
Come hungry, leave happy! Experience the culture and charm of Queen City by way of iconic foods and historic landmarks. Ride and walk around the historic Riverfront while dining on delicious dishes and learning about Cincinnati’s rich heritage.
  • Enjoy a Taste of Belgium waffle, visit Smale Riverfront Park
  • Pass Roebling Bridge, Underground Freedom Center and Great American Ball Park
  • Visit Fountain Square
  • Taste and learn about olive oil at We Olive; enjoy a small glass of wine and charcuterie
  • Savor the signature burnt carrot salad at Metropole
  • Experience a tour of art in the lobby of 21c Museum Hotel
  • Enjoy bangers and mash and a 5 oz. Belhaven beer at Nicholson’s
  • Enjoy a sweet French macaron for dessert at Macaron Bar
    
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Neusole Glassworks Class    
   
Design and create your very own colorful blown glass masterpiece at Neusole Glassworks. Begin your tour with a walk through the stunning gallery, then view a glassblowing demonstration to observe artists at work. Following the demonstration, sculpt a beautiful ornament for your home.
 
Details:
Items take 2 weeks to be completed.
Direct shipping to participants available.
    
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THURSDAY SEPT 19
Tablespoon Cooking Co.

Bon Appetit! Learn the art and science of traditional Italian cuisine at one of Cincinnati’s most popular cooking schools. Professional chefs will teach you how to make fresh pasta, bread and more from scratch in the Old World Italian class. Leave with full bellies and hearts, new family favorite recipes and fond memories.
    
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For questions email Jim Skowron at Jim.Skowron@Konecranes.com