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Since our founding in 1991, the mission of the Metropolitan Club has been, and continues to be, to unite diverse leaders in our region, regardless of race, gender, religion or creed, who desire to make a positive impact on our community. Through its vision to facilitate the unification and well-being of our region, the club has always welcomed individuals from all backgrounds and engaged their unique perspectives to enrich the club experience. We are proud of our history of promoting a club that has been inclusive in community, and exclusive in quality, and remain guided by our three pillars -- belonging, business and community. To join, please submit the form below.

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The Three Pillars

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Business Matters

The Metropolitan Club membership offers a wide variety of opportunities that promote professional growth, foster new connections and solidify existing relationships, in an impressive venue you can be proud of. Membership provides you with full access to all of the club's amenities and benefits, including complimentary parking in a covered garage, and free meeting/event room rentals, local and worldwide reciprocal club opportunities and more!

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Community Matters

The Metropolitan Club connects individuals and communities, which is the core of our mission. The club can be your go-to venue to meet, unite and join others in the club's accommodating and spacious dining, banquet and event spaces. The club is also proud to host dozens of our region’s most impactful and important nonprofits in our membership. And, the Club itself was founded on, and continues to share profits with several local charities each year. In fact, since 1991, the Club has shared over $2 million with local nonprofits.

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Belonging Matters

The Metropolitan Club welcomes individuals from all backgrounds to engage unique perspectives to enrich the club experience. Our members enjoy the welcoming, diverse and inclusive atmosphere of the club, in comfortable, flexible and spacious settings ideal for celebrations, business meetings or a relaxing dinner with friends and family. We also offer reciprocal access to dozens of other clubs, fitness facilities and golf courses, available locally and around the world.

Why You Should Join the Metropolitan Club

Metropolitan Club Membership Benefits & Amenities

The newly-renovated Metropolitan Club is Greater Cincinnati's most distinctive business and social club. Guided by our Three Pillars: Business Matters, Community Matters and Belonging Matters, the Met Club is exclusive in quality, and inclusive in community.

We're honored to provide you with a home away from home, an office away from the office, and a place you can host clients, prospects, family and friends and be proud of the exceptional experience.

For You:

  • The most spectacular 360º view, figuratively and literally, in the Northern Kentucky & Greater Cincinnati area.
  • Distinctive membership of regional business and community leaders.
  • A focus on diversity where all members feel welcome.
  • Both member and significant other enjoy full member privileges.
  • Complimentary parking for members in the RiverCenter garage – with a dedicated express elevator to the club.
  • Access to an exclusive roster of fellow members.
  • Personalized service with concierge availability.
  • Credit cards accepted for you and your guests – you can be hosted in your own club.
  • Complimentary guest passes available when you are not able to accompany them.

Exquisite Dining:

  • A Distinctive member's dining area available for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
  • Executive Chef Kelsey Yerger has been affiliated with The Metropolitan Club since its inception in 1991.
  • In-house Pastry Chef Terry Biehl will prepare customized cakes for all occasions. Executive Sous Chef David Dennis brings new ideas, variety.
  • Outstanding cuisine offering seasonal menu changes, daily specials and unique tableside preparations.
  • Dining on demand – no wait, no hassle.
  • Special menu requests accepted for dietary needs.
  • Catering available – we can bring the event to you.

Meeting, event, and banquet spaces

  • Complimentary private meeting, event and banquet space rentals for 1 to 230 people.
  • Also available for private dining, parties and celebrations.
  • Customized menus and set-up based on your needs.
  • Full scope of audio/visual equipment available.

Reciprocal Clubs and Golf:

  • Access and discounts to a newly renovated fitness center on the 1st floor of the RiverCenter building.
  • Reciprocal golf privileges at local country clubs for dining and golfing.
  • Access to dozens of reciprocal clubs both nationally and internationally.

Programming and Events:

  • On-going club activities that reflect the club's Three Pillars of Business, Community, and Belonging.
  • A wide variety of member-to-member opportunities.
  • Clubs within a club for specific interests!
If you would like to be among a thriving group of the region’s most respected and accomplished business and community leaders, we invite you to submit the form below. If you have questions, contact Douglas Bolton, President, at 859-392-2465 or [email protected].

Metropolitan Club Membership Classifications

Available to individuals twenty-one years or older, the Metropolitan Club offers membership categories tailored towards your unique needs. All categories offer full access to all the club’s privileges to both member and your significant other. We invite you to enjoy all the amenities and benefits offered at our beautiful club.

Resident

Available to persons age 40 years and older, resident memberships are owned by the individual and may be converted to non-resident or retired status when appropriate. Initiation is $800 and monthly dues are $171.

Roebling

Roebling Society memberships are available to persons between 21 and 39 years of age. Initiation is $400 and monthly dues are $115.

Corporate

Corporate memberships are owned by the corporation, firm or office and assigned to any two officers, executives or directors for their and their significant other’s use. The designees may be changed at any time. Initiation is $800 and monthly dues are $171.

Corporate Associate

Additional members of a corporation may apply for membership under this category. Memberships are owned by the corporation, firm or office and assigned to one designee per membership. The designee may be changed. Initiation is $200 and monthly dues are $119 per month for the third and fourth designees; $103 per month for the fifth, sixth and seventh designees; $86 per month for the eighth, ninth and 10th designees; and $43 per month for the 11th or more designees.

Nonprofit

Linking nonprofit organizations through membership is an exclusive offering at the Metropolitan Club. The Board of Governors objective is to offer 501(c)(3)’s the opportunity for its executive staff to entertain board and donors in the elegant atmosphere of the Metropolitan Club, and thus further the club’s mission to help build community. Nonprofit dues are $171 per month, with no initiation fee. The nonprofit membership is assigned to the organization’s executive director, but other C-suite officers and board members may use the membership at any time. Nonprofits can reduce their monthly dues by 100 percent based on their monthly spending on food & beverage. If food and beverage spending exceeds $500 per month, all dues are waived. If spending exceeds $350 per month, 50 percent of dues are waived. If spending exceeds $200, 30 percent of dues are waived. If annual spending achieves $9K, the club will make a contribution of 2% of the organization’s spending back to the organization. If annual spending achieves $12K, the club will make a contribution of 4%. Any members referred to the club who pay the $800 initiation fee, half of the fee will be donated to the organization.

Retired

Available to permanently retired persons age 67 and older. Retired members enjoy full club privileges at two-thirds the full monthly dues. Initiation is $400 and monthly dues are $115.

Non-resident

Non-resident memberships are available to persons whose principal business and principal residence are outside a 50-mile radius from the club. Initiation is $400 and monthly dues are $94. A non-resident member may choose to pay monthly dues only when they are located in the Greater Cincinnati region at a $100 per month rate, with a required food and beverage spending minimum that combined with monthly dues will total a minimum of $1000 per year.

 
If you would like to be among a thriving group of the region’s most respected and accomplished business and community leaders, we invite you to complete the form below. If you have questions, contact Douglas Bolton, President, at 859-392-2465 or [email protected].

Member Testimonials

Business Matters

“The Metropolitan Club gives me so many reasons to be at the Club whenever I can. Excellent food, atmosphere, and above all, a beautiful view of the Queen City. Since the renovations in the Lounge, there are times when I will spend more than half my week at the Club working in the new touchdown areas! With the needed plug-ins and space to get just about anything accomplished that I need to. Not to mention the parlor rooms for small private meetings that are always easily reserved. For not boasting about being a co-working space, the Met Club does provide me everything I need in lieu of one. Just several reasons to be a Member of one of the greatest business and social groups in the Metro area.”

- Brandon Hubbard, RDI Intuitive Technical

“Ultimate Air Shuttle has been a Member of The Metropolitan Club for almost 10 years. The club’s amenities, appearance, consistency to service and creativity are top notch. The various events the club holds on a monthly basis provides exceptional network opportunities to help grow your business. As a Member, we find comfort in the knowledge, whether for business or personal events, the staff will assist in creating the best experiences coupled with exceptional service. We have found the staff to be attentive, well trained and most welcoming in their service approach. They exhibit a sense of pride in their work and in maintaining the appearance of the club."

- Noel Ripley, Business Development Manager/VP of Marketing – Ultimate Magazine

 

Community Matters

“I have been a long-standing Member of the Metropolitan Club and it has always been a big part of my professional, community and social life. The Club’s principles of diversity, inclusivity, and community service are reflected in its membership, events and overall atmosphere, which are always welcoming and comfortable. The food and service are always extraordinary, and it is the perfect place to go for any occasion, whether it be a special night out or a casual weeknight dinner after work.”

- Jeanne Schroer, CRE, President/Chief Executive Officer, Catalytic Development Funding Corp. of Northern Kentucky

“Our Membership to the Metropolitan Club provides the Chamber with a top-notch venue where we can be proud to host our meetings and entertain our Members and guests. We know that the team at the Met Club will go the extra mile to ensure a terrific and memorable experience every time.”

- Brent Cooper, President & CEO, Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce

"The Metropolitan Club has exceeded all our expectations since my wife, Brigitte, and I joined back in 2018. Its Membership offers a diverse group of professionals that clearly support their community simply by being a Member of the club and its backing of local charities. My office is right across the river, and I still find myself looking for excuses to work or meet others for meetings at the Club. In my own business, I have entertained at a number of the reciprocal Country Clubs, which is a welcomed benefit.  My wife and I both participate in the Mentoring Program and drew both professional and personal guidance from the experiences. There really are so many activities for members to enjoy. The Three Pillars of the Club-Business, Community and Belonging Matter-are clearly embodied by the Club Team as well as the Members around. I have and will continue to be happy to tell its story or recommend the Metropolitan Club other professionals in town."

- Sean & Brigitte McGee

 

Belonging Matters

"My Met Club is my personal escape from the everyday humdrum of the business world, into a delightful world of fine food & drink, fine people and just pure fun! My New Year’s commitment is to play more golf, and to use my Met Club escape much more often, for much more pure fun this year!”

- Ed Rigaud, Owner

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