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Chamber News

Greater Akron—The Greater Akron Chamber proudly presents the 9th Annual 30 for the Future recognition more

Area Business News

Green Mayor Dick Norton said he was optimistic about the city’s future, while recounting past accomplishments during his time in office, as he more

Chamber Events

The State’s Business Climate and You
Hilton Garden Inn
The Morning Buzz
NIHF STEM High School (former Central-Hower High School)
2015 State of the City Address
John S. Knight Center
The Greater Akron Chamber's 108th Annual Meeting
Historic Goodyear Hall

Economic Development

The Greater Akron's economic and business climate is ideal for growing businesses. This is the home of more than 21,000 businesses, including more than 150 Fortune 500 companies that have operations in the region.

The region boasts some of the world's leading liquid crystal and polymer research. Over 16,000 polymer industry employees live here, and Greater Akron is the nation's leading manufacturer of plastic processing equipment. Plus, Akron hospitals rank among the 50 best in U.S.

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