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Chamber Events

08.11.2015
The Morning Buzz
Hard Rock Rocksino Northfield Park
08.12.2015
KNOW Quarterly Luncheon
Portage Country Club
08.25.2015
Coffee, Tea & Contacts
ACME Fresh Market - Green
09.10.2015
Entrepreneur Connect
FirstEnergy - White Pond Facility

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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