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Chamber Events

05.11.2016
KNOW New Member Meet & Greet
Beau's on the River
05.18.2016
KNOW Empowering Women Luncheon
Portage Country Club
05.19.2016
YPN Leadership Luncheon with Sara Shookman
Mustard Seed - Highland Square
05.26.2016
2016 Excellence in Business Awards
Sheraton Suites Akron/Cuyahoga Falls

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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