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Greater Akron—Join KNOW on Wednesday, February 17, 2016, for the next Empowering Women Luncheon to hea...read more

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Greater Akron—CBS News Sunday Morning featured the Goodyear blimps, with both current and historical looks, on January 1...read more

Chamber Events

02.12.2016
Morning Buzz
Hilton Garden Inn
02.17.2016
KNOW Empowering Women Luncheon
Portage Country Club
02.26.2016
The State's Business Climate and You
Greystone 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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