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Chamber News

When Steve Millard took over as president and chief executive of the Greater Akron Chamber just a bit over a year ago, the organization and the more

Area Business News

In Greater Akron, we have experienced an extraordinarily significant shift to a ... From 2002 to 2016, the growth in the level of digital skills required for the average job in our region increased by 18% — just five other metro areas in ....

Chamber Events

Morning Buzz - July
Hilton Garden Inn
KNOW Empowering Women Luncheon - August
Hilton Akron/Fairlawn
30 for the Future
The NEW Center at Northeast Ohio Medical University

Business Directory

Connect to Greater Akron... find services, vendors and partners from over 1,500 Greater Akron Chamber members here.

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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