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Greater Akron—Join KNOW on Wednesday, September 7, 2018, for the next Empowering Women Luncheon to hear Grace Wakulchik, President of Akron Childr...read more

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Stark State College is adding two Summit County residents to its board of trustees and more programs to complement a truck driving school opening in ear...read more

Chamber Events

08.24.2018
Tri-County Legislative Roundtable
Hilton Garden Inn
08.30.2018
Greater Akron Chamber Member Meet-up with Steve Millard
Girl Scouts of North East Ohio

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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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