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Greater Akron—The Morning Buzz is a monthly speaker breakfast series, which aims to connect small- and medium-sized businesses by facilitating the...read more

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Individually, the Greater Akron and Greater Canton regions are wonderful places to live and work. We’re home to great companies, hardworking, smart people and a diver...read more

Chamber Events

11.07.2019
Entrepreneurial Operating System for Business Owners
Greater Akron Chamber Event Center
11.22.2019
Economic Outlook 2020
Kent State University Stark Conference Center
11.22.2019
Akron-Canton Economic Outlook 2020
Kent State University Stark Conference Center

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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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