Greater Akron Chamber is Seeking Nominations  for 2019 Business Awards


Greater Akron—The Greater Akron Chamber is accepting nominations for our 2019 Business Awards.  Each year, the Greater Akron Chamber celebrates the accomplishments of the local community by celebrating the companies, businesses, organizations, and people who are elevating our region.  We all know or do business with companies who deserve recognition for the exceptional work they do in the business community.  You can pay tribute by nominating a deserving company or person.  The deadline for nominations of the 2019 Business Awards is Friday, April 19.

Lead Greater - 112th Annual Meeting


The Greater Akron Chamber celebrates its 112th Annual Meeting on Thursday, March 21, 2019, at the John S. Knight Center. The Greater Akron Chamber will honor S. Theresa Carter, President of OMNOVA Solutions Foundation, with the H. Peter Burg Award.  This award will recognize Carter's leadership for her advancement of Greater Akron's economic and community development.  The Chamber will also elect its Board of Directors, celebrate its accomplishments, and share exciting new initiatives that will create opportunities for all to Lead Greater. During the meeting, the members will also be asked to consider and approve recommended changes to the organizations regulations and to elect members nominated to serve on the chamber's Board of Directors. A summary of those recommended regulation changes, the red-lined code and the Nominating Committee Report are available for your review. The program includes a reception with hors d'oeuvres, open bar, dinner, and silent auction. The silent auction offers guests a chance to bid on items that will benefit the Chamber's educational programs. The online silent auction is already available. 

Greater Akron Chamber Presents The Morning Buzz on Friday, February 8, 2019


Greater Akron—The Morning Buzz is a monthly speaker breakfast series, which aims to connect small- and medium-sized businesses by facilitating the exchange of ideas and strategies for business growth and success.  On Friday, January 11, 2019, join us to hear Ned Parks, Owner of Aegis 360™ Consulting, present “Culture is Built on Values and Delivered by Leaders.”