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The mission of the Greater Akron Chamber is to drive economic growth and prosperity for Greater Akron by supporting the success of the business community and acting as a convener of stakeholders on key issues facing the region.


Achieving our vision of prosperity for Greater Akron requires a vibrant and sustainable economy supported by leadership from business, government and education.

The Power of 6

  1. Grow Greater Akron. Strengthen our economy by retaining and attracting businesses and talent.
  2. Invest in Human Capital. Build a well-prepared, competitive workforce.
  3. Promote Greater Akron. Tell our story internally and externally.
  4. Revitalize Our Physical Assets. Reinvigorate the urban core and other strategic community areas to make a better, stronger environment in which to live and work.
  5. Enhance Value for Our Core Businesses. Deliver enhancements to membership benefits to increase our members' return on investment.
  6. Create the Capacity to Succeed. Identify and cultivate next generation leaders: individuals with the strongest potential to assure a seamless transition of Greater Akron's critical issues.

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