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Akron Urban League Presents Procurement Corridor Event on Oct. 24

10/4/2019

If you are a business owner and need information on how to find opportunities and contracts for your business, this event is for you!

Key Goals:

  • Business owners will meet face-to-face with local companies and learn how to bid on their contracting opportunities.
  • Business owners will be provided details on how to do business in the Greater Akron Region.
  • Business owners will receive coaching on how to navigate a vendor registration process in order to register and bid on opportunities.
  • Business owners will connect with agencies that have resources and services that can help with managing and growing a business.
Lunch and beverages will be provided for this event.

For more information, contact Carla Matthews:
Phone: (234) 542-4142 | Email: [email protected]
 

Warwick 2019 Technology Expo on Oct. 10

9/26/2019

Enjoy an afternoon lunch on the Cavs new practice court, tour the facility, speak with technology industry experts, and have the opportunity to go home with the grand prize of a night on the town in Cleveland, on us!

The Technology Expo will bring together business owners, C-level executives and senior IT professionals across all industries to discuss today’s current business and technology landscape. The event will feature demonstrations from some of today’s top business technology, along with a Cybersecurity keynote address from Warwick Chief Information Security Officer - Dan Banick.

Visit Warwickinc.com/technology-expo-2019 to learn more and register for the event or call us at (800) 860-0300

Member Marketplace

The Member MarketPlace is a member-to-member discount program that allows you to promote discounts to members. Connect to exclusive savings on services provided by Greater Akron Chamber Members for Chamber Members here!  To participate in the Member MarketPlace, contact the Chamber at (330) 237-1234.


More Member News & Events

Event: GreenTown at Kent—Creating Healthy, Sustainable Communities

3/16/2015


GreenTown at Kent brings together the public and private sectors from around Ohio to connect the dots and work toward creating healthy, sustainable communities. Experience the reborn downtown Kent, learn how to create walkable, bikeable communities, and delve into topics including clean water, local food, outdoor space, and creating socially responsible businesses. Join us for pre-conference workshops and activities on April 13, and the main event on April 14, in downtown Kent.

Click here for more information.

Event: Corner Cup Coffeehouse Grand Opening

3/2/2015


Corner Cup Coffeehouse is celebrating its grand opening on Tuesday, March 10, 2015.  A ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held at 4:00 p.m.  Come in all day for $1 drinks.  Stop by thoughout the following weekend for special events and give-aways.

Event: Appreciation Marketing Workshop

2/26/2015


Appreciation Marketing Workshop March 19th, 2015 11:30 to 1 PM ACME Marketplace in Montrose Community Room Cost $10 Lunch Included RSVP required Contact Loretta Bright 330-526-3461

Event: 23rd Annual Mardi Gras Gala

2/23/2015


The Victim Assistance Program's Mardi Gras Gala will take place at the Tangier on March 7, 2015, from 5:30 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. Tickets are $95 per person and include open bar, hors d'oeuvres, a sit down dinner, silent and live auctions, and live entertainment by Get On Up!

To purchase tickets, check out our website at http://www.victimassistanceprogram.org/events/mardi-gras-gala.aspx. To donate an auction item or get information about sponsorship opportunities, call (330) 376-0040.

Event: Annual Monte Carlo Night Fundraiser

2/20/2015


Catholic Charities Monte Carlo Night Fundraiser to benefit Community Hot Meals, Food Pantry and Emergency Assistance programs will take place on Saturday, March 14th from 6 to 11 p.m. at St. George Family Center in Fairlawn. Tickets are $85 per person and include open bar, heavy hors d'oeuvres, Vegas style games, mini reverse raffle, live entertainment, silent and oral auctions. To purchase tickets, donate an auction item or find out about corporate sponsorships, call (330) 762-2961.

Certified Nerds Named Business of the Month by City of Munroe Falls

2/18/2015


Greater AkronCertified Nerds has been selected as the Business of the Month by the City of Munroe Falls. Mayor Frank Larson presented Certified Nerds with a certificate and plaque at the Town Council meeting held on Tuesday, February 17, 2015, at City Hall in Munroe Falls.

Event: BCG Systems, Inc. to Host Educational Event Focused on Microsoft Dynamics GP 2015

2/16/2015


BCG Systems, Inc., an award-winning, total IT solutions provider headquartered in Akron, Ohio, today announced the addition of a new webinar to their 2015 educational event schedule. The webinar is focused on providing an informative look at Microsoft’s newest ERP solution, Dynamics GP 2015, and how the intuitive business management software is benefiting businesses. The company will host the webinar, titled “What’s New in GP 2015”, on Thursday, February 26, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. EST.

Event: OPEN M Announces 1st Annual Walk & 5K Run On the Ohio Erie Canal Towpath

2/13/2015


OPEN M, an Akron-based, inner-city, faith based mission; will hold its first annual Walk & 5K Run fundraiser on Saturday, April 25th on the Ohio Erie Canal Towpath behind the Spaghetti Warehouse restaurant located at 510 S. Main Street, Akron, 44311. About 300 walkers and runners will convene at the starting point behind Spaghetti Warehouse ending at the OPEN M Neighborhood Center located at 941 Princeton St., Akron, 44311.  The goal is to raise $25,000 to support the overall OPEN M mission.  Registration begins at 7:45 a.m. with the walkers starting promptly at 9:00 a.m. and runners beginning at 9:15 a.m.

Event: DSMA Ceremony

2/11/2015


The Akron/Canton Affiliate of Sales & Marketing Executives International requests the honor of your presence. We will celebrate Executive of The Year, Joe Kanfer, and honor Outstanding Community Leader Coleman Professional Services. We will also honor 27 DSMA® recipients and the Jim Butler Collegiate Award winner. The DSMA® is the most prestigious annual award event for the Sales and Marketing profession. HURRY and RSVP by February 20th!  To register, contact Sharon Reed, Ex. Dir. at  330-495-8111.

Event: NTMA Akron Chapter Meeting

2/11/2015


Make sure to attend the next (NTMA) National Tooling & Machining Association Akron Chapter meeting. Tuesday Feb. 17th Akron - Fairlawn Hilton, 3180 W. Market St. 5:30 PM. Please reserve your seat now to [email protected].

BCG Systems, Inc. Completes Acquisition of Windward Data LLC

2/2/2015

 
Akron, OH – BCG Systems, Inc., an award-winning, total IT solutions provider  headquartered in Akron, Ohio, announced the completed acquisition of Windward Data LLC., a Microsoft partner and managed service provider (MSP) located in Alpharetta, Georgia. The strategic decision was part of a growth plan to expand their Atlanta office as well as their Microsoft Office 365 practice, a core solution and area of expertise of BCG Systems, Inc.

Event: Hilton Garden Inn (HGI) Grand Re-Opening

1/29/2015


Hilton Garden Inn Akron-Canton Airport will open its doors on February 12, 2015, sporting a new look. A renovation to all 121 guestrooms, 3,000 square feet of meeting space, public area, restaurant and lobby including furnishings, carpet, tile, wall covering, lighting and window treatments will be complete. HGI offers 24 hour airport shuttle service, Garden Grill restaurant and Bar, room service, RealTime Flight Tracker and indoor pool. You can count on us to be your home away from home.

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