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Greater Akron—The Greater Akron Chamber is accepting nominations for our 2017 Excellence in Business Awards. We all know or do business with companies ...read more

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Just as Akron sets out on a new initiative to rebuild its population, two of the state's leading nonprofits focused on urban planning and economic devel...read more

Chamber Events

03.16.2017
The Greater Akron Chamber's 110th Annual Meeting
John S. Knight Center
04.19.2017
KNOW Empowering Women Luncheon
Hilton Akron/Fairlawn
05.18.2017
2017 YP Summit
Sheraton Suites Akron Cuyahoga Falls

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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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