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

Area Business News

Dozens of area leaders spent Sunday and Monday taking a closer look at efforts to redevelop communities close to home. More than 45 participants in the ...read more

Chamber Events

10.25.2017
KNOW New Member Meet & Greet
Hilton Garden Inn
10.25.2017
Candidates & Elected Officials Reception
The Game Grill + Bar
11.15.2017
Economic Outlook
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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