Recent News

Chamber News

Greater Akron—The Morning Buzz is a monthly speaker breakfast series, which aims to connect small- and medium-sized businesses by facilitating the ex...read more

Area Business News

Crain's Cleveland Business The Akron Zoo had a record-setting 2016. The zoo announced Friday, Jan. 6, that last year it set a new all-time attendance...read more

Chamber Events

02.01.2017
KNOW New Member Meet & Greet
Holiday Inn Akron West
03.16.2017
The Greater Akron Chamber's 110th Annual Meeting
John S. Knight Center

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.

Learn More

@grtakronchamber