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Visiting and Living

Floating Towpath

Located within 500 miles of 42 major cities, and surrounded by thousands of acres of parkland and countryside, Greater Akron provides ideal living and working environments for everyone. The area is distinctive for its versatility, with a low cost of living, outstanding cultural access and ever-growing employment opportunities. With sports arenas, concert venues, national parks, museums and much, much more within a short distance, there are plenty of things to do in Akron.

The Greater Akron Region is a hotbed of new innovations for future technology. Fully equipped for 21st Century globalization, outdated facilities have been reinvented, redeveloped, and reused as state-of-the-art research, technology, manufacturing, and business centers beckoning young professionals to return to and maintain their Akron roots.

Experience Greater Akron 2016-2017 Relocation Guide

Our Relocation Guide Says it All
"75 Reasons We Love Greater Akron"

No matter where you are moving from, the Experience Greater Akron 2016-2017 Relocation Guide will help you find your way.

We encourage you to use this guide as a resource and recruitment tool. The Relocation Guide promotes Greater Akron, highlights the talented people who have moved here, and describes our region’s outstanding amenities. Check out “75 Reasons We Love Greater Akron” to see what makes this area beloved.

For copies, contact the Chamber at (330) 376-5550.

Include the 2017-2018 Experience Greater Akron in Your 2017 Advertising Plan

Experience Greater Akron is the Greater Akron Chamber's ultimate guide to living, working and playing in Summit, Portage and Medina counties.  It showcases the best of the region -- the vitality of its people and the unparalleled quality of live: business climate, education, medical community, arts and parks and neighborhoods.  Click here for advertising rates.

Check out Experience Greater Akron's social media component that engages your target audience all year.  We'll also promote your business on Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest. Visit the Experience Greater Akron Facebook page.


Perfect Place To Live

Sports arenas, concert venues, national parks, and museums accentuate the areas reinvented and redeveloped business centers and truly make Greater Akron one of a kind.

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