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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 Fully equipped for 21st Century globalization, outdated facilities have been reinvented, redeveloped, and reused as state-of-the-art research, technology, manufacturing, and business centers beckoning young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 2017-2018 Relocation Guide

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

No matter where you are moving from, the Experience Greater Akron 2017-2018 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 “99 Reasons We Love Greater Akron” to see what makes this area beloved.

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



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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