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List of Councils

The Greater Akron Chamber has a wealth of leadership opportunities:

  • Greater Akron Chamber Executive Committee and Board of Directors
  • Government Affairs Committee
  • Chamber Services Council
  • Economic Development Council
  • Small Business Council (SBC) promotes and represents the interests of businesses with 250 or fewer employees within Medina, Portage, and Summit Counties. Members of the Council work to:
    • Assist in implementation of the Chamber mission “To drive economic development and prosperity for the people of the greater Akron region.”
    • Promote, represent and recognize the interests of the small business community in the Tri-County area of Medina, Portage and Summit Counties, both within the Greater Akron Chamber and in the general community.
    • Promote membership in the Greater Akron Chamber.
    • Participate actively in grassroots advocacy on legislative matters affecting small business.
    • Provide such other programs as determined by the Greater Akron Chamber Board, President, and Small Business Council to be beneficial to the small business community.
      • The Morning Buzz series is a monthly speaker and networking program that is held the second Friday of each month, except March, May, and November from 7:30 – 9:00 a.m. at the Hilton Garden Inn, 1307 E. Market St., Akron, OH 44305.  The goal of the event is to connect small- and medium-size businesses by facilitating the exchange of ideas and strategies for business growth and success.  Please visit the Events page on the Chamber website for more information and to register.  The 2016 series is sponsored by SummaCare.
Small Business Council Staff Contact:
Megann Eberhart, Director, Government Affairs (330) 237-1262 or eberhart@greaterakronchamber.org.