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News and Events by and for Greater Akron Chamber members.

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TEDxAkron 2018 on Apr. 21

3/15/2018

TEDxAkron was organized in an effort to bring members of the Akron community together to discuss issues that impact the community and bring a positive change to the world beginning in Akron, Ohio.  At the TEDxAkron 2018 event on April 21, TEDTalks video and live speakers will combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. 

Froggerjobs.com Presents April Job & Career Exp on Apr. 20 & 21

2/3/2018

We had Great Plans for our Mega March Job Fair; however, due to an unforeseen maintenance issue with the heating system at the former Macy’s Department Store – Akron Chapel Hill Mall, we have been asked to reschedule our job fair to April 20th & 21st. This is a fantastic opportunity for you to not only meet with potential candidates, but it also provides you with the ability to promote your business. Networking is what this EVENT is all about! This event is being held at the former Macy's Department Store - Akron Chapel Hill Mall - Akron, Ohio from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Over 500 booths are available for exhibiting.

Greater Summit Business Conference & Expo on Apr. 25

1/29/2018

This unique event is free and brings together small businesses, minority business enterprises and corporations from across the state of Ohio in order to promote diversity, cooperation and innovation by connecting business of all sizes and industries with the opportunities needed to build success through business partnerships while contributing to the economic growth of the community at large. For more information, visit www.bpospecialevents.com or call (216) 391-7735.

Member Marketplace

The Member MarketPlace is a member-to-member discount program that allows you to promote discounts to members. Connect to exclusive savings on services provided by Greater Akron Chamber Members for Chamber Members here!  To participate in the Member MarketPlace, contact the Chamber at (330) 237-1234.


More Member News & Events

Coleman Professional Services is Seeking LISW Therapists for Summit County

6/23/2017

Seeking outpatient therapists to work with individuals with psychiatric disorders to provide counseling services and diagnostic assessments. Must be licensed as a LISW, have excellent skills in diagnostic assessments, have an NPI number, be enrolled as a provider to bill Ohio Medicaid, and 1 year of experience providing therapy to people with severe and persistent mental illness.

hChoices.com to Host Leadership Roundtable on July 12

6/22/2017

LEADERSHIP ROUNDTABLE Hosted by Representative Tavia Galonski - District 35
Learn how medical reform will impact your business and how to secure your piece of the remaining $2 million in OH BWC grant funding to start/support existing employee wellness programs. No company or industry is to large or small to participate. Topics and speakers are:

Medical Reform Impact on Your Business - Paul Gallese - BDO; Building Corporate Engagement in Wellness - Steve Pelton - President of hChoices, LLC; Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation Wellness Grant - Mark Clendenin - NE Regional Business Development Manager

BCS Invites You to a Breakfast & Learn at Gervasi on July 19

6/22/2017

This event is for any company with as few as 10 and as many as 5,000 phone users who is looking to replace their phone system within the next 24 months. If your project is on the horizon and you want to take the steps to learn and understand VoIP at a very high level, gather your team and join us. Whether your current system is nearing end of life, no longer supported or does not integrate with you current business processes, this event is for you!

Hale Farm & Village's "Made in Ohio Festival" Preview Party on September 1

6/20/2017

Join us for The Made in Ohio Festival Preview Party.  The event highlights Ohio food and beverages as well as Hale Farm & Village artisans demonstrating traditional crafts and trades. The preview night offers attendees an experience of strolling the grounds of Hale Farm enjoying Ohio made appetizers and beverages and an opportunity to purchase from over 80 artists prior to the show opening!  Enjoy local beer and wine and appetizers from local food vendors. This is an exclusive opportunity to shop prior to the show opening. Tickets are $50 per person, with a limited number of tickets sold. Don’t miss this opportunity! Purchase advance tickets below or call (330) 666-3711 x 1708.

Hale Farm & Village Hosts "Made In Ohio Arts & Crafts Festival" on September 2 & 3

6/20/2017

This festival will feature over 160 Ohio artisans, local food, entertainment, and all that Hale Farm & Village has to offer. Vendors include jewelry artists, potters, woodworkers, glass artists, soap and lotion makers, quilters, and a variety of unique artisans. Ohio beer and wine tasting will also be available. Celebrate Ohio!

Akron Rubber Ducks and NEOVETS Salute to the Military Fundraiser on June 30

6/20/2017

The Akron Rubber Ducks, NEOVETS, Inc, American Legion Post 19, and Summit County Stand Down are raising money to support area Veterans and their families in different ways. Please consider purchasing a ticket that includes: All-you-can-eat picnic, a ticket to the game, and fireworks on June 30.

Attn: Chamber Members! Check out Froggerjobs.com

6/20/2017

Froggerjobs.com is a new National Jobs Board that launched on June 19. We will be advertising 2,000,000 available positions that need to be filled across the USA. Froggerjobs.com was created by recruiters who have worked in the staffing industry for over 20 + years. Simply put, they just got tired of placing ads, spending big money, having little or no results and decided to come up with something better. Being the best recruiting tool is our goal and we need your input.

Conference for HR Professionals to be Held at Kent State Stark on July 20

6/13/2017

As the business world continues to grow more dynamic and complex, so does the role of the human resource professional.  In response to this challenge, The Corporate University at Kent State University at Stark will hold the 2017 Human Resource Symposium on Thursday, July 20. Designed for HR professionals, attendees will learn about the latest research on emerging trends and best solutions for dealing with tough concerns and tumultuous change.
 
There will be two keynote presentations and four breakout sessions. Keynote sessions include “Ignite Passion to Drive Bottom Line Results” with Mark Roberts, sales training manager for The Timken Company and “The Future of Work” with Amy Shannon, president of Pinnacle Leadership Solutions LLC and Sonya Weiland, founder of Your Partner in HR and president of WeilandWorks Consulting, both of Strongsville.
 
To register contact Mona Zink at (330) 244-3508. Registration fee is $195. Attendees will receive five general HRCI and SHRM credits. 

Pro Football Hall of Fame Father's Day Discount & Sweepstakes on June 18

6/13/2017

Join us at the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Sunday, June 18 to celebrate the Dad in your life! The first 100 Fathers receive free admission (with a paid admission). Mention the discount at the Box Office to receive offer.
 
Submit a photo of you and your dad on Instagram or Twitter and let us know why he is a Hall of Fame Dad. Be sure to tag the Pro Football Hall of Fame (@ProFootballHOF) and use the hashtag #HOFDad to enter. Those who submit photos will have the chance to win a Father's Day Prize Pack consisting of The Ultimate Man Cave Starter Kit, a Hall of Fame Gold Membership and an Insiders Tour for 4 people!
 
Sweepstakes ends on June 18 at 11:59 p.m.

Hale Farm & Village Civil War Reenactment 2017 on August 12 & 13

6/13/2017

Thousands of visitors and reenactors flock to Hale Farm & Village annually for this popular summertime event—the largest annual Civil War reenactment in Ohio. Meet soldiers, cavalry, and civilians. Hear the sounds of battle and smell the gunpowder. Shake hands with President Lincoln or shop for a hoopskirt. Don’t miss the excitement! Hale Farm is open 10:00am-5:00pm $10 adults; $5 youth ages 3-12; youth 2 and under & members free.

Hyre Insurance Annual 2017 Professionals' Luau on July 11

6/13/2017

You are invited to our Annual 2017 Professionals' Luau!  This event is FREE. You will meet other business leaders and professionals during this Luau-themed networking event. The luau has all Hawaiian-themed food including a Pig Roast! Bring plenty of business cards. While you are not required to dress 'Hawaiian', it is encouraged that you find your best Hawaiian shirt! We do provide leis during the event to help you get into the spirt. This year's Luau is sponsored by a few local businesses: 

Food: Totally Cooked Catering; Location: MotorTech Auto Repair; DJ/Entertainment: Melton Entertainment; Pizza: Teresa's Pizza; Dessert: Rita's Ice

Summit County to Hold "Can Do!" Dog Licensing Program at Five ACME Fresh Market Locations on June 24

6/13/2017

Summit County Executive Ilene Shapiro and Summit County Fiscal Officer Kristen Scalise will partner with Acme Fresh Markets to host “Can Do!” – a one-day event to provide amnesty to Summit County dog owners who have not yet purchased their 2017 dog licenses. During the event, dog owners who failed to renew their dog’s license will have their $18 late-fee waived by donating a can of dog food to the Summit County Division of Animal Control.

Dine for Charity at Dewey's Pizza Fairlawn on June 12

6/8/2017

Dine at Dewey's Pizza of Fairlawn at The Summit Mall on Monday, June 12, and up to 20% of your bill will be donated to the Arthritis Foundation. You must bring the promotional flyer with you or show it on your phone to be included. To access the flyer, click here. Thanks for supporting the Arthritis Foundation!

Liberty Mutual Sales Opportunity in Richfield

6/8/2017

We have an opening in our Richfield, Ohio office for a Sales Representative. No prior insurance knowledge is necessary. We cover the cost of all the licensing, training. This is a salaried plus commission position. All benefits start on Day 1. First year average is $70,000 to $80,000.

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