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News and Events by and for Greater Akron Chamber members.

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BCS Invites You to a Breakfast & Learn at the Metropolitan at the 9 on Mar. 1

1/27/2018

Are you considering replacing your phone system with a robust VoIP solution? If so, this event is for you. Please join the BCS Team as they discuss options for a winning game plan by implementing an Onsite, Cloud or Hybrid VoIP system in 2018.  The BCS Team will share strategies and features of a leading VoIP solution...a must see demo included and plenty of Q & A time.

NSME's 46th Annual Accent on Excellence Event on Feb. 27

1/25/2018

The annual National Sales & Marketing Executives (NSME) “Accent on Excellence” awards program in the greater Akron/Canton region recognizes the Executive of the Year, the Outstanding Community Leader, multiple “Achievements in Excellence” awards recipients and the Exceptional Sales and Marketing Collegiate Recipient.  Click here to see the recipients.
 
These honorees have demonstrated the highest levels of professionalism during their careers in diverse sales and marketing roles. Winners are selected by NSME leaders, based on nominations from local professionals, questionnaire responses provided by the nominees and publicly available information. Criteria include community and civic involvement, professional experience and demonstrated performance.

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.


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NSME Akron/Canton Accent on Excellence Event on February 28

1/10/2017


The annual NSME “Accent on Excellence” event in the greater Akron/Canton region recognizes the Executive of the Year, the Outstanding Community Leader of the Year, multiple “Achievements in Excellence” awards recipients and the Collegiate Awards Recipient. These honorees have demonstrated the highest levels of professionalism during their careers in diverse sales and marketing roles.
5 PM Cocktail Hour; 6 PM Dinner

Costco Wholesale Offers Free Shopping Pass February 10-12, 2017

1/10/2017

This pass allows you to shop for one day at the BOSTON HEIGHTS location without having a Costco Membership. Valid 02/10/17-02/12/17. The forms of payment are cash, debit/ATM, or Visa. Please print out this offer and present at the door. This offer is only valid at the Boston Heights location. For questions, contact Avis McCormick at [email protected]

Jackie Renee Salon DYOD: Do Your Own 'Do on January 27

1/6/2017


A premier styling class tailored just for you! Tickets get you a one on one with a trained stylist to answer all your questions about your styling challenges and coach you on in your technique. Spaces are limited, call for tickets (234) 208-8226. Bring your blowdryer, your styling products and any tools you use to style - oh yeah, and come ready to learn how to DYOD!

Move for Martin on January 16

1/5/2017


Join Summa Health and Akron Area YMCA staff as they reflect on their favorite quotes by Dr. King before taking part -- with you -- in a FREE and FUN recreational activity for the whole family. Everyone is welcome. No membership necessary. Come to one or more Y locations, but please let us know so we have the space -- and the necessary amount of refreshments. See the full schedule at http://moveformartin.eventbrite.com

Enter Advanced Insurance Designs' Raffle for a Chance to Win Cavs Tickets on February 1

12/14/2016

Enter to win Raffle for a Chance to Win Two 4th Row Seats to the Cleveland Cavaliers vs. The Timberwolves game on February 1, 2017, at 7:00 p.m. Includes free food and beverages and a chance to meet the players. $5 per Entry (Cash Only) Estimated Value $900. All proceeds benefit Blue Coats Foundation for fallen police officers and firefighters. Drawing to be held on January 16, 2017.

Audio Concepts -- Made In Akron | Heard Worldwide

12/14/2016

2016 has been an exciting year at Audio Concepts with great digital and broadcast productions, radio commercials, innovative soundtracks, web videos and creative scripts. So what does a mite sound like?

Hard Rock Rocksino’s Club Velvet Announces Comedy Act Darren "DS" Sanders featuring Mike Paramore on February 3

12/12/2016


Hard Rock Rocksino announced upcoming comedians performing in its intimate Club Velvet, where any seat is a best seat to laugh the night away:

Comedian Darren “DS” Sanders, featuring, Mike Paramore – Feb. 3 – 4, 2017, 7:00pm and 9:30pm.

Darren “DS” Sanders’s credits include five seasons of BET'S Comic View, Comedy Central's Laugh Riots. DS is known as "THE MAN OF MANY FACES." His facial expressions are as descriptive as his words.  Mike Paramore, originally from Cleveland, was runner up in the Columbus FunnyBone ‘Funniest Person” in 2007, a finalist in the “Go Bananas” competition and named Mountain Dew comedian of the week in 2008. Tickets are $15/$10.

Club Velvet partners with The Comedy Zone, one of the largest comedy club chains in the country, to book the best comedic talent in the nation, another step toward making Hard Rock Rocksino Northfield Park Ohio’s premier gaming, entertainment and dining destinations.

Tickets are available at the Rocksino box office, daily 1:00pm – 9:00pm or at Ticket Master.

Hard Rock Rocksino’s Club Velvet Announces Comedy Act Mike Polk featuring Zachariah Durr on January 27

12/12/2016


Hard Rock Rocksino announced upcoming comedians performing in its intimate Club Velvet, where any seat is a best seat to laugh the night away:

Comedian Mike Polk Jr. featuring Zachariah Durr – Jan. 27 – 28, 2017, 7:00pm and 9:30pm.

Cleveland Comedian Mike Polk Jr. has garnered over 50 million combined views on YouTube with his viral web videos, including "The Factory of Sadness", "The Cleveland Tourism Video" and "The One Semester of Spanish Love Song.”   Additionally, Polk authored "Damn Right I'm From Cleveland: Your Guide To Making It In America's 47th Largest City".   Zachariah Durr has opened for numerous comics, including Tig Notaro, Matt Braunger, and Reggie Watts.  He currently co-hosts the popular storytelling show "Keep Talking”.  Tickets are $20/$15.

Club Velvet partners with The Comedy Zone, one of the largest comedy club chains in the country, to book the best comedic talent in the nation, another step toward making Hard Rock Rocksino Northfield Park Ohio’s premier gaming, entertainment and dining destinations.

Tickets are available at the Rocksino box office, daily 1:00pm – 9:00pm or at Ticket Master.

Charene Creative's Holiday Promotion

12/12/2016

Give To Your Favorite Charity! At Charene Creative, they feel it’s important to give back and help make the world a better place. Together, we can make this a season of giving instead of getting. Whether you need a brand overhaul or assistance with a single project for print marketing, web design or social media, sign a contract with Charene Creative, and they will donate $50 to your favorite charity!

Santa Claus is Coming to Stautzenberger on December 8

12/8/2016


Bring your pets and/or kids to our open house to get photos taken with Santa! Milk.  Enjoy cookies & raffle baskets to win.  This event is benefitting our student chapter of the National Association of Veterinary Technicians of America & Operation Bulletproof. (Purchasing bulletproof vests for K-9 officers in NE Ohio.) Also chat with program directors to learn about the college's programs and what makes us stand out. See you then!  (440) 838-1999

Ring in 2017 at Jilly's Music room's 4th Annual New Year's Eve Bash with Roxxymoro on December 31

12/8/2016

NEW YEAR'S EVE BASH:  $60/Person includes a kick-up-your-heels great time with ROXXYMORON, special all-night buffet, champagne toast & complimentary JMR logo flute to take home, and more! Seating is limited - so reserve early!

Click here to buy tickets online now.

SPECIAL OVERNIGHT PACKAGE: We've partnered with the new Courtyard Akron Downtown (conveniently located right across the street) to offer an overnight package.
$269 includes: Two Tickets to Jilly's New Year's Eve Bash, overnight accommodations in a room with a king or 2 queen beds, breakfast for 2 on New Year's Day, and Valet Parking.  Call the Courtyard at (800) 321-2211 to take advantage of this offer.

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Neil Sedaka at Hard Rock Rocksino Northfield Park on February 14

12/8/2016


Sedaka’s chart toppers include “The Diary,” “Oh! Carol,” ” Stairway to Heaven,” “Calendar Girl,” “Little Devil,” “Happy Birthday Sweet Sixteen,” “Next Door To An Angel,” and “Breaking Up Is Hard To Do” --  songs that have become a part of peoples’ lives and can instantly take listeners back to special moments. His music became distinguished for a unique recording style involving multi-tracking his own voice.

http://neilsedaka.com/
Tickets are $88, $68, and $58 at the Hard Rock Rocksino box office, daily 1:00pm – 9:00pm or at Ticket Master.

Sikich Presents "What's New with Skype for Business 2016?" Webinar on December 15

12/8/2016


It wasn’t all that long ago that Microsoft Lync had become Skype for Business. Now, that’s all a blur and updates keep on coming. For those not familiar with Skype for Business, it is Microsoft’s technology that brings instant messaging, voice calling, video conferencing, and screen sharing and collaboration all rolled into one package. Join us for a short one hour educational webinar to hear all the latest improvements coming our way.

Join us on Thursday, December 15th at 1pm EST for our next IT Straight Talk Series Webinar: "What's New with Skype for Business 2016?"   To learn more or to register, go to http://bit.ly/2gta3es or call (800) 968-6661.

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