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Chamber News

The Greater Akron Chamber celebrates its 112th Annual Meeting on Thursday, March 21, 2019, at the John S. Knight Center. The Greater Akron Chamber will honor S. Th...read more

Area Business News

The Greater Akron Chamber has a new strategy to help grow the regional economy as well as the organization. The “strategy blueprint” was unveiled Thu...read more

Chamber Events

03.27.2019
YPN Leadership Luncheon with Jessica Sublett
Mustard Seed Cafe - Highland Square
04.12.2019
Morning Buzz
Hilton Garden Inn
05.08.2019
KNOW Empowering Women Luncheon - May
Hilton Akron/Fairlawn

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Economic Development

The Greater Akron's economic and business climate is ideal for growing businesses. This is the home of more than 21,000 businesses, including more than 150 Fortune 500 companies that have operations in the region.

The region boasts some of the world's leading liquid crystal and polymer research. Over 16,000 polymer industry employees live here, and Greater Akron is the nation's leading manufacturer of plastic processing equipment. Plus, Akron hospitals rank among the 50 best in U.S.

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