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Mission

The mission of the Greater Akron Chamber is to drive economic growth and prosperity for Greater Akron by supporting the success of the business community and acting as a convener of stakeholders on key issues facing the region.
 

Greater Akron Chamber: Our Blueprint

Four Strategies to Lead Greater!

  1. Grow company revenue, capital investment and jobs in Greater Akron by leading targeted business attraction, retention and expansion efforts for high potential opportunities. Learn More >
  2. ​Create advantage for the region’s small and middle market businesses by connecting them to customers, capital, content and ecosystem support resources. Learn More >
  3. Advance economic opportunity through diversity and inclusion to accelerate the growth and success of Greater Akron’s companies. Learn More >
  4. Drive employer focused solutions to critical skill gaps by increasing job access and employer engagement with the talent development system.  Learn More >

Four Competencies of the Chamber to help us Lead Greater!

  1. Catalytic Research and Advocacy -- Drive ideas and decision-making on action to further Greater Akron’s economic success from the perspective of the business and employer community. Learn More >
  2. Storytelling -- Bring visibility to the region’s assets, companies, needs and opportunities with a focus on driving value for the business community, its employers and their workforce. Learn More >
  3. Convener and Facilitator -- Bring companies, organizations and key stakeholders together to dialogue and connect around opportunities for mutual economic success in Greater Akron. Learn More >
  4. Distinctive Products, Services and Resources to Support Members -- In places where gaps exist and the mutual needs of our members can be supported, the Chamber will invent and/or invest in capacity to fill the need and support their success. Learn More >

 

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