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Joining the Greater Akron Chamber offers exciting opportunities and advantages for any business. The Chamber works to help businesses succeed for the betterment of the community. Chamber of commerce members’ benefits include workers' compensation, group health discounts, market analysis, business referrals and awareness among young professional groups.

Find out why joining the Greater Akron Chamber is a wise move for your business. Greater Akron Chamber of Commerce membership benefits include the following:


With networking opportunities and prograrms for business owners like Morning Buzz and professional development tracks like KNOW and the YPN, your Greater Akron Chamber membership will help you meet your next great business contact.

Promote your business news and upcoming events

With the Greater Akron Chamber’s Area Business News webpage and our social media outlets, our members can share your news and upcoming events with the Greater Akron business community!

Take advantage of the Chamber’s cost-saving benefits

Members save money in excess of their yearly Chamber membership with savings on expenses such as:

  • Services

    Chamber Members receive free Certificates of Origin for international shipping, and free use of Chamber meeting rooms during regular business hours.

  • Healthcare Plans

For over 18 years, SummaCare and the Greater Akron Chamber have partnered to save local businesses over $25 million on health insurance premiums. Those savings are used by companies to grow their bottom line and boost our local economy.

SummaCare is pleased to continue to offer Chamber members and the Affiliate Partner Chamber members the maximum allowable discount of 1.4 percent on their health insurance premiums. We are the only health insurance option offering a discount through the Greater Akron Chamber for employers of 50 or fewer employees.  For more information, contact the SummaCare Sales Team at (800) 996-8818 or call your broker.

Just announced! 
The Greater Akron Chamber and SummaCare are pleased to now offer businesses with 50 or fewer employees the Chamber Health Benefits Plan - a multiple employer welfare arrangement (MEWA) that offers small employers access to self-funded health benefits options. Learn more here.

In 2016, the Chamber added Medical Mutual to our benefit savings portfolio in addition to SummaCare.  Medical Mutual healthcare plans are built around Medical Mutual's network of doctors and hospitals, the largest provider network in Ohio. That network includes Akron General Medical Center and Summa Health System.

Designed as a private exchange model built around a fully integrated technology platform, this consumer-driven choice tool encourages responsible healthcare spending habits and more involvement in treatment decisions. The plans are available for member companies with 51 to 500 eligible employees.  As an added benefit, Chamber members will receive a 1.4 percent discount on their healthcare premiums. For more information, please contact the Medical Mutual Sales Team at (440) 572-6349.

  • Worker's Compensation

The Greater Akron Chamber's Group Rating Program offers savings up to the maximum available discount on your BWC workers' compensation premium as a chamber of commerce membership benefit. The Greater Akron Chamber partners with CareWorksComp, which analyzes each employer's unique claim and premium history to find the highest level of savings. CareWorksComp and the Buckeye Workers' Compensation Alliance is the only group-rating program endorsed by the Chamber.

Long-term discounts, high savings, program stability and comprehensive quality services could save you significantly by switching to CareWorksComp. Let CareWorksComp provide you with a NO COST, NO OBLIGATION analysis that maximizes your group rating potential by completing the on-line Group Rating Application.

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Cost Savings Benefits

  • Constant Contact

    The Greater Akron Chamber has partnered with Constant Contact®, the leading email marketing service for small businesses, to bring you a great way to stay in touch with your customers and prospects. With Constant Contact, email marketing is easy, affordable, and effective.

    Greater Akron Chamber members now qualify for a special discount:

    Prepay for 6 months and save 20%

    Prepay for 1 year and save 25%

    If you haven't opened an account yet, you can start with a 60-day free trial. If you already have a Constant Contact account and would like to receive your chamber discount, e-mail [email protected].

  • Member Marketplace

    The Chamber's Member Marketplace connects you to many discounts and promotional offers by Chamber members, for Chamber members.