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  • CHAMBER FACTS
    Region Chamber of Commerce
    (Medina, Summit & Portage Counties)
    Began in 1907 – 103rd Year in Business
    Currently Over 1,600 Member Businesses
    Covers the Same Area as 27 Local Chambers
    Consumers are 63% More Likely to Buy Goods & Services from Chamber Member Businesses*
    *Info from national study conducted by The Schapiro Group, Atlanta, GA
  • CHAMBER BENEFITS
  • CONNECTIVITY
    The Greater Akron Chamber offers
    the region’s best networking events including:
    Coffee, Tea & Contacts
    Check Out the Chamber
    KNOW (Knowledgeable Network of Women)
    KNOW on the Go Luncheons (7 monthly)
    YPN (Young Professionals Network)
    Misc. Events (After Hours, B2B Networking, etc.)
  • Networking Groups
  • KNOW(Knowledgeable Network of Women)
    WINNER - CONNECTOR’S CHOICE AWARD
    BEST WOMEN’S NETWORKING GROUP
    KNOW (Knowledgeable Network of Women) is a personal and professional development program for business women in the Greater Akron Region. KNOW was established in 2004 to provide a niche networking forum to openly discuss emerging issues impacting women of our business community in a supportive environment.
    KNOW’s mission is to cultivate the talent within one another by reaching out to today’s women executives and tomorrow’s leaders.
  • YPN(Young Professionals Network)
    Greater Akron boasts a thriving Young Professional (YP) population that gets involved in the Greater Akron region in a number of ways.The Greater Akron Chamber's YP program, the Young Professionals Network, hosts quarterly events focused on networking and personal and professional development. In addition, the Greater Akron Chamber annually recognizes our region's stellar YPs with the "30 for the Future" awards.There are several independent Young Professionals Organizations (YPOs) in our region, each one focused on a different facet of skill development, social networking and community support.
  • VISIBILITY
    Membership in our organization offers
    businesses an opportunity to showcase themselves by:
    Offering a Member-to-Member Discount
    Sponsoring an Upcoming Chamber Event
    Advertising in the Economic Development Guide
    Advertising in the Relocation Guide
    Placing a Banner Listing on the Chamber Website
    YPN (Young Professionals Network)
    Misc. Events (After Hours, B2B Networking, etc.)
  • INFORMATION
    The Greater Akron Chamber will keep you informed
    and offers you access to:
    Weekly e-Blast Featuring Upcoming Events
    Member’s Press Releases & Members’ Events
    Legislative Updates
    Advocacy Events & News
    Information on Local Elected Officials
    Education Initiatives
  • LEVELS OF MEMBERSHIP
    Basic Membership
    Business Membership
    New Member Listing Online
    Website Directory Listing with Hotlink
    Copy of Member Database on CD or Excel File
    Weekly eBlasts
    (2) VIP Passes Annually
    MemberChoice Benefits Plan
    • SummaCare Health Insurance Discount
    • AdvanticaEyecare
    • Humana Dental
    • Workers’ Compensation Discount
    • Office Depot Discount
    • Merchant Services
    Discounted Research Publications
    Ribbon Cuttings
    Economic Development Assistance
    Use of Chamber Conference Room Facilities
    Membership Plaque
    $400 Annually / $35 per month
    All Basic Benefits PLUS:
    6 Months Free Website Advertising
    Invitation to Chamber Board Gold Outing
    Membership Fee to KNOW Waived for 1 Contact
    Invitation to Attend Akron Roundtable Free
    Executive Dialogue* Entrance Fee (President/CEO)
    Recognition on Screen in Chamber’s Office
    Total of (3) VIP Passes Annually – May Be Use at the Following Events:
    • KNOW (Knowledgeable Network of Women)
    • Economic Outlook
    • Excellence in Business
    • YPN Speaker Series
    • Local Elected Officials Luncheon
    *Enrollment Period is December-March
    $1000 Annually / $85 monthly
  • INVESTOR MEMBERSHIP
    Vision Builders ($2500+)
    Champion Supporters ($5000+)
    Cornerstone Partners ($10,000)
    President’s Circle ($25,000+)
    Chairman’s Council ($50,000+)
    List of Additional Benefits & Payment Options Upon Request
  • Where Else Can You….
    • Build your personal visibility and company’s visibility…
    • Meet fellow professionals from 1,600 businesses in the tri-county area….
    • Join Greater Akron’s best networking groups….
    • Receive weekly updates on upcoming events and area initiatives…
    • Plus invest in the entire Greater Akron region….
    • All for as little as $35 per month?
    Join the Greater Akron Chamber today!