Benefits of Joining the East Akron Board of Trade

There are many benefits offered by The Akron Boards of Trade Council to all member businesses and their employees. 

Anthem Health Insurance Discounts with East Akron Board of Trade 


Members of any Akron Board of Trade are entitled to the benefits provided by the Northern Ohio Area Chambers of Commerce.

(Clicking on our benefit providers below will take you to their websites)


Members are also entitled to benefits exclusive to the Akron Board of Trade Council.


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Cut costs on your worker’s and unemployment compensation premiums with our worker’s compensation group rating program.

Receive amazing disocunts on your shipping needs through NOACC's FedEx Partner Ship program.  Click on FedEx above for more information.

The University of Akron Workforce Development and Continuing Education Program, Grant Awards Available
The University of Akron Workforce Development and Continuing Education Program has been added as a new benefit for our business members and their employees. Each employer and employee are eligible for a 15% discount in their catalog (www.uakron.edu/ce). Some of the classes may qualify for CEU credits. As an added benefit the Akron Boards of Trade Council will be awarding five grants to be used toward any class offered in the catalog. The maximum award will be $200 toward the course of your choice. Please fill out the form below, or submit in writing to: South Akron Board of Trade, P.O. Box 761, Akron, OH 44309-0761. Deadline for submission - 8/1/13. For details, please contact Lenny Morella at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 330-418-5482.


Keep your employees happy and healthy with health insurance discounts for all board members' businesses. There is a variety of insurances available; life, health, accident, and many more.  To qualify for the group discounts available, members must have a minimum of two employees participating. For more information, contact a member insurance agent from our directory listings or advertisements.

Members are also entitled to various telecommunications benefits.  These benefits include local and long distance service for business and residents, as well as high speed internet, cellular service, and data service for businesses.

The Northern Ohio Area Chambers of Commerce (NOACC) also provide the Akron Boards of Trade Council members with numerous other group benefits such as credit card and payroll processing, long term care, and shipping to name a few.

For more informations on the benefits offered by the Akron Boards of Trade Council, contact current Benefits Chairman, Lenny Morella, 330-418-5482.


  A Chamber membership provides excellent networking opportunities.

  Group buying power for Health Insurance and savings on other programs

  Being active in a local Chamber of Commerce is a good strategy for businesses to use.


Contact Us to Become a Member


The East Akron Board of Trade


President: Bill Rogers



Secretary: Sherrill Bryson



Download Brochure (PDF)


Please Make Checks Payable to:
East Akron Board of Trade
P.O. Box 681

Akron OH, 44309