The Boards of Trade Council shall promote cooperation among various Boards of Trade for their mutual benefits, promote the civic benefit of the communities, foster economy in government, assist and support the Akron Public Safety Forces, and advance the doctrine of free enterprise.


How we accomplish our mission:


  • Civic

  • Annual Fund Raiser

  • Joyce DeWitt Kinser Award

  • Business

  • Excellent Benefits Program

  • Business Conference

  • Business Showcase at Chapel Hill Mall

  • Political Activists for Issues Impacting Akron Business Owners

  • Government

  • Annual "Meet Your Officials" Picnic

  • Meet with Representatives from City and County Government

  • Safety Forces

  • Participate in Graduations

  • Organization

  • Monthly Executive & Business Meetings

  • Officers & Awards Banquet

  • J.J. Buchholzer Award


  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



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

Akron OH, 44309