- Business Resources
- Partner Organizations
Greater Akron Chamber
The Greater Akron Chamber is a regional economic development organization serving the counties of Summit, Medina & Portage in Northeast Ohio.
Development Finance Authority of Summit County
Implements economic development financing initiatives that strengthen and diversify the economy of Summit County and Northeast Ohio by encouraging investment in business, industrial, transportation, distribution and community development projects.
Portage Development Board
The Portage Development Board (PDB) partners with businesses and individuals who choose Portage County to locate, build and grow their enterprises. PDB provides information on financing, tax incentives, real estate and property, and anything about the benefits of doing business in Portage County.
The County of Summit, through its economic development efforts, seeks to encourage regional job growth and business development in an effort to increase economic opportunity for all Summit County residents.
The Office of Economic Development markets Portage County through advertising, exhibiting at trade shows and responds to businesses seeking to locate or expand in Portage County.
TeamNEO is an economic development organization focused on creating jobs for Northeast Ohio’s residents. In collaboration with its partners, it leads the region’s business attraction efforts, supports business retention and expansion work as Northeast Ohio’s JobsOhio affiliate.
NEOTEC is a regional multicounty economic development partnership. NEOTEC is dedicated to enhancing the global competitiveness of Northeast Ohio and its businesses.
JobsOhio is a private non-profit corporation designed to drive job creation and new capital investment in Ohio through business attraction, retention, and expansion efforts.
Ohio Development Services Agency
The Ohio Development Services Agency (ODSA) works to support Ohio’s businesses. ODSA resources include the Small Business Development Centers, the Minority Business Development Centers, and International Trade Assistance Centers, as well as the Small and Minority Business Financial Incentives Programs, and Ohio Third Frontier.
Ohio Economic Development Association
The OEDA advocates on behalf of economic development issues important to growing the Ohio economy and is non-partisan. The OEDA provides on-going professional development training and materials and provides members with resources to inform leaders about the importance of economic development to their community.
Small Business Administration
The SBA helps Americans start, build and grow businesses. Through an extensive network of field offices and partnerships with public and private organizations, SBA delivers its services to people throughout the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and Guam.