Latest Chamber News
Nominations for the Community Salute Awards Due by Sept. 7
Each year, the Canton Regional Chamber of Commerce recognizes the area’s unsung heroes at the Community Salute Awards by honoring select individuals, corporations, businesses and organizations for outstanding contributions to the Canton/Stark County community.
Chamber Opposes Proposed Ohio Amendment Legalizing Marijuana
The Canton Regional Chamber of Commerce is announcing its opposition to a proposed Ohio constitutional amendment that would permit growing, processing and sale of marijuana for recreational and medicinal use.
Tom Gellrich, Founder of Topline Analytics, to Speak at Utica Summit III
Will an ethane cracker be built in Ohio, Pennsylvania or West Virginia? If so, when? Tom Gellrich, founder of TopLine Analytics in Philadelphia, is constantly looking for the answers to these questions.
2015 TimkenSteel Grand Parade Float Award Winners
TimkenSteel Grand Parade Chairman, Joanna James, announced the 2015 float award winners as selected by the following panel of judges: Kevin Krauch, Diebold Incorporated, Annapolis, Maryland; Maura Shibley, Executive Director, Coach Sam’s Inner Circle Foundation, Cleveland, OH; and Edward Morrison, Dawson Insurance, Akron, OH.
Canton Farmers' Market Moves to Different Day/Time/Location for This Weekend Only
This week's Canton Farmers' Market will be moved to Friday, Aug.
51 Balloons Set to Fly This Weekend at the Balloon Classic
The 2015 Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Festival Balloon Classic/Jackson-Belden Music Fest & Fireworks will be this Friday, July 31, through Sunday, Aug.
Utica Summit III Speaker Lineup to Include Agent for Ethane Cracker
Jason Hamman, economic development consultant for Monroe County, Ohio, will be in Canton this October to talk about how Southern Ohio landed the proposed Appalachian Resins ethane cracker, which would produce polyethylene for plastics manufacturers.
Pro Football Hall of Fame Names 2015 Key Committee Chairs
Community Parade • Transportation • Security • Hospitality The Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Festival department of Canton Regional Chamber of Commerce and the Pro Football Hall of Fame have named the following key committee chairs: Carol McLaughlin, Community Parade; Bob Vero, Transportation; Todd Stover, Security; and Tim Jones, Hospitality.
Chamber and Hall Announce Key Enshrinement Committee Chairs
The Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Festival department of the Canton Regional Chamber of Commerce and the Pro Football Hall of Fame have named the following key committee chairs: Rose Ann Manzella, Appreciation Party; Casey Weisend, Balloon Classic and Todd Hawke, Jackson-Belden Music Fest & Fireworks; Mark Prosise, NFL/Hall of Fame Game; and Dean Kahler, Food.
Enshrinement Festival Events to be Featured on TV Broadcasts
The Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Festival events are enjoyed by nearly 700,000 people on site, and millions more will be able to enjoy several of the events via television broadcasts.
Canton Farmers' Market to Hold 2nd Annual Family & Pet Health Day this Saturday
The Canton Farmers’ Market will hold its 2nd annual Family & Pet Health Day this Saturday, July 18.
Enshrinement Festival Names 2015 Key Committee Chairs
The Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Festival department of Canton Regional Chamber of Commerce and the Pro Football Hall of Fame have named the following key committee chairs: Laura Weisgarber, Ambassadors; Allyson Bussey, Guest Services; and Guy Ruda, Enshrinement.