Chamber of Commerce

Together, members of the Akron Area Chamber of Commerce are making a difference for businesses and citizens in our community. The Chamber is your opportunity to network, build your business, and make Akron a better place to work, live and play.

Annual memberships are available for business, non-profit and individual members. Download 2019 Membership Form.

Why Join the Chamber?

Here are some highlights from 2018:

Supporting businesses and encouraging residents to shop locally

  • $2,500 in Chamber Bucks awarded in quarterly receipt rebates
  • Westerner Treasure Hunt promotion
  • Shop Local Saturday event and drawings
  • Facebook page to share events and business promotions

Coordinating events to make Akron a great place to live and work

  • Easter egg hunt and activities
  • Indoor flea market
  • Farmers Market
  • Fourth of July celebration and fireworks
  • Halloween parade and Trunk or Treat
  • Hometown Christmas
  • Participation in Homecoming parade, Scarecrow Festival and other events

Providing networking and promotion opportunities

  • Monthly membership meetings
  • Ribbon cuttings and open house events
  • Annual Chamber Banquet
  • Free booth space to members at Farmers Markets

Jennie Roed, President
PO BOX 151
Akron, IA 51001