WELCOME With our Destination Sales Team poised to lend their assistance during every phase of your planning, holding your next event in Akron/Summit County Ohio, has never been more convenient and exciting. An eclectic array of venues, accommodations and iconic attractions afford planners and attendees major metropolitan amenities with the added benefits of accessibility and affordability. Whether it’s a large annual convention or an intimate board meeting, the success of your event is our Team’s first priority. The innovative spirit that continues to inspire the growth and development of our community is also demonstrated by the dedicated women and men of our hospitality industry - their passion is what defines Greater Akron’s extraordinary level of customer service. Simply put, we encourage you to “defy convention” and select Greater Akron, as we are defiantly committed to creating an event experience that you and your attendees will remember for years to come! Sincerely, Gregg M. Mervis President & CEO to Akron/Summit County, Ohio! 1