Ohio Department of Development, Division of Travel and Tourism. Marketing news and information for the Ohio tourism.
What business owners need to know about federal taxes and business resources.
College of Business Administration / Kent State University
The Kent/Portage Small Business Development Center offers support, training and resources for new and existing small businesses.
The mission of Leadership Portage County is to provide unique insights into Portage County; explore and develop various styles, theories and examples of leadership; to provide opportunities to build relationships and networks; and to serve as a catalyst for volunteerism and positive change in Portage County.
216.447.9900 or 866.466.6222
The Aurora Chamber of Commerce is a member of NOACC, the largest independent Chamber Association in the United States. Members have access to savings, services and benefits.
Foreign Trade Zones and Northeast Ohio Logistics information
Kent State University Administrative Services Building
330.672.4080 or 800.793.0912
As Ohio's largest and most diverse statewide business advocacy group, the Ohio Chamber of Commerce has been a consistent voice for business since 1893. We are dedicated to presenting Ohio lawmakers with the business perspective on issues.
The convenient access to Greater Cleveland, Akron/Canton and Warren/Youngstown metropolitan areas makes Portage County a great place to live as well as an excellent business location.
The Portage Development Board is a private non-profit. It’s responsibilities in providing assistance to local industries, businesses, realtors, builders and local communities in an effort to maintain and improve the economic base in Portage County.
Portage Workforce Connection provides information and services related to employment, labor market, training, careers, community services, job fairs and recruitment assistance for businesses.
330.688.0088, x3155 / Ken Lahmers
Call for a free new business write up.
Business services - start up business information, document authentication, election services - register to vote, notary commission, trademark information are just a few of the services this site offers. Click on Ohio Business Gateway for information to start a business, and access forms and checklists.
1st Stop Business Connection
800.248.4040 or 614.466.4232
The 1st Stop Business Connection, formerly the One-Stop Business Permit Center, provides FREE state-level information needed to get started or continue on your entrepreneurial journey.