• 2020 ATHENA Award Nominees Announced

    Mar 30, 2020
    The Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber and partner The Vindicator will honor 28 women at the 28th annual Athena Award Dinner on May 14 at Waypoint 4180 in Canfield. The Valley's Athena Award program, lauded by the Athena International as one of the largest in the U.S., honors area business and professional women who have demonstrated excellence in their chosen career, provided leadership in the community and mentored or contributed to the growth of other professional women.
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  • Youngstown-Warren Region Recognized More Than $284 Million of Investment in 2019

    Mar 23, 2020
    Private companies invested more than $284 million in the Valley last year, many with the help of regional economic development agencies. According to data compiled by the Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber and its economic development partners—and published in the 2019 Economic Development Report Card—a total of 66 projects resulted in $284,254,524 invested, 1,851 new jobs and 2,809 retained jobs.
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  • Regional Chamber Releases Results of Economic Development Work in 2019

    Mar 20, 2020
    In 2019, the Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber supported economic development projects that resulted in more than $213 million of investment, the creation of 1,218 jobs and the retention of 901 existing positions throughout the Mahoning and Trumbull counties. The company investments that were announced last year included local industrial expansions and several new attraction projects, with a majority resulting from the Chamber's ongoing business retention and expansion (BR&E) efforts that comprise 400-600 visits to companies annually.
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  • United Freezer and Storage Awarded Grant for Rail Improvements

    Mar 18, 2020
    Today, in Columbus, the Ohio Rail Development Commission (ORDC) awarded United Freezer and Storage Company (UFSCO) a $21,000 grant to support proposed rail upgrades at its Austintown Township facility. The grant will assist with $42,000 worth of improvements to a rail spur on site that will enable the company to receive 72-foot rail cars. By expanding rail capabilities, UFSCO will be able to provide a higher level of service to customers and secure new business opportunities.
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  • Economic Development Agencies Along the Lake To River Corridor Partner to Generate Development Opportunities

    Mar 16, 2020
    The Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber, Growth Partnership for Ashtabula County, Columbiana County Port Authority, Columbiana County Office of Economic Development and The Sustainable Opportunity Development Center have come together to generate business growth in the Lake to River Region of northeast Ohio.
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  • Ohio Lawmakers Pass Resolution to Support Scrappers During Regional Chamber Drive-In Event

    Feb 20, 2020
    On Wednesday, with the Regional Chamber’s Columbus Drive-In contingency present, both chambers of the Ohio General Assembly passed a resolution in support of the Mahoning Valley Scrappers and opposing the Major League Baseball league’s decision to eliminate the team, along with 39 other minor league teams across the country.
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  • Humphries Named President, Abruzzino Promoted at Regional Chamber

    Feb 03, 2020
    The Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber announced staffing updates today that will help strengthen the efforts of the organization in the Valley in 2020 and beyond.
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  • Coviello Inducted Into Association of Ohio Commodores

    Jan 02, 2020
    Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber Foundation President Guy Coviello was one of 44 people from around the State of Ohio to be inducted into the Association of Ohio Commodores recently.
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  • Quality Switch to Receive "Excellence in Manufacturing" Award

    Nov 04, 2019
    The Regional Chamber and partner MAGNET will honor and present Quality Switch of Newton Falls with the third annual Excellence in Manufacturing Award at the Chamber's Economic Forecast breakfast on Nov. 13 at Mr. Anthony's in Boardman.
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  • Santucci, MacMillan Recognized for Efforts at OEDA Summit

    Oct 10, 2019
    The Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber’s Director of Government & Public Affairs Nick Santucci and Manager of Business Development Shea MacMillan were recognized at the Ohio Economic Development Association’s (OEDA) Annual Excellence Awards Ceremony in Columbus on Wednesday for their efforts in economic development and government affairs.
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