Press Releases

  • Chambers Across the Midwest and Great Lakes Region Unite in Support of Coordinated Reopening of Economy

    Apr 23, 2020
    The Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber is joining with chambers in seven states across the Midwest and Great Lakes Region (listed below) to support a coordinated reopening of the economy.
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  • Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber Launches EMERGE Initiative to Help Businesses Navigate COVID Crisis

    Apr 06, 2020
    In an effort to help the Valley's business community navigate through the COVID-19 crisis, the Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber is launching a new initiative, EMERGE, to provide direct assistance on a variety of topics and matters through the expertise of the team, members of the organization's Board of Directors and Chamber members.
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  • 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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