The Ravenna Area Chamber of Commerce welcomes you to Ravenna, the seat of Portage County. Located in the heart of Northeast Ohio, Ravenna plays a vital role in Ohio's business and industry growth. Ravenna captures that small town spirit in it's thriving city center. The Ravenna Chamber is composed of business and professional people working together to make the Ravenna area a better place to conduct business as well as a great place to live and work.

Member Showcase ...

The Picture Place

"You name it, We shoot it! Affordable, creative, all occasion photography services"

The Picture Place recently became the first new retail business to open in the beautifully renovated Phoenix Building in downtown Ravenna.

For information about business hours and the many photographic services offered, visit them at 105 East Main Street, Ravenna, Ohio 44266, call 330.671.1229, or check out our facebook page at www.facebook.com/thepictureplacephotographystudio/.

Ravenna Area Chamber of Commerce Scholarship ...

The Ravenna Area Chamber of Commerce encourages continuing educational development of the citizens in our community by offering two $500.00 scholarships. The scholarships will be given to the individuals who best meet the criteria as described below. Determination of the winners will be judged by a panel of the Ravenna Area Chamber of Commerce members.

  • The scholarships will be awarded to graduating Ravenna High School seniors. (Applicant’s may not be a relative of the Ravenna Area Chamber of Commerce Board member or Executive Board member.)
  • An official transcript from the high school (current) showing a GPA of 2.5 or higher.
  • Two letters of recommendation from members of the school or the community. (Non-family)
  • An essay on Past, Present & Future of Ravenna (How you view it and foresee it) and the application form.
  • Demonstrate participation in school activities and community service.

Download a copy of our scholarship application HERE.

Mail completed application to the Chamber Office - 135 East Main Street Ravenna, Ohio 44266 Attn: Scholarship Fund.

Our Mission:

To serve, represent and be the leading advocate for the business interests of its membership in ways that enhance the environment of the business community, and the quality of life and well being of residents and visitors

The Ravenna Area Chamber of Commerce exists:

  • To provide programs and services to the membership that will add value and assist the membership in meeting the needs of their customers;
  • To promote and support business, commercial and industrial development in the City of Ravenna and Ravenna Township area;
  • To lead and unify other civic and community organizations to continually work together with out governmental officials to improve the business environment and the overall quality of life in the City of Ravenna and Ravenna Township.

The Chamber, composed of a Board of Directors, staff and members, work through various committees to accomplish these tasks.

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