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National Sales & Marketing Executives (NSME), an awesome professional association, provides high-caliber educational and valuable networking opportunities for sales and marketing leaders in the greater Akron/Canton region. NSME Akron/Canton members are known for identifying and mastering emerging trends and exemplify thought-leadership in their industries.

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  • 2019 Class NSME Awards

    NSME Akron/Canton 47th Annual Accent on Excellence Event

    Posted: April 15, 2019

    On February 26th, 2019 we celebrated our 47th annual Accent on Excellence Gala. This annual event dates to 1973 when it was created to honor local business leaders for their exemplary contributions.

    The evening was a great success. Over 350 people were in attendance to celebrate the 29 award recipients, including two special honorees – Executive of the Year, Outstanding Community Leader –  plus, a Collegiate Award Recipient.

  • NSME National Sales Marketing Executives Association Akron Canton

    We are Now Accepting Nominations for 2020 Accent on Excellence

    Posted: April 10, 2019

    We are now accepting nominations for the 2020 Accent on Excellence. Please send your names to Sharon Reed by July 31, 2019, for consideration! 


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This is without exception, the single-best networking organization I belong to. They have these amazing educational events where some of the area's leading minds come to share their wisdom. It's awesome!

Jeff McMahan Senior Account Supervisor Innis Maggiore

Why Join NSME?

  • It’s all about you!
  • Complimentary workshops
  • Professional member recognition
  • Educational and networking event discounts
  • Online networking opportunities