Frequently Asked Questions

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NSME Akron/Canton is the premier organization that brings sales and marketing professionals together to drive personal and professional development. NSME Values guide members to achieve the highest standards of sales and marketing professionalism and excellence. We focus on our values of Educate, Network, Mentor and Live Ethically.

You will need to complete a new member application, available online or as a printable download. You should be sponsored by an existing member of the NSME Akron/ Canton organization. Once you have submitted your application and payment, it is reviewed by the NSME Akron/Canton Board of Directors at their monthly meeting. Following the Board of Directors meeting, you will be notified via email of the status of your application.

There are three levels of membership. The Professional Member with annual dues of $295.00. The Executive Member with annual dues of $695.00. The Collegiate Bridge Member with annual dues of $100.00.

The luncheon series (May thru August) meetings are held at the Courtyard by Marriott at 4375 Metro Circle NW in North Canton, Ohio 44720.

The dinner series (September thru April) meetings are held at the Tangier's Restaurant at 532 West Market Street in Akron, Ohio 44303.

Our monthly NSME Akron/Canton meetings are able to be sponsored by your business. Our luncheon series (May thru August) sponsorship is $250.00. Our dinner series (September thru April) sponsorship is $200.00 for the Workshop portion, $300.00 for the Dinner portion and a combination discounted price of $400.00 if you would sponsor the entire event.


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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