WHY CHOOSE DEFIANCE COUNTY?

Strategic Location

Why Invest?

Choice Sites & Buildings

Financial Incentives

YOUR LINK TO DEFIANCE COUNTY

Located in northwest Ohio, Defiance County is a commercial and industrial hub with much to offer companies, employees, residents and visitors alike. Whether you are interested in a company expansion or relocation, Defiance County Economic Development is your link—to information, resources, incentives and tools that will help make your project a success. From utilities and sites to workforce development training, our team is here to answer questions and connect you with the appropriate local, regional and state resources. We can help at any stage, whether your project is on the drawing board or shovel ready. Let’s connect! Contact us to see how our team can support your efforts.

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Incentive Programs

Workforce

KEY BUSINESS TOOLS 

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INNOVATION & MORE FOR YOUR BUSINESS…

Information about managing and growing your business in Ohio can be found HERE!

The Ohio Innovation Exchange (OIEx) connects industry and business with professors, students, equipment and facilities available at Ohio research universities. OIEx provides access to more than 13,000 faculty and 600 resources from campuses and laboratories around the state, with a mission to facilitate collaboration between Ohio’s leading academic and business minds.

From research partnerships, intellectual property and technology licensing opportunities, to business development and even student internships, OIEx fosters economic development and intellectual advancement across Ohio and the globe.

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Starting a New Business in Defiance County? 

 

One of the first steps in starting a business is developing a business plan. A business plan defines what a company must accomplish, acquire and learn before it gets started. A business plan also can be used as a tool to access capital. It provides information to bankers and future employees about a company’s goals and organizational structure.

You can also set up a one-on-one meeting with our business coach. Give us a call at 419-784-4471 or Learn More Here

ABOUT DEFIANCE COUNTY

Major Employers

From global companies to local firms, it’s easy to see why so many major employers choose to do business in Defiance County. Find out why.

Location

Defiance County is centrally located between markets in Cleveland, Cincinnati, Indianapolis, Columbus, Detroit and Chicago. Learn more.

Important Data

Our office can provide a range of information. Contact us with your specific request and we will assist quickly and confidentially.

Local Resources

Defiance County is more than an excellent location to do business—it’s a phenomenal place to live, play and visit as well. Find out more.

Attractions

Defiance County is home to golf courses, wildlife areas, community festivals and cultural activities that engage residents and attract visitors. Learn more.

THANK YOU TO OUR INVESTORS!

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