WHY CHOOSE DEFIANCE COUNTY?
TAKE THE REGIONAL WAGE AND BENEFIT SURVEY
The 2021 Wage and Benefits Survey, in partnership with the Five-County Area Economic Development Organizations and OhioMeansJobs Offices in Defiance, Henry, Fulton, Williams, and Paulding County, is now open! Our goal is to help Northwest Ohio employers know key information that will help in recruitment, retention, and other business matters.
The survey will take 10-15 minutes to complete and the information will be summarized and reported back anonymously. Only participating companies will be receiving a copy of the survey results, which will be aggregated by region and by county.
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.
FROM OUR BLOG
Keller Logistics Group is locally family owned and operated by Thomas E. Keller’s nephews, CEO Bryan Keller, and his brother Aaron Keller, Chief Sales Officer. The Keller family values the relationships built with business partners as well as retaining a quality workforce.
The Ohio Innovation Exchange (OIEx) connects industry and business with professors, students, equipment and facilities available at Ohio research universities.
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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.
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
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.
Defiance County is centrally located between markets in Cleveland, Cincinnati, Indianapolis, Columbus, Detroit and Chicago. Learn more.
Our office can provide a range of information. Contact us with your specific request and we will assist quickly and confidentially.
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.
Defiance County is home to golf courses, wildlife areas, community festivals and cultural activities that engage residents and attract visitors. Learn more.