Business Education

Defiance - Economic Vitality - "Unlock the Possibilities"

Revitalizing a downtown or neighborhood commercial district requires focusing on the underlying Economic Vitality of the district. The work is rooted in harnessing local economic opportunity and creating a supportive business environment for small business owners and the scores of entrepreneurs, innovators.

The Ohio Secretary of State provides tools to guide you in starting a new business. For information to help build and grow your business visit To actually start and manage your business on line go to

At a local level the following information has been compiled to assist you:

Business Education

Bringing your idea to market may require additional training. Classes and information ore offered at these area sites:

Defiance Development and Visitors Bureau
325 Clinton Street
Defiance, OH 43512

Defiance Area Chamber of Commerce
400 Clinton Street
Defiance, OH 43512

Small Business Development Center
Northwest State Community College
22600 St. Rt.34
Archbold, OH 4351.2

Defiance College
701 North Clinton Street
Defiance, OH 43512

Defiance Public Library
320 Fort Street
Defiance, OH 43512

Four County Career Center - Adult Ed
229oo State Route 34
Archbold, OH 43502


Ohio Means Jobs - Defiance County
1300 E. Second St. Suite 202
Defiance, Ohio 435L2

Secretary of State
Regional Liason