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Our Mission

To promote our business community by gathering and disseminating information, keeping advised of all relevant government issues, advocating for members' interests, and serving as a catalyst for growth and prosperity.

Our Vision

Be the driving force for a vibrant Defiance Area by providing services and resources to cultivate a growing and thriving business community.


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Join the Chamber Board of Directors!

The Defiance Area Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for open positions for the 2023 Board of Directors.

Please consider nominating yourself or another a business professional you feel would be an asset to the Defiance Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. Ideal candidates would like to have a voice in the local decision-making processes for the betterment of the organization and of the business community.

Board terms are four years in length, beginning in January.

Chamber Membership for the individual or the individual’s employer is a requirement.

The deadline to nominate is Friday, August 12, 2022 at 4:00 pm.

Click here for the Nomination Form

Nominations Now Open for Annual Chamber Awards!

Save the Date for the Chamber Awards Banquet on Thursday, September 8th!

It is time to identify and nominate shining stars, those individuals who go above and beyond for the community. Nominations are now open for the major awards given out at the Chamber Awards Banquet, which are:

Michael A Schultz Leadership Award

Quality of Life Award

4 Under 40 Awards

Good Citizen Award

Please click on the links above to complete a nomination.  We invite you to help spread the word and encourage your employees and fellow Chamber members or community members to nominate qualified individuals for these awards.  Please contact the Chamber office with any questions.


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