WELCOME TO OTTAWA COUNTY, OHIO!

Ottawa County is ripe with opportunity and is leading the way in advanced manufacturing, has an award-winning education system, touts a rich local history, and is home to the ever-beautiful Lake Erie shores and islands. The OCIC is focused on growing our workforce to meet business needs, providing valuable resources and tools for our local businesses, and ensuring a high quality of life for our residents.

Experience Ottawa County is our premier marketing event to promote why Ottawa County as a great place to live, work and play. Attendees enjoy local food, beverages, and an evening of networking. This years’ EOC event will be held on August 19th. Register for the event or become a sponsor – or both!

2021 EOC Sponsors

WHY OTTAWA COUNTY

Ottawa County has a great working relationship with our regional partners, and are able to help meet your business needs. We are proud to be located in a region, state, and metropolitan area that have consistently won Governor’s Cup Awards from Site Selection Magazine. With a business friendly tax climate, available grant funding, real property incentives, workforce training assistance, and more, your business will thrive in Ottawa County.

BUSINESS CLIMATE

INFRASTRUCTURE

WORKFORCE

FINANCING

TRAINING

QUALITY OF LIFE

INDUSTRY

Ottawa County’s key industries driving our local economy.

MFG-ICON

ADVANCED
MANUFACTURING

#1 most common industry
#2 mos specialized industry

HEALTHCARE-ICON

HEALTHCARE
& SOCIAL SERVICES

#2 most common industry

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TOURISM
& HOSPITALITY

#3 most common industry
#5 most specialized industry

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RETAIL
TRADE

#4 most common industry

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TRANSPORTATION, WAREHOUSING
& UTILITIES

#3 highest paying industry
#4 most specialized industry
#5 most common industry

EDUCATION-ICON

EDUCATION
SERVICES

#5 most common industry

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