Entrepreneurial & Business Network


Local Business Resources

Whether you are researching the possibility of starting a business, have already started or are well on your way, the Toledo Region’s business network offers a variety of resources and tools to help you make the most of your venture.

Toledo Regional Chamber of Commerce
Regional Growth Partnership
EPIC Toledo
Toledo Small Business Development Center
Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority
Better Business Bureau
Center for Innovative Food Technology (CIFT)
Minority Business Assistance Center
Toledo Metropolitan Area Council of Government
Women’s Entrepreneurial Network
Northwest Ohio Regional Economic Development (NORED)
Seed – A Cowork Community
Startup Toledo
Tech Toledo
University of Toledo Center for Family and Privately-Held Business
University of Toledo Launchpad Incubator
ProMedica Innovations
Big Fab Lab
Toledo-Lucas County Public Library


Local Associations and Organizations

The Toledo Region is also home to many associations and organizations that enhance the quality of life while promoting accessibility and opportunity in the business community.

Downtown Toledo Improvement District, Inc.
Destination Toledo
AAA of Northwest Ohio
The Academy of Medicine of Toledo & Lucas County
Associated General Contractors of Northwest Ohio
The Employers’ Association
Home Builders Association of Greater Toledo, Inc.
Hospital Council of Northwest Ohio
Leadership Toledo
Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC)
Mechanical Contractors Association of N.W. Ohio
Toledo Bar Association
Toledo Regional Association of Realtors
National Electrical Contractors Association Ohio/Michigan Chapter
Professional Remodelers Association