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Welcome to the Eau Claire Area EDC

Altoona, Augusta, Eau Claire, Fairchild & Fall Creek

The Eau Claire area is northwestern Wisconsin's center for business, education, health care, and recreational activities. This innovative community, located in close proximity to Minnesota's Twin Cities, offers unbeatable price advantages while providing access to valuable business resources.


The EDC works to ensure the economy of the Eau Claire Area continues to thrive by supporting local business, innovators and entreprenures, as well as marketing the area's unique resources. Excellent public school systems, several post-secondary educational institutions, low crime rates and a low cost of living make this community a great place to live, work, and play. 

Learn more about our thriving area and diverse communities by viewing our Community Profiles

Recent News What's happening in the Eau Claire Area

Is Youth an Entrepreneurial Advantage?

Andrew Mason went live with his creation, Groupon, when he was 28. Mark Zuckerberg was a billionaire thanks to his creation of Facebook

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Welcome Patrick Gaetjens – Our New Project Manager!

  Patrick Gaetjens comes to Eau Claire from New York, where he worked for New York City’s Economic Development Corporation managing tax

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JAMF Software Receives 2014 Paragon Award

JAMF Software is the 13th recipient of the Paragon Economic Impact Award – an annual award recognizing local businesses for their impact

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