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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

Eau Claire Startup Weekend Pitches

Eau Claire’s first Startup Weekend kicked off with eight awesome pitches – go to our Eau Claire Startup Weekend YouTube Channel to

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Prize Package Valued at $15,000 Offered for Startup Weekend Winners!

Teams in Eau Claire’s Startup Weekend will be eligible to win a prize package worth $15,000, and includes website and hosting, fully

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Chippewa Valley Innovation Center Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

The Chippewa Valley Innovation Center (CVIC) has recently undergone a major renovation and will be hosting a ribbon cutting and open house

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