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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

Finalists Announced for the 2015 Idea Challenge Contest

The five Idea Challenge finalists that will be presenting in December for the $5000 Grand Prize have been announced. These five finalists

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Winning Team of the 2015 Eau Claire Startup Weekend

The winning team of Eau Claire Startup Weekend is 15 Second Imaging: Eric Charles, Brandon Cedarblade, Nick Marzofka, Nicholas Scherrer, and John

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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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