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We are the Eau Claire Area EDC

We advance the economic prosperity in Altoona, Augusta, Eau Claire, Fairchild & Fall Creek by providing a wide range of free services for entrepreneurs and businesses. Our activies center around strengthening our local businesses, supporting our local talent pool, recruiting new businesses to our community, and supporting local entreprenuers. 


There is no one-size-fits-all Solution to Economic Development

This is why we focus on Business Recruitment, Critical Talent, Business Retention and Expansion, and Entrepreneurial Services.


Our Efforts Make a Difference in our Community

in 2015 alone -

256 new jobs throughEDC assisted projects
$30.5+ Million secured in private sector project investment for our local businesses
2 new products launched into the marketplace through the Idea Challenge

Recent News What's happening in the Eau Claire Area

Shape Your Future Workforce

The State of Wisconsin, including our region, will see more people leave the labor force than enter it over the next decade.

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Mark Your Calendars – Startup 48 Dates Have Been Announced!

  Startup 48 – Eau Claire’s weekend-long startup event – will be held October 14-16, 2016 at JAMF Software, right in downtown

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Local Employers Report High Levels of Concern Over Upcoming Retirements

Understanding the local labor market is a vital component in formulating a strategy for addressing local skills gaps. In May of 2015,

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