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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

What you can do About Your Aging Workforce

By 2050, the number of individuals in the labor force who are 65 or older will grow by 75%. In contrast –

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Your Business Deserves the Limelight – Now Go Get It!

The excitement that hits when a project begins, that rush when a product is about to launch, the satisfaction of a thrilled

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Preparing Chippewa Valley’s Workforce

The next decade will see a shift in Chippewa Valley’s labor force as the massive baby boomer demographic retires. A local initiative

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