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The Eau Claire Area EDC works with community partners to further several initiatives within our community. 

Our committees are organized around the critical needs of the markets we serve and focused on advancing economic prosperity through business and job growth through:

Business Recruitment:
Hosting events highlighting unique projects in our business community and tradeshow outreach within our supported career clusters
Business Expansion:
Assisting in the creation, financing and expansion of emerging and existing businesses.
Critical Talent:


Aligning workforce-related systems to develop and retain talent that drives leading-edge and early-stage companies. View current Critical Talent Action Plan [PDF].

Cultivating and connecting local startup businesses with resources and guidance.

2022-23 Corporate Goals

  • Showcase available commercial properties 
  • Collaborate on expanding rural broadband
  • Recongize local businesses for positive economic development impact
  • Promote interaction between higher education and employers
  • Early Stage Services & Activities