Definition of Economic Development
Economic Development is first of all an ongoing process and secondly a professional practice whereby CCEDC influences the process of creating wealth through mobilization of human and financial capital, and physical and natural resources to generate marketable goods and services. The practice of economic development is not just marketing harder, but is a companion to continuous product (Chippewa County) improvement.
Chippewa County is a dynamic and prosperous area, in perpetual renewal and fueled by a can do attitude, imagination, innovation, and community involvement. We will lead the state of Wisconsin and the Upper Midwest with an innovative and sustainable economy, while attracting new innovative businesses and expertise, to enjoy our unique lifestyle. CCEDC will set the standard in economic growth and be a leader towards promoting investment and development in western Wisconsin.
The primary mission of the Chippewa County Economic Development Corporation is to foster a strong economic environment which supports businesses and nurtures growth and new investment in the region. We are dedicated to promoting and facilitating economic development and to improve the quality of life in Chippewa County by increasing its economic base.
Who We Are
The Chippewa County Economic Development Corporation (CCEDC) is a non-profit organization, which is funded by public and private sources. The local governments and private business people select the Board of Directors. We recruit businesses to our county, assist existing businesses with expansions and develop projects that support the economic growth of Chippewa County.
Goals & Objectives:
Chippewa County Economic Development Corporation will effectively market, support, and promote Chippewa County for business retention, expansion and job creation. These efforts will also address living and working in the county to support business growth.