Chippewa County Economic Development Corporation (CCEDC) will be celebrating Economic Development Week from May 8-14. Economic Development Week was created by The International Economic Development Council (IEDC) in commemoration of its 90-year anniversary as the largest professional membership organization for economic developers.
Economic developers are charged with generating economic growth, creating better jobs for residents and facilitating an improved quality of life. The industry remains as complex, challenging and rewarding as ever.
The CCEDC and Chippewa County, WI have both signed resolutions of support with the IEDC to show our support for economic development for our county and for the industry. In support of these resolutions several events have been planned including:
The economic development efforts provided by economic developers are being showcased this week nationally. Members of Congress are also highlighting the work of our nation’s economic developers through special resolutions that are appearing in the Congressional Record.
About Chippewa County Economic Development Corporation:
The primary mission of the CCEDC is to be a catalyst for economic development in Chippewa County and foster a strong economic environment which supports businesses and nurtures growth and new investment in the region. CCEDC is dedicated to promoting and facilitating economic development and to improve the quality of life in Chippewa County by increasing its economic base. The CCEDC's professional expertise in managing economic development programs helps attract, retain, and expand business, connects communities and businesses with economic development resources. CCEDC maintains and markets an inventory of sites and buildings available for development within Chippewa County and carries on other vital strategies that improve the economic well-being of the area. CCEDC is the primary catalyst for economic development in Chippewa County.
About the International Economic Development Council: The International Economic Development Council (IEDC) is non-profit membership organization dedicated to helping economic development professionals improve the quality of life in their regions, and represents the largest network of economic development professionals in the world. IEDC is a conduit used to keep members up to date on the latest economic development trends and to support the creation of more high-quality jobs, improve the quality of life and develop more vibrant communities.