About Chippewa Economic Development Corporation


The Chippewa Economic Development Corporation is the County’s only full-time professionally staffed economic development organization that is solely committed to fostering capital and talent investment in Chippewa County, Wisconsin.

The CEDC’s professional expertise in managing economic development programs helps to attract, retain, and expand business in Chippewa County. It connects communities and businesses with economic development resources. We are here to provide site selectors, entrepreneurs, companies, developers, and talent with information they need to aid in their quest for outstanding growth opportunities.

CEDC also 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. CEDC is the primary catalyst for economic development in Chippewa County.

Chippewa County, Wisconsin is near enough to Minneapolis and Eau Claire, WI to benefit from their assets and resources but far enough away to nurture a safe, comfortable family-focused community lifestyle. OUR greatest competitive strength is our commitment to cultivating the spirit of innovation that inspires  our businesses, educators,  investors and citizens to build, grow, and prosper”

-Matt Chilson-Chilson Motors



CEDC staff members are our most prized assets.

Customer Service:

Our overall guiding principle is to provide all clients exceptional customer service.


A commitment to the highest standard of ethics is practiced in all of our business relationships.


CEDC is results-oriented, innovative, and diverse in our activities.


Through mutually beneficial relationships with stakeholders we create collaborative partnerships specifically with Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation, Chippewa County, post-secondary institutions, local school districts, villages, towns, and chambers of commerce.

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