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City of Eau Claire Economic Development Division

Economic Development Partners

The City of Eau Claire Economic Development Division works in partnership with the following economic development organizations:

Visit Eau Claire

Markets the Chippewa Valley as a destination for conventions, recreation, tours and promotes regional economic growth.
4319 Jeffers Road Suite 201
Eau Claire, WI 54703

Downtown Eau Claire, Inc. (DECI)

Promotes and leads downtown revitalization efforts, provides downtown business assistance, and coordinates downtown festivals and special events.
203 South Farwell Street
P.O. Box 5148
Eau Claire, WI 54702
(715) 839-4914

Eau Claire Area Chamber of Commerce

Provides leadership in creating programs and services that enhance the business environment for its members and the Chippewa Valley.
101 North Farwell Street, Suite 101
P.O. Box 1107
Eau Claire, WI 54702
(715) 834-1204

Eau Claire Area Economic Development Corporation

Facilitates the growth of quality job opportunities in the Eau Claire area by working with existing businesses, attracting new businesses, and encouraging the education and development of a qualified workforce.
101 North Farwell Street, Suite 101
P.O. Box 1108
Eau Claire, WI 54702

Eau Claire Redevelopment Authority

Redevelops blighted areas to revitalize downtown Eau Claire.
203 South Farwell Street, P.O. Box 5148
Eau Claire, WI 54702-5148

Forward Wisconsin

Helps businesses establish profitable Wisconsin operations by providing cost comparisons, financial information and other relocation consulting services to prospective expanding businesses.
201 W. Washington Ave, Ste. 500
Madison, WI 53703

Gateway Industrial Park Corporation

Partnership between the City of Eau Claire, the Eau Claire Area Economic Development Corporation and Xcel Energy that manages the Gateway West and Northwest Business Parks located on Eau Claire's northwest side.
203 South Farwell Street
Eau Claire, WI 54702

NanoRite: A Center for Innovation

Developed with entrepreneurial and applied research needs in mind, the NanoRite Innovation Center offers a new approach to product development. Built to accommodate the development of business start-ups for Nanotechnology, Microfabrication, and other advanced technologies, the facility is the first of its kind in the region.
2322 Alpine Road
Eau Claire, WI 54703


Chippewa Valley Innovation Center

The mission of the Chippewa Valley Innovation Center (CVIC) is to encourage new and emerging entrepreneurial business utilizing community resources to provide temporary facility, managerial, technical, and financial assistance.
3132 Louis Avenue
Eau Claire, WI  54703
Phone:  (715) 836-2842