Alexandria Area Economic Development Commission

2016 Lender Luncheon

Information at the Commercial Lender Luncheon will focus largely on the commonly used business assistance programs and resources available in our region. This luncheon is a great opportunity for lenders and individuals who provide business financing and consultation services to receive clarification on these programs. Read More

Bridging Generational Trends: Preparing For Tomorrow's Workforce

Learn about the different generations that are shoulder to shoulder in your workplace and communities. Develop a clearer understanding of who these generations are, how they differ in their values, and their distinct views of the work world. Read More

Alexandria Area Job Fair

Wednesday, February 3, 2016 9 am - 1 pm ​Alexandria Technical & Community College Law Enforcement Gymnasium Read More

Business Opportunity: AAHS CAPS Partnership

Alexandria Area High School (AAHS) is looking for businesses to partner with them in a new innovative program. The new program is called CAPS (Center for Advance Professional Studies), please click below for the attached document explaining the program as well as what the high school is looking for in a partner. Read More

Partnership Is Doing Something Remarkable For Students And Community

The community has always and continues to play a big role in in the success of the school and the students, but this new partnership benefits those involved in a number of different ways. Through my position as the community and workforce development coordinator, I get the chance to connect with community resources and witness the overwhelming amount of support this community puts forth. Read More


InnovateHER 2016: Innovating For Women Business Challenge

Small Business Administration (SBA) is launching InnovateHER, nationwide competition, to find the most innovative products and services that... Read More

2015 Lakes Area Manufacturers & Support Industries Breakfast

You’re invited to breakfast on us Friday, October 2nd! As part of Minnesota Manufacturers Week, local businesses and the AAEDC invite you to the 2015 Lakes Area Manufacturers & Support Industries Breakfast. Don't miss keynote speaker Dr. Chris Kuehl, Managing Director of Armada Corporate Intelligence will share his extensive knowledge on "2015 - The Year of the Dangerous Economy". Read More

Trumm Drug to Receive 2015 Business & Industrial Appreciation Day Award!

Trumm Drug has been selected as the recipient of the 2015 Business & Industrial Appreciation Day award by the Boards of Directors of the AAEDC and Chamber of Commerce. Read More

2015 Wage & Benefit Survey

We invite you to participate in the 2015 Wage & Benefit Survey Program offered for West Central MN Businesses. There is no cost to participate in the 2015 Wage & Benefit Survey. Read More

Top Micropolitan

Site Selection Magazine released its "Top Metros and Top Micropolitans" list and Alexandria was listed as the Top Micropolitan in Minnesota, and 6th overall in the nation. Read More