Ames Economic Development Commission

The Ames Economic Development Commission (AEDC) stands ready to provide you with timely assistance in learning more about Ames and Story County as a first-class location for doing business. Whether it is site location assistance, packaging of financial incentives, or demonstrating an available workforce, you can rely on the AEDC for all of this and more as you contemplate investment in new or expanding operations.

AEDC is focused on workforce development, advocacy, place-making, business development, small business programming, and organizational sustainability. To learn more, visit their website,

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