Organized in 1988 to promote growth and investment in Moberly and Randolph County, MAEDC is a nonprofit, public/private partnership that works to promote new investment in the area in an effort to increase the quality of life of our citizens. In 2011 the organization expanded to add Cooper and Monroe Counties and in 2013 Howard County joined the partnership with MAEDC functioning as the lead economic development agency for all Counties. In 2012 MAEDC co-founded Grow Mid-Missouri an entrepreneurial development program which serves 17 counties in northeast Missouri.
The MAEDC Region is a world-class business location and the heart of the north-central Missouri industry and technology community. Our dynamic companies, well-educated and highly skilled workforce, excellent school systems and cultural amenities make the MAEDC Region one of the most desirable places to live and work in the United States. The MAEDC Region offers several designated Enhanced Enterprise Zones offering potential incentives and tax benefits for businesses. Educational facilities ensure a steady supply of well-qualified workers and support local companies by providing training tailored to business needs. The region boasts a large qualified workforce armed with the high tech skills for today’s business needs. The MAEDC Region is fortunate to have forward minded leaders in government, business and civic roles, which allows the area to continue to be vibrant for both business and recreation.