Live. Work. Explore.
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.
Organized in 1988 to promote growth and investment in Moberly and Randolph County, MAEDC is a 501(c)(4) nonprofit, public/private partnership that works to promote new investment in the area to increase the quality of life of our citizens. In 2013, Howard County joined, and today the organization represents a two-county partnership.
Why the MAEDC Region?
Missouri is ranked 1st in corporate facilities and expansions
Located in the center of the US population
Robust transportation and infrastructure system
Large and highly skilled workforce
Low development costs and ease of doing business
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QuickFacts: Howard County, Missouri. Randolph County, Missouri. Combined Data. (2022). Census Bureau QuickFacts; United States Census Bureau. https://www.census.gov/quickfacts/fact/table/howardcountymissouri
MAEDC is the economic development provider for Howard County through a partnership with the
Howard County Economic Development Council.