Regionally and nationally, Clay County is at the heart of everything.

Clay County's location is outstanding.

Only minutes from downtown Kansas City and regional draws like major league sports and world-class arts, the area features amenities such as its corporate jet center. From the shadow of Downtown Kansas City to rural northern hills, Clay County is both diverse and dynamic.

Accessible for local, national and international transportation, the region boasts one of the nation's major connections of Interstate highways. The region's top two airports are in Clay County or just minutes away.

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Clay County, Missouri:
Where quality is developing by design.

For businesses looking at Clay County opportunities and those already here, the Clay County Economic Council is the best source of information for development, site selection and business assistance in the Kansas City Northland of Clay County, Missouri. We offer unequalled support for area businesses, site and building searches or expansion and quality of life in the Northland.

The EDC facilitates a number of important initiatives. From small business loans through Midwest Small Business Finance to international trade, education and workforce programs, the EDC and its members constantly seek to make Clay County a better place to live and do business. Collaborating with other area organizations, the EDC also promotes activities to enhance local quality of life and support other organizations in these efforts.

Clay County Missouri is among the fastest growing region's in Missouri with a diverse business and quality of life environment. Learn how you can join this success.

News & Updates

EDC Networking Event Jan. 24
The council's first Networking event of 2019 will be at RoKC, giving members a chance to try some wall climbing, networking and relaxed fun.

New Data Tool on EDC Website
The EDC website now offers a new source for information on everything from Clay County economic data to demographics and more.

EDC Works to Update Strategic Plan
The five-year-old outline for Clay County growth and job creation will be updated during 2019 and members will be asked for their input.

EDC Member Finds Benefits Both Ways
The first in a series of EDC member profiles finds the advantages of membership are a two-way street.

Former Director Honored by Clay County
The Clay County Commission recognized the Jim Hampton who retired last year after leading the EDC to 17 years of success.