Advantages in Clay County

More Foreign Trade Zone space than any location in the U.S. More underground warehouse space than any location in the world.

The Kansas City Downtown Airport is the region's premiere executive jet location, with corporate jets taking off every morning for locations worldwide. Nearby, KC International is among the most efficient centers in the country.

A major rail and highway hub, Clay County is almost exactly in the nation's center.

Northland International Trade Assistance Group
Offers Help and Resources for Local Businesses

The EDC's Northland International Trade Assistance Group is comprised of more than 30 specialists in international trade and business.

With the help of the Group, and extensive research into local, state and national resources, the EDC has created the new Northland Global Web site ( businesses in navigating the sometimes complex world of import and export opportunities.

These new resources are available to help new and existing companies successfully enter or expand their international operations.

Both public and private resources are linked in one easy-to-reach group that provides personalized, hands-on resources for area businesses.

Businesses considering a Clay County location should also note the area's many International Advantages.

Active Committee Links: Overview | Civic and Legislative Affairs Committee | Northland Education and Business Alliance | International Trade Assistance | Committee sign-up form