President's Message

The Amery Economic Development Corporation’s mission is “Helping Business Do Business”.  Your AEDC boards of directors and Executive Director, Paul Shafer, have been busy over the past year doing exactly that, Helping Business Do Business.  We are proud of our accomplishments and very appreciative of our members for the trust and support of the AEDC.


Here’s a summary of the work of the AEDC in the past year:


·         Facilitated acquisition of land by the City of Amery for a new 40 acre business park.

·         Obtained Gold Shovel Certification from Momentum West on remaining lots in East Industrial Park.

·         Created the “Work Amery” initiative to help Amery businesses attract workers to fill current job opportunities in Amery.

·         Continue efforts to bring additional hotel rooms to Amery.

·         Coordinate work with local manufacturers and the Amery School District on an internship program.

·         Work with existing and prospective businesses on potential for expansion or relocation in Amery.

·         Co-commissioned a housing study with the City of Amery.



The work of the AEDC is only possible with your support.  Enclosed you will find the 2016-2017 membership renewal/application.  If you are one of the 61 current members of the AEDC, thank you for your support and we hope you will renew your membership.  If you are not a member, we hope you will become a member and support the economic development momentum we are creating.




Dan Draxler


Amery Economic Development Corporation