Alexandria Area Economic Development Commission

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» Growing Economy

» Financial Incentives

» Site Selection

» Centrally Located

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Best Place to Work...

» Career Growth

» Variety of Industry

» Robust Healthcare

» Short Commutes

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» Safe Hometown Feel

» Strong Education 

» Outdoor Living

» Arts & Culture

Upcoming Events...

Candlelight Event

Come enjoy an evening in the park by candlelight and moonlight. Snowshoe, ski, or hike. If there is a lack of snow, this event will be a hike event instead of a ski and snowshoe event. Hit the trails, where ...
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Dealing with Difficult People in the Workplace

This session will provide tips on how to engage and diffuse volatile people in the workplace. You will learn: The basics of this is customer service and learning from positive and negative interactions. Scott will share tips from a law ...
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Tropical Party at Copper Trail Brewing

It’s cold outside but it’s getting HOT in here at the taproom with some tropical vibes! In the words of Jimmy Buffet it’s 5 o’clock somewhere…so join us for a Midwest Beach Vacation on January 24th and 25th from 12-11pm. ...
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Central Lakes Symphony Orchestra Concert

Season schedule: February 9, 2020 at 2pm at AAHS Performing Arts Center – “The Science of Sound” March 29, 2020 at 2pm at AAHS Performing Arts Center – “Classical Masterworks” May 17, 2020 at 2pm at AAHS Performing Arts Center ...
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Live Music at Carlos Creek Winery

Visit Carlos Creek Winery for tons of fun and activities, including great live music! Sip on wine, take a tour, check out the gift shop, walk through the vineyard and much more! Visit their website for a list of performers.
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Live Music at 22 Northmen Brewery

Live music every Thursday night from 5:30-8:30pm. Visit their website for a schedule of performers.
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I Will…I Can…I Am: Powerful Thinking to Live and Lead with Passion and Purpose

Join us for an afternoon with Dr. Cindra Kamphoff   High performers are intentional with their self-talk. As leaders, we must be self-aware to master our thoughts, emotions, and actions to be resilient and lead effectively. Cindra will share proven ...
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Ergonomics: Office and Repetitive Actions

Common movement injuries and cumulative trauma disorders, actions (or inactions) that contribute to injuries, how to set up your workstation to minimize stress, and common exercises to help prevent motion injuries will be covered in this session. Confirmations and Class ...
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Live Music at Carlos Creek Winery

Visit Carlos Creek Winery for tons of fun and activities, including great live music! Sip on wine, take a tour, check out the gift shop, walk through the vineyard and much more! Visit their website for a list of performers.
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Tropical Party at Copper Trail Brewing

It’s cold outside but it’s getting HOT in here at the taproom with some tropical vibes! In the words of Jimmy Buffet it’s 5 o’clock somewhere…so join us for a Midwest Beach Vacation on January 24th and 25th from 12-11pm. ...
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Honoring Geneva Capital

The 2019 Business and Industrial Appreciation Day (BIAD) event is fast approaching and will honor Geneva Capital, and their many ...
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Frequently Asked Questions

How are you living in the Alexandria Area?

We are so thankful we live in a place like Alexandria, where the community is growing and thriving.  It’s the perfect place to become an entrepreneur and it has been the perfect fit for our family. We LOVE so many things about Alexandria...we feel so lucky to live in a beautiful place where it feels like you’re on vacation every day.
- The Auran Family
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I’m originally from Bogota Columbia. Bogota has roughly 10 million people in the City, so I was looking for a community that I could be part of that would allow me to fully immerse myself in. I wanted to know what it was like to be Minnesotan. This area is so rich in culture – I mean, seriously, who says uff dah and eats lutefisk? I wanted a larger “small” community, and Alexandria was that fit.
-Andres Rodriguez
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