We provide the no-hassle know-how to

build better business and elevate communities

We build better communities by attracting and supporting business and creating life-enhancing jobs, places, and spaces.

let’s get started.

We’ll help you build the best version of you, your business, your life.

find A home for your business

Whether you are looking for your first building or expanding your business, we create a customizable experience to meet your needs and find your perfect fit.

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turn that idea into a reality

We believe dreams shouldn’t just exist in your head. We’re here for you from Step 1 to Step 47 with funding and training opportunities to help you launch and grow your business well.

connect with potential employees

You have jobs, we have people to fill them. Our uniquely tailored programs help all Boone County employers make the most of our skilled workforce. From virtual job fairs to education to level up your workforce we’ll meet your needs. 

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find a new job

Boone County is growing and so are our job opportunities! If you just moved to the area or are looking for something new, we can connect you to your next career. 

explore the community

 Boone County is our home and we can’t wait to share it with you. We’re anything but “small town” with plenty to do and see.

Meet the team making it happen

Connect with a member of the Boone EDC staff or learn more about the team behind the scenes of our growing community. 

Better starts with us. 

our residents, our employers, our workforce.

You DON’T SETTLE FOR STATUS QUO, NEITHER do we. 

We’re working hard behind the scenes to create the kind of life and business growth you could only dream about. We’re no longer Indiana’s best kept secret. 

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Where are we? 

Nestled off 1-65, we are ideally situated between Indianapolis and Lafayette. That means we have a large and talented workforce, ideal for meeting the needs of complex industries of all kinds and easy commutes. It also means we have a diverse set of industries – information technology, pharmaceuticals, e-commerce, manufacturing, and food and beverage. Abundant utilities, north-south and east-west interstates, and business-friendly government ensures your company has everything it needs to be successful. 

The latest news

Students Pursuing Trades Careers Recognized at Second Annual Signing Event

Lebanon, IN – The Boone EDC (Boone County Economic Development Corporation) and the Boone County Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the three Boone County public schools, held a Trades Signing Day for students entering trades careers. The event, similar to an...

Quality of place topic of importance during 2022 State of the Community

Lebanon, IN— The 2022 Boone County State of the Community brought together elected officials to discuss community growth and investment. The event held January 27, 2022 at the Boone County Fairgrounds, allowed residents, business owners, community partners the...

Hachette Book Group Expands Lebanon Facility

Lebanon, Ind. – Hachette Book Group announced today the expansion of its Lebanon, Indiana facility bringing an estimated $20.7 million capital investment to the community. The 164,000 square foot expansion will include ancillary office space and increased employment....

Purdue Center for Regional Development selects Boone County for grant to improve internet access

$75,000 in grants are funded by the Duke Energy Foundation WEST LAFAYETTE, IND. – The Purdue Center for Regional Development selected five Indiana counties to receive $15,000 grants to support “digital inclusion plans” to assess broadband access and needs. The...

Boone EDC creates partnership to offer workforce skills training

Lebanon, IN – The Boone County Development Corporation (Boone EDC) has partnered with Purdue Manufacturing Extension Partnership to deliver a ten-week Manufacturing Skills for Success program. This class offers the participants knowledge in communication, teamwork,...

INVEST & Build Better

WIth Us

The Boone EDC is an independently funded nonprofit organization, which works to grow Boone County’s economy. By becoming an invested partner, you are helping shape the region’s future. With investment from more than 60 companies, public agencies, and private organizations, we are able to provide direct services that help companies grow, and lead initiatives to enhance our county’s competitiveness.

“We choose to support the Boone EDC because it allows us to participate in conversations that help shape our local economy. Boone EDC provides invaluable research and data that help us make the best economic decisions for their businesses to thrive.”

Adam Owens

President & CEO, RLTurner Corporation

“We support the Boone EDC because we know the importance an EDC role plays in the Economic Development world. They are experts when it comes to working on economic development projects and coming up with creative ways to win new jobs and investment for their communities.”

Haley Tomlinson

Economic Development Team, Duke Energy