When you team up with Kern Economic Development Corporation, you join a growing group of local businesses and organizations who are committed to using their resources to better our community.
Kern EDC creates local jobs by recruiting new businesses to Kern County and helping existing companies grow. We carry out our mission with support from businesses like yours, who recognize the ROI is seen in the big picture…a flourishing business environment and a better quality of life for us all.
Be a Part of Something Bigger
Kern EDC 2020-2023 Strategic Plan
The strategic plan will guide Kern EDC’s business development activities and programs over the next three years.
Kern EDC’s new vision is to advance employment opportunities and economic well-being. This bold vision is supported by a new mission to cultivate and promote Kern County’s boundless opportunities for business.
Kern Economic Development Corporation (Kern EDC) is a public-private partnership that brings together private businesses, education, elected officials, and non-profit organizations for the purpose of a single goal: creating a strong and diverse economy for Kern County. Kern EDC promotes the region to businesses looking for areas to expand, and works with existing local businesses to ensure they have what they need to thrive and grow here in Kern County.