PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Wayne County Industrial Development Agency (“WCIDA”) and Wayne Economic Development Corporation (“WEDC”) have scheduled board meetings to be held at dates and times as described on their respective websites. Please note that due to the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Emergency and related State and Federal bans on large meetings and gatherings, and pursuant to Governor Cuomo’s Executive Order 202.1 issued on March 12, 2020, which provides for remote meeting capabilities under the Open Meetings Law, these meetings will be held electronically via conference call/ remote access instead of a public meeting open for the public to attend in person. Members of the public will be provided access to listen to this meeting via the WCIDA’s YouTube page at  A recording of the meeting will be saved and posted on the WCIDA website along with transcribed meeting minutes when available.

Welcome To Wayne County, NY, A Place Where Your Business Is Welcome And Will Receive The Support It Needs To Succeed.

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Are you looking to grow your business? If so, you will find no better partner than the Wayne County Industrial Development Agency (WCIDA). The WCIDA is a one stop resource that provides site assistance and financial and tax incentives to accelerate your business. We will also work with public utilities to meet your energy needs efficiently and economically.
Several Fortune 500 companies have found a home in Wayne County where market access is assured by a modern accessible transportation network, and conditions that enable industry to thrive. These companies benefit from a highly skilled workforce including graduates from some of the colleges and universities located within an hour’s drive of Wayne County including the University of Rochester, Cornell, Colgate and Syracuse University. From its location midway between Rochester and Syracuse, this upstate county is part of a dynamic nine-county region whose businesses annually export an estimated $16 billion in goods.

The Wayne County Industrial Development Agency will do everything we can to help make your transition here as smooth as possible. Find out what more than 150 manufacturing firms already know: Wayne County is growth oriented and will use every resource at its command to help your business grow!


Our vision is a balanced local economy through attraction, retention and growth of businesses, focusing our efforts on our targeted business sectors, providing the opportunity for symbiotic growth of our businesses and successful careers for our residents.


Our mission is to develop, promote and advance economic growth, well being and sustainable communities in Wayne County.

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