Welcome to the Western Iowa Development Association.
WIDA is a 501(c)6 rural chamber of commerce for Pottawattamie County, Iowa and Beyond!
Mission Statement: The purpose of WIDA is to provide leadership to community members by developing and implementing a proactive marketing plan that will promote economic development and expand and grow the area's economic base while increasing wealth and improving quality of life.
Our goal is to encourage entertainment, enterprise, tourism, and a quality lifestyle in our rural county areas.
WIDA is led by a Board of Directors and run by the Executive Director: Erica Carley of Oakland.
We are also happy to welcome the Oakland Industrial Foundation and OSI (Oakland) as Silver Sponsors and Avoca Main Street, Total Farm Solutions & TFS Agronomy, Rolling Hills Bank & Trust (Carson), and Western Ventures, LLC. as Gold Members. We would also like to recognize The Bar'N and Grill (Carson), Great Western Bank (Oakland), Marne-Elk Horn (Walnut), Minden Meat Market/Hodges Smokehouse Catering, Oakland Manor, Ryan's Auto Service (Carson), and TiNik (Oakland) as Bronze Members of WIDA.