Business Resources

Dawson Area Development

Dawson County is a great place to start, expand or relocate your business to. From our skilled workforce to our diverse list of industries in the area, any business can find a home here.


Dawson County Area Economic Development Council (Dawson Area Development-DAD) exists to promote a spirit of unity and cooperation in order to plan, organize, and effect the future development of the Dawson County area. The Council shall endeavor to diversify the local economy, foster a favorable business climate, help existing businesses grow and expand, retain existing jobs, create new jobs and career opportunities, and develop the area’s resources to their full potential.

Services Provided

Public Policy and Government Relations

  • Business Issues Related to a Specific City

Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Tax Credits

Office, Incubator, Accelerator, Laboratory, Kitchen and Meeting Space

  • Site Location

Economic and Site Development

  • Site Location Assistance

Human Resources

  • Employee Development, Hiring and Policies
  • Retention
  • Workforce Incentives

Starting a Business

  • Site Location


  • One-on-One Counseling
  • Peer Mentoring
Contact Information
Dawson Area Director
1501 Plum Creek Parkway, Suite 5
Lexington, NE 68850