Our Vision: Economic developers provide valued expertise that is integral to fostering an economically prosperous, diverse, sustainable Alberta.
Our Mission: EDA provides leadership to advance economic development as a profession; enhance the professional development of its members; and support Alberta communities in fostering sustainable community economic prosperity.
Economic Developers Alberta (EDA) is Alberta's leading economic development network. For 45 years, we have been committed to advancing the economic development profession by providing resources, professional development and networking opportunities. As a non-profit organization, we are governed by a volunteer board of directors that represent the interests of our membership.
Economic Recovery and Resiliency Program
Plan to attend our condensed Economic Disaster Resilience & Recovery workshop to get a taste of what we have to offer:
Monday September 23
2:30 - 5:00 pm
J.W. Marriott Hotel, Edmonton, AB
Disasters don't discriminate. Natural disasters can happen without warning. Factory closures, cyber security breaches and major industry shifts can also cause significant economic disruptions.
EDA can help your community prepare.
Book our one-day Economic Disaster Resilience & Recovery Workshop today. In 2019 we are offering this workshop at a reduced cost.
Community Economic Development Training Program (CEDTP)
Business & Investment Attraction
September 24 - October 28
Online through the University of Calgary
Read how this course enhances your professional development and Register here.
Students receive a 50% rebate on the course fee upon the successful completion of this course.
Follow us on Twitter @edaalberta #EDAOnline
The EDA Ministry Dinner
This annual dinner is an opportunity for economic development professionals and key government officials to network and share ideas.
Coast Edmonton Plaza Hotel in Edmonton, AB
5:00 - 9:00 pm
Each year this dinner is sold out so get your tickets today.
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