Economic Developers Alberta (EDA) is the only professional organization for economic developers in Alberta. 2014 is the 40th Anniversary of EDA's commitment to advancing the economic development profession by providing information, networking and educational opportunities. It is a not-for-profit organization governed by a volunteer board of directors who represent the interests of its membership as a whole. Our varied membership includes: municipalities; towns; regions; tourism groups; financial institutions; Crown Corporations; businesses; Regional Economic Development Authorities; Community Futures Development Corporations; federal, provincial, regional and municipal government agencies; students; NGO’s; and other groups and individuals that are either involved or interested in economic development. Join now
Information and Resources:
Economic Developers Alberta (EDA) is has designed a unique resource to help community leaders prepare for and recover from economic disasters.
This toolkit is a
practical guide providing strategies and tactics for community leaders to focus on for economic recovery and preserving jobs. Its the only resource of its kind in Canada. This toolkit is an outcome of EDA's Economic Disaster Recovery Project (EDRP). A response to the catastrophic flooding in June 2013. Read about the EDRP.