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.
November 15 is an important deadline.
If you want to join our impressive roster of speakers at the 2020 Annual Conference held April 1-3 in Kananaskis, AB submit your application here:
Become a partner in this prestegious international event. Have your brand seen by over 400 economic development professionals from around Alberta, Canada and the US.
Registration is open and you'll want to register early and book your room to ensure you secure your spot at the newly renovated Pomeroy Kananaskis Mountain Lodge.
Invest in Alberta Magazine, the official publication of EDA
EDA Members, a perk of membership is having your contact information in the Member Directory in our Invest in Alberta Magazine.
This helps with your business and investment work as it makes it easy for potential investors to reach out to you and your communities should they want to explore the opportunities you have.
Check your inboxes and review your contact information before November 11.
Thank you for making the 2019 EDA Ministry Dinner a success!
Once again, it was a sold out event with representatives from numerous provincial, federal and non-profit associations and organizations.
We trust you had productive conversations at each rotation and we hope these lead to advantageous associations moving forward.
Thank you Associate Minister for Natural Gas Dale Nally for his remarks as well as Nauticol Energy and the Tri Municipal Industrial Partnership for your ongoing support.
We look forward to seeing you at next year's Ministry Dinner.
Associate Minister for Natural Gas Dale Nally
Community Economic Development Training Program (CEDTP)
Plan ahead, registration is open for all online courses offered in 2020.
Enhance your professional development and experience the convenience of online learning.