Economic Developers Alberta (EDA) is Alberta's leading economic development network. For over 40 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. Our varied membership includes: municipalities; towns; regions; tourism groups; financial institutions; Crown Corporations; businesses; Regional Economic Development Authorities; Community Futures Development Corporations.  Join now, or renew your 2017 membership today.

EDA 2017 Annual Conference 

Thank you to our partners, delegates, presenters and volunteers who made EDA's 2017 Annual Conference a huge success. With the stunning Rocky Mountains as a back drop, over 400 delegates from across North America gathered at the Banff Centre. 

Conference Presentations are available on our Webiste. It will be updated as the presentations become available to us.

Read who took home our Annual Awards of Excellence.

Photo Gallery 2017 Awards of Excellence

The 2017-18 EDA Board of Directors

Community Economic Development Training Program (CEDTP) 

Watch this clip to learn how our CEDTP courses can benefit your professional development: 

Plan ahead the 2017 online course calendar is now posted.

These courses are eligible for credits towards the Management Certificate-Economic Developers offered through the University of Calgary in conjunction with EDA. It can also be applied to your Ec.D designation. Our next course is 

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