Economic Developers Alberta (EDA) is the only professional organization for economic developers in Alberta. It is dedicated 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
Economic Developers Alberta (EDA) is providing economic development professionals in the province with a consistent province-wide method for gathering data needed to identify and analyze business needs at the local, regional and provincial level. Our program is called AlbertaBusinessCounts.
EDA now holds the provincial master license for Executive Pulse, software designed to collect and analyze data on existing industries in Alberta. A special licensing agreement enables EDA to make this software available to economic development organizations. Read about the licensing agreement and sign up here.