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
EDA's 40th Anniversary
Message from EDA President Richard Pauls:
Economic Developers Alberta has reached a milestone. This year is the 40th Anniversary of providing information, professional development and networking opportunities to advance the economic development profession in the province. On February 15, 1974 the founding meeting was held. Thirty-two people attended and Alex Metcalfe, Economic Development Manager of Calgary Power Limited was elected Chairman. Read the message from the President here.
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