Economic Developers Alberta (EDA) is Alberta's leading economic development network. For almost 50 years, it has been committed to advancing the economic development profession by providing resources, professional development and networking opportunities. As a non-profit organization, it is governed by a volunteer board of directors that represent the interests of its membership. Read more....

HIGHLIGHTS: EDA Professional Development


Thank you to our partners, speakers and delegates for a superb online Xperience.

You can re-live Xperience#EDA2020 by visiting the Conference website: 


Visit our Youtube Channel to see the sessions.

2020 EDA Awards of Excellence

Congratulations to our 2020 Annual Awards of Excellence recipients.

Brand new this year for the EDA Annual Awards of Excellence- The Repsol People's Choice Award! Click here to read more.

Join us in May 2021 for our Alberta Economic Development Leaders' Summit and Annual Conference.

Registration is open.

2021 EDA Awards of Excellence 

Lets celebrate economic development in Alberta

Be sure to apply for an 2021 Annual Award of Excellence. 

* New Online Courses Begin in 2021


Economic Disaster Resilience and Recovery

January 19 - February 22, 2021

Register - Online University of Calgary

Economic Development for Elected Officials

February 23 - March 29, 2021

Register - Online University of Calgary 



Xperience Alberta App

EDA is pleased to be able to help Alberta communities shine a spotlight on local businesses and attractions by making an Xperience Alberta app available. For more information click here.

Invest in Alberta / Xperience Alberta  Magazine 

The COVID-19 pandemic has turned our lives and our economies upside down. Now more than ever, our Invest in Alberta magazine is needed to tell unique and inspirational Alberta stories. The 2021 edition is underway

Read more about Invest in Alberta here. 

Ministry Meet Up

The COVID-19 pandemic has thrown a wrench in our annual Ministry Dinner plans. EDA has come up with a creative solution called EDA Ministry Meet Ups! 

For more information click here.

EDA Earns an International Award! 

EDA Received an Excellence in Economic Development Award from the International Economic Development Council (IEDC.)

EDA won a silver category award for our Innovation in Economic Development Week at IEDC's 2020 Excellence in Economic Development Awards Program during its Annual Conference. 

The winners of IEDC’s Excellence in Economic Development awards represent the very best of economic development and exemplify the ingenuity, integrity, and leadership that our profession strives for each and every day.


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