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


EDA's 2021 Annual Conference is ONLINE 

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

Building on our success in 2020, expect this event to be even more creative.

The early bird deadline ends February 28. 

Read more and Register here.

2021 EDA Annual Awards of Excellence

Call for Submissions

Be sure to enter your submission for an EDA Annual Award of Excellence. 

Join us in celebrating the best in economic development in the province.

The EDA Annual Awards of Excellence recognizes Alberta's best professionals and projects.

 Read more and submit your entry.

The deadline is March 12, 2021.

The Xperience Boxes are back! Along with your registration for the Economic Development Leaders' Summit & Conference you will be able to arrange for the delivery of this wildy popular addition.

Have a Made in Alberta product you want included? Click on the button below.

Application deadline is March 1.

 Apply Now

Xperience#EDA2020, EDA's Annual (virtual) Conference -  a HUGE success! 

Read about the Xperience here

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

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

www.xperienceeda.ca      Visit our Youtube Channel to see the sessions.



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.


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