Our Vision: Economic developers provide valued expertise that is integral to fostering an economically prosperous, diverse, sustainable Alberta. 

Our Mission: EDA provides leadership to advance economic development as a profession; enhance the professional development of its members; and support Alberta communities in fostering sustainable community economic prosperity. 

Economic Developers Alberta (EDA) is Alberta's leading economic development network. For 45 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. 

Read about the awards and recognition EDA has received. 

Economic Recovery and Resiliency Program

Is your community prepared for a disaster?

New 2019 Community Toolkit for Economic Recovery and Resiliency available for communities to download in their efforts to prepare for, respond to and recover from disasters. Click on the image on the left to download your free copy.

Read the media release here

Book our one-day Economic Disaster Resilience & Recovery Workshop 

Invest in Alberta Magazine

Planning has already begun for the 2020 edition of Invest in Alberta, the official publication of EDA.

 Showcase your community or organization in front of an international audience of 13,000 decision makers.

Don't miss out.

 More information here 

Community Economic Development Training Program (CEDTP) 

Business & Investment Attraction 

September 10 - October 14

Online through the University of Calgary 

Register here

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Read the full online schedule for 2019. All courses are open for registration.


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Your Economic Development Network in Alberta


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