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 over 40 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. 

Invest in Alberta EDA Member Rate

For the 2019 edition of Invest in Alberta magazine, EDA members receive a 10% discount off ads booked by May 4, 2018. 

Read the rate card here.

Contact Anita McGillis at 403-909-9839 or amcgillis@redpointmedia.ca to see how your message can be seen. 

There are additional advertising opportunities available on the Invest in Alberta microsite www.investalbertamag.ca 

Visit: www.investalbertamag.ca for the 2018 edition of the microsite. Share this link with your colleagues around the world.  

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Economic Development for Elected Officials Course 

Thursday, May 9 
9AM - 4PM  Airdire, AB Council Chambers 

Read about the course and register here 

Economic development is an essential, complex, competitive field that encompasses processes, policies and projects community leaders need to improve the economic, political and social well-being of its residents.
It also require
s strong leadership and community engagement. Elected officials have an important role to play.   

Community Economic Development Training Program (CEDTP) 

Economic Development Establishing the Foundation
May 1 - June 4, 2018
Online through the University of Calgary

Read about the course and register here

All of our online courses are open for registration. 

Read the 2018 schedule on our website.

Watch this clip to learn how our CEDTP courses can benefit your professional development: 

These courses are eligible for credits towards the Management Certificate-Economic Developers offered through the University of Calgary in conjunction with EDA. It can also be applied to your Ec.D designation. 

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Your Economic Development Network in Alberta


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