Celebrate the Past. Thrive in the Present. Excel in the Future.

April 3-5, 2019

EDA's Annual Conference was another success!

Thank you to our delegates, speakers and partners. With more than 400 people from across North America in attendance at the Banff Centre in Banff AB, EDA's 2019 Annual Conference was a huge success.

EDA’s Annual Conference and AGM attracts local, national and international experts in the field of economic development and elected officials from various parts of our province. Delegates are provided with updates on economic development issues and trends, best practices, inspiring keynote addresses and valuable networking opportunities. 

This year EDA is celebrating its 45th Anniversary. Our theme: “Celebrate the Past. Thrive in the Present. Excel in the Future”.

Here is a list of the Conference Presentations for you to refer to and to download.

Here is an album of photos from the Conference including from our Awards of Excellence Ceremony feel free to download and share.  

Here is a list of our Annual Awards of Excellence winners and nominees.

If you would like to refer to our Conference Agenda:  

Here is the most up to date agenda in PDF format.

To download the conference app you can install it by clicking: https://my.yapp.us/8THVATIt contains the conference agenda as well as photos. Just follow the prompts.


Looking ahead? EDA's 2020 Annual Conference information  


Many thanks to our 2019 EVENT PARTNERS:

Platinum 

Repsol Oil & Gas Canada Inc.

Gold

Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers     Export Development Canada 


                         

Silver

Bronze 
  • Alberta REDA's
  • AUMA
  • Brooks Region
  • Calgary Economic Development
  • Lethbridge County
  • MDB Insight
  • Permit Experts Inc.

Friend

  • RedPoint Media and Marketing Solutions - EDA’s publishing partner
  • Alberta Counsel
  • Community Futures Network of Alberta
  • eSolutions Group
  • IBI Group
  • McSweeney & Associates
  • O2 Planning & Design
  • Town of Hinton 
Exhibitor
  • ICSC
  • Townfolio

In-Kind

  • EDAC
  • IEDC
  • Municipal World

EDA’s Annual General Meeting & Professional Conference attracts approximately 400 local, national and international experts in the field of economic development and elected officials from various parts of our province. Delegates are provided with updates on economic development issues and trends, best practices, inspiring keynote addresses and valuable networking opportunities. 

EDA’s next annual conference is being held April 3-5, 2019 at The Banff Centre in Banff, Alberta. This beautiful, modern conference venue offers a stunning backdrop to showcase your organization to economic developers and elected officials from Alberta’s communities and regions.

This year EDA is celebrating its 45th Anniversary. Our theme: “Celebrate the Past. Thrive in the Present. Excel in the Future”.

REGISTRATION

Registration closed March 27, 2019. 

Full conference prices include two breakfasts, one lunch, the President's Dinner, the Minister's Dinner, and all refreshment breaks.

Unreserved rooms at the Banff Centre have been now returned to the general inventory. Phone 1-800-884-7574 immediately to book your room should you want to stay on the Conference campus. Otherwise click here for suggestions on places to stay in Banff. 

Conference Registration Reimbursement Policy: EDA issued a full reimbursement less $50 administration charge prior to March 22, 2019; however, no reimbursements after March 23, 2019.

Pre-Conference Reception and Dinner 

Held on Tuesday, April 2 at Banff's historic pub The Rose and Crown. Registration now closed. 

CONFERENCE APP

To download the conference app and keep up to date on the conference agenda, you can install it by clicking: https://my.yapp.us/8THVATIt's easy. Just follow the prompts.

Here is the most up to date draft agenda in PDF format.

2019 EVENT PARTNERS

Platinum 

Repsol Oil & Gas Canada Inc.

Gold

Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers     Export Development Canada 


                         

Silver

Bronze 
  • Alberta REDA's
  • AUMA
  • Brooks Region
  • Calgary Economic Development
  • Lethbridge County
  • MDB Insight
  • Permit Experts Inc.

Friend

  • RedPoint Media and Marketing Solutions - EDA’s publishing partner
  • Alberta Counsel
  • Community Futures Network of Alberta
  • eSolutions Group
  • IBI Group
  • McSweeney & Associates
  • O2 Planning & Design
  • Town of Hinton 
Exhibitor
  • ICSC
  • Townfolio

In-Kind

  • EDAC
  • IEDC
  • Municipal World

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