2021 Alberta Economic Development Leaders' Summit & Conference


We anticipate the Alberta Economic Development Leaders’ Summit & Conference will attract almost 400 local, national, and international experts in the field of economic development, and elected officials from across the province. Delegates will be provided with updates on economic development issues and trends, best practices, inspiring keynote addresses and valuable networking opportunities.

By incorporating the Economic Development Leaders’ Summit into the conference program, we will be able to provide an interactive forum for leaders/stakeholders to discuss what is happening in the province, how we can work more collaboratively together, learn from each other, and support each other in moving Alberta’s economic development agenda forward.

The Alberta Economic Development Leaders’ Summit & Conference will take place May 19-21, 2021 at the Pomeroy Kananaskis Mountain Lodge in Kananaskis, 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.

NOTE: If COVID restrictions remain in place, we will make alternate arrangements


    To register for the event click here.


    If you would like to be considered as a speaker for the 2021 conference please fill out this online form no later than December 31, 2020. Please note that we will be accepting quality submissions as they are received, so all spaces may be filled prior to that date. We anticipate receiving more submissions than there are spots available. Get your submissions in ASAP. All concurrent sessions are approximately 60 minutes in duration.


      The EDA Annual Awards of Excellence Program recognizes the province’s best economic development marketing materials, programs, partnerships and professionals that have made significant contributions to the profession. 

      The 2021 Awards will be presented during the conference.


      Click here to fill out a Partner form

      As a Partner, you will enjoy numerous benefits associated with events and activities organized by EDA throughout the year. You will have access to EDA’s diverse membership through our varied communications tools such as: e-blasts, our regular newsletter “the LINK,” EDA’s Website, Invest in Alberta publication, and EDA’s social media pages. You will also have an opportunity to profile your company or organization at EDA’s signature event which in 2021, combines our Leader’s Summit & Conference into one dynamic event you do not want to miss!

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