EDA’s Annual Conference is coming to you!  Called Xperience#EDA2020 all you need is a laptop, phone, or tablet. Any device where you can access the internet.

Stream first-rate professional development, best practices, and information about economic development trends and opportunities directly to your home office, living room, or even your car. 

Our Conference Website is now LIVE. Click on the button below to check it out! 

Conference Website

Xperience #EDA2020 will inspire you, will inform you and provide the most comprehensive networking experience you have ever had.

ADDED Bonus for full conference delegates -  #EDA2020 Xperience Box including products to help enhance your conference experience, worth approximately $200! To view vendors click here.


    NOTE: Registration is now closed

    How will Xperience #EDA2020 work?

    • Enjoy EDA’s dedicated conference website which includes a series of virtual conference rooms.
    • Access hours of economic development presentations, panels and interactive sessions. Think about it, instead of being able to only see 5 concurrent sessions, you will be able to access all 20.
    • Connect with your colleagues with live, interactive events over two days, including presentations and networking opportunities at the President’s Mixer, Annual Awards Ceremony and Minister’s Address, Q & A sessions as well as interactive polls.
    • Access on-demand sessions, for 90 days, any time of day, on any device.
    • Register your own virtual business card, and share it easily with conference delegates to maximize your potential for networking and lead generation.
    • Visit our virtual booths


    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 2020 Awards will be presented during the LIVE Awards Gala and Minister's Address on November 26. Networking to follow.

    2020 PARTNERS


    • Alberta Impact/Kiwi Productions


    • CAPP
    • Repsol Oil & Gas Canada


    • Alberta Jobs, Economy and Innovation
    • BDC
    • Cooperatives First
    • County of Grande Prairie
    • EDC
    • LocalIntel
    • Nauticol Energy
    • Plains Midstream Canada
    • Strathcona County
    • Western Economic Diversification


    • Alberta REDA's
    • AUMA
    • Calgary Economic Development
    • Cando
    • Cocoflo Innovations Inc.
    • Community Futures Network of Alberta
    • Esolutions Group
    • FortisAlberta Inc.
    • GIS Planning
    • MDB Insight Inc.
    • MNP
    • O2 Planning & Design


    • 468 Communications
    • Alberta Counsel
    • Conseil de développement économique de l’Alberta
    • IBI Group
    • McSweeney & Associates
    • Redpoint Media & Marketing


    • Trade Accelerator Program Edmonton


    • EDAC
    • IEDC
    • Municipal World
    • Town of Vermilion

    Your Economic Development Network in Alberta


    Toll Free Phone: 1.866.671.8182


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