Being an EDA Member gives you access to partner discounts, special event pricing, unique opportunities, resources and training. Below is a summary of those benefits. 

Annual memberships are from January 1-December 31 of each year.


  • Apply for the EDA Awards of Excellence Program
  • Exclusive profile in EDA Member Directory in the printed and online magazine
  • Individual voting members can vote at the AGM and serve on the Board of Directors
  • Free advertising of Career and RFP Opportunities
  • Free Member Assistance Requests for Information
  • Access to the online EDA Member Directory via your computer and/or member app
  • Subscription to the EDA LINK newsletter
  • Inside information about upcoming EDA initiatives
  • Profile your community or organization's achievements on our social media pages and website
  • Share your community or organization’s webinars and events
  • Apply for scholarships through the EDA Professional Development Fund
  • Participate in our Mentorship Program


We organize a number of events throughout the year. Many of these include Member-only prices. Check out our current list of upcoming events here.

Exclusive Member-Only PARTNER DISCOUNTS

EDA is pleased to align with partners that are interested in offering specific economic development related products and services that benefit our organization and its membership. Some of our current member-partners include:

If you are interested in participating in this program, we encourage you to review our Partner Policy. All proposals are reviewed by the Board to ensure they meet the policy requirements.

To join EDA, fill out our online membership application today click on the button above.

If you would like to renew your EDA membership online login to your member profile, and renew your membership.

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