Why Join?

EDAC’s members are a diverse group of economic development professionals hailing from across Canada. We work in major urban centres, rural areas and everywhere in between. Some of us are new to the profession, while others have been working in the field for decades. As a group, our members are the voice for economic development in Canada.


Why should you join the Economic Developers Association Of Canada?

EDAC is Canada’s national not for profit association of professional economic developers in the federal, provincial, municipal and private sectors.

  • Enjoy the benefits of a nation-wide network
  • Gain professional recognition as an Ec.D
  • Enjoy preferential rates for conferences, educational programs, and in some cases membership
  • Advance your education at the University of Waterloo, Ontario, or the University of Sherbrooke, Québec

See the full list of benefits here.

Become an EDAC Member.