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2019 Conference

Join the Economic Developers Association of Canada for our 51st Annual Conference

Join us September 21-24, 2019 at the brand new JW Marriott in Edmonton, AB.

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Registrations are closed! See you in Edmonton.

JW Marriott Edmonton ICE District
Rate $239 CAD/night
10360 – 102 Street
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 4Y8

Book Your Stay

Promising approachable luxury, the JW Marriott Edmonton ICE District, the only modern luxury hotel in Edmonton and one of only three JW Marriott branded hotels in Canada, will be centre ice in Edmonton’s hottest new neighborhood, ICE District.

On Monday evening, delegates will have the opportunity to choose their own restaurant for dinner. Please click here for a list of options in and around the Downtown Edmonton area.

EDAC values Our Partners, we have options from Trade Show Booths to sponsored gear to Annual Corporate Partnership.

Discover the benefits now – download our Partnership & Exhibitor Package.

Full registration includes 3 full days (Sunday-Tuesday) of speakers and presentations, breakfast and lunch are included each day. Other events included are: Saturday evening Opening Reception, Sunday evening Fun Night, Monday Study Tours (additional fees apply), as well as Tuesday evening’s President’s Reception and Dinner.



  • Early Bird – Until July 16, 2019 = $731.05 + tax
  • Regular Rate – July 17-September 8, 2019 = $791.55 + tax

Future Members

  • Early Bird – Until July 16, 2019 = $855.86 + tax
  • Regular Rate – July 17-September 8, 2019 = $906.68 + tax


  • Partner/Spouse = $420.42 + tax
  • Per Diem*/Daily Rate (up to 2 days) = $302.38 + tax (per day)

*Additional $130 fee to attend President’s Dinner with Per Diem Rate for Tuesday


Cancellation Policy

  • Absolutely no refunds will be made after July 31, 2019.

Plan to submit your Community Project for MIPIM 2020

Win a unique opportunity to show off your community’s assets at the World’s property market – for free!

Did you know?

EDAC Conferences are now worth 5 points! You can also earn an additional 7 points toward EDAC’s Ec.D. Designation by attending the EDAC/University of Waterloo Pre-Conference Seminar on September 19-20 in Edmonton, AB.