2020 Conference

Join the Economic Developers Association of Canada for our 52nd Annual Conference

“Poised for Prosperity” – Join us October 3-6, 2020 in Kingston, ON.

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EDAC Conferences provide the only national opportunity to connect annually with Economic Development Professionals from coast to coast to coast. EDAC members and delegates share experiences, network, attend professional development sessions and see firsthand the economic development challenges and strengths of differing communities across the country each year!

Who should attend EDAC Conferences:

  • Economic Development Professionals
  • Community & Business Leaders
  • Investment Attraction & Economic Development Agencies
  • Municipal, Provincial, Territorial & Federal Leaders
  • Business / Economic Development Consultants
  • Financial Professionals
  • Mayors, Reeves & Council

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.

Member Rates:

  • Early Bird – Until July 16, 2020 = $742.02 + tax
  • Regular Rate – July 17-September 8, 2020 = $803.42 + tax

Future Member Rates:

  • Early Bird – Until July 16, 2020 = $868.70 + tax
  • Regular Rate – July 17-September 8, 2020 = $920.28 + tax


  • Partner/Spouse = $426.73 + tax
  • Per Diem*/Daily Rate (up to 2 days) = $306.92 + 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, 2020.

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.

Four Points by Sheraton Kingston
285 King Street East Kingston, Ontario K7L 3B1

EDAC 2020 Special Group Rate: $219 CAD per night

Book with the group rate now!

Plan to submit your Community Project for MIPIM

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 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 – details TBA.