Established in 2007, EDA is the peak national body for economic development practitioners. EDA strengthens and promotes economic development through state and national events, professional development, advocacy and member support.
With over 700 members across Australia, EDA offers a vast array of benefits and opportunities for economic development professionals to connect with their industry and raise their visibility, boost knowledge, skills and practice and influence economic development policy.
EDA represents the professionals who foster the right conditions for prosperity through economic development activities. EDA is the place where practitioners have access to global best practice, a powerful network of thought leaders and the most up to date industry knowledge.
The organisation is represented by State Practitioner Networks in Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania,South Australia, Western Australia and the Territories.