Dedicated to the vitality of communities and ec dev professionals from coast to coast to coast.
After careful consideration, the EDAC Board of Directors has made the decision to offer its premiere membership networking and professional development opportunity – the annual conference – in-person only in 2023. This decision did not come lightly, but was made after much reflection and discussion.
Join EDAC in beautiful Summerside, Prince Edward Island from September 30 to October 3, 2023.
Connectivity by itself adds little value – it is what people do with it that counts. Learn from communities that have leveraged their broadband assets for business retention and attraction, market differentiation, talent attraction for remote work and regional partnerships.Read more
Economic developers from municipalities and counties discuss the changing nature of investment attraction, business stimulation and support, and the collaboration with other agencies and sectors needed to develop the economy of an Intelligent Community in a world being restructured by digital technologies. Moderated by John Jung, Co-Founder, ICF.
As a 25-year resident of Hudson, Jim Stifler has chosen to perform his encore career as the City of Hudson’s Chief Economic Officer. After a successful 33-year career as a Wall Street executive, Jim is able to showcase his extensive private sector experiences and use his strong ties in the community to move the City forward.Read more