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Mission & Vision


EDAM supports economic development practitioners and their MB communities by providing professional development and networking opportunities, promoting the profession and influencing public policy.



EDAM is a leading resource for professional development and a serves as a focal point for collaboration on innovative economic development policy and practices.

This is accomplished through:

  • Provision of professional development opportunities for economic development professionals
  • A collaborative approach to innovative economic development policy and practices
  • Broad range of EDAM membership expertise
  • Providing a forum of networking with fellow members to exchange information and ideas reflecting best practices, procedures, trends, and policy pertaining to economic development
  • Being the independent Manitoba body that gives careful thought and unprejudiced consideration to problems affecting the provincial field of economic development.