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Definition: Economic Development Corporate membership is open to any EDA or RDA throughout NZ. 
EDA corporates attract the following specific membership benefits:


  • Access to thousands of individuals working within economic development interested in the latest job vacancies

  • Between one and five individual memberships depending upon the size of the organisation

  • The right to one vote for each of the one to five memberships the organisation possesses at any ballot undertaken by EDNZ

  • A corporate presence on the EDNZ website

  • The opportunity to have input into EDNZ submissions on matters of national importance to economic development

  • The opportunity to have input into the shape of the EDNZ research programme

  • The opportunity to engage ‘certified’ practitioners who have an exemplary level of skills, expertise and knowledge in their chosen field of economic development and are committed to ongoing professional development

  • An annual conference with a bespoke designed stream that reflects the issues and preoccupations of corporate members

  • The ability to nominate for Board membership

  • The ability to nominate for an EDNZ award

  • The use of the EDNZ logo in economic development material – this is on the basis of EDNZ adopting an all care but no responsibility for the activities of its respective corporate members

  • Discounted Professional Development fees

EDA membership fees are based on capacity to pay.  Make an enquiry now:


Create an account and fill out an online application form.