Edmonton Economic Development Corporation is a not-for-profit company owned by the City of Edmonton. EEDC is strategically focused on Edmonton’s economic future. EEDC’s purpose is to increase prosperity and the quality of life for people of the Edmonton region by promoting economic development, marketing Edmonton as a tourist destination, and by managing the Shaw Conference Centre and Edmonton Research Park. EEDC is also part of a joint venture with the University of Alberta called TEC Edmonton, which opens doors for local entrepreneurs, investors and the U of A research community. See About EEDC for more information on EEDC Corporate and the programs and services offered.
EEDC's strategic objectives are to:
- Provide leadership by being a catalyst for change and adaptation in key economic environments.
- Encourage the innovation crucial for growth and sustained prosperity of the Edmonton region.
Build the city’s global recognition in support of its growth to become one of the world’s great mid-sized cities by 2030.