Economic Development Association of North Dakota

Promoting the creation of new wealth throughout North Dakota to develop more vibrant communities and improve quality of life.

Download the EDND Success Stories Booklet – Economic Development Success in North Dakota.

EDND offers many classes, programs and training opportunities in cooperation with national certification organizations and the ND Department of Commerce.

Tools and programs to assist North Dakota-based companies, consulting services, leadership programs, and rural and small business resources.

Why Invest in Economic Development?

  • Diversifying the Economy
  • Increasing Our Competitiveness
  • Growing from Within
  • Meeting Growing Needs
  • Linking Industry and Education
  • Enhancing Quality of Life
Legislative Info


EDND / Commerce Development Day
Aug 20 all-day

Save the Date! Aug. 20, 2024 EDND / Commerce Development Day

EDND Fall Conference
Sep 11 – Sep 12 all-day

Save the Date! Conference will be in the Bismarck/Mandan area!

EDND’s Legislative Activities

EDND is actively involved in advocating for economic development programs and policies that give communities and regions a competitive advantage in attracting new businesses and expanding existing businesses.
Legislative Info

Member Directory

EDND members include professional economic development organizations and businesses.


Honoring economic development professionals, organizations and projects making a significant impact.


The Board of Directors shall manage and transact the business affairs of the Association along with various other duties.

Contact Us

Phone: 701-355-4458 | Email