EDND is a membership organization with a mission of championing the growth and diversification of North Dakota’s economy through professional development, networking and advocacy. We are made up of around 60 professional economic developers from around the state and around 40 associate business members interested in promoting the state.
EDND invites you to join our network to receive educational opportunities, connect with the latest information about what is happening in the state and link to a premier industry voice advocating for programs that help grow and diversify North Dakota communities.
EDND has three membership classes: Active, Associate and Legacy
is available to any organization or individual engaged in the practice of economic development as a professional or as a volunteer who has demonstrated active involvement in promoting economic development within the state. View the benefits of joining EDND. Every Active Member in good standing is entitled to one vote on any matter submitted to a vote.
is available to those not directly engaged in the practice of economic development or those who practice economic development outside the state but who desire information concerning the profession and are in agreement with the objectives of the Association. An Associate Member has all the rights and privileges of membership except holding office. Associate members choose a level to join, corresponding to various benefits.
is available to retired economic developers still interested in being involved in the organization. This $50 annual membership provides you with the benefits of being an EDND associate member. To become a legacy member, contact Dana at 701-355-4458.