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2018 Membership Rates

Thank you for your interest in membership with the BC Economic Development Association. With your support, BCEDA is now the fastest growing economic development association in Canada!

 
All members enjoy perks such as hotel and flight discounts, access to all BCEDA events at member rates, included in newsletters, listed on BCEDA website, access to member only resource materials and more.  Members, as well as business owners who are on councils or boards also get access to our health insurance programs.
 
 
Best value - the Organizational Membership:
  • A great way to build local capacity and support for economic development;
  • A more affordable rate for small municipalities to include all staff, council members, and members of Economic Development Committees all for one flat fee;
  • Staff, Council and board members get access to professional development at the member’s rate;
  • A more affordable structure for organizations to include more members; and Inclusion of municipal, regional and First Nation Council/Boards as members
This membership includes 2 voting members, plus an UNLIMITED number of non-voting members from within your organization (IE: Ec Dev Staff, Mayors & Council, Board Members, etc) and is available to individual economic development functions at the local and regional level, including First Nations, Chambers of Commerce, and Community Futures.  If you are uncertain as to whether your organization is eligible, please contact us for clarification.  
 
 

Membership Categories:

Organizational Membership

Includes 2 voting members, plus an UNLIMITED number of non-voting members from within your organization (IE: Ec Dev Staff, Mayors & Council, Board Members, etc). It is available to individual economic development functions at the local and regional level, including First Nations, Chambers of Commerce and Community Futures.  If you are uncertain as to whether your organization is eligible, please contact us for clarification. 

Expires December 31, 2017. Download Member List.

$595.00

Primary Membership

Individual membership. Expires December 31, 2017.

$325.00

 

Secondary Membership

Individual membership available to secondary member from within one organization. Expires December 31, 2017.

$185.00

Elected Official/E.D. Board Membership

Individual membership available to Mayors/Chiefs, Council Members and economic development board members. No voting privileges at BCEDA AGM. Expires December 31, 2017.

$125.00

Retired EDO/EDO In Transition Membership

Individual membership available for one year to those who are between jobs in the economic development field. Retired professionals working as paid consultants do not qualify. No voting privileges at BCEDA AGM. Expires December 31, 2017.

$125.00

Student Membership

Individual membership available to students enrolled in full time studies.  All student applications are subject to Board approval. Practicing economic development officers and consultants are not accepted under student status. Copy of transcript listing current/future registered courses must be submitted. No voting privileges at BCEDA AGM. Expires December 31, 2017.

$70.00

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