About Us

Who We Are:

The Oregon Economic Development Association (OEDA) is a statewide non-profit organization working to support economic development professionals who are on Oregon's front line in diversifying and expanding Oregon's economy.

OEDA’s Vision:

OEDA is recognized as the primary champion for the creation of a balanced, prosperous, and robust Oregon economy.

OEDA’s  Mission:

OEDA advocates, collaborates, and educates to foster the success of its members and their communities.

OEDA Strategies:

Strategy #1

Advocate for economic development strategies that support our members’ organizations.
LEAD: Legislative Committee

Strategy #2

Develop the capacity of Oregon’s economic development professionals through effective training and development programs.
LEAD: Professional Development Committee

Strategy #3

Develop tools and strategies to effectively market the organization and support collaboration on statewide initiatives.
LEAD: Marketing Committee

Strategy #4

Retain and recruit members to collaborate, share best practices and continue to elevate the economic development profession.
LEAD: Membership Committee

Strategy #5

Optimize the OEDA organizational structure to effectively deliver our vision and mission.
LEAD: Executive Committee

Benefits of Membership:

  • A Forum for Peer Exchange
  • Professional and Educational Development
  • Collaborative Marketing
  • Coordinated Business Recruitment
  • Cooperative Utilization of Resources
  • Public Policy Advocacy

If you would like to become a member, please join us!

Email admin@oeda.biz