EDPA is a membership organization with a mission of championing the growth and diversification of South Dakota‘s economy through professional development, networking, and advocacy. We are made up of around 60 members interested in promoting Economic Development in the state.
Our organization provides opportunities for knowledge sharing and networking at our annual conference and through communication with members. Advocacy and lobbying for the betterment of economic development statewide, through engagement with key partners and legislators during session and throughout the year. 
EDPA invites you to join our Association to receive educational opportunities, discounted trainings and support for your organization, and the opportunity to advocate for programs that help grow and diversify South Dakota communities.
EDPA has three membership classes: EDO, Associate, and Legacy.