As a UEDA member, you will benefit from:

Bi-annual Educational & Networking Forums

Valuable UEDA Winter and Summer Forums will give you:

  • Timely presentations and information on critical issues, best practices, site selection trends and the economy from experts and your peers.
  • A perfect platform to network with your peers and other economic development professionals.
  • Recognized counting toward IEDC Certified Economic Developers (CEcD) recertification.
Executive Economic Development Education
  • Executive economic development courses from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management – the nation’s top rated graduate business school.
  • Exposure to timely economic development topics from outstanding professors and experts.
  • Peer-to-peer networking and joint learning with corporate colleagues and regional allies.
  • Recognized counting toward IEDC Certified Economic Developers (CEcD) recertification.
Nationwide Networking
  • Personal connections with other investor owned utility economic development professionals you have met through the UEDA.
  • Contact with non-investor owned utility economic development peers and site selectors from across the country and Canada you have met through the UEDA.
  • Direct connection with UEDA associate member economic development service providers.
UEDA LinkedIn Group
  • Real-time UEDA LinkedIn group connections with UEDA members and other economic development professionals from coast-to-coast.
News Distribution
  • Distribution of economic development news through the UEDA LinkedIn group.
  • Focused news dissemination to UEDA members on-line with the help of the UEDA staff.
  • Contact with economic development trade media through UEDA referrals.
Surveys and Reports
  • Custom Survey Monkey surveys and polls of all association members through the UEDA staff.
  • General information on topics of interest to you and/or your company through the UEDA.
  • Results of UEDA surveys and polls done by other utilities.
  • Results of UEDA member surveys on economic development operations across the country.
Member E-mail Contact
  • Mass e-mails to UEDA members at any time though the UEDA staff.
  • Targeted contact with UEDA members through the UEDA website.
Online Property Promotion
  • Posting of available buildings and sites on the UEDA website in the “Site Location” section.
Link to Your Website
  • Direct connection to your Internet site from the UEDA website.
Affinity Services Program
  • Discounted products and services from UEDA associate members offered in the “Special Offers” section of the UEDA website.
  • Discounted UEDA associate member webinars for you, your corporate colleagues and allies.
  • UEDA Committee Involvement.
  • Join a UEDA committee and take an active part in the association by making your thoughts and ideas known.
Get involved today!

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