Our Vision

To be highly valued as the unique and authoritative champion, partner and enabler of economic development practitioners and their associates


To support our members and NZ Inc by providing quality professional services that are inspiring, trusted, valued and bespoke

Our Services


We value excellence, integrity and relevancy in all that we do

Jobs Board

EDNZ provides members with the latest jobs in economic development across New Zealand.

Salary Surveys

What is the market value of your role. Check out the EDNZ Salary Survey to gain insight into the impact of region, gender, age etc on your remuneration.


EDNZ engages with members to develop insightful and evidence based submissions to government.


Becoming a member of EDNZ will enhance your career and empower your professional development whether you are a student just starting an illustrious career in economic development or an experienced and senior practitioner at the peak of your career.

Membership of EDNZ is the hallmark of Professional Expertise and Integrity within the economic development profession and is open to any individual or organisation working in, or associated with Economic Development.

Conference 2019

EDNZ Conference 2019 is now open for registrations. Early bird discounts will expire on the 31 July.

Annual Awards 2019

Nominations for the 2019 Annual Awards are now being called for. The deadline for nominations is the 1 August, 2019.