Individual Membership

Definition and  Benefits for economic development and associated professionals:

Definition:  Any individual that is working in an economic development or associated role.


The following benefits are offered to economic development professionals:

  • An ongoing, comprehensive and stepped series of professional development opportunities (online and face to face) that would enable professional certification that is recognized and valued by employers
  • A jobs board that enables members to immediately identify job opportunities within ED around the country and internationally
  • Networking opportunities at a national level
  • The latest news and events within ED nationally and internationally
  • The opportunity to have input into EDNZ submissions on matters of national importance to economic development
  • An annual conference with a bespoke designed stream of seminars that reflects the issues and preoccupations of individual practitioners
  • Regular newsletters
  • A national peak body that advocates and speaks with authority on behalf of the interests of practitioners.
  • A right to one vote in any ballot undertaken by EDNZ
  • Ability to nominate for EDNZ award
  • Ability to be nominated as a ‘Fellow’ of the organisation
  • Use of post nominals – M.EDNZ or F.EDNZ
  • Discounted Professional Development fees
  • A recognised commitment to a code of ethics

Rules and Code of Ethics

Be sure to explore EDNZ’s rules and code of ethics before joining.

Fees and Payment

There is just one flat 12 monthly subscription fee of $380 + GST for individual economic development practitioners.

Ready? Let’s go