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Member Benefits

It's an exciting time to be involved in economic development, and IEDC members are right in the heart of the action. As an IEDC member, you are entitled to the following products and services.

Complimentary Products and Services

In today's ever-changing climate, it's essential to have the right information at the right time. IEDC puts the latest economic news, trends and research right at your fingers. You also enjoy instant access to our vast network of economic development professionals.





Member Directory



Clearinghouse Information Research

Office hours


Economic Development Now

Emailed twice a month


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Economic Development Journal

Emailed Quarterly


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Discounted Products and Services

As an employee of an IEDC member organizations, you receive the following discounts. Taking advantage of just one of these courses or events often covers the cost of membership.






17 - 22%


IEDC Training Courses

16 - 21%


Web Seminars



Certification Application






Awards Fees

24 - 46%


Job Postings

12 - 25%


Consultant Database Listing




10 - 27%

Affinity Program

IEDC members now receive the full benefits of the GrantStation Premium Access Program (GPA). GrantStation offers IEDC members direct access to a comprehensive set of grantseeking tools and resources to help you identify the appropriate grantmakers for a range of programs or projects. IEDC's new online Grants Research Center allows you to search:

• U.S. and International Charitable Giving funders
• Federal Grant & Loan Listings
• Up-To-Date State Funding Information

Our members previously received limited exposure to the GrantStation resources; however, we are now pleased to provided these expanded tools. IEDC members will receive the weekly GrantStation Insider newsletter, along with the monthly GrantStation International Insider, as well as access to free webinars on how to effectively use GrantStation's searchable databases.

Go to GrantStation.

Hertz Rental Car offers members daily, weekly, or international rental discounts for conferences.