Other Professional Organizations
The links below are to other regional and national organizations with missions similiar to SEDC's. Connection to these groups is provided as a service to our members as a possible professional development opportunity.
Founded in 1961, the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) is a membership organization that promotes excellence in community and economic research by working to improve data availability, enhance data quality, and foster learning about regional economic analytic methods.
EDA leads the federal economic development agenda by promoting innovation and competitiveness, preparing American regions for growth and success in the worldwide economy.
The International Economic Development Council (IEDC) is a non-profit membership organization dedicated to helping economic developers do their job more effectively and raising the profile of the profession.
The Council of Development Finance Agencies is a national association dedicated to the advancement of development finance concerns and interests.
The SIOR is the leading professional commercial and industrial real estate association that represents today's most knowledgeable, experienced, and successful commercial real estate brokerage specialists.
The SLC’s mission is to foster and encourage intergovernmental cooperation among its 15-member states through the meetings, publications and policy positions of the Conference’s six standing committees.
NDC is the oldest national non-profit community development organization in the U.S. and the mission of the NDC is to increase the flow of capital to underserved urban and rural areas for job creation and community development.
BR&E is an economic development strategy that focuses on the retention and expansion of existing businesses.