Who We Are

The Economic Development Professionals Association is a member-based organization serving professionals across South Dakota. We advocate for the benefit of all economic development organizations through training, lobbying, and connection of professionals and organizations.

Our mission is to champion the growth and diversification of South Dakota’s economy through professional development, networking, and advocacy. We envision a future with vibrant communities and economic opportunities for all in South Dakota.

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Economic Development Overview for Elected Officials


We know that it can be challenging to understand all that economic development includes, especially as a new elected official. We've created an overview for EDOs, economic development leaders, and legislators to address this need!

Please click the link above to access and download!