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If you wish to attend a GEDA event, but you are choose not to be a member you my still register for the event. You DO NOT need a profile.  Simply go to the event page and register as a guest.

Regular Member

Regular members are qualified individuals engaged in the practice of, or interested in, economic development for the State of Georgia or for local communities within the State of Georgia.  Some of the industries of these members include:

  • Local Chambers of Commerce
  • Development Authority
  • Industrial Authority
  • Local/Regional Government
  • Manufacturer
  • Utility/Railroad
  • Professional Services
  • Construction
  • Engineering
  • Contractors

For a list of member benefits, click here.

Annual Dues: $400 with the option to pre-pay for lunches throughout the year at $300

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Student Membership

  • The Student Membership is designed for FULL-TIME college and graduate students.  Part-time students are only eligible if NOT currently employed full-time in economic development. Students enrolled in an internship program are eligible.
  • Student membership is designed to be temporary.  No one will be allowed to maintain student membership for more than four years. 
  • Student membership dues in GEDA are $25 annually.
  • Student participation in GEDA committees is encouraged.

For a list of member benefits, click here.

Annual Dues: $25 with the option to pre-pay for lunches throughout the year at $300

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Retired Member

  • Not be employed, compensated for active employment (including compensated consultation services or self-employment), or seeking employment; and
  • These circumstances must be verified by written request submitted to the GEDA Board of Directors (email to the GEDA office is sufficient for this purpose.).
  • Retired membership dues in GEDA are $200 for retired members. 
  • Registration fees for GEDA monthly meetings and conferences are the same amounts as for regular GEDA members.
  • Please indicate on form that the application is for “retired member” status.

For a list of member benefits, click here.

Annual Dues: $200 with the option to pre-pay for lunches throughout the year at $300

Join as Retired Member
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