Welcome to Our Economic Development Portal

Mission:
The National Rural Economic Developers Association is a member organization dedicated to the advancement of rural economic development through providing education and networking opportunities.

Vision:
NREDA is the leading professional development resource for rural America.

Purpose:
  • To promote the exchange of ideas and information between association members.
  • To provide members educational opportunities to encourage professional advancement.
  • To further the movement of growing and revitalizing rural America through economic enhancement.

economic development, growth

Upcoming Events

2015 NREDA Annual Conference
July 15-17, 2015
Denver, CO 80203
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2016 NREDA Annual Conference
November 2 - 4, 2016
The Charleston Harbor Resort & Marina
Charleston, SC
**NOTE: Change from July to November dates

RECENT NEWS

2015-2016 Special Membership Incentives Pilot
The National Rural Economic Developers Association mission as a member organization is to be dedicated to the advancement of rural economic development through providing education and networking opportunities.

Our vision: NREDA is the leading professional development resource for rural America. In order to carry out that mission/vision, the NREDA Board has approved some special membership incentives to increase our voice in economic developme...

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Why NREDA?

  • Now More Than Ever - an overview about why rural economic development is so important and why NREDA is such a key vehicle to help.
  • Raising Hope - building communities that young people want to stay in or return to - to keep the talent in rural America.
  • Show Me the Money - the exploration of the financing programs to spur and fund growth in rural areas. (REDL&G)

More videos on the NREDA Video Channel.

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WHERE ARE NREDA MEMBERS LOCATED

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NREDA | 1255 SW Prairie Trail Parkway | Ankeny, IA 50023 | Phone: (515) 284-1421 | Fax: (515) 334-1174