Members are those individuals who are engaged in industrial, economic, or community development organizations, as well as executives of Chambers of Commerce and utility companies, and staff members of private, public, or quasi-public industrial/economic development agencies. The Council is governed by five Officers and a fifteen member Board of Directors that represents the various regions of the State.
MEDC offers opportunities for professional improvement. The Council conducts periodic workshops and conferences designed to bring current affairs and innovative techniques to the membership. MEDC provides opportunities at all of its functions for personal interchange among members, invited speakers and guests. The MEDC Bulletin, published quarterly, keeps members continuously advised and informed.
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For more information on how to become an MEDC member, contact:
Massachusetts Economic Development Council
1000 Boston Neck Road
Wickford, RI 02852-7109
Phone: (401) 295-9215
Fax: (401) 295-8821
Join MEDC for Professional Development:
MEDC provides formal and informal opportunities for professional advancement. MEDC offers periodic workshops and conferences designed to bring current technological and management trends to its members. MEDC also maintains linkages to the Northeastern Economic Developers' Association (NEDA), the International Economic Development Council (IEDC), Mass Development, the Massachusetts Alliance for Economic Development (MAED), the Massachusetts Department of Economic Development, and the Massachusetts Department of Business and Technology and works with those organizations to promote professional training through basic and advanced educational programs. Informally, MEDC provides opportunities at all of its functions for personal interchange between members both regionally and statewide.
Other Membership Benefits
- Joint Membership Option with the Northeastern Economic Developers Association (NEDA)
- Quarterly Newsletter: MEDC Bulletin
- Regional Networking
- Networking with State Officials
- Educational Opportunities through National Affiliations
- Member Rates for Council Programs
- Associate Member Rate - more than one person from the same organization
- Student Membership
- All members are welcomed and encouraged to attend professional seminars on economic development and the MEDC Annual Meeting.