Welcome to VEDA!

Since 1982, the Virginia Economic Developers Association has been increasing the effectiveness of those who practice economic, industrial, and community development in Virginia. The Virginia Economic Developers Association is the voice in Virginia for shaping economic development public policy and a primary source of strong and effective education and networking for economic development professionals.

VEDA increases the effectiveness of individuals in the practice of economic development in Virginia and provides a conduit for exchange of information among the members by verbal, written and electronic means. VEDA provides input to economic development programs in the Commonwealth and offers suggestions and recommendations to insure Virginia’s competitive position.

VEDA promotes the standards of professionalism among economic developers in Virginia and encourages the pursuit of professional education through various economic development programs and courses.

2018 VEDA Corporate Patrons


1340 N. Great Neck Road, #1272-128
Virginia Beach, Virginia 23454