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Connecticut Economic Development Association

  • CEDAS is a not-for-profit advancing the economic development in Connecticut
  • Encourages information exchange between members
  • Includes municipal training and best practices in land management


CEDAS started in 1962 as an independent organization to lead the way in economic development in Connecticut. The organization supports efforts such as economic development educational programs and seminars, networking opportunities, and legislative advocacy.

Who’s it for?

Existing businesses to exchange information and gather helpful resources.


The Connecticut Economic Development Association, CEDAS, is a not-for-profit membership organization committed to advancing the practice and process of economic development in Connecticut.

Resources & Services


CEDAS includes a Members Area on its website for professionals to network and share information and ideas on economic development. The organization also offers resources such as municipal training, information on best practices in land use and economic development, and white papers.


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