Benefits of membership

Why join?

Access a network of senior practitioners keen to share good practice and learning; attend meetings with senior decision-makers and sector experts; and help us influence national policy

Influence and inform

Latest publications

Keep up to date with latest economic development news, policies and research. Access our in-house economic development research

What's on

Upcoming events

Take a look at what CEDOS has scheduled in for members, including future meetings and presentations with senior decision-makers and sector experts

What is CEDOS?

CEDOS is the voice of senior Economic Development professionals. We bring senior practitioners and decision-makers together to discuss key issues around economic development policy and practice. On behalf of our members, we commission economic development research, disseminate best practice and share latest sector news, policies and research. Using our members’ extensive expertise and experience, we seek to influence and inform national economic development policy

Forum for debate

We bring our senior practitioners and decision-makers together to debate policy and practice.

Research and analysis

We commission research on economic development issues as identified by our members

Influencing policy

We work with senior decision makers and sector experts to inform and influence government policy

Sharing good practice

We share good practice from across England based our members collective experience

"The role of local authority economic development is critical to national economic recovery, local growth and the success of Local Enterprise Partnerships."

James Harris - Chair - CEDOS