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About Us

Executive Board




Website photographer courtesy of local photographer, David Besnette.  We invite you to click here to visit David's website.  

EEDC Champion & Partner Investors:

​​​​© 2020. Erie Economic Development Council.



Best fit for businesses that are just starting their journey or have recently opened.

  • Providing assistance and resources to help you open successfully

  • Introductions to multiple organizations that are focused on helping you grow

  • News release on grand opening

  • Attendance at EEDC Meetings

  • Listed on EEDC website and shared as business spotlight in EEDC social media

  • Access to the mentorship program. Paired with a seasoned, experience EEDC investor to help you grow your business


MEMBER: $250

Best fit for individuals or small businesses in or soon to be in the Erie community.

  • Provides basic membership into the EEDC

  • Attendance at EEDC bimonthly meetings

  • Membership/renewal announcement in monthly emails

  • Listing on EEDC website

  • Access to the mentorship program.



Best fit for medium businesses in Erie that are ready to grow their businesses to the next level.

  • All member benefits and

  • Membership/renewal announcement in monthly email & social media accounts

  • Listing & logo on EEDC website

  • Prospect referrals

  • Opportunity to be elected to executive committee

  • Opportunity to present company at 1 event each year

  • Voting member



Best fit for large or corporate companies that are looking to be a resource in economic growth in Erie.  

  • All member & investor benefits and

  • Listing, logo and bio on EEDC website

  • Business logo listed on monthly emails

  • Logo listed on EEDC homepage

  • Invitations to regional events to represent EEDC

  • Spotlight in new member packet

  • Sponsorship of Broker Open & Annual Meeting which includes your logo on marketing material of the event.

  • Recognition in Annual Report

  • Automatic member on the advisory council


CHAMPION: $1,500

Best fit for businesses or individuals that want to be involved in economic strategy in Erie.  

  • All member, investor and partner benefits and

  • Automatic seat onto the Executive Committee

  • Vendor booths are EEDC events

  • Recognition at all EEDC events


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