Creating meaningful opportunities to connect through events and outreach is a key pillar of our organization. Have an idea for a networking event – maybe a curling bonspiel or a patio crawl? Share your ideas: Interested in partnering with us and gaining exposure industry-wide? Download our 2022 Sponsorship Guide and fillable form.


September 29 Luncheon

What infrastructure challenges and opportunities are facing the industry? From gas to hydrogen to pipes and electric innovation – what investments are needed now and into the future? Hear from industry experts of where we are, and where we are headed. Purchase tickets up until Sept. 26, 2022.

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Alberta is calling Canadians home and attainable housing is central to that pitch.  How can our industry pivot and continue to welcome even more people to the Edmonton Metro Region within a changing landscape of policies, processes, supply chain pressures, commodity prices, lending rates, inflation issues, and more? Purchase tickets up until Oct. 17, 2022.

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Edmonton is leading the way nationally to build attainable, attractive, and ambitious new neighbourhoods. This panel will convene diverse perspectives on how Canadian suburbs are transforming into more dense, attractive places and spaces to better meet the needs of nearly 67.5% or 23 million people. Get your free ticket up until Oct. 24, 2022.

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The UDI-EM Spirit Awards, on November 5, recognizes the outstanding contributions made by leaders in the urban development industry to the built environment in Edmonton. Purchase tickets up until Oct. 31, 2022. We are now looking for sponsors. Check out our past winners.


Join the Alberta Professional Planners Institute (APPI) and the Urban Development Institute – Edmonton Metro (UDI-EM) on Nov. 8 for a co-hosted discussion on current issues in urban development. Planners build strategies for cities with great hopes of livability, affordability, and vibrancy. What happens when our plans are deemed infeasible – and cannot be implemented? What are we missing from our urban planning toolkit, and how do we pivot? Register.

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How do we ensure opportunities for growth occur across the region? What big game-changing actions can we take throughout the region to unlock development opportunities, welcome investment, and more people? Hear from three of the region's mayors on strategies for the future. Purchase tickets up until Nov. 24, 2022.