Five reasons to join CEDA
Reasons to join CEDA
1. Independent, outcomes-based research on
CEDA Research and Policy has a reputation for being
independent, well informed and identifying good policy
outcomes. Research is based on collaboration between Australia's
best business and academic minds, and feedback from
CEDA Research and Policy aims to improve understanding of
Australia's biggest economic challenges - such as
infrastructure, water and climate change - and provide clear
2. Understand Australia's business and economic
CEDA is Australia's platform of choice for economic,
business and policy discussion. The annual forum and
event program features Australia's business and opinion leaders,
government ministers, senior public servants and
Attending CEDA events and forums will improve your
knowledge and understanding of the Australian and
international economic, business and policy debate.
CEDA events and forums also provide opportunities for
networking and interaction with speakers.
3. Professional development
Emerging leaders can take part in CEDA's Copland
Leadership Program, run in partnership with
Australia's best executive education business schools.
CEDA trustees can take part in our innovative
Sustainability, CEO and CFO roundtables.
CEDA forums and events deliver knowledge and insights from
Australia's business and opinion leaders, government
ministers, senior public servants and international figures,
helping people make informed decisions.
4. Hosting and sponsorship opportunities
CEDA members have access to preferential sponsorship
opportunities for CEDA research and forums, reaching
Australia's business, academic and political communities. Members
can host trustee-only boardroom briefings and corporate tables
at events or sponsor specific research publications.
5. Become a CEDA trustee and advance Australia's
economic development by contributing to research
CEDA's trustees play a particularly important role. As the
nation's business and public policy leaders, CEDA trustees
offer their vision and ideas to advance Australia's
economic development. In return, they have access to CEDA's
research, forums and events, networking, and professional
When an organisation joins CEDA, they nominate trustees to
represent them as part of their CEDA membership. The number of
trustees an organisation can nominate is determined by
the level of membership.
Trustees represent their organisation at CEDA events and forums,
including annual events such as the State of the Nation and
the Economic and Political Overview. Trustees also host and
attend boardroom briefings with other trustees, and take part in
CEDA's professional development programs including CEO and CFO
Trustees can also participate in CEDA Research reference groups,
and are the first to receive new research and notification
about forums and events.