Welcome to the Northeast Avalon Regional Economic Development Board (NEA REDB)
Shop Small Biz Launched
Shop Small Biz is a made-in-Canada business directory that connects small independent businesses with thousands of potential customers. It is an initiative of the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB). For more
information, please visit Shop Small Biz.
2013/2014 Avalon Fresh Food Map Launched
The updated Buy Local! Buy Fresh! Avalon Food Map is available. To pick up a copy, please visit our office at 33 Pippy Place or call us at 753-5554. We will be at the St. John's Farmer's Market on Saturday, October 19th, drop by our table to get your copy. Copies of the Map can also be picked at our sponsors and supporters: Food Security Network, FEASt, Lesters Chalet, Lester's Farm Market, Elaine Dobbin Centre for Autism and MUN Botanical Garden
Food 'n Garden Fair
Thank-you to all who attended our inaugural Food n' Garden Fair. It was a great success. Look for an expanded event next year.
Newcomer Information Portal launched
For all your information needs on working, studing, immigrating and living here, visit www.neavalonnewcomer.ca.
If your business is interested in advertising on our newcomer portal site, please click here for more infomation on our value proposition, rates and contact information.
We have also developed a companion Newcomer Information Booklet. This Booklet is available in print and electronic format. If you wish a print copy please contact the office at (709) 753-5554. Electronic copies can be downloaded by clicking here.
Membership Structure, Fees and Benefits
Voting membership is now open to individuals, businesses, not-for-profits, municipalities and academic organizations. To obtain more information about the membership categories, benefits and fees or to obtain a memerbship form, please click here.
Annual General Meeting (AGM) Held
NEA REDB held its AGM on Tuesday May 21, 2013. At that time, membership unanimously ratifed a new membership structure for the organization. Membership fees have been adopted and the region has expanded. Membership is now offered to 62 communities on the Avalon peninsula. For a listing of communities, please click here. A name change is planned for the Fall of 2013
- NEA REDB Awarded Community Economic Development Award for Excellence in Best Practices: We're delighted to be presented with the award from Newfoundland and Labrador Regional Economic Development Boards for our Social Media Policy, said to be the very first for a Regional Economic Development Board!
- Come From Away Newsletter: Check out our one and only newsletter for newcomers to our region: Click to Download
- Buy Local! Buy Fresh! Avalon: NOW ON FACEBOOK! Join the premier local food map on Facebook by clicking here.