Created by Economic Development Advisory Board (EDAB) in August 2013, Wickford Economic Development Advisory Board (WEDAB) promotes existing businesses and economic development within Wickford Village. WEDAB's approved mission is as follows:
Identify strategies to increase vitality and reduce vacancies within Wickford;
Recommend appropriate redevelopment opportunities and concepts within Wickford;
Assist to sustain existing businesses withing Wickford by addressing needs and issues;
Identify existing and future physical and other needs for the Wickford business community including infrastructure, transportation, harbor, amenities, and marketing.
Recommend creative economic development approaches and new business as supported by the Wickford business community.