C2ER 64th Annual Conference and LMI Institute Annual Forum
June 11-14, 2024 Norfolk, VA
The Labor Market Information (LMI) Institute advances the art and science of LMI development and use through a comprehensive national training program and by fostering communication between analysts and data users across the country. Find out how LMI Institute training, convenings, and access to State Certifications and Licenses data empower your organization’s ability to identify key labor market trends.
Cost of Living Index
Deciding if that job offer in another city is actually better than what you have now? Managing employee salaries for multiple cities? Need reliable cost of living comparisons? Compare your area with more than 300 urban areas using the quarterly C2ER Cost of Living Index (COLI).
C2ER is dedicated to improving the analytical skills of community and economic development research professionals. In cooperation with the LMI Institute, C2ER offers a comprehensive training program in economic development and labor market information analysis.
C2ER conducts data-driven research to create regional economic development strategies that build on regions' existing industry and occupational composition. Learn more about how C2ER is helping regions compete throughout the U.S. and Canada.
Upcoming Webinars & Events
<!– 📢 Call For Proposals 📢 <!– <!– The Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) and the Labor Market Information (LMI) Institute are currently soliciting proposals for the next annual conference and forum, which is currently planned to be an in-person event June 11-14, 2024 in Norfolk, VA. The theme this year is: Navigating […]
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Introduction With the passage of the American Rescue Plan in 2021, Congress reauthorized the State Small Business Credit Initiative (SSBCI 2.0) with an allocation of $10 billion to improve access to capital for underserved small businesses and entrepreneurs. The Department of Treasury (“Treasury”) administers the program and oversaw a first round (SSBCI 1.0) from 2010 and […]