Research Matters – C2ER/LMI Institute January 12, 2023



January 12, 2023


Hurry! Last Chance to Submit Your Nomination for the

2023 Community, Economic, and Workforce Research Awards!

The C2ER awards program recognizes and celebrates the innovative research activities that are making a positive impact on local, regional, and state community, economic, and workforce development initiatives. This is a unique opportunity to showcase the valuable contributions your organization or project is making to the betterment of your community.

By submitting a nomination, you have the chance to not only receive recognition for your hard work, but also to share your successes and inspire others to pursue similar endeavors. Plus, the deadline to submit is today, January 12th, so don’t miss out on this opportunity to shine a spotlight on the impact you are making.

So don’t wait! Submit your nomination today and join the ranks of those making a difference in their communities.

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As another way to showcase your organization as a leader in economic and workforce development, we are excited to offer the Organizational Conference Supporter level, which includes:

  • Up to 5 tickets to the conference (normally priced between $830-$1,119)
  • Your organization’s logo featured on the conference webpage and other materials

All of this for $3500!

Don’t miss this opportunity to support local communities and demonstrate your organization’s commitment to economic and workforce development.

Click below to learn more about supporting the conference. To become a supporter, fill out your registration form and submit it to Spencer Abrams (

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