Research Matters – C2ER/LMI Institute January 25, 2024


January 25, 2024


🧭 Navigate Data for Economic Success at the 2024 C2ER Conference! 🧭

The 2024 C2ER Annual Conference in historic Norfolk, VA from June 12 – 14, with optional training on June 11, is coming up soon. Why attend?

  • Shape the future of economic prosperity in your community by learning from the best and brightest in the industry and applying what you learned in your area.
  • Learn how Missouri’s Show-Me MO Success podcast and the Baton Rouge Area Chamber strategically utilized media outlets to drive regional growth.
  • Ensure your talent pipeline is futureproof by looking at how different regions and industries are observing the student-to-worker pipeline.
  • Network with local, statewide, and regional workforce leaders to learn the latest trends in developing and maintaining workforce initiatives.

Don’t forget to sign up for the optional training classes on June 11 and the full conference on June 12 – 14. 

HURRY! Plan your trip now before registration and travel costs increase. Early bird rates end on April 11.

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📢 AHOY! Bring C2ER and LMI Institute to Your City! 📢

Is your region thriving? Show off your accomplishments to the rest of the membership and network by applying to host the 2025 C2ER Annual Conference! Please see the Conference Hosting Guide and contact staff to learn more or submit a proposal. See full information on submitting a bid to host below. Deadline is February 20, 2024. Good luck!

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Our Events 

C2ER/LMI Institute Annual Conference & Forum

Pre-Conference Trainings: June 11, 2024

Annual Conference: June 12 – 14, 2024

Norfolk, VA

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June 11, 2024

Norfolk, VA

Beginner R Training: Data Science for Workforce and Economic Development Research

June 11, 2024

Norfolk, VA

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June 11, 2024

Norfolk, VA

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2024 NACo Legislative Conference

February 10 – 13, 2024

Washington, DC


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February 13, 2024

April 17, 2024

July 9, 2024

October 15, 2024

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM ET

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2024 Congressional City Conference

March 11 – 13, 2024

Washington, DC

National Skills Coalition

2024 Skills Summit

May 13 – 15, 2024

Washington, DC

Census Bureau

2024 Local Employment Dynamics (LED) Partnership Workshop

May 14 – 16, 2024

12:00 PM – 5:00 PM ET

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