63rd Annual Conference: Creative Solutions for Transformational Change

June 12-15, 2023
Detroit, MI

Welcome to the professional development event of the year for economic and workforce development researchers!

This year’s theme is Creative Solutions for Transformational Change. We want to hear how local and regional researchers use data in innovative ways to create unique answers for your local economy.

Conference highlights include hearing from industry-leading keynotes, training classes,  Researchers’ Roundtables, presentation of the annual Community & Economic Research Awards and Charles Benefield Award, and opportunities to build important networks within the research community.


Hotel Info:
Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center
Renaissance Center
Detroit, MI 48243, US
https://book.passkey.com/go/C2ERandLMI

The room rate is $236 + tax and the room block ends May 18, 2023 or once full.

There are a limited number of rooms available at the government rate of $133 + tax. You will be required to show your government ID at check in. If you need the link to the government block, please email Spencer Abrams at sabrams@crec.net.


Sponsors and exhibitors will showcase their latest products and services. For questions or sponsorship opportunities please contact Spencer Abrams at sabrams@crec.net.

COVID Policy for the event: C2ER follows CDC and local safety guidelines. We strongly encourage all attendees to be vaccinated.