2025

65th C2ER Annual Conference & LMI Institute Forum

Sacramento, CA
Annual Conference

Pre-Conference Trainings: May 27, 2025
Annual Conference: May 28 – 30, 2025
Sacramento, CA
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Here’s what awaits you:

  • Actionable workshops: Gain practical skills through optional training sessions designed to elevate your expertise the day before the conference
  • Inspiring keynotes: Hear from renowned thought leaders on the cutting edge of economic development research.
  • Collaborative roundtables: Connect with colleagues from across the country and share best practices.
  • Networking opportunities: Build valuable relationships with peers and industry leaders who share your passion for economic development.
  • Recognize Awardees: Celebrate the achievements of your fellow researchers and be inspired by their groundbreaking work.

Economic and workforce development professionals! Make a tangible impact on your region by attending THE event of the year for economic development and workforce researchers – the 65th annual C2ER Conference!


Take your C2ER experience to the next level — highlight your successes and boost your branding by becoming a conference sponsor! 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.

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