New Webinar – Virtual Business Development Engagement Tool

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  C2ER 2021 Research Awards Webinar Series:   How the Detroit Regional Partnership Transformed a Traditional Industry Cluster Analysis into a Virtual Business Development Engagement Tool October 26, 2021 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM ET REGISTER The interactive industry cluster business cases developed by the Detroit Regional Partnership (DRP), have been instrumental in shifting our […]

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C2ER/LMI Institute Weekly Update – September 9, 2021

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September 09, 2021 In This Issue Feature WIAC August Meeting Series Update: Recommendations to the Department of Labor Featured Event Basic LMI Analyst Instructor Led Training Data Visualization Your Age on Other Worlds Features WIAC August Meeting Series Update: Recommendations to the Department of Labor The Workforce Information Advisory Council (WIAC) finalized recommendations to the […]

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C2ER LMI Institute Weekly Update – September 02, 2021

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September 02, 2021 In This Issue Feature COLI BBQ Index: Supply Chain Disruptions and the Meat Industry Featured Event Basic LMI Analyst Instructor Led Training Data Visualization States Lag in Distributing Rental Assistance While Millions Are Behind on Rent Features COLI BBQ Index: Supply Chain Disruptions and the Meat Industry With the Labor Day upon […]

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COLI BBQ Index: Supply Chain Disruptions and the Meat Industry

With the Labor Day upon us and summer coming to an end, people are getting ready to fire up their grills this weekend. However, when grill masters go to their local grocer to pick up the BBQ essentials they may be in for sticker shock. The COVID-19 pandemic disrupted supply chains in the meat industry, […]

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COLI Quarter 2 is Out!

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[Subscribe to our COLI updates list] Now Available: Quarter 2, 2021 Cost of Living Index Among the 258 urban areas that participated in the second quarter 2021 Cost of Living Index, the after-tax cost for a professional/managerial standard of living ranged from more than twice the national average in New York (Manhattan) NY to more […]

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C2ER/LMI Institute Weekly Update – August 26, 2021

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August 26, 2021 In This Issue Feature That’s a Wrap – 2021 Leadership in Research Workshop Featured Event Basic LMI Analyst Instructor Led Training Data Visualization The Best Maps to Track Wildfire Smoke Features That’s a Wrap! C2ER and the LMI Institute wrapped up the 2021 Leadership in Research Workshop: Developing and Managing a Research […]

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C2ER Quarterly – 2021 Summer Edition

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2021 – Summer Edition In This Issue: State Incentive Program Trends: The Big Picture C2ER Helps Economic Development Professionals Grow – Drew Conrad 2022 Conference Dates and Location RESEARCH State Incentive Program Trends: The Big Picture See full post Research From Our Members Development Counsellors International (DCI) – New Study: Pandemic Recovery: A View From […]

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C2ER Helps Economic Development Professionals Grow – Drew Conrad

In 2004, Drew Conrad from the Institute for Decision Making at the University of Northern Iowa attended his first C2ER Annual Conference. His research manager and former C2ER Board member, Cindy Angel, encouraged their team to attend the annual conference and professional development training courses, as the University has been long-time members of—and advocates for—C2ER. […]

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C2ER/LMI Institute Weekly Update – August 12, 2021

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August 12, 2021 In This Issue Feature State Incentives: SSBCI Program Recap and Overview Featured Event C2ER 2021 Research Awards Webinar Series:  Using Data to Prepare the Regional Workforce for a Post-COVID Economy Data Visualization World Economic Forum – Infrastructure Features State Incentives: SSBCI Program Recap and Overview In 2010, President Obama signed into law […]

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State Incentives: SSBCI Program Recap and Overview

State Incentives: SSBCI Program Recap and Overview In 2010, President Obama signed into law the Small Business Jobs Act, which created the State Small Business Credit Initiative (SSBCI). Functioning as a recovery response to the Great Recession, it delivered $1.5 billion in capital to small businesses. Federally, SSBCI phased out in 2017. Nevertheless, after more […]

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