Manufacturing a New Future in Western North Carolina
CREC has done extensive work throughout North Carolina. One of our more recent projects took us to Hickory, NC, where, working with Catawba Valley Community College, we helped community leaders plot and prepare for the manufacturing future of the hard-hit, rural region.
Supporting Georgia's Work Ready Regions
Since 2008, CREC has worked with the Governor's Office of Workforce Development to provide each of the state's regions the labor force data and strategic planning assistance their policy-makers needed to make informed strategic workforce, economic and educational investments.
Nashville: Opportunities in an Urban Labor Market
In late 2010, CREC delivered the workforce study, "Leveraging the Labor Force for Economic Growth," to our client, the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce. The review, a follow up to CREC's 2007 study, provided area leaders with an updated analysis of how their region was impacted by the Great Recession.
Developing a New Economy in the Motor City
In partnership with Business Development Advisors, CREC established a framework for a potential life sciences initiative in Southeastern Michigan by informing and bringing together leading research, healthcare, and economic development leaders with the goal of identifying and leveraging existing assets.
CREC Travels to Boise, Idaho
Ken Poole and CREC Consultant, David McGrady traveled to Boise Idaho to meet with Idaho Housing Finance Authority staff managing the Idaho State Small Business Credit Initiative, as well as lenders using the program
CREC Attends WIC Meeting in Washington D.C.
Ron Kelly attended the Workforce Information Council meeting at the Bureau of Labor Statistics in Washington D.C.. There, he provided updates on the LMI Institute and Council for Community and Economic Research.
C2ER/LMI Institute Delivers Training in Denver, Colorado
Haden Springer joined by instructors, Patty Silverstein and Justin Wehner, traveled to Denver, Colorado to deliver LMI Institute Basic Analyst Training.