Build & Grow Relationships

The best policies are based on data-driven research, using engaged, diverse stakeholders and by fostering thought that motivates people to think regionally. It is a process that CREC has done successfully since 2009, and it has helped expand our client base and grow communities. Clients vary from single municipalities and private-sector firms:

• Cities • Think tanks
• States • National organizations

Client Profile

Pennsylvania Economic Development Association

PEDA’s mission is to promote sound economic development policies, provide leading-edge economic development education and nurture an effective statewide economic development network to foster the economic growth of the Commonwealth.

PEDA’s Membership is comprised of county and regional economic developers, state government economic development employees, utility and transportation executives, industrial development authority directors, operators of industrial and technology incubators, chamber of commerce executives, municipal directors of community and economic development, engineering and construction executives, economic development finance professionals, workforce development professionals, commercial and industrial developers, and local, county and state elected officials.

Project Catalogue

Data-Driven Economic Development Webinar Training
Start Date: Jan 2013 — End Date: Dec 2015

C2ER custom-designed four webinars designed for PEDA’s membership or economic development professionals.  The first two webinars were titled: Best Data Sources for Economic Development Research and Measuring Impact to Build Support for Economic Development Programs.  The two most recent webinars were:  Identifying Competitive Industries in Your Regional Economy and Using Local Employment Dynamics Data for […]