Helping Communities Shine

Whether researching and implementing ways to shape a community's economic development plan or partnering to create ways to put people to work, CREC connects researchers and policymakers with:

     • Data training
     • Custom portfolios that aid regional competitiveness

Project Profile

Developing Web-based Economic Indicator Dashboard

Virginia’s Region 2000 Partnership
Start Date: Mar 2014 — End Date: Jul 2014

EntreWorks Consulting and CREC collaborated to develop a web-based economic dashboard for Virginia’s Region 2000. This customized dashboard displayed metrics that speak to critical regional issues such economic performance, education and talent, key industries, entrepreneurship and innovation, economic distress, and quality of life. This dashboard allowed regional stakeholders to monitor their economic situation and inform their economic development strategies and priorities. This dashboard was implemented in summer 2014.

Research & Planning

About the Client

Virginia’s Region 2000 Partnership

Virginia’s Region 2000 Partnership is an interwoven network of organizations with a centralized vision to provide regional development leadership within the 2,000 square miles that surround Lynchburg, Virginia.