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A Partnership to Help Grow Connecticut’s Economy

CERC drives economic development in Connecticut by providing research‐based data, planning and implementation strategies to foster business formation, recruitment and growth.

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CERC has its finger on the pulse of Connecticut's economic competitiveness and political environment, strong connections to the state's business and economic development communities, and a vision of collaboration to create a more prosperous home for residents and companies.

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Celebrate CT! 2017

CERC's annual event, Celebrate CT!, which honors economic development successes throughout the state, was held on the evening of Thursday, November 30, 2017 at The Bushnell in Hartford. The evening celebration featured a review of recent accomplishments from across the state, awards recognizing top people, organizations and initiatives, and networking for participants to connect to others who have a similar goal of making Connecticut a more competitive business environment.