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The Growing Shortage of Affordable Housing

The Growing Shortage of Affordable Housing

Alissa DeJonge, CERC’s Vice President of Research welcomes Dr. Jeffrey Thompson, the Director of the New England Public Policy Center at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston to discuss the findings in the latest research reported in, “The Growing Shortage of Affordable Housing for the Extremely Low Income in Massachusetts.”

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Applying Communication Styles for Better Marketing

Applying Communication Styles for Better Marketing

 

  • Are you struggling with communications styles among your colleagues and/or partners?
  • Are you confused with the best method to communicate with your audience?
  • Are you unsure if your marketing pitch is attracting the right clients?

In this episode of CERCONOMY, Courtney Hendricson and Kristi Sullivan share highlights from a recent Connecticut Conference of Municipalities workshop on using the DISC profile for better communications and marketing effectiveness.

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Beyond the Basics: The New Considerations in Location Decisions

Beyond the Basics: The New Considerations in Location Decisions

CERC coordinates and hosts visits by companies evaluating Connecticut as a potential location, and in this episode of CERCONOMY, Erron Smith and Jessica Inacio of the Business Recruitment team, discuss takeaways from a recent visit and what considerations the company leaders had - from the availability of assets and support ecosystem to the quality of life offered by the local community.

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The Economics of Tourism in Connecticut

In this episode of CERCONOMY, and as a follow-up on his recent blog post, CERC Municipal Services Consultant Kevin Bielmeier shares a recap of the Connecticut Conference on Tourism, and the major economic impacts that the industry provides for the state. Kevin showcases the work being done in Clinton, Connecticut, and how the town is approaching their tourism and hospitality industries as strategic drivers of local economic development.

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The Impact of Connecticut's Largest Sporting Event

With the 2019 Travelers Championship kicking off tournament play today, CERC’s Vice President of Research, Alissa DeJonge, welcomes guest Nathan Grube, the Tournament Director, to uncover interesting facts and statistics about Connecticut’s largest sporting event.

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Creative Considerations in the Design Process

Many towns and cities are redeveloping their brands - to better define their uniqueness, and to attract and retain residents and businesses - and in this episode, Kristi Sullivan, CERC’s Vice President of Marketing is joined by Liz Panke, an award-winning designer, and partner on a number of rebranding projects for CERC’s municipal clients.

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