We work to engage and inform decision makers to support the development of economic development policy through the following:
Events and Convenings
- Inaugural Software Growth & Investment Symposium brings together 100 of North Carolina’s leading software executives and investors for a half-day session of discussions and insights on the challenges and opportunities facing participants in the Triangle’s burgeoning tech ecosystem.
- Black Communities Conference brings together community leaders and academics for the purpose of enhancing Black community life and furthering understanding of Black communities. The conference has a number of tracks, including business development and economic/community development.
- Washington CREATE Policy Circles bring the latest in economic development research directly to key policymakers. Through a series of panels and workshops, these events present compelling, evidence-based ideas and engages policymakers in dialogue.
- CREATE Roundtables bring together small groups of thought leaders to discuss and debate critical issues around economic prosperity.
North Carolina Investment Forum
Black Communities Conference 2019