A conference about attracting business to your downtown held in a new beautiful, thriving downtown each year with conference sessions held directly in the local businesses that help communities thrive.

FAQs

585

Participants in Connecting Entrepreneurial Communities

174

Communities Reached

96%

Participants report conference was extremely valuable

CEC LogoThe Connecting Entrepreneurial Communities (CEC) is a community development program designed for stake-holders, economic developers, businesses, local government, educators, and non-profits to create a network that increases a community’s potential for entrepreneurship. The program culminates in an annual conference held every October in towns across Michigan where participants attend to share ideas and learn best practices.

 

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