Build & Grow Relationships

The best policies are based on data-driven research, using engaged, diverse stakeholders and by fostering thought that motivates people to think regionally. It is a process that CREC has done successfully since 2009, and it has helped expand our client base and grow communities. Clients vary from single municipalities and private-sector firms:

• Cities • Think tanks
• States • National organizations

Client Profile

Progress Lakeshore Foundation

Progress Lakeshore Foundation assists local businesses in their growth in the Manitowoc County area and to attract new businesses to the Manitowoc County area.

Website: www.EDCMC.org

Project Catalogue

Lakeshore (Wisconsin) Value-Supply Chain Analysis and On-Line Mapping Tool
Start Date: Feb 2014 — End Date: Dec 2015

CREC worked with the Progress Lakeshore Foundation, Inc., in partnership with the Kewaunee County Economic Development Corporation and the Lakeshore Industry Cluster Initiative, to develop an in-depth Value‐Supply Chain Analysis of Industry Clusters in the Lakeshore Sub Region of The New North, consisting of the counties of Calumet, Door, Kewaunee, Manitowoc and Sheboygan Wisconsin. This […]

Project Updates

CREC Internship Profile: Jaleel Reed
December 1, 2016

Each year, the Center for Regional Economic Competitiveness (CREC) hires a number of interns who help the organization during the busy summer period. Each is offered an opportunity to learn how the organization helps municipalities, states, and regions respond to changes in local job markets; and CREC specifically works with undergraduate and graduate students who need academic credit. […]