Manage Your Professional Networks

CREC provides management support to national professional organizations whose missions focus on community and economic development and/or economic statistics and analysis. CREC provides financial management, business operation support, and event planning and coordination, as well as trained research staff to our network of organizational partners.

Manage Your Professional Networks

Located on the Potomac with convenient access to federal agencies, the Center for Regional Economic Competitiveness (CREC) delivers professional association management services by delivering business solutions that enable organizations to achieve their goals and objectives. CREC guides:

 

 

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CREC Develops Custom Strategic Plans & Annual Budgets for Each Association:

Clients benefit from our culture of excellence, expertise, and our real-world experience. We are committed to delivering all major revenue-producing and service delivery programs through one in-house team. CREC works with its associations to provide membership recruitment and retention; tax-exempt accounting and financial management; development of non-dues revenue and fund-raising.

Contact COO, Sean McNamara, at sam@crec.net to discuss CREC’s approach to data association management and how we can meet your needs.

Client Catalogue

American Planning Association

The American Planning Association (APA) is an independent, not-for-profit educational organization that provides leadership in the development of vital communities. We measure our success by the successes of our members and the communities they serve.


Appalachian Regional Commission

The Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) is a regional economic development agency that represents a partnership of federal, state, and local government. Established by an act of Congress in 1965, ARC is composed of the governors of the 13 Appalachian states and a federal co-chair, who is appointed by the president. Local participation is provided through multi-county local development districts.


Arizona Commerce Authority

The Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) is an aggressive new organization that has a laser focus on recruitment of quality companies and jobs for Arizona as well as the expansion of companies already here. The ACA, formerly the Arizona Department of Commerce, has been re-created as a streamlined, business-savvy organization focused on producing results that benefit businesses and the Arizona economy.


Association of Public Data Users

The Association of Public Data Users (APDU) is a national network that links users, producers, and disseminators of government and open-access statistical data.


Business Development Advisors

Business Development Advisors is an economic development and market intelligence consulting firm that leaders at the local, state and national levels to increase business investment and job growth in their communities. Its services provide practical information that supports the day-to-day activities of economic developers. It also researches and analyzes economic issues and policy initiatives that affect regional economies.