CREC Project News and Updates

CREC Delivers LMI Training in Flagstaff & Sierra Vista, Arizona

September 30, 2015

Ron Kelly and Lindsay Johnson traveled to Flagstaff and Sierra Vista, Ariz., to deliver three in-person labor market intelligence trainings that engaged and strengthened industry partnerships.

The training, sponsored by the Arizona Commerce Authority, was geared toward business service professionals in workforce agencies who hope to use data to better meet industry training and hiring needs.

The Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) is the leading economic development organization with a streamlined mission to grow and strengthen Arizona’s economy.

About This Project

Arizona Aerospace and Defense Industry Survey and Data Collection
Start Date: Oct 2015 — End Date: Sep 2015

The Center for Regional Economic Competitiveness (CREC) lead an effort to collect intelligence from Aerospace and Defense (A&D) firms in Arizona, which was used to populate a publicly-available database. To accomplish this, CREC’s managed association, Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER), participated in: ACA-led focus groups/semi-structured interviews to assess key data elements required for this […]

About the Client

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.