Providing resources for communities and entrepreneurs to create and retain jobs in Antrim, Charlevoix, Cheboygan & Emmet Counties.

Connecting Entrepreneurial Communities (CEC)

Annual Conference Information

Join other like-minded communities as we learn programs and resources, share best practices and ideas, empower ourselves and others to assist entrepreneurs in growing our local communities at the annual Connecting Entrepreneurial Communities (CEC) Conference.

You will have the opportunity to learn about and experience tips and tools, best practices and success stories for fostering entrepreneurship in your community. With break-out sessions embedded in shops and venues throughout the downtown, the conference offers the unique opportunity to not only learn about, but experience an entrepreneurial community.

We encourage you to invite your colleagues, coworkers, community leaders and stakeholders. Whether you work in economic development, arts and culture, government, philanthropy, nonprofit or education, we all have a part to play in supporting local businesses and entrepreneur development in our communities.

The 2018 conference will be held in Charlevoix on Oct. 3-4  Click here to visit the CEC Webpage or join us on Facebook.

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