Upcoming Events

2018 Spring Policy Conference

March 27, 2018

CED's 2018 Spring Policy Conference will take place on March 27, 2018 at The Willard InterContinental Hotel in Washington, D.C. The event will convene national thought leaders from the business, policy ...

2018 Distinguished Performance Awards Dinner

September 26, 2018

The Distinguished Performance Awards Program recognizes business leaders who have answered the call for leadership in their companies and the communities in which they operate. History has shown that when business becomes significantly involved in...


Previous Events

Business Leaders for Strengthening the Educator Workforce

October 31, 2012

On October 31, 2012, CED, the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce, and the Texas Association of School Administrators hosted a luncheon forum dedicated to promoting teacher effectiveness in Texas' K-12 education system and strengthening the essential connection...

Ensuring Access and Boosting Higher Education in California

October 08, 2012

On October 8, 2012, The Committee for Economic Development (CED) and The Bay Area Council hosted a luncheon forum featuring remarks by Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom, and the release of CED's policy statement "Boosting Postsecondary Education...

Our Partisan Gridlock: Let’s Talk About Solutions

October 01, 2012

On Monday, October 1, 2012, the Committee for Economic Development, the Daniels College of Business at the University of Denver, Americans for Campaign Reform, the American Sustainable Business Council, and Colorado filmmaker Brian Malone presented a viewing...

2012 Annual SAIS Global Conference on Women in the Boardroom

September 20, 2012

On September 20, 2012, CED's Acting President Michael Petro addressed SAIS's Third Global Conference on Women in the Boardroom. The conference focused on the global initiative to achieve gender balance on corporate boards. CED's...

Comeback America Initiative’s 10 Million Dollars A Minute Tour

September 18, 2012

On September 15, 2012, Joe Minarik, CED Senior Vice President and Director of Research, participated in the Comeback America Bus Tour in Strongsville, OH; at Waukesha County Technical College in Milwaukee, WI on September 17th; and at...

The National Debt Crisis: What Should We Do?

September 07, 2012

Joe Minarik, CED's Senior Vice President and Director of Research, spoke on the panel for The National Debt Crisis: What Should We Do? at Wake Forest University on September 7, 2012. The panel, also consisting of...

Release Event: “Unfinished Business”

June 26, 2012

On June 26, 2012, the Committee for Economic Development (CED) and cosponsor ReadyNation hosted a release event for CED's latest report centering on the state of the early childhood system in the United States: Unfinished Business:...