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Upcoming Events

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...

2018 Fall Policy Conference

November 14, 2018

CED's 2018 Fall Policy Conference will take place on November 14, 2018 at the Willard InterContinental Hotel in Washington, D.C. Convening national thought leaders from the business, policy and academic sectors, attendees will...


Previous Events

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:...

Special Release Event: Fulfilling the Promise

June 25, 2012

On Monday, June 25, 2012, CED hosted a lunch event featuring a presentation and discussion on its report, Fulfilling the Promise: How More Women on Corporate Boards Would Make America and American Companies More Competitive.In 2011, women...

Postsecondary Education: A Forum for Business Leaders

May 31, 2012

On May 31, 2012, CED partnered with Kaplan, Inc. and the Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance of Broward County to present "Postsecondary Education: A Forum for Business Leaders." The discussion featured remarks from both Andy Rosen, Chairman and...

CEAL Conference on Early Childhood Education Advocacy

April 11, 2012

On April 11,2012 CED, in partnership with CEAL, a non-profit network of business leaders from Latin America, hosted a day-long early childhood education conference for an intimate discussion about early childhood education advocacy.CED hosted the...

Tennessee Business Education Coalition

March 22, 2012

In March 2012, CED co-hosted, along with the Tennessee Business Education Coalition, a series of events promoting teacher effectiveness and human capital in education reform in Tennessee.Margaret Spellings, former U.S. Secretary of Education, delivered...

Postsecondary Education: Breakfast for Business Leaders

February 22, 2012

On February 22, 2012, CED Trustee and Postsecondary Education Subcommittee Co-Chairman Jeff Joerres, Chairman and CEO of ManpowerGroup hosted a breakfast on postsecondary education at ManpowerGroup's headquarters in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The breakfast provided a unique opportunity...

Understanding the Federal Budget

January 09, 2012

On January 9, 2012, Joseph Minarik, CED Senior Vice President and Director of Research, spoke at a media seminar entitled "Understanding the Federal Budget," at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center. The event was sponsored...