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

Hidden Money: The Need for Transparency in Political Finance

September 27, 2011

On Monday, September 26, CED hosted a release event featuring three new reports on the role of undisclosed money in political finance. CED's Money in Politics Subcommittee Co-Chairs Ed Kangas, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer ...

Strengthening Child Care Small Businesses in Mississippi

June 25, 2011

The Committee for Economic Development (CED) hosted a meeting in Indianola, Mississippi on Saturday, June 25th, to focus attention on the business needs of local child care providers and to share potential business and financial...

CED Forum with Dr. Robert Mendenhall in New York City

June 15, 2011

On June 6, 2011, Dr. Robert Mendenhall, CED Trustee and President and CEO, Western Governors University (WGU) spoke at a CED Policy Luncheon at McKinsey and Company's New York City office. Dr. Mendenhall discussed how disruptive...

An Economy That Works: Job Creation and America’s Future

June 10, 2011

On June 10th, 2011, The Committee for Economic Development hosted An Economy That Works: Job Creation and America's Future, a lunch-time forum that marked the release of the McKinsey Global Institute’s new report...

CED Policy Luncheon with Former CED Trustee Lois Quam

May 26, 2011

CED was honored to host a discussion on global health issues and economics with former CED Trustee Lois Quam, Executive Director, Global Health Initiative (GHI), U.S. Department of State. Ms. Quam discussed current GHI...

Building Early Childhood Public/Private Partnerships in Wisconsin

May 18, 2011

CED co-hosted an event that highlighted the need for increased investment in early care and education in Wisconsin, and convened 50 business leaders, state legislators, early childhood education policy advocates and Governor's staff to discuss...