Creative EDC purchased and relaunched the Certified Entrepreneurial Community® program in 2015. AdvantageWest regional economic development organization created the Certified Entrepreneurial Community® program in 2007, and over the next several years awarded 10 communities CEC® designation after they completed the rigorous certification process. The CEC® program has drawn attention internationally as an innovative approach to helping communities become entrepreneur-ready.
Creative EDC redesigned CEC® through a joint venture with Entrepreneurial Places and Innovative Economics.
Look for more information on the program website. CreativeCEC.com