Founded in 1995 by business and civic leaders who cared about the future of Contra Costa County. 


Contra Costa County is evolving and so does our work. Read more about the issues that the CCEP is addressing this year.


We support smart land use decisions that help businesses and residents thrive. Areas of focus include the Concord Community Reuse Project and Contra Costa County's Northern Waterfront.


Research Commute Patterns and Plan for the Future

Long commutes are a consequence of an ever-worsening housing/jobs imbalance in the Bay Area. Although the super-commuter is the national face of the crisis, the true victim might be better characterized as an employer in the East Bay.

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Read the 2014 Commute Study >>

Concord Community Reuse Project

Supporting efforts to make smart use of the Concord Naval Weapons Station now and in the future.

Northern Waterfront

Helping to better understand how the region can best utilize the 55-mile stretch of shoreline extending from Hercules to Oakley as a partner in Contra Costa County's Northern Waterfront Economic Development Initiative.


We are committed to better aligning education with the workforce needs of the future so that local businesses continue to thrive on local talent.

Earn & Learn East Bay

This regional initiative makes it easier for employers to provide work-based learning opportunities to local youth.

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Science & Engineering Fairs

Contra Costa County businesses joined with K-12 educators to establish an Intel-affiliated Science & Engineering Fair in 2006. This Science Fair provides an opportunity for local students to showcase their science and engineering savvy at a regional, statewide, and national level.

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Industry-Led STEM Summer Camps

The STEM summer camps offer the opportunity to explore theory and practice in week-long experiences that blend hands-on exploration, field visits to industry workplaces, problem-solving and presentations by experts, combined with college campus exposure and college credit.

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We will relentlessly pursue visionary investments in transportation, broadband, and energy infrastructure. Because without it, the economy and quality of life is destined for gridlock.

Autonomous Vehicles

Helping to bringing self-driving shuttles to Bishop Ranch in San Ramon to keep our region at the cutting edge of transportation innovation.

Broadband Access

Organizing the East Bay Broadband Consortium (EBBC) with other regional economic development organizations with a focus on improving broadband access to everyone in the region.

Transportation and Goods Movement

Focused on making commutes shorter and goods movement more efficient throughout the entire region. 

Water Supply

Working to meet the region's needs for reliable water through a healthy delta ecosystem, storage solutions, and expansion of water recycling technologies.

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Walnut Creek, CA, 94596
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