Chamber Technology Engagement Center

C_TEC (U.S. Chamber Technology Engagement Center) promotes the role of technology in our economy and advocates for rational policy solutions that drive economic growth, spur innovation, and create jobs.


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C_TEC is a campaign that cuts across nearly every sector to harness all the good work and aggressive advocacy on behalf of the technology sector already underway AND provide a new platform with enhanced prominence to address the emerging tech issues that are on the horizon.

Going forward, there are four primary areas of focus for the Center:

  • Emerging Issues
  • Global Competitiveness
  • Talent
  • Capital & Governance

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C_TEC Intelligence

C_TEC is working closely with Morning Consult to leverage their research, media, and data visualization tools to explore and distribute data on the most pressing technology issues. The C_TEC Intelligence platform powers this effort and will quickly become a leading information source on the economic and social impact of the tech sector.



Upcoming Event

Data Centers: Jobs and Opportunities in Communities Nationwide
June 15 | 2:00 - 3:00 PM
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With ​6 ​million ​jobs ​and ​2.5 ​million ​job ​openings, ​America’s ​technology ​sector ​is ​driving ​economic ​growth, ​expanding ​global ​dominance ​in ​innovation ​and ​entrepreneurship, ​and ​putting

Americans ​to ​work. ​Data ​centers, ​where ​data ​is ​stored ​and ​processed, ​are ​used ​by ​burgeoning ​technologies ​like ​drones ​and ​sensors ​to ​monitor ​crops ​and ​soil ​levels. ​Without ​these ​centers, ​we ​can’t ​power ​the ​innovations ​to ​keep

our ​economy ​moving. ​Join ​us ​as ​we ​bring ​together ​different ​industry ​leaders ​to ​discuss ​the ​policies, ​investments ​and ​overall ​economic ​benefits ​surrounding ​data ​centers ​across ​the ​United ​States.

Recent Activity

ReportJun 15, 2017 - 3:00pm

Data Centers: Jobs & Opportunities in Communities Nationwide

With 6 million jobs and 2.5 million job openings, America’s technology sector is driving economic growth, expanding global dominance in innovation and entrepreneurship, and putting Americans to work. Data centers, where data is stored and processed, are used by burgeoning technologies like drones and sensors to monitor crops and soil levels. Without these centers, we can’t power the innovations to keep our economy moving.

EventJun 15, 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Data Center

Data Centers: Jobs and Opportunities in Communities Nationwide

Join us for the release of a report on the economic benefits of data centers.

Above the FoldMay 22, 2017 - 10:45am
May 18, 2017 - Washington, DC, USA: U.S. Invest In America Summit, featuring Vice President Mike Pence, Treasury Sec. Steve Mnuchin. With Tom Donohue, and Myron Brilliant.    Photo by Joshua Roberts / © U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Just Another Week At the Chamber…

VP Pence and more.

EventMay 19, 2017 - 8:30am to 9:30am

TecTalk with Rep. Marsha Blackburn

Join C_TEC and the U.S. Chamber’s Telecommunications & E-Commerce Committee as we welcome U.S. Congressman Marsha Blackburn for a TecTalk on Broadband Infrastructure as part of Infrastructure Week.

Press ReleaseMay 05, 2017 - 3:30pm

U.S. Chamber Kicks Off TecExec Series with Event on Role of Tech in Agriculture

The U.S. Chamber Technology Engagement Center (C_TEC) today kicked off its TecExec Series with “Farm to Table: A Tech Story,” an event discussing the role of technology in agriculture, retail, and the grocery industry. It also released the results of a Morning Consult poll, which shows that voters overwhelmingly say technology is beneficial to food production. According to the survey, nearly 8 in 10 voters say technology plays an important role in the grocery industry.

EventMay 05, 2017 - 9:30am to 12:00pm

Farm to Table: A Tech Story

Join ​us ​as ​C_TEC ​welcomes ​Chris ​Hjelm, ​Executive ​Vice ​President ​and ​Chief ​Information ​Officer ​of ​Kroger, ​and ​Stuart ​Aitken, ​CEO ​of ​84.51°, ​for ​an ​inaugural ​TecExec ​Series ​event.

Press ReleaseApr 20, 2017 - 2:30pm

C_TEC Announces Co-Chairs for Working Groups

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Chamber Technology Engagement Center (C_TEC) today announced the co-chairs for its three working groups – Internet of Things (IoT), Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV), and Autonomous Vehicles (AV). The working groups lead campaigns designed to educate policymakers, regulators, the media, the business community, and the public on benefits of the technologies across the economy. All three working groups meet regularly throughout the year.

Press ReleaseMar 31, 2017 - 4:15pm

U.S. Chamber, Greater Pittsburgh Chamber of Commerce Showcase Data-Driven Innovation at Pittsburgh Innovates

PITTBURGH — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Greater Pittsburgh Chamber of Commerce, today hosted Pittsburgh Innovates, an event highlighting the role of data-driven innovation in modernizing businesses and promoting economic growth, specifically in the Pittsburgh region.

EventMar 29, 2017 - 8:30am to 2:00pm

Emerging Technologies & Torts of the Future

Join the U.S. Chamber Technology Engagement Center (C_TEC) and the U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform (ILR) as we explore emerging technologies, such as the Internet of Things, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, Autonomous Vehicles, and others, and discuss how to prevent liability issues from threatening innovation.