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.


Recent Activity

Press ReleaseApr 12, 2019 - 2:30pm

U.S. Chamber Statement on the President and FCC’s Plan to Expand 5G and Rural Broadband

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Neil Bradley, Executive Vice President and Chief Policy Officer, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, issued the following statement today in response to today’s White House announcement about 5G and rural broadband deployment.

Letters to CongressApr 08, 2019 - 5:00pm

Digital Goods and Services Tax Fairness Act

This letter was sent to the members of the United States Congress, supporting H.R. 1725 and S. 765, the “Digital Goods and Services Tax Fairness Act.”

Above the FoldMar 25, 2019 - 9:00am
Green combine harvesting a field.

Unlocking the Digital Potential of Rural America

Increased adoption of online services for rural businesses could create more than 360,000 jobs and grow annual revenues by more than 21%.

Above the FoldMar 21, 2019 - 2:00pm
An employee demonstrates the Samsung Galaxy 10 smartphone at the South By Southwest (SXSW) conference in Austin, TX.

Let the Private Sector and Free Market Build the Nationwide Communications Network

The private sector is leading and driving forward this new game-changing technology but regulatory proposals and red tape could interfere.

EventMar 19, 2019 - 8:30am to 1:30pm
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TecNation: Indianapolis

Join C_TEC for an event focused on the transformative nature of technology and how it affects rural America.

Above the FoldMar 13, 2019 - 4:15pm
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Unlocking the Potential of Rural America

A new report looks at the impact of technology on rural areas.

Press ReleaseMar 13, 2019 - 8:00am

Greater Adoption of Digital Tools in Rural America Could Add $140 Billion to the U.S. Economy by 2021

 New research by U.S. Chamber of Commerce commissioned by Amazon shows that increased adoption of online tools and digital services for businesses across rural America could create more than 360,000 jobs in the next three years

Press ReleaseMar 08, 2019 - 4:45pm

U.S. Chamber Calls Warren Vision of Internet Archaic

  WASHINGTON, D.C. —In the age of open and free markets, U.S. Chamber President and CEO Tom Donohue sharply criticized Elizabeth Warren’s “vision” of the future of technology.

CommentMar 08, 2019 - 1:30pm

US Chamber Privacy Comments on California Consumer Privacy Act Rulemaking

Letter to California Attorney General Xavier Becerra regarding the California Consumer Privacy Act rulemaking process. This letter urges the consideration of the principles espoused by the model legislation in order to develop greater certainty for both consumers and business.

Letters to CongressFeb 25, 2019 - 11:15am

Hearings on Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century (P181201)

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce respectfully submits this letter for the record for the hearing entitled “Protecting Consumer Privacy in the Era of Big Data,” and commends the Subcommittee for taking the lead in bringing together stakeholders to address this critically important issue.