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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Recent Activity

Above the FoldNov 13, 2019 - 9:30am

Rise of E-Scooters Reinforces Need for U.S. Infrastructure Investment 

E-scooters are crucial to public transit as an alternative mode of transportation. But to keep them around, we need better infrastructure.

Press ReleaseOct 30, 2019 - 9:30am

U.S. Chamber, Google release new study on the economic impact of small business exports

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with Google, released a new study today on the economic impact of U.S. small business exports. The study examines the current economic contributions of small business exporters, common obstacles small businesses face when exporting, and the role technology can play to expand opportunities for small business exporters.

ReportOct 30, 2019 - 9:00am
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Growing Small Business Exports

Small business exports currently account for $541 billion and nearly six million jobs in the United States. However, small businesses face several barriers to exporting, primarily foreign regulations, tariffs and customs procedures, and payment collection issues. 73% of small businesses are not aware of digital resources that can help them reach customers around the world. If small businesses had better access to global markets, it could increase the GDP of the United States by $81 billion and add 900,000 new jobs.

Letters to CongressOct 23, 2019 - 9:15am

U.S. Chamber Letter on the Hearing, "The Future of Work: Preserving Worker Protections in the Modern Economy"

This Hill letter was sent to the House Education and Labor committee's subcommittees on Workforce Protections and on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions, on the hearing entitled, "The Future of Work: Preserving Worker Protections in the Modern Economy."

Letters to CongressOct 17, 2019 - 10:00am

U.S. Chamber Letter On S. 1363, the "AI in Government Act"

This Hill letter was sent to Senators Brian Schatz, Rob Portman, Cory Gardner, and Kamala Harris, thanking them for introducing S. 1363, the "AI in Government Act."

Letters to CongressOct 16, 2019 - 5:00am

Coalition Letter on Facial Recognition Technology

This Coalition letter was sent to Congressional leadership and the leadership of a number of Committees, on the use of facial recognition technology.

Press ReleaseOct 01, 2019 - 7:30pm

U.S. Chamber Statement on Appeals Court Ruling on Net Neutrality

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Neil Bradley, Executive Vice President and Chief Policy Officer, U.S. Chamber of Commerce issued the following statement today related to the U.S. Court of Appeals D.C. Circuit opinion on the Restoring Internet Freedom Order:

EventSep 27, 2019 - 9:00am to 3:00pm
CTEC Omaha

TecNation Omaha

Join C_TEC for a data-driven innovation event in Omaha, NE! Hear discussions on data privacy, upskilling the workforce, smart cities, automated vehicles, and more.

Press ReleaseSep 23, 2019 - 10:00am

U.S. Chamber Releases Artificial Intelligence Principles

The U.S. Chamber’s Technology Engagement Center (C_TEC) and Center for Global Regulatory Cooperation (GRC) today released 10 policy principles governing the use and regulation of artificial intelligence (AI).

Press ReleaseSep 18, 2019 - 10:00am

U.S. Chamber Announces AT&T’s Scott Sapperstein to join C_TEC's Advisory Board

Today, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Technology Engagement Center (C_TEC) announced that Scott Sapperstein, AT&T’s Assistant Vice President Public Affairs & Strategic Alliances, will join its advisory board effective immediately.