Aerial Pine Trees

Who We Are

Our seven-county region offers fantastic site locations, an educated, willing and ready workforce, beautiful homesites and developments, and the small town getaway you are looking for...all within driving distance of some of the busiest metro areas in the country.


The mission of the Central East Texas Alliance is to promote the Central East Texas region as a prime location to live, work, and play and to support the community and economic development efforts of the cities, towns, EDC’s, and other economic development entities in the region. 


Our vision is for the economy in the Central East Texas region to thrive through the collective growth, development,
and economic sustainability of the individual members, with the following goals:

  • To encourage new companies to locate, relocate, or expand in our area through joint promotional, advertising, and marketing efforts.

  • To promote the existing businesses in our region, demonstrating a commitment to help them remain strong and viable to our economy.

  • To cultivate a quality of life that makes our region an attractive place to live, work, and play.

  • To proactively address issues that may be hindering growth and development in the region.

  • To support and promote individual community development efforts.