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Join us at the Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance and immediately receive connections, support and inside access to our innovative business community.

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Join Our Alliance

Membership has its advantages

We’re connectors, advocates and sometimes even matchmakers. No one knows our region’s business community like the Economic Alliance. Membership can create growth, credibility and sustainability for your business or organization.

We connect you with people and businesses to create opportunities for you, your employees and your organization. When we get requests for information, members always go to the top of the list for recommendations.


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Networking opportunities per year

opportunities Abound!

Invest, Connect, and Get Involved

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The business community’s success is our success!

At the Economic Alliance, we strive to be the top economic growth region in the country. We push to be the best by focusing on these core functions: business support, economic development, workforce, community development, and public policy.

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Questions about membership?

Contact our Membership team!
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“The Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance drives the business growth that is so critical for the ongoing success of the city and the region. At ITC Midwest, we value our collaboration with the Economic Alliance and share the vision of building upon the long-term economic success of the greater Cedar Rapids area. We are grateful for the broad leadership provided by the Economic Alliance.”

Cydney Lovell, Area Manager Local Government and Community Affairs, ITC Midwest

“The Baker Group team has a deep appreciation for our relationship with the Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance. Through our membership we’ve been able to glean valuable insights about the industries and people in the communities that the EA serves. The networking, community activities and the awareness that they provide help us feel like we’re a part of the city.”

Jared Pourroy, The Baker Group

“Being a member of the Economic Alliance is not just an investment in our community, it’s also an investment in our team at Atlantic Coca-Cola Bottling Company in Cedar Rapids. The opportunities for our staff to participate in on-going leadership development programs, networking with other business leaders at BizMix events, Leadership for Five Seasons program, and more importantly the collaboration between our local team and members of the Economic Alliance team is invaluable. The Economic Alliance aligns with our company goal of giving back to the community in which we have the privilege to serve.”

Jeff Brunscheen, Atlantic Bottling Company

Professional development

Take your business and your career to the next level

We create opportunities for you and your employees to meet other people and network at a variety of events. Our business support programs offer the latest in marketing, sales and other business trends. These programs are open to members and their employees. We want your business to succeed because your success is success for our entire community.

The Gazette

Business Support, Downtown Cedar Rapids, Member Stories, Membership

Gazette celebrates 140 years of community support

February 13, 2023

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May 12, 2022

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Nikki Wilcox


Welcome Nikki Wilcox to the Economic Alliance Team as Communications Director

February 24, 2022

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Now, Where Were We?

February 24, 2022

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