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The CBJ's "Coolest Places to Work" award identifies local companies that have created the most engaging and rewarding work environments based on a worker satisfaction survey.

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Buy Give Grow This Holiday Season!

Buy • Give • Grow is a shop local initiative encouraging support of our local community this holiday season. Help champion a local-first mindset and consider shopping, giving, and transitioning your B2B locally with these 15 highlighted businesses.

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Who We Are

The Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance is proud to serve nearly 1,200 member businesses through core functions of business support, economic development & workforce, community development and public policy. We strive to be the top economic growth region in the country.



The latest Economic Alliance news, announcements, and updates can be found on our up-to-date News page.

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Our Region

We're proud to live in ICR IOWA! See why this region is a quality place to work, live and play.

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Our Community

Our focus is growing core central districts in Cedar Rapids and supporting surrounding communities!

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Public Policy

Our Public Policy initiatives provide a unified voice to advocate for pro-business and pro-growth issues.

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"The Economic Alliance membership provides connectivity. It is a resource for many of the activities scheduled within the Corridor along with their own programming. The Economic Alliance’s publications, alerts and events allow a great opportunity for CarePro, our employee owners and myself to stay connected within the community.”

-Michelle Jensen, President & CEO | CarePro Health Services

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