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Supporting Jobs and Growth in Cedar Rapids

Dec 03, 2019

​The Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance’s mission is to drive economic and workforce growth strategies and help businesses suc… Read More

Cargill Chairman & CEO Announced as Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance 2019 Annual Meeting Keynote Speaker

Nov 26, 2019

The Economic Alliance is proud to announce David MacLennan, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Cargill, as the keynote spea… Read More
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Buy Here, Give Here and Grow Here: Reinvest Your Dollars Where You Live

Nov 26, 2019

There is power behind where you choose to spend your money, especially during the holiday shopping season. Every dollar spent lo… Read More

Local Economy Depends on Infrastructure, Including Wider I-380

Nov 26, 2019

A new year is upon us, a census year in fact. The 2020 census count will likely tell us our seven-county region has experienced … Read More

Workforce Initiatives, Iowa Hemp Act and More: Success from 2019 Iowa Legislature and Continued Work for 2020

Nov 26, 2019

As 2019 comes to an end, it gives us an opportunity reflect on our public policy successes in the past year and evaluate what we… Read More

ICR Future: Critical Need for High School Internships in ICR

Economic Alliance | Nov 25, 2019

​Availability of workforce is a top concern for our region’s employers. Building a strong talent pipeline is an important tactic… Read More

Iowa BIG Students Work on Innovative Projects with Economic Alliance Members

Economic Alliance | Nov 25, 2019

​Some days Iowa BIG students may be at a museum collaborating on an exhibit involving robots. Other days, they may be creating i… Read More

Celebrating Success as Cedar Rapids Remains Open for Business

Nov 25, 2019

“A rising tide lifts all boats” is one phrase often used to describe economic development projects - both with existing business… Read More

December 4 Event will Share Impact of Immigrants in Our Community and a Plan to Welcome and Engage Immigrants

Nov 25, 2019

​The City of Cedar Rapids, in partnership with the Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance, invites the public to an event focused … Read More

New Competition Races into Downtown Cedar Rapids Next Year

Nov 22, 2019

​They say opportunity knocks softly. A new competition in 2020 is opportunity knocking, and it’s anything but soft. Race for the… Read More

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