News

Building & Investing in Flood Control System and ConnectCR Included in Economic Alliance's Public Policy Advocacy Efforts

Mar 20, 2019

The Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance advocates for economic growth policies on the local, state and federal levels that supp… Read More

Help Our Effort to Make Linn County a Home Base Iowa Community

Feb 28, 2019

Home Base Iowa connects veterans with businesses, communities, higher education partners and statewide resources which support v… Read More

Thank You, Next: Speed Networking Returns in April

Feb 27, 2019

​Networking events are excellent opportunities to grow connections and potentially lead to new customers, clients or mentors. Bu… Read More

Unified Regional Legislative Agenda Showcased at ICR Day at the Capitol

Feb 27, 2019

​Each year, the Economic Alliance joins forces with the Iowa City Area Chamber of Commerce for ICR Day at the Capitol. On Tuesda… Read More

Czech Village/New Bohemia SSMID Aims for Beautification of the District

Feb 27, 2019

​The Czech Village/New Bohemia Self-Supported Municipal Improvement District (SSMID) strengthens economic development, improveme… Read More

Iowa Compact on Immigration Launches to Promote Immigration Reform

Feb 25, 2019

On Monday, February 25, members of the Cedar Rapids and Iowa City business community, including the Cedar Rapids Metro Economic … Read More

New Forum for ESOP Businesses

Jan 30, 2019

Economic Alliance Forums are industry based groups of non-competing professionals providing peer insights on relevant industry t… Read More

Better Your Community by Serving on a City Board or Commission

Jan 30, 2019

There's power in the voices of the business community and our members! Amplify your voice by serving on a city board or commissi… Read More

Economic Development Tax Credits Give Iowa a Competitive Edge

Jan 30, 2019

​State tax credits are important to economic development in our communities. In the last few years, tax credits have been awarde… Read More

Agribusiness Takes Center Stage at Annual Celebration of Ag on March 18

Jan 14, 2019

​Did you know that Iowa is the #1 producer of eggs, corn and pork in the country? As one of our state's largest industries, agri… Read More

Email News Straight to Your Inbox!

Get updates on Business Support, Economic Development & Workforce, Public Policy,
Community Development, leadership programs, regional news & more!

Sign Up Today