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Larry Helling Named as 2018 Howard Hall Excellence in Business Award Recipient

Dec 12, 2018

The Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance announces Larry Helling, Founder and President & CEO, Cedar Rapids Bank & Trust as the … Read More

Share Your Knowledge in a Business Support Program

Nov 27, 2018

Our membership is full of subject matter experts ready to share their valuable knowledge with other businesses through our Busin… Read More

Connect with Qualified Candidates from the ICR Talent Hub

Nov 16, 2018

Looking for workforce candidates for your open positions? Companies who invest $1,000 or more annually in the Cedar Rapids Metro… Read More

Rural Connectivity's Role in Economic Growth

Nov 16, 2018

​We can’t expect future economic growth in Iowa without connectivity – reliable and fast internet access - in rural communities.… Read More

Election Day is Over - What's Next?

Nov 12, 2018

​The 2018 elections are over. So now what? Our advocacy work begins to rev up! We worked over the summer and through the fall to… Read More

Leadership for Five Seasons Youth Program Changes Teens' Perspective on Cedar Rapids

Sep 26, 2018

​The Leadership for Five Seasons (LFS) Youth program brings together 40 high school juniors from Cedar Rapids metro area high sc… Read More

Immigration Reform is Integral to Solving Our Workforce Shortages

Sep 26, 2018

Immigration policy reform is a topic often regarded as controversial, but is an issue too important to the business community fo… Read More

Celebrating Our Growing Community

Sep 26, 2018

​Existing businesses represent some of our largest potential for economic growth. Business expansion projects can mean building … Read More

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