Economic Alliance & Livability Partnership Will Tell Cedar Rapids' Story to the Entire Country

Apr 17, 2019


The Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance’s mission is to drive economic, workforce and population growth strategies and to help businesses succeed. Encouraging capital investment, job creation and attracting new residents and visitors alike, all drive that mission forward.

This year, we are partnering with Economic Alliance member, Livability Media, a division of Journal Communications, on a digital marketing program to amplify Cedar Rapids’ unique story on a national level via The site is a nationally recognized authority on the best places to live and work. Cedar Rapids was ranked #50 on Livability's 2019 list of 100 Best Places to Live. Check out the Cedar Rapids' page on Livability's website. Our partnership will also include the creation of a print publication called Livability Cedar Rapids Metro, Iowa. The image above shows an example of the what the publication could look like. Click here to learn more about who the publication will reach and the Livabiltiy partnership components.

Using these tools in collaboration with ICR Talent, we plan to reach potential workforce audiences, individuals and families attracted to our quality of life – eager to see how moving to Cedar Rapids might make sense for their bottom line, eager to embrace our city’s fifth season and to hear about our abundant and diverse employment opportunities as we boast nearly 300 different manufacturing plants and two dozen Fortune 500 companies.

As an Economic Alliance member, you have the exclusive opportunity to showcase your brand to Livability readers. A Livability representative will be in our area in the upcoming weeks to share advertising options in the magazine. We’ll be reaching out to several of you, however, if you are interested and would like to proactively request a meeting to learn more, please email or call (800) 333-8842 ext. 292. Reservations for advertisments in the publication are closing soon!

Thank you for your support of this additional effort to share what we love about Cedar Rapids with the rest of the country.

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