Local Labor Helps Build the Cedar Rapids Flood Control System

Economic Alliance | Oct 16, 2019

​On the banks of the Cedar River, permanent flood protection arises. Construction crews work on pump stations, rolling gates and… Read More

2019 Voter Resource Guide

Economic Alliance | Oct 16, 2019

​As we approach important City and School elections in November, the Economic Alliance is playing its usual role in promoting pr… Read More

Book Your Next Meeting or Training at the Economic Alliance

Oct 04, 2019

Looking for a place hold off-site meetings or staff training? Consider the Economic Alliance’s office! Our contemporary office a… Read More

Nominations Open Now for Howard Hall Excellence in Business Award

Oct 01, 2019

Nominations are open now for the Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance’s Howard Hall Excellence in Business Award. The award will… Read More

Preparing for the Upcoming Legislative Session: What We Know, What We’re Hearing and What We’re Anticipating

Sep 25, 2019

As we prepare for the 2020 Iowa legislative session, we continue to seek input from members and stakeholders and strategically p… Read More

​Apply Now to be Featured in 2020 Business Support Program Lineup

Sep 25, 2019

You’re an expert in your field and our members could benefit from your expertise! If you’d like to share your knowledge and get … Read More

​Speed Networking Returns in October to Make More Connections

Sep 25, 2019

Speed Networking is back October 10 from 7:45 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. at the Economic Alliance. Those new to their roles, nonprofit em… Read More

First Three Months of Cedar Rapids City Bike Share Sees 8,700 Rides

Sep 18, 2019

In May, the City of Cedar Rapids unveiled the city's first bike share program with a fleet of 150 electric-assist bikes and 90 b… Read More

Trade Agreement with Mexico and Canada is a Big Deal for Iowa

Sep 12, 2019

​The continued success of manufacturing and other industries in Iowa depends on all of us using our collective voice to urge Con… Read More

Community Gathers to Discuss Child Care Shortage & Determine Solutions

Sep 11, 2019

There’s a child care shortage in Iowa. On average, one in two children go without access to affordable, quality child care. Our … Read More

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