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How Will Your Business Prepare for Small Business Saturday? Apply to be Part of Buy Here, Give Here, Grow Here!

Aug 20, 2019

We’re still in the throes of the dog days of summer, but the holiday shopping season will be here before you know it! Small Busi… Read More

Consul-General of Japan Visits Cedar Rapids and Marion With Foreign Direct Investment Opportunities in Mind

Economic Alliance | Aug 14, 2019

Last month, the Counsul-General of Japan, Mr. Naoki Ito visited Cedar Rapids and Marion to meet with local businesses and tour a… Read More

How Can Technology Lead to Creative Workforce Solutions?

Economic Alliance | Aug 14, 2019

​Today’s businesses are asking: How can technology help ease workforce woes? Throughout our region, our state and across the Mid… Read More

Three Nonprofit Leaders Share Leadership Insight with Cedar Rapids Young Professionals

Aug 14, 2019

Nonprofit leaders are tasked with not only leading their internal team but also with ensuring the health and success of the nonp… Read More

CR City Tour this Fall for Soon-to-Be College Graduates

Aug 09, 2019

The Economic Alliance is dedicated to helping our community address workforce needs. While tracking these trends, we understand … Read More

Window for Brownfield/Grayfield Redevelopment Tax Credit Application is Closing - Apply by September 1

Aug 09, 2019

​Applications are being accepted now for the Iowa Economic Development Authority’s Brownfield/Grayfield redevelopment tax credit… Read More

Free Workshop for Employers Will Cover Recruiting + Marketing Strategies for Attracting Talent to ICR

Aug 02, 2019

​These days, recruiting IS marketing! On August 15 from 8:30 a.m. to noon at the Kirkwood Regional Center (2301 Oakdale Blvd., C… Read More

Hemp in Iowa: What the Economic Alliance Has Been Working On

Aug 02, 2019

Hemp in Iowa. It’s a topic on many farmers' and businesses’ minds. In the 2019 Iowa legislative session, Senate File 599 establi… Read More

New, Interactive Experiences at 5th Annual Market After Dark on August 24

Jul 19, 2019

Nearly 100 Iowa vendors, entertainment, prepared food, dancing, local wine, beer and cider, a balloon garden and an illuminated … Read More

Downtown Businesses Can Apply for the Facade Improvement Program

Jul 19, 2019

​The Downtown Façade Improvement Program intends to encourage property and business owners within the Downtown Self-Supported Mu… Read More

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