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Engage With the Future Workforce and Explore Innovative Solutions for Your Business With Iowa BIG

Economic Alliance | Jul 11, 2019

Iowa BIG connects high school students and businesses to create a real-world learning experience for students that develops thei… Read More

Child Care Solutions Can Lead to Greater Workforce Availability

Economic Alliance | Jul 11, 2019

How is child care connected to workforce shortages? In more ways than you might think. Workforce availability is the top conc… Read More

New Sculptures on Display in MedQ Park on 3rd

Economic Alliance | Jun 28, 2019

There are a couple new additions to the MedQ Park on 3rd! Thanks to Gilded Pear Gallery, two sculptures are now on display. C… Read More

Share Your Input As We Build Our 2020 Public Policy Agendas

Jun 27, 2019

Now is the time of year when our public policy team begins building our federal and state advocacy agenda for next year. Econom… Read More

Immigration Reform: Increasing Our Workforce

Jun 26, 2019

​Our members consistently tell us that growing our skilled workforce is their number one concern. Advocating for immigration ref… Read More

Summer in Downtown

Economic Alliance | Jun 24, 2019

The temperature rises, and suddenly, life just seems a little better. Flowers bloom, restaurant patios fill up, and the days las… Read More

Regional Business Attraction Team Targets Key Site Location Decision Makers in Upcoming Campaign

Economic Alliance | Jun 24, 2019

Business attraction work centers around helping companies that do not currently have a location in Iowa City-Cedar Rapids (ICR),… Read More

Connecting With Industry Peers Through Forums

Economic Alliance | Jun 24, 2019

Conversations with peers in your field can provide immense value. They understand your unique opportunities and challenges while… Read More

Resources Available to Learn More About Fair Chance Hiring

Economic Alliance | Jun 24, 2019

The Economic Alliance listens consistently for challenges local member businesses are facing. Workforce, both retention of quali… Read More

Ignite ICR: Regional Internship Programming Introduces Interns to ICR IOWA

Economic Alliance | Jun 24, 2019

Summer is officially underway, and interns from across the country are calling Iowa City-Cedar Rapids (ICR) home during their su… Read More

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