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Welcoming New Innovation Council and Policy Board Members

Jan 17, 2020

​As the Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance works to drive economic, workforce and population growth strategies and help busine… Read More

January 17 Public Policy Update: Governor Reynolds Outlines Proposals in Condition of the State Address

Jan 17, 2020

Governor Reynolds gave the Condition of the State address Tuesday morning during a joint legislative session. In the speech, the… Read More

City of Cedar Rapids Visual Arts Commission Seeks Artist for Second Street Pocket Plaza

Jan 17, 2020

The Cedar Rapids Visual Arts Commission is seeking submissions for art designs to be incorporated into the new Pocket Plaza in D… Read More

Vendor Applications Open Now for Downtown Farmers Market and Market After Dark

Jan 17, 2020

The 2020 season of the Cedar Rapids Downtown Farmers Market, presented by Cedar Rapids Bank & Trust kicks off on Saturday, May 2… Read More

Holiday Lights Will Shine on Following Overwhelming Positive Feedback

Jan 17, 2020

​Good news: holiday lights are staying up a bit longer! After receiving overwhelming positive feedback about the holiday lights … Read More

Aesthetic Improvement Coming for Downtown Trees this Spring

Jan 17, 2020

Did you know: There are more than 200 trees in Downtown Cedar Rapids. Downtown trees will soon see aesthetic improvements to rem… Read More

Iowa Legislative Session Begins & What We’re Advocating For

Jan 15, 2020

The second session of the 88th Iowa General Assembly kicked off on Monday, January 13. The Economic Alliance is well prepared fo… Read More

​Iowa Chamber Alliance Applauds Governor Reynolds Priorities for 2020

Jan 15, 2020

The Iowa Chamber Alliance applauds the priorities outlined by Governor Kim Reynolds today in her Condition of the State address … Read More

Duane Smith to Receive Howard Hall Excellence in Business Award from Economic Alliance

Jan 03, 2020

The Economic Alliance announces Duane Smith, Executive Chairman, TrueNorth Companies as the recipient of the 2019 Howard Hall Ex… Read More

34th Celebration of Agriculture on April 1, 2020

Dec 17, 2019

The 34th Annual Celebration of Agriculture dinner will take place on Wednesday, April 1 beginning at 6:00 p.m. at the DoubleTree… Read More

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