Growth in our economy is driven by hard work, creative initiative, and investment right here in our community. Developing our workforce requires telling our stories and getting young people interested and involved in the region and our local community. Share your story of success today!
Local companies have the largest impact on regional business culture. You don’t have to look hard to see the physical impact The Ahmann Companies, led by Joe Ahmann, is having in our region.
The Map Room
The Map Room, a mix of farm-to-table and neighborhood burger joint, fits snugly under a skywalk on Third Street SE in Cedar Rapids. Offering a full bar and lunch and dinner menu, the owners Christina and Mitch Springman credit the Cedar Rapids community for giving them the inspiration to come back to the area, put down roots and start their own endeavor after a combined 40 years of service in the restaurant industry. Read More!
Hughes Nursery & Landscaping
To say horticulture is in their blood would be an understatement for John and Tom Hughes. These brothers were raised in their family’s business as fourth generation nurserymen. In 2008, they established Hughes Nursery and Landscaping LLC while celebrating the heritage of 100 years of growing and landscaping for the Hughes family in Cedar Rapids. Read More!
What business could survive without high-speed internet? Few, if any. From startup phase to 10,000+ employees and everything in between, ImOn Communications provides telecommunication services that businesses need to thrive and grow. Read More!