One of the Economic Alliance’s signature events, Good Morning Cedar Rapids! began in 1992. This popular breakfast gathering celebrates local businesses and community leaders for their successes.
The annual breakfast gathering celebrates the role small and home-grown businesses play in the local economy by bestowing three BRAVO Awards upon businesses in the Cedar Rapids metro area. Join us for our Good Morning Cedar Rapids! Join us to celebrate together in a jam-packed event with entertaining surprises through a high-energy format!
Good Morning Cedar Rapids! 2023 will be held Wednesday, November 1st, 2023.
We are SOLD OUT!
Thank you to our Presenting Sponsor
Thank you to our Supporting Sponsors
Congrats to our 2023 BRAVO Award Winners!
For 120 years, Conlon Construction has provided construction management, general contracting, project development, and facilities management services to commercial clients nation-wide. Historically, 90% of the projects Conlon manages utilize the Construction Manager at Risk contract method, making them a seasoned expert in the field of CMaR project delivery. Their services include Design-Build and CM-Agency project delivery, preconstruction management, multi-location retail construction, and fixture installation services. Conlon’s headquarters is located in Dubuque with offices in Coralville, Cedar Rapids, and Des Moines.
Embody Bridal is an experience-based bridal salon that prioritizes inclusivity and helping brides find the perfect dress that embodies them. At the Embody Bridal, you’ll find wedding dresses in a variety of styles and sizes, with the ability to customize gowns to make sure brides are able to find the dress of their dreams. Appointments are private, ensuring every bride gets the entire store to themselves and their guests, creating a personalized experience while shopping for their big day.
Northtowne Cycling and Fitness is a 98-year-old, family-owned retail store that has been recognized as a top retailer by the National Bike Dealer Association and other industry organizations in each of the last 5 decades. Through passionately contributing to the health of the community, it has built relationships with customers for generations.
Congrats to our 2023 Community Spotlights!
CREventsLive! is the hub where individuals can go to find the best entertainment in the area! The Alliant Energy PowerHouse, ImOn Ice Arena, McGrath Amphitheatre and Paramount Theatre offers a wide variety of live events including sports, comedy, concerts, family shows and more. Our staff are dedicated to helping patrons create fun and memorable experiences. VenuWorks operates, books and manages for the city of Cedar Rapids the Alliant Energy PowerHouse, ImOn Ice Arena, McGrath Amphitheatre and the Paramount Theatre.
The ICR Talent Hub is a gateway to innovative ICR employers who are excited to add top talent from around the country to their team — at no cost to you! Whether you are ready for the next step in your career in a fun city, a chance to live closer to friends and family, or a better place to raise your kids, the ICR Talent Hub can help.
Inclusive ICR (Iowa City-Cedar Rapids) is a corridor coalition with a mission to grow diversity, equity, and inclusion in our workforce and in our communities. Members of the coalition come from many different types of businesses throughout the region and typically serve in leadership, human resources, or diversity specialist roles within their organizations, but anyone with a passion for DEI can join. Inclusive ICR hosts regular learning opportunities for members which allow them to network with other organizations, and also offers tools and resources to assist businesses in their DEI journey.
Matthew 25 is a 501c3 not-for-profit, focused on revitalizing neighborhoods on the west side of Cedar Rapids. Our mission is to improve the health of people and neighborhoods by investing in quality affordable housing, healthy food, educational opportunities, and community building. Matthew 25 envisions thriving, connected communities with sharing economies, where people are valued, talents are multiplied, and neighbors live healthy, nourished lives full of opportunity.