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Iowa's Creative Corridor

December 12, 2016

Beranek Named Entrepreneur of the Year

Beranek opened the doors of BeraTek Industries in January 2015. Located in Cedar Rapids’ New Bohemia district, BeraTek, offers product design, tool design, plastic injection molding, warehousing/fulfillment and marketing/selling services.…
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CBJ Workforce Awards
November 14, 2016

CBJ Workforce Awards 2016

The CBJ is partnering with Kirkwood Community College to present the second annual workforce awards to companies that are ahead of the curve in creating and maintaining their workforce talent edge.…
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September 12, 2016

The Iowa Writers’ House Welcomes Rebecca Makkai for September Literary Fiction Workshop

The Iowa Writers' House is honored to announce that the Iowa Writers' Workshop visiting instructor and top ten nominee on the '2016 Lit 50' list, Rebecca Makkai, will be joining…
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July 1, 2016

MERGE Innovation Space Awarded Federal Funding

The MERGE Innovation Space, a collaboration between the Iowa City Area Development Group, the University of Iowa and the City of Iowa City received notification on Monday that their application…
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Ride Connect
May 16, 2016

Iowa DOT to Hold Open-Houses in Coralville and Cedar Rapids to Discuss the Proposed Interregional Express Bus Service

The Iowa Department of Transportation will hold two public open-house meetings next week to discuss and gather input regarding a proposed Interregional Express Bus Service from the Cedar Rapids and…
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January 24, 2016

Corridor Alliance to Present Results of Laborshed Studies – Events Scheduled Around Corridor to Focus on Regional Economic Development

The Corridor Alliance will be hosting several events throughout the Corridor to present the findings of recent local and regional Laborshed studies. The presentations, which will take place during the…
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Iowa’s Creative Corridor Workforce Recruitment Toolkit
January 10, 2016

New Addition to Iowa’s Creative Corridor Workforce Recruitment Toolkit

Iowa’s Creative Corridor has created a new recruiting tool for companies to utilize in addition to and the Digest weekly enewsletter. The “Iowa’s Creative Corridor – Quality of Place”…
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January 8, 2016

CRMEA and ICAD Joint Announcement

As a valued member of our governance at the Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance, we wanted you to be among the first to learn that we will be announcing the…
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Seed Here Studio
December 14, 2015

Seed Here Studio Was A Force Behind Iowa’s Creative Corridor

A stretch of counties near Iowa City and Cedar Rapids in Iowa were having trouble identifying and branding themselves after a massive flood in 2008. From this massive disaster came…
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