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Marion
BuildInnovate
December 12, 2016

Main Street Challenge Grants go to C.R. & Marion Projects

By Corridor Business Journal | Nov 30, 2016 The Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) has awarded $75,000 Main Street Iowa Challenge Grants for work on the White Elephant building in…
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BeraTek
BuildInnovate
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
BuildConnectInnovate
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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ICAD Group and MEDCO Receive BRE Awards
BuildConnectCreateInnovate
May 11, 2015

Creative Corridor Honored for Existing Industry Programs

ICAD Group and MEDCO Receive BRE Awards The Professional Developers of Iowa (PDI) honored economic development organizations from Iowa City, Marion County, Sioux City and the City of Marion during…
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BuildConnectInnovate
April 13, 2015

United Airlines Onboard Magazine “Hemispheres” Features Iowa! IDEA Unveils This Week

IEDA Unveils Hemispheres Feature on Iowa The High-profile economic development section could reach over 12 million readers  The Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) announced today that Iowa's business climate will…
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ear Deck Wins Rise of the Rest at SXSW
BuildConnectCreateInnovate
March 20, 2015

Pear Deck Takes Austin – Wins “Rise of the Rest” Pitch Competition and Nabs Investment from AOL co-founder!

Photo Provided By ICAD Pear Deck nabs investment from AOL co-founder! AOL co-founder!Big congrats to Iowa City’s Pear Deck for winning the Rise of the Rest pitch competition at South by…
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The Success Institute
BuildInnovateLearn
March 20, 2015

The Success Institute – April 2015-March 2016

Kirkwood Community College along with The Marion Chamber of Commerce, Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance, the Iowa City Area Development Group, and MEDCO are partnering to offer The Success Institute.…
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#PlantTheFlag
BuildConnectCreateInnovate
February 24, 2015

Building Swagger Campaign: #PlantTheFlag Challenge

Each of the 1,000 valued Economic Alliance members at our recent Annual Meeting received two Iowa's Creative Corridor flags as part of our ongoing Building Swagger campaign. The campaign is…
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Build
January 30, 2015

Van Meter Leadership Series Features Prominent Speakers

Van Meter Leadership Series Features Prominent Speakers Presented by Vistage International and Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance CEDAR RAPIDS, IA – Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance members are being offered…
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