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The Success Institute
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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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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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Workplace Revolution ballroom
BuildInnovate
January 27, 2015

2nd Annual Workplace (R)evolution Conference June 9

Full Day and Luncheon Only Tickets Available Diversity Focus, Kirkwood Community College, The City of Cedar Rapids, The City of Iowa City and ICAD Group are excited to announce the…
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Eastern Iowa Airport
BuildConnect
January 26, 2015

2014 Was The Best Year Ever for The Eastern Iowa Airport

Eastern Iowa Airport The Eastern Iowa Airport has officially reached its all-time highest number of annual passengers with 1,132,991 people flying in and out of the airport in 2014. This…
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Build
November 25, 2013

With $300M Acquisition, Heartland Express Becomes Nation’s 5th Largest Carrier!

In a conference call with investors Tuesday, a day after North Liberty-based Heartland Express  trucking company announced its purchase of Washington state-based Gordon Trucking, Heartland Express CEO Mike Gerdin (pictured left) and…
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BuildInnovate
August 26, 2013

13 Corridor Companies Among The Nation’s Fastest Growing!

Thirteen Corridor-based companies were named last week to the Inc 5000, Inc Magazine's prestigious ranking of the nation's fastest-growing privately held companies. Corridor companies include (click the company name to…
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BuildInnovate
July 29, 2013

Kelly Ortberg to Become Rockwell Collins CEO Thursday, Clay Jones Retires

Kelly Ortberg, Rockwell Collins Kelly Ortberg, a Dubuque native and 26-year veteran of Rockwell Collins will take the helm of the Cedar Rapids-based Fortune 500 aerospace and defense company on…
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July 28, 2013

Rockwell Collins Releases Its Airshow 3D Moving Map App for iPad

Airshow for iPad The fine folks at Rockwell Collins (a “little” tech company based in Cedar Rapids) recently released Airshow for iPad, which gives business aviation customers, a really cool…
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