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Iowa's Creative Corridor

#PlantTheFlag
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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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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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Innovate
January 26, 2015

Running List: Everything You Need To Know For EntreFEST 2015

EntreFEST 2015 hopes to be the biggest entrepreneurial event Iowa has ever seen. With a multi-faceted approach to innovation (like last year, EntreFEST will have different tracks for high-growth startups,…
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Create
January 26, 2015

RAGBRAI 2015 To Stop In Hiawatha, Coralville

Hiawatha and Coralville will welcome RAGBRAI participants to the Corridor this summer. The two cities were chosen to be overnight stops in the 2015 edition of the Register’s Annual Great…
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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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Create
August 19, 2013

Legion Arts’ Mel Andringa Celebrates 70

Mel Andringa, Legion Arts Cedar Rapids artist and performer Mel Andringa, celebrated his 70th birthday this past weekend with a series of special events! Mel, who, along with F John…
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CreateInnovate
August 19, 2013

North Forty Celebrates 10 Years

North Forty Hiawatha-based creative agency North Forty is celebrating 10 years in business! With local and global clients like Hearth & Home, Sears, Kenmore, Amana, Maytag, LG, Brucemore and The…
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Innovate
August 11, 2013

The Creative Corridor Lands 6 Finalists For The Silicon Prairie Awards

Silicon Prairie Awards The Creative Corridor is well represented among this year’s finalist for the Silicon Prairie Awards, which is designed to honor companies and individuals for their outstanding products,…
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August 11, 2013

Couple Opens Christopher Ryan Confections in Cedar Rapids

Christopher Ryan Confections, a new bakery and cafe, recently opened its doors near Lindale Mall in Cedar Rapids. Owned by Pastry Chef Christopher Oetker and his wife Anna, the shop…
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August 11, 2013

Steve Wynn Donates $25 Million To The UI To Advance Blindness Cure

Steve Wynn & Dr. Ed Stone With a $25 million gift to The University of Iowa, casino mogul Steve Wynn is making a bet on a cure for blindness. The…
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