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Greater IC Welcomes Summer Interns to the Iowa City Area

Greater Iowa City, Inc. (Greater IC) is launching a free event series, targeting interns, college students, and early career professionals who are living or working in the greater Iowa City area this summer. The goal of the program, called Ignite IC, is to connect young individuals to the community. Community connection is vital to area […]

Greater IC Launches the 34th year of the Community Leadership Program (CLP)

CLP - group cohort photo

The Greater Iowa City, Inc. Community Leadership Program (CLP) has opened applications for the 2024-2025 cohort. Created in 1990, CLP is the Iowa City area’s longest-standing, community-programmed leadership course. It uniquely engages local leaders from a variety of industries to plan, organize, and present to the next generation of community leaders. CLP has over 700 […]

Unlocking Economic Potential through the CRANDIC Railway

CRANDIC in Iowa City, Coralville, and North Liberty Iowa

The greater Iowa City area has a unique asset that connects Iowa City, Coralville, and North Liberty together – a short line railroad historically named the “CRANDIC.” With its name stemming from “Cedar Rapids and Iowa City,” the company was established in 1904. This type of short line railroad plays a crucial role in the […]

Empowering Business: Greater IC’s Impact on the 2024 Iowa Legislative Session

Greater Iowa City area advocates with legislators for businesses

Throughout the legislative session, Greater Iowa City, Inc. remained committed to advocating on behalf of businesses for policies that align with our priorities. Whether it was engaging with legislators, hosting forums, or our bi-weekly “legislative update” newsletters, Greater IC looked to empower, inform, and advocate on behalf of our local businesses.   Events: Keeping the […]

New AgriTourism Brand Launches in Johnson County

Agritourism in Johnson County Iowa

Organized by Greater Iowa City, Inc. (Greater IC), local agritourism businesses spent the last year collaborating to create a collective brand. This brand will be used to promote rural businesses with tourism and agriculture experiences that showcase the area’s rich tapestry of farms, food, and fun. The brand name is Agri-CULTURE Iowa. The logo includes […]

2024 Innovation in Education Awards

Back to News Greater Iowa City, Inc. is excited to announce the local teachers, students, staff, school groups, and organizations who will be awarded at our annual Innovation in Education awards. This after-school reception and awards ceremony honors the people and programs that model the future of K-12 education in Johnson County, IA. Join us […]