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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 […]

The Heart of Workforce Retention

Iowa City community and lifestyle

Workforce planning is a critical thread of an economic growth strategy. While talent recruitment often takes the spotlight, it is our companies’ ability to retain talent that fortifies an economy, and our community plays a critical role. Having employees embedded in a thriving community is an overlooked yet profoundly impactful aspect of retention.   At […]

Revamped Events Drive Innovation through Public-Private Collaboration

Chamber of Commerce networking events in greater Iowa City area

Revamped Events Drive Innovation through Public-Private Collaboration Successful communities and resilient economies thrive on a vibrant dance between public and private sectors. Imagine a space that amplifies that harmony. That is the vision behind Greater Iowa City, Inc. (Greater IC)’s revamped Lunch Connections series, designed to ignite opportunities, empower connection, and fuel community and economic […]

Where to shop on Small Business Saturday

2023 Small Business Saturday in greater Iowa City area

Where to shop on Small Business Saturday Small Business Saturday is an event that began in 2010 as a way to encourage people to shop at small businesses during one of the biggest shopping weekends of the year. When you shop at local businesses, your money stays in our community. It works harder to create […]