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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 […]

Community Leadership Program (CLP) Immersed in Local Economic Development

Chamber leadership program for local Iowa City leaders

Back to News Greater Iowa City, Inc.’s Community Leadership Program (CLP) uniquely engages local leaders from a variety of industries to plan, organize, and present to the next generation of community leaders. In this way, it is a direct hand off of experience and insight – preparing future leaders with extensive understanding of local advantages […]

Innovation in Education – 2023 Winners

The Iowa City Area Business Partnership (Business Partnership) and Iowa City Area Development Group (ICAD) are 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 […]

Merger Resolution Of Intent With Iowa City Area Development (ICAD) Approved!

Iowa City Area Business Partnership and Iowa City Area Devlopment Group ICAD to merge 2022

Dear Business Partnership Members, Today, our board approved a resolution of intent that our organization be formally merged with the Iowa City Area Development (ICAD) Group by July 1st, 2023. ICAD’s board approved the same resolution at their meeting last Friday, November 11th. As many of you know, the Business Partnership and ICAD have been increasing our […]

Reflections on a week with other chamber leaders from around the globe

 From our President & CEO, Kim Casko: I had the opportunity to spend a week in Indianapolis for the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives’ annual convention earlier this month. This event brought together over 1,000 chamber leaders from around the world to learn from each other and collectively advance our missions. It is a […]

Candidate Conversation Series

The Business Partnership is happy to announce our Candidate Conversation Series for the 2022 Primary Election! The Candidate Conversation Series will be a series of 1-hour conversations between Jennifer Banta, our Vice President of Advocacy and Community Development, and select candidates running for the Iowa House or Iowa Senate. Members of the Business Partnership are […]