Explore our comprehensive Business Resources hub, where you can find resources to grow your network, promote your business, and access tools that can help propel your business to new heights.
We typically host 150+ events each year. Our network of over 800 businesses allows us to effectively connect you with the influencers you need. The mix & mingle time is a welcoming space to meet other members and learn their upcoming projects. Visit our calendar often to register for events and up your networking game!
Let’s connect you to the greater Iowa City business community!
Our Referral Groups connect non-competing members for the sole purpose of sharing leads, referrals, tips, information and advice that directly support their ability to drive business.
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Our Ambassadors are the face of Greater Iowa City, Inc! With their blue blazers and welcoming smiles, they are easy to recognize at all our community events. They welcome new businesses to the community and celebrate anniversaries and milestones of longstanding businesses. They connect and support our businesses. The Ambassadors, each from a different member business, truly carry out our mission of building community – one connection at a time!
Thank you to West Bank for sponsoring our 2023 Ambassador team.
We’ll bring the giant scissors or the golden shovels! Our Ambassadors wil help you celebrate your new, remodeled, or expanded business with a ribbon-cutting or groundbreaking ceremony. Photos from your event will be promoted online and Greater IC Ambassadors will share your business story.
We are the go-to organization in Johnson County for all things business-related. Our phone rings daily with questions about business contacts. Greater Iowa City, Inc. averages 800 referrals annually for each of our members through numerous phone calls, daily email inquiries, and interactions with members of the business community. We also consistently refer media to our members for newsworthy public relations opportunities.
Promoting your event on our public event calendar is an exclusive, complimentary perk for our investors. Your event will be visible to our 800+ members and leaders in the greater Iowa City community.
Learn how to post to our event calendar through your InfoHub Account in this quick tutorial.
As an investor of Greater IC, your organization has a complimentary profile on our investor directory. This directory is public. Community members use this page to find locally-based businesses that are invested in creating a strong, healthy community.
Although simply listing your website to our investor directory gives your website an SEO boost, you can also optimize your profile through your InfoHub account. This helps people find your business and encourages them to visit your website and location. We created a short step-by-step tutorial for you. You’ll learn how to easily add photos and a custom bio to your profile!
Promote your products/services by sharing a Business-2-Business Discount on our website. This is an exclusive, complimentary perk for our investors. Your special offer will be visible to our 1,000+ members and leaders in the greater Iowa City community.
Learn how to post your B2B discount through your InfoHub Account in this quick tutorial.
An exclusive benefit for investors, this campaign gives us the opportunity to tell your story and introduce you to the business community.
Featured articles are approximately 250 words, including the business logo and up to two additional photos. They are featured on our website and shared across our social media platforms.
Our City Connection or Business PM events are a great way to promote your brick & mortar location to the greater Iowa City business community and get people in your doors! Contact us to see if your space fits one of our events.