Business enterprise Notes for Dec. 11, 2022

The Gazette’s Business enterprise Notes is a compendium of the week’s promotions, new hires, certifications, included business lines and small business gatherings, amid other items, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa City and the rest of the Corridor.

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Cedar Rapids Tourism has been named a 2022 Platinum Alternative Award winner by Clever Meetings. The award, which Cedar Rapids has acquired for the to start with time, acknowledges hospitality partners, venues and places who enable conference specialists teach, inspire and link communities.

Two Iowa Point out Fair Board users, Gary McConnell of Bloomfield, and Gary Van Aernam, of Exira, obtained the IAFE Heritage Award. The awards have been supplied in recognition of their lengthy-time dedication and dedication to the Iowa Condition Good, as nicely as volunteerism and involvement in their respective communities.


Skywalk Team promoted Ali Bliss to affiliate H.R. shopper guide.

New location

Des Moines-primarily based legislation firm BrownWinick has declared a new workplace in Coralville at 1101 Fifth St.


The Cedar Rapids Metro Financial Alliance is using apps from member places to eat to participate in the 11th Annual Restaurant Week, Feb. 17 as a result of 26, at Non-member dining places can take aspect but will want to turn into a member ahead of Jan. 20.

Insights and sessions

The Gazette Small business Breakfast panel’s 3rd-quarter discussion, “A Small Business’ Software Package for 2023: Lessons we have realized and problems — and alternatives — for which we can be ready,” now is online at https://little Panelists are Paul Andreasen, founder and operator, Saucy Focaccia Sydney Rieckhoff, CEO, Practically Famous Popcorn and Kymberly Stevenson, Targeted Modest Organization Growth Plan supervisor, Iowa Economic Improvement Authority. The dialogue series was sponsored by BerganKDV.

The remaining 2022 installment of the “Gazette Highlight on …” sequence of recorded interviews also is out there to view at This team recognizes organizations and corporations for their concentration on development. Interviewed are Luke Bishop of BAE Methods Matt Swift of Major Grove Sarah Nelson of Comm-Unity Disaster Assistance and Drew Martel of Basis 2. Also, the Superior Company Bureau Cedar Rapids business office joined The Gazette in talking with Marc Meyer of Inteconnex. The sequence was sponsored by TrueNorth Cos.

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