CIVCO tops 2019’s Coolest Places to Work

When CIVCO Medical Solutions chose a “Brady Bunch” theme for its slice-of-life video presentation at the CBJ’s Coolest Places to Work event, it wasn’t just to be funny. Introducing the Corridor’s Coolest Place to Work for 2019.

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If sustainable fashion conjures up images of burlap suits and hemp belts, Corridor retailers, fashion entrepreneurs and eco-conscious shoppers point to a rising rush of runway-ready ensembles that turn the cliché on its head.

Former pro athlete and entrepreneur Nate Kaeding connects long-distance with Paul Burmeister, Corridor native and NBC Sports host, to talk broadcasting, criticism and (of course) the Hawks. Catch the podcast or read the interview. Presented by MidWestOne Bank.

The CBJ asked program leaders at four of the Corridor’s leading part-time MBA programs how to navigate this educational challenge, and received some candid advice for surviving and thriving during the two- or three-year process that can be both exciting and stressful.

Today, nearly 24,000 sold bottles later, the craft spirit that almost wasn’t – No. 9 Iowa Whiskey – has sold out across Iowa and in numerous other states, is winning accolades from booze critics across the nation and just landed its first overseas order from Japan.

Ready Wireless in Hiawatha is moving deeper into the Internet of Things with a new suite of products that promises to improve driving safety, reliability and accident response for small fleet operators.


Corridor brand is alive and well

September 4, 2019

CBJ Editorial
It is sometimes said that your brand is what people say about you behind your back. In the Cedar Rapids/Iowa City area, the regional brand firmly remains the Corridor or Iowa’s Creative Corridor.

Is your business ready for local voice search?

September 4, 2019

By Sherry Bonelli | Guest Column
Voice search is becoming increasingly popular. In fact, 50 percent of all searches could be voice activated by 2020. Here’s how your business can take advantage.

What’s behind the recent interest in CR’s city flag?

September 4, 2019

By Joe Coffey | The Fifth Estate
One of the most notable national stories about the Corridor from the past year involved the flag of Cedar Rapids, which was lambasted for being poorly designed. This is unfortunate because the story of that flag hasn’t been fully told.

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