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JA of Eastern Iowa Events

At JA of Eastern Iowa, we host several events throughout the year to raise money to support our programming. These events also engage the community in our efforts to reach students! Whether you'd like to get involved on an individual level or as a business through event sponsorship, we offer several ways for you to support our work while having a great time!

September 2022

Thu
29

Corridor Business Hall of Fame

When: Thursday, September 29, 2022
Where: DoubleTree by Hilton
Time: 6:00 PM CT

The 2022 Corridor Business Hall of Fame, presented by U.S. Bank, marks the 23rd anniversary of celebrating distinguished business leaders who have established a legacy of leadership within their industries and our community. Three laureates and one emerging entrepreneur will be inducted into the Corridor Business Hall of Fame, joining the elite group of past honorees, on Thursday, September 29, 2022.

October 2022

Thu
6

Cedar Valley Career Inspire

When: Thursday, October 06, 2022 - Friday, October 07, 2022
Where: Waterloo Convention Center
Time: 9:00 AM CT

Career Inspire offers 8th and 9th grade students the opportunity to learn about careers from industry representatives in time to ensure their high school course work aligns with career goals and better prepare themselves for life after high school graduation.

Thu
20

Cedar Valley Business Hall of Fame

When: Thursday, October 20, 2022
Where: Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center
Time: 5:00 PM CT

The 2022 Cedar Valley Business Hall of Fame, presented by First Interstate Bank, formerly Great Western Bank, marks the 28th anniversary of celebrating distinguished business leaders who have established a legacy of leadership within their industries and our community. Three laureates will be inducted into the Cedar Valley Business Hall of Fame, joining the elite group of past honorees, on Thursday, October 20, 2022, at the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center.

Tue
25

Corridor Career Inspire

When: Tuesday, October 25, 2022 - Wednesday, October 26, 2022
Where: Alliant Energy PowerHouse, Cedar Rapids
Time: 9:00 AM CT

Career Inspire offers 9th grade students the opportunity to learn about careers from industry representatives in time to ensure their high school course work aligns with career goals and better prepare themselves for life after high school graduation.

PAST EVENTS

February 2022

Thu
24

JA Stock Market Challenge Cedar Rapids

When: Thursday, February 24, 2022
Where: DoubleTree by Hilton Cedar Rapids
Time: 9:00 AM CT

Junior Achievement of Eastern Iowa's (JAEI) Annual JA Stock Market Challenge event allows participants to experience the fast pace, cut throat day in the life of a stock market trader. The Stock Market Challenge is a technology based simulation of the stock market in which every 60 seconds represents a day of trading. Beginning with a hypothetical account balance of $500,000, the stakes are high and the competition is fierce. There will be a straight forward student competition during the day and a no holds barred adult version in the evening.

November 2021

Thu
4

JA Financially Fit 401K

When: Thursday, November 04, 2021 - Thursday, November 18, 2021
Where: Virtual- Anywhere you want!
Time: 12:00 AM CT

Junior Achievement of Eastern Iowa's 2nd annual JA Financially Fit 40.1K, presented by Collins Community Credit Union, allows participants to be physically and financially fit with JA.

May 2021

Thu
27

Taste of Achievement - Regional

When: Thursday, May 27, 2021
Where: Epic Event Center in Marion & Hosted Virtually
Time: 6:00 PM CT

New for 2021, participants will enjoy a variety of local food offerings, fine wines, specialty beers, and music while bidding on exclusive silent auction items.

April 2021

Wed
7

JA Titan Challenge Competition - Regional

When: Wednesday, April 07, 2021 - Wednesday, April 14, 2021
Where: Virtual
Time: 8:00 AM CT

The NEW JA Titan® Challenge is a regional day-long competition which places high school junior and senior students in the CEO seat to help increase their understanding of business. Young entrepreneurs are taught in an engaging way about the nuances of running a global business in a competitive, high tech marketplace. Schools in the Cedar Rapids, Iowa City, Waterloo, and surrounding areas are welcome to join.

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