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Read the latest Online Monthly Report! The Economic Alliance publishes an information-packed Report every month - full of details on events, member activity, and programming!  Check out the latest edition here!

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The Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance combines the economic and community development efforts of the former Cedar Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce, Cedar Rapids Downtown District and Priority One. The new organization began January 1, 2012.

Read more about us here, then meet our leadership and team.  Check out our innovative office space and explore our website to discover the many programs, services, and events we offer.

Looking for the Cedar Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce, Priority One, or Downtown District?


We're building swagger in Iowa's Creative Corridor!

We should all be proud to live in our region, and for the next two years, the Economic Alliance Building Swagger campaign will strengthen our community's pride and capitalize on our great momentum.

Join us in sharing this message with friends, co-workers, neighbors and everyone in our region.

We're building swagger in Iowa's Creative Corridor!

Recent News

Matt Evans Named 2015 Community Trustee by LFS

Posted: Jul 30,2015

Leadership for Five Seasons, a program developed and managed by the Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance, has announced Matt Evans as its 2015 Community Trustee Award Recipient. more...

Next Gen. Summit Keynote Speaker Announced

Posted: Aug 05,2015

Jade Simmons, a classical concert pianist, author, arts presenter, lecturer and arts entrepreneur will be the luncheon keynote speaker at this year’s fourth annual Next Gen. Summit on Sept. 30. Simmons will provide a unique presentation at the confe more...

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