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Downtown Cedar Rapids

Dine. Dwell. Do.

Downtown Cedar Rapids is full of life! This district features a variety of dining options, a vibrant arts and culture community and exciting nightlife.

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BUSINESS RESOURCES

Leadership for Five Seasons Adult Class 2019

Apply now to be a member of the Leadership for Five Seasons Adult Class of 2019! Application closes April 30, 2018.

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Economic Development

Business Expansion

The EA provides demographics and trade figures, site location assistance, state and local financial incentive assistance, workforce development and more to help your business expand.

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COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

Downtown Farmers' Market 2018 Season

The Cedar Rapids Downtown Farmers' Market has become one of the largest open-air markets in the Midwest! Stop down for music, entertainment, shopping, fresh food, and so much more!

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Who We Are

The Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance is proud to serve nearly 1,100 member businesses through core functions of business support, economic development, community development, public policy and regional development. We strive to be the top economic growth region in the country.


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News

The latest Economic Alliance news, announcements, and updates can be found on our up-to-date News page.

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Our Region

Check out the Economic Development, Regional Development and Workforce resources the EA provides.

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Our Community

We're proud to live in the Cedar Rapids/Iowa City Corridor! See why it's a quality place to work, live and play.

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Public Policy

Our Public Policy initiatives provide a unified voice to advocate for pro-business and pro-growth issues.

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"The Economic Alliance membership provides connectivity. It is a resource for many of the activities scheduled within the Corridor along with their own programming. The Economic Alliance’s publications, alerts and events allow a great opportunity for CarePro, our employee owners and myself to stay connected within the community.”

-Michelle Jensen, President & CEO | CarePro Health Services

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