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COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

Market After Dark Returns for 2021!

Market After Dark is one of Downtown Cedar Rapids' largest, free, open-air events, and features a variety of vendors mixed with food, fun, art, and entertainment.

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BUSINESS SUPPORT

CR SUMMER RALLY

CR Summer Rally is a buy local initiative supporting arts, culture, and entertainment organizations this summer throughout downtown Cedar Rapids! Enjoy the many arts, culture and entertainment options our area has to offer and support our community!

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COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

Downtown Farmers Market is Back!

The 16th Annual Cedar Rapids Downtown Farmers Market season kicks off June 19th. This season, the Cedar Rapids Downtown Farmers Market will be following mandatory health and safety guidelines. Join us!

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BUSINESS RETENTION & EXPANSION

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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Who We Are

The Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance is proud to serve nearly 1,200 member businesses through core functions of business support, economic development & workforce, community development and public policy. 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

We're proud to live in ICR IOWA! See why this region is a quality place to work, live and play.

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Our Community

Our focus is growing core central districts in Cedar Rapids and supporting surrounding communities!

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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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