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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 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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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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COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

Market After Dark 2018

Market After Dark, presented by VanDerGinst Law, offers a variety of vendors mixed with lively stage and street entertainment, creating a unique nightlife opportunity for downtown Cedar Rapids!

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ECONOMIC ALLIANCE

A Century of Progress

This year, we celebrate a century of the original Cedar Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce, one of our legacy organizations formed in 1918. We look forward to the next dynamic and momentous hundred years serving the Cedar Rapids area!

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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, 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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