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Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance

Business Support, Community Development, Economic Development, Public Policy for the Cedar Rapids Area.


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.

Through the following 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.

Services Provided

Public Policy and Government Relations

  • Legislative Issues
  • Small Business Issues

Business Planning

  • Census Data

Networking Organizations

  • Geographically Based
  • Small Business/General

Office, Laboratory and Meeting Space

  • Conference/Meeting and Event Space
  • Office Space

Economic and Site Development

  • Site Location Assistance
  • State Tax Credits and Assistance
Contact Information
Doug Neumann
501 First Street SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
(319) 398-5228