Innovative industry and manufacturing.
Multi-generational engagement and family interests.
Arts, culture, entertainment and performance.
Start-ups, entrepreneurs and small business.
Literature, research and medicine.
Storytelling, cultural heritage and diversity.
Our seven-county region is the proud home of a half million people who create in Benton, Cedar, Iowa, Johnson, Jones, Linn and Washington.
Our mission is to connect, celebrate and support all those who dream big, push boundaries, and create here to become an ever-thriving region, with residents building innovative organizations, participating in vibrant communities by unleashing the talent in our people, connecting them across generations, sectors, geographies and silos, and to inspire everyone with the stories of game-changing ideas and inventions created HERE.
IEDA Unveils Hemispheres Feature on Iowa The High-profile economic development section could reach over 12 million readers The Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) announced today that Iowa’s business climate will read more
(Cedar Rapids) – The University of Iowa Venture School, an intense six-week program for entrepreneurs kicks-off in Cedar Rapids on April 8 with eight teams from the corridor and runs read more
Photo Provided By ICAD Pear Deck nabs investment from AOL co-founder! AOL co-founder!Big congrats to Iowa City’s Pear Deck for winning the Rise of the Rest pitch competition at South by read more
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"Iowa's Creative Corridor brings together the half a million people who live in our seven county area to focus on working together, celebrating our successes and empowering people to Create HERE."− John Lohman, Corridor Business Journal