Iowa's Creative Corridor

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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.

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Iowa DOT to Hold Open-Houses in Coralville and Cedar Rapids to Discuss the Proposed Interregional Express Bus Service

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The Iowa Department of Transportation will hold two public open-house meetings next week to discuss and gather input regarding a proposed Interregional Express Bus Service from the Cedar Rapids and…


Corridor Alliance to Present Results of Laborshed Studies – Events Scheduled Around Corridor to Focus on Regional Economic Development

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The Corridor Alliance will be hosting several events throughout the Corridor to present the findings of recent local and regional Laborshed studies. The presentations, which will take place during the…

Iowa’s Creative Corridor Workforce Recruitment Toolkit

New Addition to Iowa’s Creative Corridor Workforce Recruitment Toolkit

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Iowa’s Creative Corridor has created a new recruiting tool for companies to utilize in addition to and the Digest weekly enewsletter. The “Iowa’s Creative Corridor – Quality of Place”…

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Vinton Popcorn Company

Vinton Popcorn Company

May 19, 2016

Getting Creative story - Denny Redmond

Getting Creative: Denny Redmond

April 18, 2016

Gerard Estella

Getting Creative: Gerard Estella

March 15, 2016

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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 LohmanCorridor Business Journal

In the corridor we truly have such a vibrant arts community and a level of arts and culture that is competitive with any significant metro area in the United States.

Jessica JohnsonIowa Cultural Corridor Alliance

My husband and I thought that this was going to be a five-year gig for us and 20 years later we're still here, which says that there's something about the Corridor that's kind of magical.

Diane RamseyRockwell Collins

Some people want a rural community to live in, some people want to live in the NewBo district and everything in-between and that's what we have to offer.

Mark NolteIowa City Area Development Group

It is an environment where there is enough room for people to breathe and still connect.

Chad SimmonsExecutive Director of Diversity Focus

I'm surrounded by resources and mentors, both in the community and at the academic level, of people that I can come to for advice and move my own projects and my own interests forward.

David GouldFaculty at University of Iowa

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