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.
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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