ICAD: Designing Our Future


The Iowa City Area Development group will create, collaborate, and lead regional economic development initiatives that contribute to the creation and growth of companies, wealth and quality jobs through a spirit of innovation and a culture of sharing that transforms knowledge into economic opportunity.


Investor Benefits


  • ICAD communicates regularly regarding local programming and development activity
  • Access to advance labor and demographic information and special ICAD publications
  • Opportunity to serve on ICAD Group Board Committees

Enhanced Visibility

  • Business to business connections: access to ICAD affiliated companies and programs
  • Invitation to networking events including: annual celebration, four investor council meetings, and ICAD sponsored events


  • Opportunity to have your site or building featured on the ICAD website
  • Recognition in ICAD’s annual advertisement in the Corridor Business Journal
  • Opportunities to support new and expanding local business