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