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2024 Iowa Downtown Conference

August 6-7, 2024
Downtown Cedar Rapids
2024 Iowa Downtown Conference

Register now for the 2024 Iowa Downtown Conference, August 6-7

We can't wait to see you in Cedar Rapids, Iowa for the 2024 Iowa Downtown Conference from August 6-7. Join us to learn about the latest trends, acquire practical information and ideas, and learn strategies that are relevant to rural, mid-sized and urban downtown districts. Conference sessions will take place at the DoubleTree by Hilton Cedar Rapids Convention Center, conveniently located near downtown amenities.
Registration is now open, and we invite you to attend this premier statewide annual conference for professionals and volunteers involved in downtown placemaking and preservation-based revitalization efforts. Learn more


Partnership Opportunities

Sponsoring the Iowa Downtown Conference is a highly visible, cost-effective way to reach community leaders and partners as they foster new ideas and solutions for preservation-based revitalization. Sponsor packages provide partners with the opportunity to demonstrate leadership through programming and promotions, connect directly with local decision makers and support communities on their path to economic revitalization. Learn more


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Explore Like a Local
Cedar Rapids is a city of people, history, culture, and vibrant neighborhoods offering unique eats, shops, sounds, and experiences. Now is the perfect time to start building your extracurricular conference bucket list. Come early or stay a little longer to make the most of your time in Cedar Rapids! From dine and shop local guides to must-see attractions, check out ways to explore Cedar Rapids like a local


Lodging Information

Room blocks for attendees are available at the adjacent conference hotel, DoubleTree by Hilton. The last day to book in the room block at conference rates is Thursday, June 25, 2024.

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A sincere thank you to our Presenting sponsor - Alliant Energy and our Platinum sponsors – AARPArnett MuldrowCedar Rapids Tourism and Downtown Self Supported Municipal Improvement District (SSMID). For a full list of sponsors, visit the conference website.


Contact Information
Carol Lilly
Phone 515.348.6177