Opportunity. Innovation. Growth

The Marion Economic Development Corporation was incorporated in 1984 by a group of local visionaries who supported a growing business environment for the community. They recognized that in order for the community to thrive, it would be best if local business owners and investors provided leadership and support to direct strategic local development efforts.

Why We Exist:

We exist to be economic development thought leaders who drive competitive advantage for Marion.

How We Behave:

  • We behave by being:

    • Leaders - Stay fresh, ask why not

    • The Example – Set a new bar by elevating expectations.

    • Trustworthy - Deliver on all promises

    • Devoted Advocates - All in, Marion first

What We Do:

  • We serve as the catalyst of economic development in Marion.

Our Address:
Marion Economic Development Corporation
1225 6th Avenue, Suite 100
Marion, Iowa 52302