Who We Are

Your Future
can be great here.

Our Vision

Shaping Greater Dubuque Region's Future through continued growth, prosperity and inclusion.

We work with the community’s strategic initiatives to help the Greater Dubuque region succeed and grow; aspiring to build our area’s workforce, businesses, and community innovations.

Moving the Greater Dubuque region forward

Our team is dedicated to partnering with public and private sectors to build prosperous economic development in the Greater Dubuque region.

Meet our team

Our Board

Our Board of Directors is comprised of the area’s leaders in business, government, and innovation.

Meet the Board `

Our Investors

Our investors support our mission as the Greater Dubuque business development organization.

Our community of investors `

Greater Dubuque 2027 Campaign

We're intent on growing our community, creating more jobs, and pushing innovation to ensure a robust future for the Greater Dubuque region.

Our 5-year goals

Awards and Accolades

Locally and nationally recognized for our efforts in making the Greater Dubuque region YOUR place to live, work, and play.

See the full award list
Dubuque Cited Among Top 100 Cities for a Career Switch
Dubuque Receives Score of 100 on Municipality Index
Dubuque Name Iowa Thriving Community
Dubuque Receives Top Honors from National America in Bloom Program
YOU can be great here campaign wins Maedc Award
Dubuque makes top 100 best places to live list
Greater Dubuque Team receives top award in national effort
Greater Dubuque recognized as a top economic development organization
Greater Dubuque Development receives recognition from regional economic development council
Greater Dubuque Development receives award for business retention & expansion efforts
Greater Dubuque Development Receives Gold Excellence in Economic Development Award
Dubuque Ranked as One of the Best Cities to Move to After the Pandemic
Existing Business Team Receive BEST of Iowa Excellence Award
Workforce Solutions Team Receives Regional Recognition
Dubuque Receives Fifth All-America City Award
Greater Dubuque Area Receives National Recognition