A member organization of professionals representing organizations, communities, associations and entities which are committed to fostering economic development within the Arrowhead Region of Northeast Minnesota.


The mission of the IREA is to create a collaborative environment for economic prosperity in Northeast Minnesota by providing leadership, fostering partnerships and employing professional economic development strategies.

                              NEXT MEETING

                                May 27, 2015

                               IRRRB Offices
                          Highway 53, Eveleth

                            9:00 am - 1:00 pm

             Area legislators will be in attendance


Membership in the Iron Range Economic Alliance is open to economic development professionals and other leaders representing economic development organizations, communities and associated entities with the Arrowhead Region of Northeast Minnesota and the Crosby-Ironton School District.

Meetings are held quarterly. Subcommittees meet as required.
The annual membership dues in 2010 are $50 per member organization.

If you are interested in becoming a member of the Iron Range Economic Alliance please click here.


  • Promote networking opportunities for communities and other entities
  • Build collaboration and trust across the region.
  • Address regional economic development issues and opportunities.
  • Serve as a voice for economic development.
  • Provide educational tools and resources.
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