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The Future of Economic Development in Iowa

  • Overview

    What are the challenges your business & community are currently facing? Grappling with staffing shortages, diversity or child care issues? Looking to spur innovation & expand business growth?

    Iowa’s economic future depends on a healthy, growing business climate & on creating vibrant places & spaces that attract & retain a strong workforce. Join us for this dynamic in-person event on Oct. 6, which will provide opportunities for strategic connections with industry and community leaders across the state as we explore the economic future of Iowa and what it means for you.

    Keynote speaker Debi Durham, Director of the Iowa Economic Development Authority & the Iowa Finance Authority, will kick off a fast-paced program featuring a slate of statewide business & economic development leaders who will discuss key themes including people and culture, business opportunities, and infrastructure.

    We'll highlight innovative solutions and ideas that can be leveraged to position your community, your business and the state for continued economic growth.

    In addition, we'll be celebrating and unveiling the 2021 ia Magazine, and all attendees will receive a copy! We look forward to envisioning the economic future with you on Oct. 6!