Greg Edwards Honored with “Executive of the Year” Award


Greg Edwards, President and CEO of the Greater Des Moines Convention and Visitors Bureau and Des Moines Area Sports Commission, has been named 2014 Executive of the Year of Executive Women International’s Des Moines Chapter. 

Edwards was awarded the honor on Monday evening at the chapter’s Executive Night, held at the Iowa Events Center. The award is presented annually to an executive who has exhibited exceptional support to the Des Moines Chapter of Executive Women International.

Edwards has been President and CEO of the Greater Des Moines Convention and Visitors Bureau since 2000. He serves on boards for the Greater Des Moines Partnership, YMCA Supportive Housing Campus, Iowa Destination Marketing Alliance and the Travel Federation of Iowa.  Edwards is also a member of the US Travel Association, Iowa Society of Association Executives, the Rotary Club of Des Moines and the Greater Des Moines Committee. He is currently Chair of the Susan G. Komen Iowa Foundation Board of Directors. In 2013, Edwards also served as Board Chair of Destination Marketing Association International.

For photos of Monday night’s event, visit the Des Moines Chapter’s Facebook page.

About Executive Women International

Executive Women International (EWI) brings together key individuals from diverse businesses for the purpose of promoting member firms, enhancing personal and professional development and encouraging community involvement. EWI is the premier organization for networking and leadership development for today's business professionals and their firms. There are over 3,000 member firms and 3,500 representatives in major cities throughout the United States, Canada and Europe. For more information on EWI’s Des Moines Chapter.