WELCOME TO THE CENTRAL IOWA BUSINESS CONFERENCE

Join approximately 700 business professionals in and around Central Iowa for the first annual Central Business Conference on Wednesday, October 11th, 2017! We are thrilled to provide CEO’s, Entrepreneurs, Investors, community leaders and executive teams with a full day of inspiration and education to take your business to a new level. The goal is to bring together the brightest minds across multiple disciplines for an inspiring and a meaningful experience.
The Central Iowa Business Conference is organized by the Urbandale Chamber of Commerce, the only 5-star accredited Chamber in Central Iowa. As a Chamber in the top 1% of Chambers of Commerce in the Country, the Urbandale Chamber strives to provide an educational opportunity for ALL businesses in Central Iowa, regardless of whether the business is a member of the Chamber.
“One of our key priorities for the organization is to deliver relevant and high-quality programming, services and information to businesses throughout Central Iowa,” said Tiffany Menke, President, Urbandale Chamber of Commerce. “We want all businesses to have the opportunity to not only learn from the nationally-recognized speakers we’ve invited to present, but from each other.”


The conference will be held Wednesday, October 11, 2017
at the Downtown Des Moines Marriott from 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Space will fill quickly. Early registration is recommended.

OPENING KEYNOTE SPEAKER:

GINO WICKMAN

gino wickman speaking central iowa business conferenceAn entrepreneur since the age of 21, Gino had an obsession for learning what makes businesses thrive.

At 25 he took over the family business, which was deeply in debt and in need of help. After turning the company around and running it for seven years, he and his partners successfully sold the company.

Gino then set out to help business owners and leaders get what they want out of their businesses. Based on his years of real-world experience, he created the Entrepreneurial Operating System (EOS), a practical method for helping companies achieve greatness.

He has personally delivered... CLICK TO READ MORE

CLOSING KEYNOTE SPEAKER:

VICKI HALSEY

vicky_halsey-speaker-centeral-iowa-business-conferenceDr. Victoria Halsey is a spirited, inspirational speaker, author, and trainer who energizes audiences worldwide by engaging their hearts as well as their minds.

With the same skill and finesse that made her a National Champion platform diver, Vicki dives in quickly and deeply with her clients to identify and address their needs and visions. Her lively, animated presentations feature entertaining and humorous anecdotes that allow people to relax and laugh while learning—a key factor in creating highly effective experiences. People leave Vicki’s presentations with renewed conviction to utilize their own brilliance to tackle key personal and organizational issues. Whether the audience is 50 or 5,000, Vicki’s energy, intellect, and passion motivate people to… CLICK TO READ MORE

OUR SPONSORS:

PCG Marketing Big Green Umbrella Media Des Moines Johnston Iowa Cumulus Media Des Moines Iowa Visionary Shive Hattery Architects Laser Resources, Inc. Better Business Bureau Iowa The Alternative Board Des Moines Metro the profit zone Aureon business support solutions ATW Training Solutions Mediacom Business EO Entrepreneurs' Organization