Join hundreds of business professionals for the annual Central Iowa Business Conference on Wednesday, September 26, 2018!

This Conference is the premier event for CEOs and executive teams, business owners, investors, community leaders and entrepreneurs to attend and experience a full day of inspiration and education to take your business to a new level. The conference boasts top-level speakers, cutting-edge topics and fantastic opportunities to connect with other leadership teams from across Central Iowa.
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, September 26, 2018
at the Holiday Inn Des Moines Airport
from 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. | Space will fill quickly.

Registration deadline is Friday, September 21st by 5 pm.
No refunds will be given after Wednesday, September 12th.



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LES MCKEOWN – Founder and CEO of Predictable Success

Predictable Success is an organizational growth and leadership development model rooted in the seven stages of growth and occasional decline that any business will go through regardless of size or industry.

The model is used to help leaders at any level of an organization identify the processes, structures and people needed to deliver consistent, high-quality business growth decisions and to push ownership and self accountability down to every level of the organization

The model was created by Les McKeown and is laid out in his WSJ best-selling book Predictable Success: Getting Your Organization on the Growth Track – and Keeping it There and The Synergist: How to Lead Your Team to Predictable Success. CLICK TO READ MORE



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BRAD SUGARS – Founder and CEO of ActionCOACH

Brad Sugars started the ActionCOACH brand (formerly known as Action International) when he was in his early twenties. Today the company is internationally recognized as the leading global business coaching firm and one of the leading and most awarded franchises in the world today. So how did a twenty-something Australian create this global powerhouse? He did it through hard work, determination and a well-organized, systemized approach that leads businesses to profits.
Brad Sugars has always been entrepreneurial. Even from a very young age, Brad was an entrepreneur. He displayed a natural curiosity for how to work smarter and get measurable results. When still at university, Brad ran several small businesses. Perhaps due in part to his talents which…  CLICK TO READ MORE




CURT STEINHORST – Bestselling author of Can I have your Attention?

Inspiring Better Work Habits, Focusing Your Team, and Getting Stuff Done in the Constantly Connected Workplace. Curt is on a mission to rescue us from our distracted selves. After years studying the impact of tech on human behavior, Curt founded Focuswise, a consultancy that equips organizations to overcome the distinct challenges of the constantly-connected workplace.

Diagnosed with ADD as a child, Curt knows intimately the challenges companies face to keep the attention of today’s distracted workforce and customer. He has coached executives, TV personalities, and well-known professional athletes on how to effectively communicate and create focus when they speak to audiences, lead their … CLICK TO READ MORE


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