WELCOME TO THE CENTRAL IOWA BUSINESS CONFERENCE
Join hundreds of business professionals for the annual Central Iowa Business Conference on Tuesday, May 24, 2022!

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 meaningful experience.

The Central Iowa Business Conference is organized by the Urbandale Chamber of Commerce, which strives to provide an educational opportunity for ALL businesses in Central Iowa, regardless of whether the business is a member of the Chamber.

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“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 to have a chance to learn from each other.”

The conference will be held Tuesday, May 24, 2022
at Prairie Meadows Event Center
from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. | Space will fill quickly.

Registration Fee: $299

Registration deadline is Friday, May 13, 2022, by 5 pm.
No refunds will be given after Friday, May 6, 2022.

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2022 FEATURED SPEAKERS:

LEIGH ANNE TUOHY

Leigh Anne is a daring motivational speaker and  a New York Times best-selling author who has lectured for a broad spectrum of audiences. Her personal journey was later documented in Michael Lewis’ New York Times best-selling 2006 story The Blind Side: Evolution of a Game, which follows Oher from his impoverished beginnings, to how Leigh Anne and Sean adopted him, to reaching football success. In 2009, the book was adapted into the film The Blind Side in which Sandra Bullock portrayed Leigh Anne in an Academy Award-winning role. Leigh Anne and her family’s inspirational journey is proof that when we give a bit of ourselves to other people, we can make the world a better place and perhaps, even save a life. More at https://www.facebook.com/TheLeighAnneTuohy

JACK STACK

Jack Stack, President and CEO of SRC Holdings and best-selling author of The Great Game of Business will speak at the Prairie Meadows Event Center in Altoona at the fourth-annual Central Iowa Business Conference on May 24, 2022. 

Jack Stack has been called one of the “top 10 minds in small business” by Fortune Magazine and Inc. Magazine has heralded him as the “smartest strategist in America.” As a pioneer of a model called open-book management, he has helped SRC Holdings create thousands of jobs and increased their stock value over 360,000%.

JUSTIN PATTON

Justin Patton is an international speaker and certified Executive Coach who believes to be a great leader of others; you must first be a great leader of yourself. 

His experience has allowed him to coach leaders in some of the top Fortune 500 organizations, NCAA athletes, and women competing in the Miss America and Miss USA organizations.

Justin earned a master’s degree in education from the University of Louisville, is a faculty member for the US Chamber of Commerce, has expertise in body language and executive presence, and is the author of the bestselling book, Bold New You: 6 Breakthroughs to Playing Bigger in Leadership, Business, and Life.

 Justin’s high-energy style will keep you engaged and his message will challenge you to communicate and lead more effectively in every part of your life.

Central Iowa Business Conference December 21, 2018