WELCOME TO THE CENTRAL IOWA BUSINESS CONFERENCE
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 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 Thursday, September 17, 2020
at the Holiday Inn Des Moines Airport
from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. | Space will fill quickly.
Registration Fee: $299
Registration deadline is Friday, September 11th by 5 pm.
No refunds will be given after Friday, September 4th.
Companies interested in sponsoring can find information Here.
2020 FEATURED SPEAKERS:
Henry Winkler, NY Times best-selling author, actor, director, and producer will speak at the Holiday Inn Des Moines Airport Conference Center in Des Moines at the fourth-annual Central Iowa Business Conference on Thursday, September 17, 2020.
Beloved by all as “The Fonz”, his portrayal of Arthur Fonzarelli on Happy Days won him two consecutive Golden Globe Awards and three Emmy nominations. Most recently, Winkler has starred in HBO’s Barry and won the Emmy in 2018 for Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series. Winkler’s presentations inspire and entertain through humorous anecdotes and inspirational life lessons about overcoming adversity to his storied career in television and entertainment. MORE
Jack Stack, President and CEO of SRC Holdings and best-selling author of The Great Game of Business will speak at the Holiday Inn Des Moines Airport Conference Center in Des Moines at the fourth-annual Central Iowa Business Conference on Thursday, September 17, 2020.
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 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.