Join hundreds of business professionals for the annual Central Iowa Business Conference on Thursday, September 19, 2019!

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.

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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 from each other.”

The conference will be held Thursday, September 19, 2019
at the Holiday Inn Des Moines Airport
from 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. | Space will fill quickly.

Registration Fee: $299

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

Companies interested in sponsoring can find information Here.

Presenting Sponsor with VIP access, Platinum Sponsor with VIP access, Gold Sponsor with VIP access, Silver Sponsor, Daymond John Green Room Sponsor,

Conference Bag Sponsor, Corporate Table, Exhibitor (sold out)

2019 FEATURED SPEAKERS:daymond john in des moines


Daymond John, NY Times best-selling author, world-renowned entrepreneur and Shark Tank co-star speak at the Central Iowa Business Conference on Thursday, September 19, 2019, at the Holiday Inn Des Moines Airport Conference Center.

In addition to his role on Shark Tank, John is widely recognized for his accomplishments as an entrepreneur and branding expert following the success of his groundbreaking lifestyle brand, FUBU®. He was named a Presidential Ambassador for Global Entrepreneurship under the Obama Administration and… CLICK HERE TO READ MORE





U.S. Gold-Medal Gymnast joins Daymond John as a featured speaker for the Central Iowa Business Conference.  Strug earned nationwide stardom for her heroic efforts at the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta.  After injuring her ankle on her first vault attempt, Kerri needed to land her second and final vault to seal the victory over Russia for the team combined gymnastics gold metal….CLICK HERE TO READ MORE.  





Todd Sommerfeld is the second-generation owner and Executive Chairman of Kreg Tool Company in Huxley.  He joined Kreg in 1999 after a brief stint in public accounting. Since that time Kreg has grown from 12 employees to over 250.  Sommerfeld has been involved with all aspects of growing and scaling an entrepreneurial business including the transition of both his father and himself from the role of CEO. ..CLICK HERE TO READ MORE

Central Iowa Business Conference December 21, 2018