The Urbandale Chamber of Commerce, a five-star accredited chamber, will once again host the second-annual Central Iowa Business Conference on September 26, 2018 at the Holiday Inn Hotel and Conference Center, Des Moines Airport.
The one-day event will invite hundreds of central Iowa business professionals to Des Moines to experience eye-opening and inspirational business insights, professional development on a variety of business topics and top-level speakers.
“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,” said Tiffany Menke, president of the Urbandale Chamber of Commerce. “The goal is to bring together the brightest minds across multiple disciplines for an inspiring and a meaningful experience. We invite all business professionals to take advantage of the learning and networking this event provides.”
The conference boasts top-level speakers, innovative topics, and fantastic opportunities to connect with other leadership teams from across Central Iowa.
Keynote Speaker Line-up
Les McKeown – Founder and CEO of Predictable Success Predictable Success is an organizational growth and leadership development model created by Les McKeown 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 d own to every level of the organizationMcKeown is the author of the Wall Street Journal best-selling books, “Predictable Success: Getting Your Organization on the Growth Track – and Keeping It There,” and “The Synergist: How to Lead Your Team to Predictable Success.” Brad Sugars – Founder of ActionCOACH brand (formerly known as Action International) From small starts to becoming internationally recognized as the leading global business coaching firm ActionCOACH leads as one of the most awarded franchises in the world. Brad Sugars will bring his entrepreneurial approach to Central Iowa Business Conference attendees. He’ll share the secrets of his success that allowed this Australian in his twenties to create a global powerhouse. His systemized approach, when applied, lead to businesses to profits. Curt Steinhorst – Bestselling author of, “Can I have your Attention?” Curt is on a mission to rescue us from our distracted selves. After years studying the impact of technology on human behavior, he 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. Inspiring Better Work Habits, Focusing Your Team, and Getting Stuff Done in the Constantly Connected Workplace. 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 employees, and engage their audiences More Event Details Join hundreds of business professionals for the annual Central Iowa Business Conference on Wednesday, September 26, 2018.