Sep 20: Advanced Manufacturing Conference

The 2017 Advanced Manufacturing Conference will be more valuable to your business than ever.  Connect with colleagues and engage experts at the industry’s only statewide conference. Date: September 20, 2017 Time: 8:00 AM – 2:15 PM Location: Prairie Meadows Event and Conference Center | 1 Prairie Meadows Drive | Altoona Register:


Sep 19: Legends in Manufacturing Awards Dinner

Elevate Advanced Manufacturing, a program of the Iowa Association of Business and Industry, will recognize outstanding leaders in manufacturing at its Legends in Manufacturing Awards Dinner.   This event is an opportunity to recognize great leaders in Iowa manufacturing and showcase what manufacturing has meant to the state of Iowa. Date: September 19, 2017 Time: 4:30 PM Location: […]

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Celebrate Business and Economic Impact Awards Luncheon Slated for November 14

The Greater Des Moines Partnership and the Des Moines Business Record will host the 2017 Celebrate Business and Economic Impact Awards on Tuesday, November 14, where honorees will be recognized at an awards luncheon. The Celebrate Business Awards promote the Greater Des Moines business community by publicly acknowledging innovative and enduring business initiatives that contribute to Des Moines […]

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Willett to Present to International Economic Development Audience

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information, contact: Brent Willett, Executive Director | WILLETT TO PRESENT TO INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUDIENCE Will present on global trends affecting economic development CULTIVATION CORRIDOR (IA) – The Cultivation Corridor’s Brent Willett will deliver an interactive presentation to an international audience of economic and community developers at the International […]

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Farm Progress Show 2017

The Nation’s Largest Outdoor Farm Event Mark your calendars for this year’s Farm Progress Show, August 29-31, 2017, in Decatur, Illinois This is where producers from all over gather, meet, and learn. This is where major manufacturers choose to roll out their newest offerings. This is where Ag families take a break from their daily routine […]


2nd annual Animal Health in the Heartland: Ensuring a Safe Food Supply

The Cultivation Corridor is proud to co-sponsor the second annual Animal Health In the Heartland: Ensuring A Safe Food Supply symposium as presented by The Iowa Biotechnology Association (IowaBio) and the Bio Nebraska Life Sciences Association (Bio Nebraska). The program is scheduled for Wednesday, July 19th, 2017, at the Scheman Building located on the campus (just northwest […]

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Biorenewables Art Competition Opening Reception

Friday, April 21, 4 – 5:30 p.m., Biorenewables Research Laboratory lobby Iowa State University’s Bioeconomy Institute will host an opening reception for its Biorenewables Art Competition. Meet the artists and view their artwork that reflects BEI’s mission: economic, environmental and social sustainability to advance development of biorenewable resources for the production of fuels, energy, materials and chemicals. A short […]


4th annual innovationIOWA magazine launch party

Wednesday, April 5 | 5 – 7 p.m. | Iowa State University Economic Development Core Facility The Business Record invites all to join the launch party of the fourth edition of their  innovationIOWA Magazine. Network with statewide business leaders, hear visionaries reflect on the state’s innovative achievements, meet the next generation of leaders, and more. […]


AgriSync Founder Casey Niemann to speak at Square One DSM Startup Stories

Name: February Startup Stories Date: February 15, 2017 Time: 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM CST Location: Greater Des Moines Partnership700 Locust Street, Suite 100Conference Center (street level)Des Moines, IA 50309 Casey Niemann, Founder of Waukee-based AgriSync, will be the guest speaker at the February Square One DSM Startup Stories event. Startup Stories is a monthly networking event geared toward entrepreneurs, […]


FarmLogs User Conference: Connecting the Dots to Profitability

FarmLogs User Conference Coming to Urbandale Tuesday, January 17 Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Des Moines Northwest 4800 Merle Hay Road, Urbandale, IA 50322 Will your farm be profitable in 2017? Join us for our free 1-day farm conference to learn how technology can impact your farm. Speaker lineup: Orion Samuelson – Legendary Farm Broadcaster, […]