Taking Care of Business Conference

June 9 – 11, 2020 | Cedar Rapids

Registration opens February 20, 2020.

The Iowa Association of Business and Industry’s Taking Care of Business Conference is Iowa’s premier business conference, bringing together industry leaders to learn, network and share ideas on how to grow and strengthen Iowa’s business climate. If you are passionate about business in Iowa, you need to attend this conference. Interested in sponsoring the 2020 conference? Contact Kathy Anderson, kanderson@iowaabi.org, 515-235-0575

Taking Care of Business Conference - 2020 Workshop Proposals

ABI is looking for speakers who can deliver dynamic, engaging sessions with a strong emphasis on takeaways.

Please note that attendees pre-register for workshops and attendance typically ranges from 20-85 participants. The hour-long workshops will be held on Wednesday, June 10.

Contact Emily Betz, ABI Conference Programming Co-Chair, with questions at ​ejbetz@dmacc.edu.

The deadline for submissions is December 1, 2019.

Late submissions will not be accepted. Thank you for your interest. We hope to see you at conference June 9-11, 2020!

Submit Proposals

  • DoubleTree by Hilton

    350 1st Avenue NE
    Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
    (800) HILTONS or (319) 731-4444

    Group Name: Iowa Association of Business and Industry
    Group Code: IAB

    Rooms starting at 131.00 USD per night
    Deadline: May 20, 2020
    Reserve Online

Overflow Hotel Options

  • The Hotel at Kirkwood Center

    7725 Kirkwood Boulevard SW
    Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
    (877) 751-5111 or (319) 848-8700

    Group Name: Iowa Association of Business and Industry
    Group Code: IABI20

    Rooms starting at 149.00 USD per night
    Deadline: May 19, 2020
    Reserve Online

  • Marriott Cedar Rapids

    1200 Collins Rd NE
    Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
    (800) 396-2153 or (319) 393-6600

    Group Name: Iowa Association of Business and Industry
    Rooms starting at 144.00 USD per night
    Deadline: May 20, 2020
    Reserve Online

Become a sponsor of the Taking Care of Business Conference and share your business and your brand with more than 600 attendees from across Iowa and the Midwest, many of whom are decision-makers within their companies. Foster relationships with new and existing customers and grow your business at the 2020 Taking Care of Business Conference.

Click here to see sponsor benefits

Contact Kathy Anderson, kanderson@iowaabi.org, 515-235-0575.

  • DMACC Conference Booth

    DMACC has been proud to serve as a top sponsor for the ABI Taking Care of Business Conference for a number of years because we understand the value this sponsorship provides. Access to decision-makers and the ability to spread the DMACC message is unparalleled.

    Rob Denson, President, Des Moines Area Community College