Iowa Venture Capital and Entrepreneur Conference Register NOW for October 15, 2008 --The Premiere Event for Iowa Entrepreneurs and Investors

From: Kent S.
Sent on: Monday, September 15, 2008 3:37 PM

Good afternoon,


I thought would send out a note to you to consider attending this year’s conference.  Please encourage your friends and business associates to do the same.


Please take time to register for this event today.


Douglas S. Lewis

Entrepreneurial Development

Innovation and Commercialization Division

Iowa Department of Economic Development

200 E. Grand Ave.

Des Moines, Iowa  50309

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Don’t Miss this Opportunity to Connect with Customers, Money & Markets!



The Ninth Annual Iowa Venture Capital and Entrepreneur Conference

Wednesday, October 15, 2008

Polk County Convention Complex, Des Moines, Iowa

8 a.m. – 4 p.m.


Agenda & Conference Registration

Registration and agenda is now available at





Conference Highlights:

Keynote Speaker:  Mark Charles Thompson, Co-author of the international bestseller Success Built to Last. Mark brings two decades of experience as a business leader, entrepreneur, management coach and investor in growing businesses. Forbes magazine calls him one of America’s leading venture investors with the “Midas” touch.


Breakout sessions: Identify and Implement Marketing Strategies, Grow Your Business, Disaster Preparedness, Find a Good Business Coach and Access Start-up and Growth Capital.


Meet the winning companies of the Iowa Business Plan Competition awards



Free Professional advice:


One-on-one sessions for  entrepreneurs to meet with advisors in the areas of Finance, Legal, Marketing & Business operations


Who should attend:


Entrepreneurs, Investors, Economic Developers, Community Leaders and Students


Hosted by:

Iowa Department of Economic Development

Iowa John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Centers

Equity Dynamics

Iowa Small Business Advisory Council

Iowa Small Business Development Centers

Iowa Farm Bureau Federation

Entrepreneurial Development Center, Inc.

Sandage Center for the Study of Free Enterprise and Entrepreneurship– Graceland University

25 Connections

Iowa Bankers Association

Customer Ease, Inc.



Equity Dynamics

Iowa Bankers Association

RSM McGladrey

Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield

Alliant Energy


Ames Economic Development Commission

Aquila, Inc.

Global VetLink

Renew Rural Iowa/Iowa Farm Bureau Federation

LFE Capital

MidAmerican Energy

OCA Ventures


Opportunities to sponsor this conference are still available.  Please contact [address removed] for benefits and information.




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