Innovation EXPO 2017

Register for Innovation EXPO Tuesday, September 19th at the Coralville Marriott. 

Innovation EXPO is a statewide event established to provide a place for Iowa entrepreneurs, business leaders and resources to come together to connect, learn and celebrate. Don’t miss Iowa’s largest showcase for entrepreneurs!

EXPO Agenda At a Glance

Opens at 1:00 pm

1:30 to 4:30 pm
Eight startups will pitch their businesses to a panel of business experts for feedback. Attend and find out what makes a pitch great. Apply to pitch in the Lab here. Deadline extended to midnight on August 24th.

Seed & Venture Forum
1:30 to 4:30 pm
Eight early-stage entrepreneurs will pitch to a panel of venture capital experts from across the state. Attend for a glimpse of Iowa’s version of the Shark Tank. Apply to pitch in the Forum here. Deadline extended to midnight on August 24th.

Entrepreneur Showcase
4:30 pm to 7:00 pm
More than 90 Iowa-based companies of all stages will exhibit their innovative businesses. Don’t miss the state’s largest showcase and networking opportunity.

Interested in exhibiting? Contact Christie Remley ( today. Last year’s EXPO drew a crowd of nearly 700 business/community leaders, financial resources, students and more.

To register, visit 


The EDC has been an important source of support in helping Breads From Anna create a plan for growth, raise funds and develop a team. Because I have built Breads from Anna on my own, having the EDC as a team has given me the momentum needed to take this business to the next level.

Anna Sobaski, Breads from Anna

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