Top 10 Reasons to Attend EDC’s Annual Meeting April 13th

We hope that you will join us on Thursday, April 13th for EDC’s Annual Meeting at the Hotel at Kirkwood Center. Here are just a few of the┬áreasons to attend this luncheon:

1. Hear directly from nine area entrepreneurs about their experiences launching and scaling businesses in Iowa.

2. Learn about the area resources entrepreneurs used along their paths to success.

3. Hear from an entrepreneur who has grown a successful business and is now investing that success in other startup companies.

4. Network and connect with others like you who are supporting the Corridor’s entrepreneurial ecosystem.

5. Meet the founder of Iowa’s first licensed distillery since the age of prohibition.

6. Learn about the incredible regional impact more than 850 entrepreneurs have had on our region over the past decade.

7. Meet one of the Corridor’s newest entrepreneurs who has developed a novel way to keep an opened bottle of wine fresh.

8. Learn about a Corridor company that is developing a better way to diagnose and treat metastatic melanoma.

9. Hear from an entrepreneur who has gotten the attention of TeenVogue and InStyle magazines with her innovative makeup organizer.

10. Learn about the Corridor company that has made the Corridor Business Journal’s list of Fastest Growing Companies seven of the last nine years!


When: Thursday, April 13th (Doors open at 11:00 am; program goes from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm)
Where: Hotel at Kirkwood Center
Cost: $50/seat or $400/table of 10
Register: Click here for more details or to register


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Tom Pientok, Apache Inc.

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