Envision Iowa

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What is Envision Iowa

Envision Iowa is an initiative created by Business Publications Corp. to help Iowa thrive and grow. The initiative includes three interactive think tank events containing a keynote, a panel discussion and interactive virtual networking. The think tanks will focus on three key themes necessary for Iowa to advance and grow: People and culture, business opportunities, and infrastructure. In addition to ongoing coverage of the think tanks in Business Record and dsm Magazine, the initiative culminates with a public in-person event and economic survey unveiling in October that brings together leaders from across the state. Interested in supporting Envision Iowa? Click here.

Think Tank #1
People and Culture: Workforce, DEI, Quality of Life
July 19 | 11:30 to 1 p.m.
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Think Tank #2
Business Opportunities: Innovation and Public/Private Partnerships
August 17 | 11:30 to 1 p.m.
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Think Tank #3
Infrastructure: Childcare and Housing
September 14 | 11:30 to 1 p.m.
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Envision Iowa Annual In Person Event
Wednesday, Oct. 5 | Hilton Garden Inn | 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.
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The Envision Iowa Statewide Leaders Economic Outlook Survey

The Envision Iowa Statewide Leaders Economic Outlook Survey is a research collaboration between Business Publications Corporation (BPC) and Bâton Global. The survey provides leaders and decision makers across Iowa with sentiment data on the aggregated outlook for the future of Iowa, with the objective of supporting them in making commercial, investment, and public policy decisions that positively impact Iowa’s long-term economic performance.  The survey focuses on the three critical themes that drive state-level economic performance: People & Culture, Business Opportunities, and Infrastructure. Within each of the three themes, the survey focuses on the four subthemes that capture the most pressing issues on Iowa’s economic performance agenda for 2023. Read the report here.

Corporate Sponsors: Community State Bank | Riley Resource Group | John Deere | Buena Vista University | Des Moines Area Regional Transit Authority