Experience great networking opportunities and gain knowledge through a variety of events offered in our region. Take advantage of these events to connect with entrepreneurs, small business owners, community leaders, city representatives and other like-minded people. For upcoming dates and times, check out our Events Calendar.
Biz Brew is a networking event that aims to bring people together who are interested in fostering a startup community and creating a positive environment for businesses to grow.
Join local small business owners, entrepreneurs, community leaders and other like-minded individuals for coffee and networking the first Friday of every month. A great way to meet others and share stories, struggles and successes.
Join us in Rural Woodbury, Plymouth and Monona counties to learn more about the entrepreneurial activity happening in outlying communities. Business Blenders consist of networking, business spotlights, and workshops. Locations vary.
Venture School is a program designed to aid aspiring entrepreneurs in accelerating the startup process through real-world experimentation and valuable feedback.
ISU Startup Factory is a program designed to help businesses bring new products to the market and work with companies to make them attractive to outside capital investors.
Launch It College Games brings college students together to pitch their business idea, form teams around the top ideas and create a business in a weekend.
Entrepreneurs in northwest Iowa counties can submit their business or startup ideas for a chance to win thousands in cash prizes at www.DreamBigGrowHere.com.
Innovation Market is an annual business idea competition hosted by the Sioux City Growth Organization that aims to take ideas and turn them into reality. Financial awards are given to the top 2 ideas.
Siouxland entrepreneurs will have 5 minutes to pitch their business ideas to a panel of judges in Swimming with the Sharks for a chance to receive grants to help them grow their business.
Take in the summer air and dine curbside in downtown Sioux City with Food Truck Fridays! The event features locally owned food trucks and their unique cuisine every Friday for lunch during the months of June, July and August.
With nearly two weeks in February dedicated to innovation, growth, networking and collaboration, Entrepalooza is full of opportunities to foster your ideas.
Launch Week is a week-long series of events held annually in the fall that aims to inspire, motivate and promote collaboration among professionals.