Honoring Entrepreneurship and Accomplishment

Venture Award Hall of Fame


The Iowa Area Development Group established the Iowa Venture Award in 1988.  Over the past twenty-six years over 210 organizations have been recognized for their significant contributions to Iowa's economy through entrepreneurial leadership, innovation and the creation of job opportunities.

Special Venture Awards have been presented in the categories of "Outstanding Business of the Year", "Distinguished Leadership" and "Value-Added Agriculture."

Access Video of the 2013 Award Ceremony Highlights and Recipient Remarks.

2013 Iowa Venture Award Recipients

Airport Road Vineyard & Winery
Brownmed, Inc.
CPI, Prairie Gold Hatchery  "Outstanding Busines of the Year"
ECHCO Concrete
Kloubec Koi Farm
LaBudde Group, Inc.
Unted Farmers Mercantile Cooperative
Valley Plating, Inc.
Wildwood Hills Ranch of Iowa  "Distinguished Leadership"   

We invite you to review our Iowa Venture Award Hall of Fame.

Below is a listing of all Iowa Venture Award Recipients.
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