Business Recognition & Appreciation Programs
Venture Awards - On behalf of its member utilities, IADG honors distinguished Iowa companies and entrepreneurs with the Iowa Venture Award. This award recognizes outstanding businesses for providing leadership, capital investment, and employment opportunities for rural Iowa. Nominations are solicited annually from IADG sponsors.
The Venture Award was established in 1988, and for three decades has recognized existing Iowa companies for their significant contributions to Iowa's economy through entrepreneurial leadership, innovation and the creation of job opportunities.
Visit the Iowa Venture Award Hall of Fame to see the 280 recipients.